Yasar University

Ph.D. On Campus
48 months
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The Architecture program from Yasar University aims to cultivate scholars who formulate and conduct original scientific research in the field of Architecture and sub-research areas such as History of Architecture, Theory and Criticism, Cultural Studies, Environmental Control and Building Technology, Building Information, Urban Design. 

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The target of the Architecture program from Yasar University is to provide students with basic theoretical approaches and accumulation of knowledge in the field of architecture and the listed sub-research areas at international, national and local scales. 

Within the framework of the program, the students will gain the ability to conduct independent research, to interpret the scientific events with a broad perspective and to determine the necessary steps to reach new syntheses.

Program structure 

The first year of the PhD program consists of coursework, followed by one year of preparation for the Doctorate Proficiency Examination. After passing the examination successfully, students will begin to write their dissertations, for a total research period of two years

Career opportunities

The program both enables the candidates to embark on an academic career with a research culture and provides them with new insights into specific areas of the discipline.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Interdisciplinary Discourses in Architecture
  • Research Methods and Ethics
  • Area Elective
  • Thesis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines




240 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • BA Architecture and similar departments (Architecture, Interior Architecture and Environmental Design, Landscape Architecture, City and Regional Planning, etc).
  • Master degree should be obtained in one of the below programmes :
  • Master of Architecture, Interior Architecture and Environmental Design, Landscape Architecture, City and Regional Planning, Energy Technology, Sociology, News Media, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or similar Master’s Degree programs.
  • One of the test results listed below should be obtained :
  • The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Turkish.
  • Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.


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