Ph.D. On Campus


Yasar University

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. 


The target of the program 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.

Career opportunities

The Architecture program from Yasar University 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 include:

  • The first year of the PhD programme 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.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


240 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • International students need to apply for a student visa in order to study at the university and after they should apply for a residence permit

Postgraduate diploma (or higher)

  • To be a graduate of Architecture or similar (e.g. Architecture, Interior Architecture, Interior Architecture and Environmental Design, Landscape Design, City and Regional Planning) bachelor’s degree program and to be a graduate of Architecture, City and Regional Planning, Interior Architecture, Interior Architecture and Environmental Design, Landscape Design, Energy Technologies, Sociology, New Media, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or similar MSc degree programs (with thesis).
  • Min. Graduation Degree(Master) should be: 3.00 / 4.00
  • One of the test results listed below should be obtained :
  • GRE (New) : Min. 153, GMAT: Min. 500 ALES: 70 Quantitative

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 48 months.
  • National

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 48 months.

Full tuition fee waiver

Living costs for Izmir

1650 - 2500 TRY /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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