|Study location||Turkey, istanbul|
|Nominal duration||4 years|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
|Application fee||$0 one-time|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
Turkish translation of diploma, transcript, copy of passport.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
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.
Department of Architecture was founded in İstanbul Kültür University on July 15, 1997 according to Law numbered 4281, based on the decision of the Senate on 11.12.1997, with meeting number 97/8 and decision number 7, under the leadership of Prof. Dr. Okay EROSKAY, the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture.
Department of Architecture started education under the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture in 1998-1999 academic year. The department had been located in the main building at Şirinevler Campus in 1998, has been continuing education in Ataköy Campus since 2004-2005 academic year, with an increasing number of student capacity. The Faculty of Architecture has been founded due to the decision of Council of Ministers of Turkey, published in official gazette on August 23, 2014 and completed its establishment period in 2012. In 2012-2013 academic year, the first students to Department of Architecture (English) have been accepted.
Graduate education at Master level in Architecture Program has been continuing since 2002. The Ph.D. program, which has been approved by YÖK, also started accepting students in 2011.
Department of Architecture, which has a vision of becoming a contemporary, effective and examplary institution with national and international level of education and research, aims to educate civilized, contemporary, free, curious, creative, dynamic and couragous architects, who can compete in every environment and produce solutions for environmental problems in order to develop humanity, who can integrate their national identity with global values, and who are respectul for historical and environmental values, who can work for the benefit of the society, and respect ethical values, who are enriched with aesthetic values, and can follow and use the developing technology, and to contribute to the awareness and development of the society and to the improvement of the country by means of research, publications and practice, which have high scientific value.
There had been sent questionnaires to 328 graduates, who graduated from IKU Department of Architecture, between 2002 and 2011. According to the questionnaires filled by 96 of them, 8% work in governmental institutions as ‘architect’. The ratio of the graduates, who work for construction companies is 35% and 18% of them are ‘managers’, and 82% have ‘architect’ positions. The ratio of our graduates, who works in Architectural Companies is 39%, which 29% them are ‘company owners’, 10% are ‘managers’ and 61% works under the title of ‘architect’. 4% of the graduates works for building material supplier companies as ‘company owners’. Approximately 10% of our graduates had been continuing their master education in IKU, ITU, Bilgi Universities and in universities abroad when the questionnaires were filled, and 10% of them had a research/teaching assistant position in universities. The ratio of our graduates in sectors, not related with architecture and construction, is 4%.