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Urban Design and Landscape Architecture, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #551 (QS) Ankara, Turkey
The Urban Design and Landscape Architecture programme from Bilkent University is a design-oriented program that meets Urban Design and Landscape Architecture. It fulfills a unique and leading role in undergraduate education of urban design in Turkey. LAUD's multi-disciplinary faculty and open, pluralistic attitude to education enrich its students with social, environmental and aesthetic values.
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LAUD offers a curriculum aimed at enhancing life and environmental quality in cities. Its participation in international exchange and collaboration programs worldwide invests in developing global views in design, while continuing to operate in and local contexts. 

The Urban Design and Landscape Architecture programme from Bilkent University fosters face-to-face interaction with diverse urban actors with field trips and encourages students to excel their skills in both teamwork and individual study.

With a design-oriented interdisciplinary educational approach, LAUD focuses on people, nature, city, and society within urban contexts, aiming to create better quality urban environments for healthy individuals and society. The undergraduate courses are, therefore, presented by instructors who are specialized in diverse disciplines, either individually or in groups.

Unlike other programs of landscape architecture in Turkey, LAUD is affiliated with an art, design and architecture faculty focusing on design education in studios. The design studios and the technical and theoretical courses that make up the curriculum are supported by field trips in order to study various urban contexts as their project sites. These educational trips range from intra-city daily tours to international summer programs.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Architectural Drawing
  • English and Composition 
  • Basic Design 
  • Drawing and Visual Expressions
  • Introduction to Art and Culture 
  • Orientation
  • Turkish 
  • Designing with Digital Media
  • Calculus 
  • History of Built Environment 
  • Statics and Strength of Materials
  • Collegiate Activities Program 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • A minimum diploma score of 28 out of 45. Mimimum one HL subject related to the applied program.
  • Gold, Silver or Bronze Medal holders in International Science Olympiads recognized by TÜBİTAK (The Scientific and  Technical Research Council of Turkey)
  • SAT Reasoning Test: A minimum score of 900 out of 1600 in “Math” and “Critical Reading” sections.
  • SAT Subject Test: A minimum score of 500 out of 800 from mimimum two sections related to the applied program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    7685 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7685 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • 45.000 TL for Turkish students

Living costs for Ankara

  • 1600 - 2350 TRY/month
    Living Costs

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


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