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Architecture, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Istanbul, Turkey
Within the framework of a learner-centered educational approach, the Department of Architecture at Istanbul Altinbas University aims to maintain an active participation of students to the learning process, encourage learning by doing, develop skills of connecting relations, criticizing, interpreting, and synthesizing. 
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The courses in the curriculum serve for connecting theory and practice and developing both generic and subject-specific competences of students. Area elective and free elective courses, together with the opportunities of minor or double major programs, encourage the development of a holistic approach to architecture. Design studios, computer-aided design laboratories, libraries, and conference halls will serve the architectural education at Mahmutbey Campus. 

The learning process will be enriched through workshops, conferences, ateliers, exhibitions and field surveys convened as part of the program. Specialists will be invited to share their experiences in professional and academic fields with the students. Istanbul Altinbas University Department of Architecture aims to educate its students as open-minded individuals, critical inquirers and creative designers who possess ethical, societal and environmental responsibilities. The graduates are envisioned to play active roles in related professional and academic fields as problem solvers and pioneers of innovations in Turkey and the world.


Career Prospects

The majority of the graduates on Architecture degree can continue in architecture, while others seek new directions, such as web design, graphics, project management, energy management, construction and housing administration etc.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Basic Design
  • Graphic Communication
  • Introduction to Architecture
  • Mathematics for Architecture
  • Computing Skills
  • Communication Skills and Academic Report Writing
  • Introduction to Building Materials
  • Digital Drawing and Representation Techniques

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

General Requirements

  • Fill out the Online Application form
  • Submit copy of High school diploma and Transcript of records/ required scores (both in English or Turkish)
  • Submit Copy of Passport
  • Foreign language exam results (if any)-TOEFL (IBT 65)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Istanbul

  • 2000 - 3240 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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