Master of Science in Architecture
Faculty members, all of whom have obtained their degrees from distinguished American or European universities, are in constant interaction with colleagues and institutions in many countries of the world. Exchange programs carried out with several foreign universities give undergraduate students the chance to study in a different environment for a semester or more. In addition, the Department's academic ties serve as a bridge for students interested in enrolling in M.A. or Ph.D. programs in universities abroad. Each year several students receive scholarships from U.S. and European universities for graduate studies.
The Department of Architecture offers undergraduate and graduate programs in Architecture. The undergraduate program is based on a four-year study leading to the Bachelor's degree with emphasis on architectural design studios
Our institutional vision is; to be in an association that develops the architectural consciousness in society, to play a facilitating role in order to increase the quality of life, become a leading institution at the national and international architectural arena, and a reference and preferred institution in terms of academical activities.
To train professionals those are equal in national and international criteria of education; qualified in theory and practice areas; design environments which meet esthetic, technique, ecologic, economic, cultural, historical, social, environmental and other necessary requirements; and train intellectual and expert architects who are innovative, creative, ethical, have the ability to work in interdisciplinary projects.
The curriculum is design-centered. Comprehensiveness is available through introductory coursework in the subject areas and substantial breadth and depth in the advanced courses. The integration of subjects is aided by the design process skills' courses and practiced in studio. The department courage students to acquire the purist sense of 'style' because architecture in an expression of the values, aspirations and character of the society that produces it. Therefore it is incumbent upon the architect that s/he have a broad understanding of the culture and times in which s/he works, and, beyond this, to be an influence in forging those values, aspirations and character.
Our graduates can go further on being employed in different professional fields of architecture:
- Architectural Studios
- Construction site
- Restoration and Preservation of Historical sites
- Interior design
- Building Science