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ARCHThe Department of Architecture (the first department established at METU in 1956) offers undergraduate and graduate degrees. The four-year undergraduate study grants the Bachelor's degree in Architecture. Focal points of undergraduate education are architectural design studios aiming to freely develop the students' investigative sides, creative personalities and way of thinking. Students have the opportunity during their undergraduate studies to follow minor programs in different areas like business administration, building technology and structure, and industrial design.

City & Regional Planning

CPCurrently there are three Research Units in the Department of City and Regional Planning: Unit for Urban and Regional Research; Unit for Urban Design and Research; and Unit for Housing Research, which is a research centre within the Faculty. In addition to these research units, there are various individual research carried out by the members of the staff at the department. Research interests of the staff include a wide area: urban and regional geography, regional planning and policy, urban and regional governance, institutional transformation, planning history, strategic planning, risk analysis and planning for disaster, housing policy, urban history, urban conservation, urban archeology,  urban transport, urban design, etc.

Industrial Design

IDEstablished in 1979, the department is one of the leading industrial design departments, and attracts students with the most competitive profile in Turkey. The department pursues a design education philosophy stressing the integration of innovative and critical thinking with technical ability and technological awareness.
It offers a four-year undergraduate program leading to the Bachelor of Industrial Design and an interdisciplinary Master of Science Program in Industrial Design. The newly developed PhD program commenced in fall 2004.




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