Programme Information

City planning is a discipline that comprises of research and production of plans, programs and projects  prepared within the perspective of a national settlement and development plan with scientific efforts and realization of efforts with these aims.  The mission of our Department is to teach the processes, tools and possible impacts that compose and transform space at different scales taking into consideration the realities and the culture of the country, and to train city and regional planners such that they would acquire the abilities of systematic thinking, analyzing, and questioning; functioning in multi-disciplinary teams; establishing effective written and oral communication; having professional and ethical responsibility, leadership skills, the knowledge of developing environmentally sensitive new visions; and seek alternative solutions to the problems regarding participation and social/public benefit; and undertaking responsibility in implementation at universal standard. The aim is to train students capable of making scientific studies and research on ‘Regional Planning’, ‘Urban Planning’, ‘Urban Design’ and ‘Urban Conservation and Renewal’ subjects. The strategic vision of the Department is to equip the students with the potential of deciding upon policies that will lead to the development of livable urban environments through a systematic approach and taking a role in practice as a leader, in implementation and control stages of planning.