Istanbul Okan University Architecture Doctorate Program is designed together with the Master's Programs in Architecture with Thesis and Non-Thesis. Ph. D. Program in Architecture handle architectural problems from an integrated and environmentally sensitive urban design scale to a single building scale, where different disciplines come together. The theory and implementation for conservation of historical environments and buildings is one of the research areas of our programs. The theoretical background of design culture at different scales and its reflections in our cities are discussed and studies are carried out to understand and analyze. The aim of the program is to handle design technologies and production models with creative, critical and environmentalist thinking approach and to offer modern solutions.

Ph. D. Program in Architecture aims to educate professional people and academicians who are experts in their fields with enabling them to use modern technologies with its current curriculum based on theory and practice and expert lecturers.