Admission is open to all bachelor’s degree holders, aiming academic or professional career and interested in furthering their education through a program of individual study in architecture and urban design.

Required application materials are:

1- Statement of Interest  (A personal statement explaining goals and objectives for the program, description of the intended field of study, research or design project based on Istanbul)
2- Current resume; creative portfolio
3- English Language Proficiency Test Result

Digital submissions are preferred, but hardcopy submissions are also accepted. Please note that application materials will not be returned. Given the individualized nature of the Academy’s program, there are a limited number of spots available each semester, so we suggest early applications. Interested participants are encouraged to contact the Academy’s director to express their intent to apply.

The language of the program is Turkish and English. The applicants are expected to have sufficient knowledge in English to be able to read, discuss, research and present their studies. All applicants whose native language is not English must submit YDS (min 65), TOEFL IBT (min 70) or IELTS  (min 6.0) score for admissions.

2019 / Fall Semester

Application Deadline: September 5, 2019
Interview Date: September 12, 2019
Program Start Date: September 23, 2019
Program End Date: January 17, 2020

AURA Istanbul 2019 Fall Semester Certificate Program will start on September 23, 2019 and will continue for 15 weeks.

Participants are expected to adapt to the dynamic structure of the seminars, conferences, workshops and excursions organized within the program and participate in the program on weekdays. For a limited time, young professionals attending this popular program will not be required to pay any contribution.

Detailed information about the program can be found on the Program, Program Modules and Design Studio pages.

The application deadline for the 2019 Fall Semester is September 5, 2019.