Compare Masters Programs in Urban Design in Middle East 2019/2020
Urban design is a multidisciplinary practice that involves planning the physical makeup of cities, towns and communities. Students have the opportunity to learn aspects of the disciplines of city planning, architectural design and landscape design, among others.
The Middle East boasts a uniquely diverse population filled with a myriad of political, cultural and religious identities. In this setting, students have the opportunity to learn first hand about historic cultures and empires based in the region.
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İzmir Institute of Technology is one of two institutions of higher learning in Turkey offering English-language instruction in City and Regional Planning.
MASTER OF URBAN DESIGN PROGRAM (M.U.D.)
İzmir Institute of Technology is one of two institutions of higher learning in Turkey offering English-language instruction in City and Regional Planning. In recognition of the fact that keeping abreast of international developments is vital already in the undergraduate stages of the profession of planning. We have developed library; laboratory, and internet facilities so as to enable international research and pursue multilingual thinking in the field.
Today in this country, we stand in urgent need of planners capable of developing solutions to the dire urbanization problems which we face and for which we pay each day.
The department currently offers instruction to 137 undergraduates, 21 post-graduates, and 24 Ph.D. students with 14 full-time faculty members and 23 universities through joint projects with local municipalities and preservation departments. Though postgraduate students routinely participate in these faculty-led projects, the fourth year undergraduate students are encouraged to participate in, contribute to, and learn from these real-life endeavors, thus actively transforming their environment....