Izmir Demokrasi University was founded in accordance with additional article of 170 of the law no. 2809 on August 20, 2016. Prof. Dr. Bedriye TUNÇSİPER was assigned as the founding rector. Izmir Demokrasi University is settled in Izmir, third biggest city of Turkey and having a coast in the Aegean Sea. Izmir Demokrasi University aims to provide an ideal environment for the personal and professional development of the students based on intenational collaboration with global universities, university- private sector connections; and national and international projects.
Department of architecture started education activities in the fall semester of 20017-2018. Students who successfully complete their education in our department receive the title of ‘architect'.
The aim of the program is to bring up architects who have professional knowledge and capability for taking an effective role in the formation and transformation of the physical environment; can work in harmony within a team which consists of members from different disciplines, have the ability of making analysis, synthesis and interpretation; have awareness on the necessity of lifetime learning and have architectural professional responsibility and ethical values.