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Aim of the Program:

The Doctorate of Architecture Course (PhD) contributes to students’ theoretical and practical knowledge of  architecture, the planning, designing and construction of buildings. Students are expected to carry out research, discuss and express their thoughts analytically in writing and orally.

The Course allows for the learning of architectural theories and their application, methods and techniques in a variety of core and elective modules. As technology and the economy are constantly developing students are encouraged to become researchers and instructors by improving their innovative, creative, independent, dynamic and productive elements.

Students are required to continue the Doctorate of Architecture Course through at least eight terms [semesters] and take seven core courses and a seminar. Assuming that they succeed in the PhD proficiency examination, students successfully concluding the course must, in light of suggestions from advisors, prepare a thesis on a topic contributing to the literature,  and defend it before a jury.

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