Geomatics Engineering Master's Degree Program (Thesis/Without Thesis)

The educational objective of the Geomatics Engineering program is to train engineers who have in-depth knowledge and skills on the concepts, principles and methods of geographic information systems, photogrammetry, geodesy, cartography, measurement technique and remote sensing; who have the ability to manage, design and critically analyze the analytical, model-based and experimental research and inquiries on the application of new technologies; who have knowledge about commercial, environmental and ethical binding on engineering practice; who have the ability to be a member and leader of a team consisting of different disciplines and levels; and who have effective communication and working skills in national and international context. Since 2006, İKÜ Civil Engineering Department has been providing Geomatics program education at master’s degree and doctoral level. 


Program with Thesis: Minimum 4 Semesters, Maximum 6 Semesters.
Program without Thesis: 3 Semesters

  • The medium of instruction of the Geomatics Program is Turkish.
  • Geomatics Program is a master’s degree program with/without thesis.
  • The program consists of 120 ECTS.
  • For students who do not graduate from the related department, a "Preparatory Program" with a content and duration to be determined by the Department may be required.
  • In order to graduate, students must prepare “Master’s Thesis” (Program with Thesis) or “Term Project” (Program without Thesis) in addition to the normal course load.

Applications to the program are accepted twice a year in the Fall and Spring semesters.

Dear Students,

İstanbul Kültür University Civil Engineering Department conducts its education, training and research activities with the awareness of being a leading institution in the society. Our students carry out realistic design and application projects in order to ensure that they are successful in their professional and social lives, and work environments are created in which they can gain experience about solving the problems they may encounter in business life. Our students are encouraged to organize and participate in activities that will improve their scientific, professional, social and cultural skills and knowledge, and they learn business ethics, respect for nature and society in line with the curriculum. 

The academic staff of our department consists of distinguished scientists who are recognized in their field and engaged in education, training and research at up-to-date and international standards. Our faculty produces joint projects with universities, public and private institutions and industrial establishments in Turkey and abroad and tries to contribute to the social welfare of our country as well as the scientific and technological developments in the world.

I would like to thank all our academicians who contribute to our engineering education, administrative staff, and especially hard-working, skillful, rational students whose contemporary structures are a source of pride for us, while proudly expressing that our graduates continue their professional lives as competent professionals in their fields in the twentieth year of our establishment.

Prof. Dr. Ahmet Murat TÜRK

Head of Civil Engineering Department



During the application candidates must bring the following:  

  • Copy of Diploma or Temporary Graduation Certificate,
  • Copy of Transcript,
  • Copy of ALES Certificate, (ALES certificate is not required for Non-Thesis Programs)
  • Certificate of Military Service Status (For male candidates),
  • 2 passport photos,
  • Copy of the Identity Card,
  • Copy of the Foreign Language Certificate for PhD Programs,

During the final registration students must submit the following:


  • Certified copy of Diploma or Temporary Graduation Certificate,
  • Certified copy of Transcript,
  • ALES Certificate, (To be printed out at the Institute.)
  • Original of Military Service Status (For male candidates),
  • 6 passport photos,
  • Certificate of Residence,
  • Foreign Language Certificate for PhD Programs, (To be printed out at the Institute)
  • First installment of Tuition Fee,
Program With Thesis  
Program Without Thesis  


Head of M.S. Prof. Dr. Ahmet Murat TÜRK
  0212 498 4257
Secretary of M.S. Ebru Ekin Özdemir
  0212 498 4204


Address: İstanbul Kültür Üniversitesi, Ataköy Yerleşkesi 34156 Bakırköy / İstanbul
Fax: 0212 465 8310