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762 EUR/year
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Earthquake Engineering from Bogazici University consists of a minimum 24 credit hour course load and a Master of Science Thesis.


Earthquake Engineering from Bogazici University  introduces you to a multi-phased process that ranges from earthquake source studies to seismic risk mitigation procedures. Earthquake response analysis of sites, structures and systems; and assessment of strong ground motion that emanates from an earthquake constitute the two main ingredients of the discipline. The emphasis of our academic activities are placed on various complementary fields:

Graduates with Earthquake Engineering from Bogazici University will gain knowledge in:

  • Earthquake hazard and risk analysis
  • Characteristics of strong earthquake ground motion
  • Site and soil response analysis
  • Development of urban earthquake damage scenarios
  • Earthquake response of buildings, historical monuments, industrial facilities, bridges and dams
  • Soil-structure interaction
  • Dynamic testing of small-scale models and prototype structures
  • Retrofitting and post earthquake strengthening of structures
  • Earthquake insurance applications
  • Health Monitoring of Structures and Systems
  • Development of earthquake resistant design codes.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Strong Ground Motion 
  • Earthquake Response Analysis of Structures 
  • Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering  
  • Mathematical Methods in Earthquake Engineering 
  • Earthquake Resistant Design 
  • Simulation of Strong Groung Motion

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


24 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • GPA 2.50 / 4.00  (B.S.)
  • Documentation of English proficiency
  • Graduate exam scores (ALES/GRE/GMAT)
  • For PhD applicants YDS/ÜDS/KPDS
  • Diploma or certificate of graduation
  • Student disciplinary record
  • Official transcript
  • Reference letter
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    762 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 381 EUR per semester during 12 months.

7128 TRY

Living costs for Istanbul

2000 - 3240 TRY /month
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