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Our Department of Civil Engineering has been founded on 26.03.2008 as a department of the Engineering and Architecture Faculty of Yeditepe University, which has been officially founded by Istanbul Education and Culture Foundation at 07.06.1996 by the law numbered 4142.

Admission of undergraduate students and hence undergraduate education has began in 2008-2009 Fall Semester. Soil Mechanics and Construction Materials Laboratories have been deployed and become operational in 2010. Double Major programmes are also established in 2010.

Following the separation of Architecture Department, the faculty has been renamed as Faculty of Engineering in 26.08.2014. The graduate programme in Civil Engineering has been approved on 15.09.2015.

As of 2018-2019 academic year, the department’s full-time academic staff of the department consists of 2 Professors, 6 Assistant Professors, 1 Instructor, Ph.D., 1 Research Assistant and 1 Professor from the Materials Science and Nanotechnology Department. Besides the full-time staff, further academicians are also participating in teaching acvities, employed in different universities such as ITU and YTU. The assisting staff consists of 8 graduate scholars and a laboratory technician.

The Civil Engineering Department was founded in 2008 with 45 admitted students, and first group of  students were graduated in 2012. As of 2018-19 Academic Year, the Department had 93 students attending the English preparatory school, 467 students in the undergraduate studies and 13 graduate students. 34 students were graduated at the Fall and 57 students were graduated at the Spring semester of the 2018-2019 Academic Year, totalling 91 students this year. Since its foundation the Department has graduated 367 students.