Department of Civil Engineering



The purpose of engineering education and training is to provide engineering formation by teaching basic sciences and technology in order to carry out technical instruction in constuction in a safe, economical and aesthetic way.In this context, the civil engineer makes these following structures related to “building” or “construction” studies:


  • Public and private buildings; housing, collective housing, administration and service buildings, schools, museums, hospitals, health centers, hotels, motels, resorts, accommodation facilities, stadium, indoor sports hall, swimming pool, diving platform, shopping centres, shops, supermarkets, religious buildings, military buildings, agriculture and livestock structures.


  • Industrial structures; workshops, organized industrial buildings, factories, energy generation and delivery structures, hydroelectric, thermal and nuclear power plants, switchyard and transmission lines, mineral ore and coal generation and transmission structures, oil drilling rigs, oil platforms and oil pipelines.


  • Water structures; dams, lagoons, ponds, coastal arrangement and breakwater structures, ports, loading, unloading and storage facilities, water intake structures, irrigation-drying facilities and engineering structures, water treatment storage and transmission structures, dehydration of wastewater and waste water treatment structures.


  • Transportation structures; road transportation structures (highway, bus station, bridge, viaduct, culvert), railway transportation structures (railway, station, bridge, viaduct, culvert), maritime transportation structures (quay, pier, passenger lounge), airline transportation structures (runway) , apron, tower, hangars, passenger lounge), underground transportation structures (metro and tunnels, tube passage, open and multi-storey car park).


Job Opportunities

Civil Engineers continue their professional work in private sector organizations or public sector institutions and organizations after graduation.

Civil Engineers can also work independently as subcontractors or contractors in “Project, Consultancy and Engineering Offices”, “Contracting Firms”, “Private Enterprises” in private sector.

In addition to these, civil engineers can find a job with foreign companies at home or abroad.

Furthermore, they can work under the umbrella of Republic of Turkey General Directorate of Highways (TCK), General Directorate of State Hydraulic Works (DSI), General Directorate of Electrical Power Resources, Survey and Development Administration (EIE), General Directorate of Construction , General Directorate of Provincial Bank, and Governmental Mass Housing Administration (TOKİ), General Directorate of Railways, Harbours and Airports. Construction (DLH), General Directorate of Natural Disasters, General Directorate of Technical Research and practice (TAU), General Directorate of Rural Services (GDRs), General Directorate of Forestry (OGM), Arts and small industrial zones and Sites of, Ministry of National Defence and NATO Infrastructure Committee,  State Economic Enterprises (KİT), Public Banks, Higher Education Institutions, State Planning Organization (SPO), Undersecretariat of Treasury and Foreign Trade (HDTM), State Institute of Statistics (SIS), The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK), Petroleum Pipeline Corporation (BOTAŞ), The State Railways of the Republic of Turkey (TCDD), the General Directorate of Post, Telegraph and Telephone (PTT), General Directorate of Soil Products Office (TMO), General Directorate of Turkish Cellulose & Paper Mills (SEKA), General Directorate of Petrol Kimya Holding A.Ş. (PETKIM), General Directorate of Land Registry and Cadastre, Türkiye Petrol Rafinerileri A.Ş. (TÜPRAŞ), General Directorate of Turkish Cement and Soil Industry A.Ş. (CITOSAN),  General Directorate of Iron and Steel Enterprises of Turkey (TDCI), General Directorate of Mineral Research and Exploration (MTA), General Directorate of Turkish Coal Enterprises (TKI) General Directorate of Petroleum Affairs (PIGM), Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS), General Directorate of Electricity Generation Corporation (EÜAŞ), General Directorate of Turkey Electricity Trade and Contracting Company (TETAŞ), General Directorate of Turkish Petroleum Joint Stock Company (TPAO), General Directorate of Eti Mining Operations  (ETIMADEN), General Directorate of Turkish Stone and Coal (TTC), General Directorate of Turkey Electromechanical Industry A.Ş.(TEMSAN), General Directorate of Turkish State Meteorological Service (DMI), the Special Environmental Protection Agency (ÖCKKB).


About the Department