İzmir Institute of Technology, Department of Architectural Restoration offers PhD programme for the graduates of Architecture and Architectural Restoration Departments since the spring semester of 2012-2013 academic year. In 2014 – 2015 academic year, PhD programme for the graduates of City and Regional Planning Departments will begin.

Conservation of historic buildings and environment, the protection of archaeological sites, advanced documentation techniques, characteristics and deterioration problems of historic materials will be among the studied topics. Studies will be carried out an interdisciplinary approach.

Architectural Restoration Deparment has made numerous international and national publications as a result of graduate thesis and interdisciplinary projects.  PhD program will contribute conservation studies in national and international levels.