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Thesis Writing Guidelines

Writing graduate theses appropriate with ITU Graduate Thesis Writing Guideline is obligatory. Inappropriate theses files and hardcovers are not being accepted, thus advertancy is necessary to avoid delayed graduations and/or unnecessary financial loss.

Examine the guidelines and templates below before your thesis writing phase.

ITU guideline has been prepared by combining the ITU experience and APA (American Psychological Association) rules, one of the internationally accepted writing guidelines. For issues not mentioned in this guideline, APA rules must be taken as reference. For further information regarding APA rules, please consult the APA website.

Important Notice: One of the obligatories of thesis delivery process is to meet the criterias mentioned in "YL-6 Master's Thesis Format Review Form". Problems regarding with thesis format may be minimized by your control of the thesis according to these criterias before the assigned research assistant.

Useful Informations:

• Please click for examples and explanations about referencing online sources.

• Plagiarism: to steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one's own, to use (another's production) without crediting the source, to commit literary theft, to present as new and original an idea or product derived from an existing source. Click for detailed information.

•  Thesis type, degree, deparment and programme names to be used on the covers of the thesis file are listed below.

Unvan; Title

Anabilim dalı;
Program

Department;
Programme

notes

Yüksek Lisans Tezi;
M.A. Thesis

Siyaset Çalışmaları Anabilim Dalı;
Siyaset Çalışmaları Yüksek Lisans Programı

Political Studies Department;
Political Studies M.A. Programme

 

Doktora Tezi;
Ph.D. Thesis

Siyaset Çalışmaları Anabilim Dalı;
Siyasal ve Toplumsal Düşünceler Doktora Programı

Political Studies Department;
Political and Social Thought Ph.D. Programme

 

Yüksek Lisans Tezi;
M.A. Thesis

İç Mimari Tasarım Anabilim Dalı;
İç Mimari Tasarım Uluslararası Yüksek Lisans Programı

Department of Interior Design;
International Master of Interior Architectural Design M.A. Programme

 

Yüksek Lisans Tezi;
M.A. Thesis

Müzik Anabilim Dalı;
Müzik Programı

Department of Music;
Music Programme

(with thesis)

Doktora Tezi;
Ph.D. Thesis

Müzik Anabilim Dalı;
Müzik Programı

Department of Music;
Music Programme

 

Yüksek Lisans Tezi;
M.A. Thesis

Sanat Tarihi Anabilim Dalı;
Sanat Tarihi Programı

Department of Art History;
Art History Programme

 

Doktora Tezi;
Ph.D. Thesis

Sanat Tarihi Anabilim Dalı;
Sanat Tarihi Programı

Department of Art History;
Art History Programme

 

Thesis Writing Guidelines


İTÜ Lisansüstü Tez Yazım Kılavuzu (TR)
ITU Graduate Thesis Writing Guideline (ENG)


Thesis Templates for Theses Written in Turkish


İTÜ Lisansüstü Tez Şablonu (Word)
İTÜ Lisansüstü Tez Şablonu Açıklamalı (PDF)
İTÜ Lisansüstü Tez Şablonu Açıklamasız (PDF)



Thesis Templates for Theses Written in English


ITU Graduate Thesis Template (Word)
ITU Graduate Thesis Template with Comments (PDF)
ITU Graduate Thesis Template without Comments (PDF)