Dr. Çilen ERÇİN

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She was born in Nicosia, Cyprus in 1980, completing her lycee education in Güzelyurt Kurtuluş Lycee in 1997. Between 1997-2002 she has completed her undergraduate education at the European University of Lefke, in the Faculty of Architecture, Department of Architecture. In 2003, she started her Masters education in the Near East University, Faculty of Architecture, Department of Architecture. During her Masters studies, she started to work as a part-time instructor in the Architecture Department. In 2006, she completed her Masters education in Near East University with her thesis titled ‘Climate Factor of Architecture and Determining the Factors Which Are Related To Density of Physical House Space Settlement’s Principles’. Within the same year she started to teach as a full time instructor at Near East University, Department of Architecture and Interior Design, and still continues to teach at the same departments.

In the year of the 2013, she received her Doctorates degree in Architecture from the Architecture Department of the Near East University, with high honours. Her thesis was titled as ‘Evaluating the Historical Development of Physical City Design, Nicosia City’. She has taken an active role in various exhibitions, seminars, workshops and conferences throughout her academic life. Her interests include investigating and photographing different cultures.