Harvard University,Graduate School of Design, 2016
Bilgi University, Architectural Design, 2008
MSGSU, Architecture, 2006
Dr. Altınkaya Genel holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Mimar Sinan University of Fine arts. She graduated summa cum laude from Istanbul Bilgi University with a M. Arch. degree in 2008. Between 2012 and 2016 she completed her doctoral degree at Harvard University Graduate School of Design. In 2014-2015, She worked as a Research Assistant at Istanbul Research Portal of Harvard Mellon Urban Studies Initiative. Her background in research also includes “Istanbul 1910-2010: The City, Built Environment and Architectural Culture Exhibition” in 2010 in which she worked as an assistant curator. Besides architectural design studios she thought courses on İstanbul, urbanization theories and landscape urbanism.