İTÜ Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering Undergraduate Program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET(, Criteria: Petroleum Engineering).


The mission of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering Department is to provide undergraduate and graduate level engineers, conduct research, and serve for the petroleum and natural gas industry and its relevant sectors worldwide, and to contribute for the sustainable development of the nation and for the commonalty in the utilization of subsurface energy resources.  In addition to fulfilling the objectives consistent with the department's mission, our vision is to keep our quality comparable to the highly credited departments of the internationally well-known universities.

Educational Objectives

The educational objectives of the petroleum and natural gas engineering undergraduate program:
  1. Graduates will be competent engineers and/or researchers in the local and international petroleum, natural gas, and geothermal related industries and/or academia.
  2. Graduates will continuously develop skills to evolve in their jobs.
  3. Graduates will demonstrate high standards of ethical, environmental, and societal awareness with excellent communication skills.

Student Outcomes

1. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics.
2. An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors.
3. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
4. An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.
5. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.
6. An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions.
7. An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies. 

ABET Contacts

Dr. Emre Artun, Associate Prof. (Program Accreditation Coordinator)
Dr. Ö. İnanç Türeyen, Prof. (Department Head)


Advisory Board
2013-2018 Enrollment and Graduation Statistics