Master’s thesis titled “Urban Sprawl Areas and Analysing Factors Affecting Housing Demand in the Sprawl Areas: The Case of Alacaatlı – Yaşamkent District” completed by our Department’s research associate and master’s student Gizem Hayrullahoğlu under one of our academic staff, Assoc. Prof. Yeşim Aliefendioğlu’s advise, was found successful after the defense against the jury formed by Prof. Harun Tanrıvermiş, Assoc. Prof. Yeşim Aliefendioğlu and Assist. Prof. Kübra Yıldırım Özcan on June 28th, 2018. We wish her success during her Ph.D education.