Born in 1976 in Karlsruhe, Germany, Pınar Arabacıoğlu has graduated from Sankt Georg Austrian Girls' High School. She completed her undergraduate studies in Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, and got her Masters and PhD degrees in Yıldız Technical University Architectural Design Program. She has been a faculty member in Yıldız Technical University Department of Architecture since 2001. Starting with her education she has been both a participant and part of the organization board in various national and international workshops. She took part as a designer in numerous national architectural competitions, where she received several awards. She has held various administrative positions in YTU Faculty of Architecture. She continues her studies in fields such as, Architectural Education, Historical Environment-Design Relationship, Socio-cultural Themes in Architectural Design, Infographic Design. She is married and mother of a boy.