|Study location||Turkey, Istanbul|
|Nominal duration||4 years (240 ECTS)|
|Study language||combined Turkish/English|
|Tuition fee||$12,000 per year|
High school / secondary education (or higher)
1. Passport (personal information page)
2. Official document signifying successful completion of high school – diploma in many countries (if it is not in English or Turkish, it must be translated)
3. Official high school transcript national or internationally recognized test results or provisional results if not available by the time of submission.
4. English language proficiency test results if available.
5. Statement of Motivation – You will be asked to prepare an essay explaining why you want to attend Özyeğin University and what your goals are. This essay should not be longer than two pages. It can be prepared as a “Word” or “PDF” document, which you will upload. (Strong “Motivation letter” will increase your chance of getting a scholarship or even increase it)*** The soft copies of the original documents and their translated versions need to be uploaded together.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Turkish.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
if it is not in English or Turkish, it must be translated
English language proficiency test results if available.
At least 2 reference(s) should be provided.
The study of economics explains how people make choices and helps us understand societal, business related and global issues. Economics is a particularly useful major in today’s ever-changing global job market. A degree in economics provides problem-solving and analytical skills, which are applicable in many professions and careers.
The goal of the program is to understand the decisions of businesses and consumers as well as the implications and causes of economic issues. The Economics Faculty at Özyeğin University is committed to delivering first-class undergraduate and graduate programs and to producing high quality economics research.
Being a good economist requires important traits – both technical and personal. These include but are not limited to:
Passion for economics
Attention to detail
Analytical thinking ability
Strong understanding and interpretation of statistics
Excellent computer skills and effective use of statistical software
Strong knowledge of advanced mathematics and problem solving ability
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Our B.A. program in Economics aims to provide a world-class education to provide our students with the skills they will need towards becoming first class economists who will be the drivers of the economy, not only in Turkey but also around the world.
Students of the Undergraduate Economics Department will participate in a program predominantly composed of “General Courses” and “Program Courses” during the first two years. Students will begin to acquaint themselves with the specific business sectors with “Introduction to Sectors” and “Sectoral Solutions” courses delivered under “Program Courses” in their second and third year. During their third year, students will take “Program Courses” designed to deepen their knowledge of different fields economics. In addition to the must courses, students will also be able to take courses concerning the subjects they are interested in within the scope of “Elective Courses”.
Economics is a wide field with a variety of applications and our students, upon completion of their B.A. degrees, can be employed at:
Uluslararası Para Fonu (IMF), Amerikan Merkez Bankası (FED), Dünya Bankası, Birleşmiş Milletler (UN), Gıda ve Tarım Örgütü (FAO), ve OECD gibi uluslararası örgütler;·
J. P. Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley gibi uluslararası yatırım bankaları;
McKinsey, Deloitte, Boston Consulting Group gibi danışmanlık şirketleri
Merkez Bankası, Borsa İstanbul, Rekabet Kurumu, Sermaye Piyasası Kurulu, Dış Ticaret Müsteşarlığı, Hazine Müsteşarlığı, ve Devlet Planlama Teşkilatı gibi kamu kurumları;
Bankalar ve sigorta şirketleri gibi finans kurumları;
PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Ernst&Young, ve Deloitte gibi denetim kurumları;
International organizations, including the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Federal Reserve Banks (Fed), World Bank, United Nations (UN), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), and Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD);
International investment banks, such as Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan;
Consulting firms, such as McKinsey and the Boston Consulting Group (BCG);
Auditing companies, such as PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Ernst&Young, and Deloitte;
Government agencies and public institutions, such as the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, Competition Authority, Capital Markets Board of Turkey, Undersecretariat of Foreign Trade, Undersecretariat of Treasury, and the State Planning Institution;
An Economics graduate can also undertake graduate study (Master’s and/or Ph.D.) in a field such as economics, finance, marketing, or accounting, either to find employment at more advanced/senior positions in the private/public sector, or to pursue an academic career as a professor at a university.