Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences


About The Department


Future Economists Will Be İstinye Graduates!

İstinye University Department of Economics, as a pioneering department providing education at international standards, graduates, researcher economists are the first choice of organizations looking for vision; It educates leading economists who analyze current economic problems, produce innovative solutions for them and follow global trends and create value for society.


To help you grow as a good economist and explore your interests, we have a rich curriculum with compulsory and different electives. With our experienced academic staff and our educational program in line with current trends, we aim to raise economists who are pointed out in our sector and academia. We invite you, our esteemed students, to walk with us to this goal.

Program Outcomes

The first condition of being a good economist in the world, which is going through a dynamic transformation with the effects of globalization, is to be able to overcome the problems such as financial instability, unemployment, inflation and volatility in market prices and develop solutions for these problems. With this in mind, İstinye University Department of Economics aims to equip our students with the following achievements:

  • Comprehending economic, social and technological dynamics, observing national and global trends and problems in the light of a solid theoretical background
  • Within the scope of these observations, by considering the economic problems from a wide perspective and interpreting them correctly, making appropriate predictions and offering solutions
  • To be aware of the importance of artificial intelligence, to master current information technologies and to develop artificial intelligence based approaches in economy
  • Being a researcher who constantly follows and questions international publications, developments and new trends

Job Opportunities for Graduates

In the global economy where competitiveness has reached a high level, being able to enter new markets and increase the existing market shares is very important for companies. There is an ever greater need for well-educated and broad-visioned economists to develop and implement public policies. In this context, graduates of the economics department can work in a wide range of roles both in the public and private sectors. Banking and finance, economic management, auditing, inspectorate, foreign trade, accounting and marketing are the main areas of employment for graduates of the economics department. In addition, economics, which is an interdisciplinary program, is very suitable for academic career.