Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences


About the Department



Future Economists will be Istinye Graduates!

As a pioneering department which provides education at the international standards, Istinye University Economics Department educates leading economists who produce innovative solutions for the current economic problems by analyzing them and  create value for society  by following the global trends with the vision of making its graduates the first choices of organizations looking for researcher economists.

We have a rich curriculum consolidated by different elective courses in addition to compulsory courses in order to provide you with the opportunity of being a good economist and exploring your interests. With our experienced academic staff and our educational program in line with the current trends, we aim to train economists who are pointed out both in the sector and the 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 get to the root of the problems encountered in the pathway to a strong economy such as financial instability, unemployment, inflation, price volatility and develop solutions for these problems. From this point of view, as Istinye University Economics Department, we aim to equip our students with the following gains:

  • Observing trends and problems at both the national and the global levels in the light of a strong theoretical background by comprehending economic, social and technological dynamics,
  • Making appropriate predictions and offering solutions by considering the economic problems from a wide perspective and interpreting them correctly within the scope of these observations,
  • Having a comprehensive knowledge of the current information technologies by being aware of the importance of artificial intelligence and developing artificial intelligence based approaches in economy,
  • Being a questioning researcher who constantly follows international publications, developments and new trends.

Job Opportunities for Graduates

In the global economy where competitiveness has ranged up, being able to enter new markets and increase the existing market shares becomes more of an issue for companies. Broad-visioned economists well-educated in developing and implementing public policies for this issue are ever greater needed. In this context, economics graduates can work in a wide range of roles both in the public and private sectors. Banking and finance, economy administration, auditing, inspectorship, foreign trade, accounting and marketing are the main areas of employment for economics graduates. In addition, economics as an interdisciplinary program is very suitable for an academic career.