Information about the Program

The Undergraduate Program in Economics was established under the Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences and has been accepting students since September 2014.


Earned Level of Qualification

BA (6 Level) in Economics.


Admission Requirements

Applicants holding Turkish citizenship must obtain the required scores in one of the tests (First Cycle Placement Test (LYS/TM 1), Transition to Higher Education Examination (YGS), Direct Transfer Test (DGS)) that are centrally organized by Student Selection and Placement Center (ÖSYM).

Foreign students applying to the program must satisfy the admissions criteria determined by Istanbul 29 Mayıs University.


Graduation Requirements

For the successful completion of the BA program, students are expected to have earned 240 ECTS credits from the curriculum accepted by the university senate and have a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.00/4.00.


Professional Profiles of Graduates

Students who graduate from the program will be able to work at banks and financial institutions, public and private sector institutions, think tanks, and non-governmental organizations.


The Upper Stage of a Transition

Students who successfully complete the program can apply for graduate studies in related programs.


Examinations, Assessment and Grading

See the Regulations for Associate and Undergraduate Degree Programs of Istanbul 29 Mayıs University.


Type of Training

Full time. The language of instruction is English.


Description of the Program

The undergraduate program in Economics aims to train students to think objectively and independently about a wide range of economic issues and problems. As part of our education strategy, we promote problem-solving and analytical thinking proficiencies of our students.

The foundation of the program consists of economic theory courses offered at several levels and courses on quantitative methods, specifically statistics, econometrics and mathematics for economists. Situated on this foundation are required courses in core areas such as money and banking, public finance and international economics. Elective courses to accommodate diverse student preferences are also available.