In today’s global competitive environment, modern corporations are being highly affected by the dynamism and rapid developments in international trade and finance, and global economy. Hence, today’s successful organizations are looking for the newcomers who are aware of the recent developments, able to analyze the changes, and integrate that analytic information with their accumulative knowledge that they have gained from their university education to make right and fast decisions both for their selves and for their organizations. Recently, our country, having a rank of the seventeenth largest economy in the world, increases its both export and import trade volumes, and welcomes foreign direct investments in larger scales day by day. Therefore, companies operating in our country will need much more qualified employees, i.e. knowledge workers who can monitor the recent developments analyze the results. At this point of view, there will be an increasing demand for qualified human capital especially at managerial positions in international trade and finance in the line with this dazzling development. Izmir as an economic center in Aegean Region is the third biggest city of Turkey in which the qualified executives to be demanded. Taking the economic potential of the city and its intensive participation in international trade into account, we anticipate that our students having the qualifications mentioned above will be successful candidates to this demand. Founded in 2005 in Yasar University, Department of International Trade and Finance is one of the most favored Departments in the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences. The mission of the Department is to provide Turkish future business professionals and foreign tradesmen with the necessary academic foundation to excellence in their careers. To better fulfill the Department's commitment to excellence in teaching and state research, the Department is dedicated to creating an environment for the development new ideas and to strengthening students intellectual creativity, professionalism and close contacts with commercial corporations, SME’s and governmental institutions.
Entrance requirements for international students
- Completed application form - High School diploma, school leaving certificate, transcript and reference letter for undergraduate applicants - University degree, transcript and academic reference letter for graduate applicants - Proof of English proficiency - Copy of passport - Passport photographs