DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE
Objectives of the Program
Trade is the fastest globalizing phenomenon in today’s world. It leads the way in international relations. Globalization of foreign investments and national economies has made international trade the major component of business life. Managers who wish to be successful in a competitive and global environment need to be aware of these changes. To achieve this, we strive for educating students in foreign trade financing, transportation, logistics as well as business administration, marketing, economics and strategic management. In addition, students are given opportunities to learn about business life through assignments, projects and required summer training program. Students are also advised, in order to obtain a broader perspective about global markets to select one additional language from German, Russian and Chinese. The medium of instruction in our department is English.
Students who successfully complete the undergraduate program will have an opportunity to work in Undersecreteriat of Foreign Trade, Capital Markets Board, Turkish Central Bank, Turkish Statistical Institute, Undersecreteriat of Treasury, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Economy, Ministry of Development, Ministry of European Union, Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency and Presidency for Turks, Abroad and Related Communities. In addition, to these public organizations, students will have a chance to be employed in multinational companies, logistics, import/export firms and foreign or domestic firms that wish to do business abroad. Moreover, Chambers of Trade and Industry, various research and project development centers are potential areas of employment for our graduates.