The Department of Economics offers a curriculum structured to cover both theoretical and applied aspects of the field. The members of the academic staff, well known for their international scholarly publications and awards, ensure that students receive a solid, well-rounded grounding in modern economic theory and the accompanying skills necessary for independent and critical thinking. This background allows students to acquire an understanding of the local and global economies, analyse economics related problems, and offer creative solutions.
Why study at Bilkent University
Bilkent University was founded to provide an environment for learning and intellectual growth encompassing the sciences, technology, humanities and the arts.
Bilkent offers a stimulating learning environment and a colorful social atmosphere. Its extensive campus provides a comfortable base for academic studies and extracurricular involvement while having the advantages of being close to a thriving metropolis. Students can commute to campus via the free shuttle system.
Bilkent University has recently been ranked 54th in the 2018 Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings. According to I.S.I. Citation Indexes, Bilkent continues to rank high in Turkey in a number of published papers per faculty member and ranks high internationally.
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