Department of Economics, founded on January 13, 1977 within the Kayseri Business Faculty , has started education in 1980 with 75 students enrolled in undergraduate Economics program.
Our department aims to train economists of the future, who can contribute to the solution of economic problems, to produce both theoretical and empirical knowledge in economics through scientific research, to enable our students to succeed in professional life by providing them theoretical knowledge along with their real-life applications.
For achieving these goals, we employ 6 professors, 3 associate professors, 6 assistant professors, 1 lecturer and 9 research assistants. In 2018, our department offers education for 1446 students, enrolled in daytime (730 students) and evening (716 students) programs. Furthermore, department academics provide consulting service to various institutions, particularly to the Chamber of Industry, as a part of university-industry cooperation which is the most important means of converting knowledge into practice.
Students can choose among a broad range of elective courses compatible with their individual interests and professional goals. Beginning from the first year of study, academic advisors help our students to choose the courses enabling them to acquire required skills for the professions they intend to work in the future.
Our graduate students can find career opportunities in all private sectors of economy, notably in finance sector, and in a variety of job fields including inspectorships and specialists in public institutions.