ERU - Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences

Department of Business

Department of Business, founded in 1977,  provides students with theoretical and  practical  background  in a variety of fields related to accounting, finance, production management, marketing, management and organization, quantitative methods, and legal sciences. The length of undergraduate Business program is five years, including English preparation program in the first year of study.  Students can also take various English courses throughout their studies.

Our aim is to enable our students to acquire both  theoretical and  practical knowledge required for professional business life. In line with this purpose, we serve students with our 30 academics -11 professors, 2 associate professors, 10 assistant professors, 2 lecturers, and 5 research assistants.  We offer evening classes as well as daytime classes. Currently, we have a total of  1351 students enrolled in daytime (711 students) and evening (640 students) programs.

Our graduate students get jobs, particularly at managerial levels, both in private and public sector in numerous fields such as marketing, public relations, foreign trade, human resources management, banking, finance,  certified councillorship, and accounting. Besides, a considerable amount of our students launch their own businesses. 

ERU FEAS, Department of Business have been accredited by AQAS, an international accreditation organization based in Germany, for a period of 7 years, valid from December 7, 2020 until December 30, 2027.

Our international accreditation certificate issued by AQAS to our department.
Accounting and Finance Prof. Dr.   Şaban UZAY Production Management and Marketing Prof. Dr.   Filiz ÇALIŞKAN Management and Organization Prof. Dr.   A. Asuman AKDOĞAN Production Management and Marketing Head of Subdepartment Prof. Dr.   Yunus DURSUN Accounting and Finance Head of Subdepartment Prof. Dr.   Azzem ÖZKAN Production Management and Marketing Vice Rector Prof. Dr.   M. Sıdkı İLKAY Accounting and Finance Head, Commercial Law Prof. Dr.   Levent ÇITAK Accounting and Finance Prof. Dr.   Veli AKEL Quantitative Methods Head of Subdepartment Prof. Dr.   Ahmet HASKÖSE Management and Organization Vice Dean, Head of Business Dep., Head of Subdepartment Prof. Dr.   Ayşe CİNGÖZ Production Management and Marketing Assoc. Prof. Dr.   Yasemin YAVUZ Accounting and Finance Assoc. Prof. Dr.   Ergün KÜÇÜK Production Management and Marketing Assoc. Prof. Dr.   Leyla LEBLEBİCİ KOÇER Quantitative Methods Assoc. Prof. Dr.   Banu BİTGEN SUNGUR Quantitative Methods Assoc. Prof. Dr.   Esra KAHYA ÖZYİRMİDOKUZ Production Management and Marketing Assoc. Prof. Dr.   Kumru UYAR Accounting and Finance Assist. Prof. Dr.   Ahmet DOĞAN Accounting and Finance Assist. Prof. Dr.   Murat ESMERAY Management and Organization Assist. Prof. Dr.   M. Suat AKSOY Quantitative Methods Associate Head of Department Assist. Prof. Dr.   Harun KINACI Management and Organization Assist. Prof. Dr.   Ahmet COŞKUN Production Management and Marketing Assist. Prof. Dr.   H. Nur BAŞYAZICIOĞLU Quantitative Methods Lect. Dr.   D. Cüneyt GEDİKLİ Production Management and Marketing Res. Assist. Dr.   Murat RUHLUSARAÇ Quantitative Methods Lect.   Gökhan GÜVEN Quantitative Methods Associate Head of Department Lect.   Sabri GÜNGÖR Accounting and Finance Res. Assist.   Selma ERDOĞAN GÜLIRMAK Accounting and Finance Res. Assist.   Onur TOK Management and Organization Res. Assist.   Buse KARAÇAY Commercial Law Res. Assist.   Can Ahmet GENERAL Production Management and Marketing Res. Assist.   Zahide Kübra KOÇAK

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - SCIENTIFIC PREPARATION PROGRAM

The Aim Of The Program
The purpose of the scientific preparation program is to enable the candidate students, who are the graduates of departments other than the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Faculty of Management or Faculty of Economics, to do a master's degree in business administration program.

Program Duration
In the scientific preparation program, if the student fails the specified courses in two semesters his/her registration is canceled. The period spent in this program is not included from the period of master or doctoral education.

General Admission Requirements
To be able to apply for a scientific preparation program, candidates should satisfy the following criteria:

  • Undergraduate graduation grade point average (GPA) must be at least 55 out of 100 or 2.50 (CC) out of 4.00.
  • Academic Staff and Graduate Education Entrance Examination (ALES) score must be at least 55 standard points of equal weight score type.
  • For English language proficiency, YDS (Foreign Language Proficiency Exam) or its equivalent in any other exam recognized by the Council of Higher Education score must be at least 40 or the equivalent scores from internationally recognized tests which are accepted by ÖSYM (Assessment Selection and Placement Center).

In the calculation of the success grade of the candidates applying to the scientific preparation program; ranking is made considering 50% of ALES score, 30% of undergraduate graduation grade, 20% of foreign language grade. The grade calculated in this way must be at least 50. There are no written exam and interview exam for the program.
See for detailed information (Turkish) : https://sbe.erciyes.edu.tr/mevzuat/LISANSUSTU-EGITIM-ve-OGRETIM-YONETMELIGI/Sosyal-Bilimler-Enstitusu/5/24

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - NON-THESIS MASTER PROGRAM (MBA)

The Aim Of The Program
The MBA program in Business Administration was founded in 22.07.2008 to provide executive education. The aim of the program is to upskill management skills in basic business administration areas, such as management, production, marketing, accounting, financing, human resources, public relations, research and development, and to demonstrate their use in business life.
The program provides base about management skills for managers and trainee managers from different business lines and gain the ability to transfer theoretical knowledge to business life. The courses are carried out with the knowledge and experience of lecturers of Erciyes University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences. The program offered as secondary education, provides employees with the opportunity to specialize while continuing their careers and prepares the ground for their promotion in the institution they work for. It improves the managerial skills of candidates who are not yet in business life and increases the opportunity to find jobs in better conditions. It also provides entrepreneur candidates who plan to start their own businesses to increase their leadership competencies.

Program Duration
In the MBA program, the minimum education period is 2 semesters and the maximum education period is 3 semesters.  The students have to take minimum 10 courses and a term projects.

General Admission Requirements
All undergraduate graduates can apply to the MBA program. To be able to apply for a MBA program, candidates should satisfy the following criteria:

  • Undergraduate graduation grade point average (GPA) must be at least 55 out of 100 or 2.50 (CC) out of 4.00.
  • Academic Staff and Graduate Education Entrance Examination (ALES) score is not required. The ALES score of those who do not have ALES score will be evaluated as 50 points, and the candidates with ALES score above 50 points, the ALES scores of the related score type will be evaluated.

In the calculation of the success grade of the candidates applying to the MBA program; ranking is made considering 60% of undergraduate graduation grade, 20% of ALES score, 20% of foreign language grade if any. The grade calculated in this way must be at least 50. There are no written exam and interview exam for the program.

Descriptive Information
The program is offered as secondary education and it has tuition fee.
The students of MBA program who successively complete the courses and term project are given “Non-Thesis Master Diploma”. Those who continue the MBA program can switch to the master program with thesis if the related department has a master program and also candidate must meet the minimum requirements of the master program with thesis. Moreover, with the decision of the board of directors the courses taken can be counted instead of master’s courses with thesis.
See for detailed information (Turkish) : https://sbe.erciyes.edu.tr/mevzuat/LISANSUSTU-EGITIM-ve-OGRETIM-YONETMELIGI/Sosyal-Bilimler-Enstitusu/5/24

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION – MASTER PROGRAM (M.A.)

The Aim Of The Program
M.A. program of Business Administration Department was opened on 7.11.1984. The aim of the program; based on the undergraduate qualifications, to improve the level of expertise, to gain the ability to use theoretical knowledge in business life, to gain the ability to use interdisciplinary information, to gain the ability to research and solve problems using scientific research methods, and to transfer them in written and verbally by following the current developments.

Program Duration
In the M.A. program, the minimum education period is 4 semesters and the maximum education period is 6 semesters.  The students have to take minimum 10 courses, a lecture on specialized field and the thesis.

General Admission Requirements
To apply for business administration master program, candidates must graduate one of the bachelor programs from Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Faculty of Economics, Faculty of Business Administration. Apart from these programs, all bachelor graduates can apply, provided that they read scientific preparation program. To be able to apply for a M.A. program, candidates should satisfy the following criteria:

  • Undergraduate graduation grade point average (GPA) must be at least 55 out of 100 or 2.50 (CC) out of 4.00.
  • Academic Staff and Graduate Education Entrance Examination (ALES) score must be at least 55 standard points of equal weight score type.
  • For English language proficiency, YDS (Foreign Language Proficiency Exam) or its equivalent in any other exam recognized by the Council of Higher Education score must be at least 40 or the equivalent scores from internationally recognized tests which are accepted by ÖSYM (Assessment Selection and Placement Center).

In the calculation of the success grade of the candidates applying to the M.A. program; ranking is made considering 50% of ALES score, 30% of undergraduate graduation grade, 20% of foreign language grade. The grade calculated in this way must be at least 50. There are no written exam and interview exam for the program.

Descriptive Information
The students of master program who successively complete the courses and thesis are given “Master with Thesis Diploma”. Graduates can develop their competencies by applying to doctoral programs.
See for detailed information (Turkish) : https://sbe.erciyes.edu.tr/mevzuat/LISANSUSTU-EGITIM-ve-OGRETIM-YONETMELIGI/Sosyal-Bilimler-Enstitusu/5/24

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION – DOCTORAL PROGRAM (Ph.D.)

The Aim Of The Program
Ph. D. program of Business Administration Department was opened on 7.11.1984. The aim of the program is to provide the student necessary skills to conduct an independent research, to interpret scientific problems and data from a broad and deep perspective, to analyze and to reach new syntheses.

Program Duration
In the Ph. D. program, the minimum education period is 8 semesters and the maximum education period is 12 semesters.  The students have to take minimum 10 courses, a lecture on specialized field and the thesis.

General Admission Requirements
To apply business administration Ph. D. program, candidates must graduate the same field of the master programs. To be able to apply for a Ph. D. program, candidates should satisfy the following criteria:

  • Graduate graduation grade point average (GPA) must be at least 70 out of 100 or 2.00 (CC) out of 4.00. Candidates who will apply to the doctorate program with a bachelor's degree must have undergraduate graduation grade point average (GPA) of 80 out of 100 or 3 out of 4.
  • Academic Staff and Graduate Education Entrance Examination (ALES) score must be at least 55 standard points of equal weight score type. Candidates who apply to the doctorate program with a bachelor's degree must have at least 80 ALES points of the desired score type.
  • A valid ALES score is required. However, those who have completed their graduate education, who have completed this education or have been dismissed from the program, have applied for graduate programs at least one semester, and if they document this situation, it is not necessary to re-enter ALES.
  • For English language proficiency, YDS (Foreign Language Proficiency Exam) or its equivalent in any other exam recognized by the Council of Higher Education score must be at least 55 or the equivalent scores from internationally recognized tests which are accepted by ÖSYM (Assessment Selection and Placement Center). In the admission of students to the doctoral program, the candidate must have at least 55 points from one of the languages of English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese and Persian (except his/her native language) from the central foreign language examination or its equivalent in any other exam recognized by the Council of Higher Education.

In the calculation of the success grade of the candidates applying to the Ph. D. program; ranking is made considering 50% of ALES score, 30% of graduate graduation grade, 20% of foreign language grade. The grade calculated in this way must be at least 60. There are no written exam and interview exam for the program.

Descriptive Information
The students of PH.D. program who successively complete the courses and thesis are given “Doctoral Diploma”.
See for detailed information (Turkish) : https://sbe.erciyes.edu.tr/mevzuat/LISANSUSTU-EGITIM-ve-OGRETIM-YONETMELIGI/Sosyal-Bilimler-Enstitusu/5/24