• The medium of instruction in the METU Department of Economics is English. METU Department of Economics ranks first among Economics Departments in Turkey (University Ranking by Academic Performance).

  • It has an extensive academic staff with 28 full-time faculty members with overseas experience. During and after undergraduate education, abroad education (Erasmus, Erasmus Plus, Exchange) and job opportunities are very high.

  • The opportunity to work together with other disciplines is quite high; Minor and double major options are available in various departments.

  • Academicians in the METU Department of Economics guide students in their career plans. Students are provided with the opportunity to participate in national and international projects and conferences. METU Department of Economics offers a mentoring program that brings students and graduates together and provides guidance in the recruitment process.

  • Leading and reputable economists in Turkey and in the world meet with students within the framework of regular seminar programs in order to convey to students the experiences they have gained on the way to success.

  • METU Department of Economics students receives computer-aided education starting from the first year. METU Department of Economics has a total of 120 computers with high-level configuration in 4 laboratories, It gives access to statistics, econometrics, and modeling programs that are widely used worldwide, and the appropriate physical infrastructure so that the theoretical information can be comprehended in practice.

  • At METU Department of Economics, students carry out their studies in an environment of academic freedom where they can easily communicate with both other students and faculty members. There is an active student community that allows students to set up reading groups and organize cultural activities on different topics of interest.

  • METU provides its students with elective courses in different foreign languages (Russian, Spanish, Chinese, French, German, Latin...).

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