Frequently Asked Questions
Graduates of Department of Business Administration can work at a vast majority of fields. The graduates can work at industrial establishments, accounting and auditing companies, banks, counselling establishments, insurance companies, tourism sector, retail sector, foreign trade, advertising, marketing, and sales in private sector as well as at public sector such as Central Bank, Undersecretariat of Treasury, Undersecretariat of Foreign Trade, State Planning Organization, Capital Boards Market, Chambers of Industry and Commerce as experts or administrators.
In addition to all of this, you can start your own business with the help of Embryonix Technology Transfer Office or continue your education to become an academician with the graduate programs that our university offers.
It is a known fact that the number of graduates from Department of Business Administration is high. However, this is not true only for Department of Business Administration. Due to the fact that we have a young population, there are many numbers of graduates, and the concept of “job guaranteed careers” in today’s conditions is becoming extinct. However, there is a vast majority of fields to work at for the graduates of Department of Business Administration. They can work at industrial establishments, accounting and auditing companies, banks, counselling establishments, insurance companies, tourism sector, retail sector, foreign trade, advertising, marketing, and sales in private sector as well as working at public sector such as Central Bank, Undersecretariat of Treasury, Undersecretariat of Foreign Trade, State Planning Organization, Capital Boards Market, Chambers of Industry and Commerce as experts or administrators.
In order to stand out in this competitive environment you need to be skilled in languages, be familiar with information technologies, possess work experience through internships, be inspired by the experiences of the professionals and get involved in club activities that would help you build organizational capabilities. Business School, Department of Business Administration at Izmir University of Economics will help you build all the necessary skills.
First of all, the medium of instruction at our university is English. In addition to this, there will be a mandatory second foreign language course for the first two years (Chinese, German, French, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Latin), you may continue to take second language courses in the junior and senior years as electives. You will take common Faculty courses such as Mathematics, Turkish Language, Ataturk’s Principles and the History of Turkish Revolution, Economics at first and second grade, and starting from first grade you will take special courses from Faculty of Business Administration.
Throughout your universiy education, you will have several General Education (GEC) courses where you will be able to make intellectual connections across various specializations, and explore fascinating social, cultural, scientific, and historical topics while encouraged to critical thinking and ethical reasoning.
To sum, you have both mandatory and elective courses that focus on the management, marketing, accounting, and production functions of business administration; and you will understand the cultures and values that shape them wit GEC.
You can have access to the curriculum from the link attached.
It is not a problem. You will have an opportunity to learn English at prepratory school year and make up for your losses. You will sharpen your speaking and presentation skills on a professional level while taking Business English courses on your freshman, junior and senior years.
The curriculum includes both verbal courses such as management, marketing, and also quantitative courses such as accounting, operations management. Since Business Administration is a program in social sciences, it is not realistic to make a distinction between the courses as qualitative or quantitative because the program requires analytical thinking skills in terms of subjects and applications and the department aims to improve these skills through the courses they offer. All courses include both qualitative and quantitative aspects. In addition to mandatory courses, you will be able to take elective courses to satisfy your needs whether qualitative or quantitative.
The University allows successful undergraduate program (four years) students to have “Double Major Programs”. Also, successful students who want to specialize in another field are allowed to have “Minor Program”.
Current information on the Double Major Programs offered by the university please visitthe link attached.
Current information on the Minor Programs offered by the university please visitthe link attached.
Through Erasmus program and mutual agreements with internationally reputable universities, our students have the chance to study abroad, further fostering the climate of cross-cultural interaction, are our body of international students.
You can continue one or two semesters of your education abroad, in Europe and candidate countries, as an Erasmus exchange student which aims to provide cultural relations and integration for university students. Also, your academic staff will be willing to help you with anything for your self-development.
You can have access to the current list of universities that the University has an agreement with and their quotas from the link attached.
You can have access to current information on the scholarships and discount offered by the University from the link attached.
The fact that the instruction being in English and learning a second foreign language (Chinese, German, French, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Latin) will give you a great advantage over others when you graduate. You can continue some part of your education abroad as an Erasmus exchange student.
Along with the compulsory ones, the university supports voluntary internships which we believe is crucial in your business education. Through conferences, seminars and workshops that take place throughout the year you have the chance to learn through the experiences of professionals and academicians. By participating in national and international student competitions in the field and by working in student clubs and academic projects you can further develop yourselves. Moreover, through the vast collection of printed and digital materials of our university library you can widen your knowledge horizons.
In addition to all this, your academic staff will be willing to help you with anything for your self-development.
First of all you are expected to willingly choose this department so that we can concentrate on your self-perseverance and get you ready for an active work life. We expect you to attend your courses and complete your internship. Practicing, observing, and using the theoretical information you learn in real life will make your education more meaningful and enjoyable. We are very well aware that you will be spending the most youthful and dynamic years of your life with us, therefore, it is highly important for us that you use this time by working in various projects along with your courses, taking part in student clubs, improving your communication skills in a way that you develop yourself both academically and socially.
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