Galatasaray University, which was founded in 1992 by an international treaty signed between Turkey and France, is a state university where the medium of instruction is French.

The undergraduate program of Galatasaray University Economics Department provides students with mathematical and statistical methods and tools required for economic analysis, and encourages them to develop an interest in other areas of the social sciences. The department offers, in this framework, double major and minor programs with Mathematics Department, and minor programs with Management Department and Industrial Engineering Department.

Our graduates have been able to continue their education in various parts of the world. We have multiple programs to empower students with an internationally valid education.

  • In collaboration with the Economics Department of University Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, our department offers a double degree program with the participation of invited lecturers from University Paris 1. Students who complete the program successfully obtain a degree in economics from University Paris 1, in addition to the degree in economics from Galatasaray University.
  • The department encourages students to benefit from Erasmus Exchange program. Students who participate to this program get the opportunity to follow one term at the third or fourth year at participating universities accross Europe.

In addition to the undergraduate program, our department offers master programs in Economics and Financial Economics together with a PhD in Economics. The department’s research activities are carried out at Galatasaray University Economic Research Center (GIAM).

Information about programs and research activities can be found using the links on this page. We hope you find the information useful.