Head of Department: Instructor Bahadır YÖRÜK

Erasmus Co-ordinator: Instructor Bahadır YÖRÜK

Farabi Coordinator: Instructor Bahadır YÖRÜK

Mevlana Coordinator

ECTS Coordinator: Instructor Bahadır YÖRÜK

Purpose: Foreign Trade Program of our Vocational School aims to train individuals who are well-informed and sed enough to work in the foreign trade sector companies involved and to overcome and compete with the difficulties caused by the differences between foreign and domestic trade. The program is designed to provide the students with both theoretical and practical knowledge. It develops an understanding of the basic theories and tools of foreign trade and developing an awareness of their application in a practical business environment.

Vision: Increased needs and spreading of the facilities and mechanisms to meet such needs from the international markets cause gradual increases year by year in the share of international trade in the economy of our country and also in the world economies. This intensity which is currently being experienced in the international trade necessitates fast, technical and error-free export and import operations for the implementations in the world. And this situation brings forth Turkeys need for technically-equipped and well-educated manpower in the sector. On the basis of the foregoing, a "Foreign Trade Program" was ed within the body of Vocational School for Social Sciences which has been going on with its specialist instructors, effective curriculum, and student quota which is full every year.

Mission: To train the staff who have theoretically and practically enough knowledge and self confidence needed by the employment market.

Program Language: Turkish

Program Description: The program offers occupational knowledge and academic proficiency and provides training on basic topics such as International Economics, UN-Turkey Relations, Turkish and World Economics etc.

Admissions Requirements: Besides having a high school degree all the acceptance and registry conditions are determined by OSYM in accordance with YOK Regulations.

Recognition of Prior Learning: Students might be privileged of the subjects they have studied on other equal schools with the decision of the Board of Directors.

Graduation Requirements: To graduate from the department, students have to pass all the courses with a cumulative grade point average 2 out of four. They also have to do the training course.

Principles of Assessment and Evaluation: In this programme, the students have been put at least one mid-term exam and period-end exam for each lesson to be able to be successful from a lesson. The effect of the mid-term exam to the success grade is %40, and the period-end exam is %60.

Employment Opportunities: Those graduated from our program after 2 years can easily find jobs, if they prefer as import and export employees in foreign trade firms as warehouse, inventory control, shipment or operation employees in logistics companies as technicians in exchange departments of banks experts in customs consultancy firms at various positions for college graduates in the public sector as marketing and sales employees and experts in international trade firms. Furthermore, the knowledge level of our graduates is sufficient to work in family businesses or found and manage their own "Foreign Trade Import & Export Companies".

Jump to Top Degree Programs: They can also transfer to a 4-year license degree program in the disciplines listed below, upon their success in the examination performed by Council of Higher Education (YOK): Banking, Banking and Finance, Banking and Insurance, Labor economics and Industrial Relations, Economics, Economics and Finance, Business Administration, Business Information Systems, Business Administration-Economics, Logistics Management, Capital Markets, Capital Markets and Grading, International Finance, International Business Administration and Trade, International Business Administration and Trade, International Logistics, International Trade, International Trade and Finance, International Trade and Logistics.