|Nominal duration||2 years (120 ECTS)|
|Tuition fee||₺28,950.00 per programme|
|Application fee||$100.00 one-time|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Certificate of residence permit or passaport photocopy (with student visa page)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Turkish.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Equivalency document for the foreign undergraduate Diploma (proof of equivalency can be provided from Turkish Embassies in the home country or at the Provincial Department of Education Istanbul.
You must take verified copies of the entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Online Application Form,
The main focus of businesses eventually relies on “financial goal”. Businesses target to invest in suitable fields through financing in favorable conditions. In addition, in the context of globalizing businesses, every business is in a position of determining their policies through keeping transiently abreast of every development in every point of the world. Handling the traditional finance mentality from a “global” aspect has become a must for the businesses.
Global financial structure linked through mutual financial instruments provides significant career opportunities to many university graduates. However, these opportunities in question is somewhat limited for bachelors those have only received financial education or only economics education. Students, through a master education, will ideally comprehend many markets including New York Stock Exchange, Singapore Stock Exchange, Chicago Commodity Exchange while they learn financial management mentalities of many multinational corporations such as IBM, General Motors, LG, General Electric, Coca Cola, MAN etc. through case analysis in addition to all international financial institutions. Featured financial instruments of recent era and also those are obtained as engaged to the financial crisis such financial instruments as hedge funds, mortgage products, CDSs are main focus of international finance now. Businesses in Turkey should also have to be informed of such topics including mergers and acquisitions, global financial turbulences, new financial instruments, international capital flows and central bank influences.
MSc in International Finance Program built on the principle of contributing practical and theoretical structure of finance to the candidates for their professional life and further academic studies (PhD). The program aims to educate both finance professionals and scholars with ethical values.
MSc in International Finance has two pathways (thesis option and project option). The students who wish to graduate with the thesis option must complete eight courses (5 compulsory, 2 elective and 1 non-credit thesis seminar course) in addition to the thesis course. Generally, the first two semesters are allocated to courses and the next two semesters to thesis, which students have to submit and defend. The students who opt to take the project option must take 10 other courses (5 compulsory and 5 elective courses). Both pathways can be completed in one year.
The language of instruction is English.
Courses are held on weekdays after 19:00 and weekends in Santral Campus.
Scholarship facilities are present in the program.
Candidates can apply to the program for receiving a “Certificate”. If a student registered in the Certificate Program successfully completes the ALES or an equivalent exam after registration and wants to participate in the graduate program (with thesis), credits that were earned during the certificate program are not permitted to be transferred. (Also refer to “Special Student Status”)