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Important Achievements of EMU Business and Economics Faculty Postgraduate Programs
Published Date: Friday, 2 August 2019
Eduniversal; the global ranking and rating agency specializing in higher education featured 3 postgraduate programs from the Eastern Mediterranean University’s (EMU) Business and Economics Faculty amongst the top 200 postgraduate programs in a report they prepared for 2019.
EMU Business and Economics Faculty Dean Prof. Dr. Selcan Timur indicated that Eduniversal’s evaluation was carried out by investigating 1000 universities from 154 different countries that were subcategorized into 9 different regions. In the Eduniversal 2019 report, the EMU Department of Economics and Department of Banking and Finance joint Energy Economics and Finance postgraduate program was ranked 4th in Eurasia and the Middle East in the category of Energy and Natural Resources. In addition, the EMU Banking and Finance postgraduate program was ranked 9th in Eurasia and the Middle East in the category of Corporate Finance. Finally, the Economics postgraduate program was ranked 10th in Eurasia and the Middle East in the category of Economics.
EMU Department of Economics Chair Prof. Dr. Mehmet Balcılar stated that he was sent an official document from the Eduniversal office stating that their postgraduate program was ranked amongst the world’s top 200 programs. Prof. Dr. Balcılar stated that they didn’t take any steps to be featured on the rankings and that the evaluation was carried out by Eduniversal independently and without their knowledge. Prof. Dr. Balcılar concluded by underlining that their Energy Economics and Finance postgraduate program was ranked 4th whilst their Economics postgraduate program was ranked 10th in Eurasia and the Middle East.
Meanwhile EMU Department of Banking and Finance Chair Prof. Dr. Nesrin Özataç touched upon their postgraduate program being ranked 9th in the category of Corporate Finance in Eurasia and the Middle East. Prof. Dr. Nesrin Özataç stated that their postgraduate program is intense and compelling before highlighting that students need to work in a disciplined manner in order to obtain knowledge and success.