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EMU Faculty of Business and Economics, One of the Best in the World, Awaits New Students

EMU Faculty of Business and Economics, One of the Best in the World, Awaits New Students
Published Date: Tuesday, 24 August 2021

Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) Faculty of Business and Economics, which is among the world's leading faculties in the field of Business and Economics, is waiting for its new students in the 2021-2022 Academic Year Fall Semester with its faculty members who are on the list of the world's most influential academics. EMU Faculty of Business and Economics, which has brought up nearly 9,000 successful graduates from all over the world, has the Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA) accreditation. EMU Faculty of Business and Economics, which provides education through 4 departments, 15 undergraduate programs, 24 postgraduate programs and 4 doctorate programs, also has memberships in The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and European Consotrium for Political Research (ECPR).

The Times Higher Education 2021 World University Rankings have published leading universities in Business and Management, Accounting and Finance, Economics and Econometrics. EMU Faculty of Business and Economics has been included in this ranking alongside with METU and Bilkent University in the 401-500 band. EMU Faculty of Business and Economics has the unique quality of appearing as the only faculty from the island of Cyprus in the field of Economic Sciences in the ShanghaiRanking World Universities Academic Ranking 2021. Among Turkish universities, only Koç University, Bilkent University and EMU made it to the list.

Among the World’s Best 

The international achievements of EMU Faculty of Business and Economics are not limited to this. Three master's programs have been included in the top 200 master's programs for 2021 in the report prepared by the rating agency Eduniversal, which evaluates master's programs at the global level, while more than 22,000 programs from nearly 4,000 schools from 154 countries have been included in the said evaluation. According to the ranking, EMU Business and Economics Faculty, Economics and Banking Finance Departments' joint master's program, titled Energy Economics and Finance, ranks 5th in Eurasia and the Middle East in Energy and Natural Resources, while Banking and Finance Master's program ranks 10th in Corporate Finance in the Eurasia and the Middle East region and Economics Master’s Program ranks 10th in the Eurasia and Middle East region.

The World's Most Influential Academics

EMU Business and Economics Faculty, Economics Department Head Prof. Dr. Mehmet Balcılar ranked within the top 0.27% according to the publications in the last 10 years, in the ranking of the most influential researchers made by "Research Papers in Economics (RePEc)", which is known as the most important publication and researcher database in the world's economy. Prof. Dr. Mehmet Balcılar ranks 163rd on the said rankings. The list, in which the departments and researchers registered on the IDEAS site of RePEc, which has more than 60 thousand registered members as of September 24, 2020, are ranked, is known as the most important ranking in the field of economics. Prof. Dr. Balcılar ranks 1,504th and within the top 2.5 % when all years are taken into account. 

At the same time, EMU Faculty of Business and Economics academic staff members Prof. Dr. Salih Katırcıoğlu and Prof. Dr. Mehmet Balcılar have successfully appeared on the list of the most influential scientists in the world. In the study conducted by the USA Stanford University and published in the journal PlosBiology, Faculty of Business and Economics, Department of Banking and Finance academic staff member Prof. Dr. Salih Katırcıoğlu is in the top 2% of the world's most influential scientists in the one-year impact (2019) and career-long impact categories. In the said ranking, Faculty of Business and Economics, Economics Department Chair Prof. Dr. Mehmet Balcılar, on the other hand, appears in the 2% of the world's most influential scientists in the one-year impact (2019) category.

“Leading Academic Center”

Making a statement on the subject, EMU Business and Economics Faculty Dean Prof. Dr. Selcan Timur said, “Our faculty is the leading academic center in the field of social sciences in Northern Cyprus. While maintaining a student-friendly environment, we take pride in the high academic standards we achieve. Our faculty members also have qualified academic qualifications with doctorate degrees from leading universities. They stay up-to-date in their fields of expertise with their research and publications in top scientific journals. The media as well as private and public institutions are regarded as an authority, and their knowledge and opinions in their fields are regularly consulted. We also carry out various joint projects together with the Chambers of Commerce and Industry, the Central Bank and other stakeholders. Among notable alumni of the EMU Faculty of Business and Economics is the Republic of Turkey Minister of Commerce Dr. Mehmet Muş.

Further information on the programs and application requirements of EMU Faculty of Business and Economics is avalilable at https://fbe.emu.edu.tr, or 0392 630 12 81 or fbe@emu.edu.tr and via WhatsApp (+90 533 844 9170).