International Trade and Logistics
Although international trade and logistics are perceived as different fields, they are connected to each other with the relation of causality. Accordingly, a good logistician is required to be master of international commercial issues, while a good foreign tradesman is to have information and experience in logistic services. In the light of this information, an interdisciplinary education based on international trade and logistics is given in the department, which is sure to offer great advantages to our students after graduation. The purpose of the department is to train experts who recognize the international commercial documents, apply the delivery and payment forms in commercial procedure, manage the processes of supply, production and sales, know the regulations of the customs and put them into practice, and do the benefit-cost analysis in their firms and manage the processes effectively.
In today’s world in which there is a fast globalization and all businesses have an international branch, the graduates of the Department of International Trade and Logistics have a wide range of job facilities. Firstly, our graduates can work in the units of foreign trade, financial management, management organization, human resources management, logistics, production management and international marketing. In addition, they can find positions in the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communication, Ministry of Customs and Trade and Ministry of Economy. They are also eligible to work in all the levels of the firms running in the sectors of aviation and navigation, export-import, logistics and transport. However, the graduates of the Department of International Trade and Logistics, being the graduates also of the Faculty of Economic, Administrative and Social Sciences, can be deemed as equal to the other faculties and colleges teaching in fields of economy, business, international trade, finance, banking and logistics, and so they are entitled to have all the legal rights available to the graduates of these schools.
The syllabus of the Department of International Trade and Logistics consists of the courses containing information that can be used in every stage of working life. Introduction to International Trade, Introduction to Logistics Management, International Marketing, International Transport, Management of Supply Chain, Banking and Foreign Exchange Procedures, Customs Procedures, International Financing, Management of Storing and Sectoral Project Logistics Practices are some of the main courses in the department. Besides, students are given vocational English courses every year so that they can improve their English already learned in the preparatory class. Also, they can choose either Spanish or German or Russian as a second foreign language, which is a prerequisite of the department.