Economic and Financial Systems Application and Research Center (EFSAM)

Economic and Financial Systems Application and Research Center (EFSAM)

Aims of the Center

The objectives of the center are to conduct research on economic and financial systems in general, to explore the structure and functioning of alternative economic and financial systems beyond the mainstream understanding of economics, to reveal opportunities to redefine fundamental social and economic problems in today's world, and to produce unique solutions, especially in the form of Islamic economics and finance. Furthermore, the Center aims to provide academic depth to the discussions and theoretical studies in the national and international level in this field by handling systems that are gaining importance and expanding their scope with interdisciplinary methods, organizing courses, seminars, workshops, national and international meetings, providing consultancy and project services within this framework, by conducting activities such as publishing, the cooperation of the University with public institutions, private sector, non-governmental organizations and international organizations, the increase of the education and culture level of the society, providing solutions to individual and social problems, to contribute to the dissolution and development of the country.


Fields of Activity of the Center

- Conducting scientific research and carrying out projects,

- Supporting graduate student and academic staff exchange, especially internationally,

- To realize joint projects by cooperating with national and international institutions and organizations,

- To conduct research, provide trainings and consultancy services in line with requests from public institutions, private sector, non-governmental organizations, and international organizations,

- Organizing various training programs for professionals and students working in the field of economics and finance, providing students with the opportunity to practice under internship and supervision,

- Organizing scientific meetings, courses, and training programs on national and international level,

- To publish the data obtained from research carried out within the Center and those deemed appropriate from research prepared outside the Center in a physical and virtual environment,

- Organizing public information and intervention programs for the purposes of the center,

- To lead the development of, or develop new models in the light of historical experiences by making systematic analysis of social and economic institutions developed different from mainstream economics thought in the historical process,

- Creating web page, library and archive on research topics supported by the Center,

- Giving documents to the participants of the programs organized by the Center in accordance with the rules determined by the authorized bodies of the University,

- To carry out other activities recommended by the Board of Directors and deemed appropriate by the Rectorate for the purposes of the Center.


Prof. Dr. Yaşar AKGÜN
Director of 29 Mayıs EFSAM