• 2020

    CEF has continued its seminar series online with “COVID-19, Financial Technologies and SMEs“ Seminar with Cristina Dolan.

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    2020

    CEF has continued its seminar series online with “COVID-19, Financial Technologies and SMEs“ Seminar with Cristina Dolan.

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CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Macroeconomic Analysis and its Application on Turkish Indicators

In the first day of this two-day program, we will go over macroeconomic theory’s fundamental subjects such as GDP, growth rate, unemployment, budget and the structure of the public sector, balance of payments, monetary aggregates and economic crises.

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  • ABOUT US

    We are a Center of Excellence in Finance that is established with the goal of constructing bridges between the academia, finance sector and real sector. CEF has been founded by Sabancı University which owns the prestigious AACSB accreditation and is listed by Times Higher Education as the top university in Turkey in its annual Young University Rankings.

  • WHO WE ARE

    Center of Excellence in Finance (CEF) at Sabanci University is established to serve as a bridge between academia, finance industry and real sector. We connect academicians, practitioners, and investment community and transform fundamental knowledge into applicable practices in real life.


    CEF is established under Sabancı University which is an AACSB-accredited and internationally recognized institution is listed by Times Higher Education as the top university in Turkey in its annual Young University Rankings.


    CEF serves as a medium for dialogue between academia, industry and policy-making institutions. Board members of the center include globally distinguished individuals from these three circles.

  • ADVISORY BOARD

    CEF's Advisory Board is composed of globally recognized leaders from the finance industry, academics and policy-making institutions as well as governments. The board advises on program development, certificate programs, conferences and workshops.

  • MANAGEMENT

  • WHO WE TRAIN

    CEF trains:

    • - University students and young professionals through Fundamentals of Finance classes which usually last 4 days
    • - Senior finance professionals and leaders from the real sector through Corporate Finance, Valuation, Project Evaluation, Corporate Governance, Risk
    • - Management, Asset Pricing, Investments, and Asset Allocation classes which usually last for 2 to 4 days
    • - Institutional investors through seminars and research reports released at a quarterly frequency
    • - Small investors and other market followers through research data disseminated from CEF’s official web site and other events
  • WHAT WE DO

    CEF organizes certificate programs, seminar series, workshops, high-profile conferences and prepares research outputs directed towards diverse groups from the academia to the financial world and from the real sector to the individual investor.

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To organize a high-level conference with the participation of academics, financial market actors, industry leaders and market regulators

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CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

To provide training to university students, young professionals, senior finance managers and real sector leaders through certificate programs to be conducted by internationally recognized star educators

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SEMINARS

To share current research findings and ideas through seminar series held by internationally recognized experts and and financial sector leaders.

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RESEARCH REPORTS

To conduct qualified researches covering various areas of finance, especially asset pricing, asset allocation, investments, corporate finance, corporate governance and company valuation.

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INSTRUCTORS

  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. EVRİM AKDOĞU

    Faculty Member, Sabancı University

    Dr. Akdoğu is an Associate Professor of Finance at the School of Management at Sabancı University. She earned her Bachelor's degree from Linfield College in Oregon in 1997, with a double major in mathematics and international business, follow...

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  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. YİĞİT ATILGAN

    Faculty Member, Sabancı University

    Associate Professor Atılgan received his BA in Management from Boğaziçi University in 2003, his MS in Finance from University of Rochester in 2005 and his PhD in Finance from City University of New York in 2010. In the same year, he joined Sabanci Univ...

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  • Prof. Dr. ASWATH DAMODARAN

    Kerschner Family Chair Professor of Finance, New York University

    Aswath Damodaran is the Kerschner Family Chair Professor of Finance at the Stern School of Business at New York University. He teaches the corporate finance and valuation courses in the MBA program. He received his MBA and Ph.D from the University of C...

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  • Prof. Dr. ÖZGÜR DEMİRTAŞ

    Chair Professor of Finance, Sabancı University

    Özgür Demirtaş was born in Ankara, Turkey. He got his BS degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Boğazici University in 1998. He earned his Ph.D. degree in Finance from Boston College in 2003. In the same year, he was appointed as a tenur...

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  • Dr. MAHFİ EĞİLMEZ

    Faculty Member, Altınbaş University

    Dr. Egilmez has BA degree in economics and public finance from the School of Political Sciences of Ankara University and a PhD degree in public finance from Gazi University.

    He served as Inspector of Finance in the Ministry of Finance and Tre...

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  • Assoc. Prof. ŞERİF AZİZ ŞİMŞİR

    Faculty Member, Sabancı University

    Dr. Simsir is an Associate Professor of Finance at the School of Management at Sabanci University. He earned a bachelor's degree from the Industrial Engineering Department of Marmara University in 2000, followed by an MS degree in Economics from Sabanc...

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