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.
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.
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.
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.
To organize a high-level conference with the participation of academics, financial market actors, industry leaders and market regulators
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
All CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS
To share current research findings and ideas through seminar series held by internationally recognized experts and and financial sector leaders.
To conduct qualified researches covering various areas of finance, especially asset pricing, asset allocation, investments, corporate finance, corporate governance and company valuation.
All RESEARCH REPORTS
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...Read More
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 Sabancı Business Schoo...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More