The department educates students to serve as an agricultural economict in private and public sector, offers MS and PhD education, makes researches to find solutions to the agricultural economics problems and arranges training programs for extension staff and courses for farmers.


Department of Agricultural Economics aims at becoming an institution effective in developing national agricultural policies and contributing to social develeopment process with its innovative and creative education, research and application activities. It also aims at international accreditation and having an effective communication and cooperation substructure. Main objectives of the Department are as follows: 1) educating students capable of thinking analytically and finding solutions for rational use of resources, managing resources efficiently by organizing education, research and extension activities, 2) contributing development of science and technology in its field by resarch activities and 3) transferring knowledge and innovations to the farmers.