In order to promote our successful students, every year, the Department of Economics awards Murat Sertel Graduate Achievement Award for the best performing students in the first year of their graduate studies. The award has been instituted in memory of Murat Sertel, a distinguished scholar who has inspired and influenced many young scholars in Turkey.

Graduate students who received the award in previous years:

Year Name 
2016 Cavit Görkem Destan
  
2015 Hasan Kadir Tosun
  
2014 Suat Akbulut
  
2013 Ahmet Cem Peker
  
2012 Ali Batuhan Barlas & Serdar Birinci 
2011 Bernes Karaçay 
2010 Sami Koyuncu 
2009 Burak Türkgülü 
2008 Taylan Eren Yenilmez 
2007 Umut Mert Dur 
2006 Elif Akben 
2005 Funda Kurtuldu 
2004 Deniz Çiçek 
2003 Kazım Kazımov