Ayselin YILDIZ Yaşar University

Ayselin YILDIZ
Yasar University
Department of International Relations
Üniversite Caddesi, No:35-37,  35100 Bornova,  Izmir/ Turkiye
Tel: +90 232 570 88 51 Fax: +90 232 570 70 00
ayselin.yildiz@yasar.edu.tr

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Position:

Assoc.Prof.Dr. Yasar University, International Relations Department

UNESCO Chairholder on “International Migration” (2016-2020)
Committee Member, UNESCO Turkey Management of Social Transformations(MOST) Migration Group
Founder and Director, European Union Research Center (2005-2015)
Independent Expert/Evaluator for EU projects

Trainer on EU Grants and Project Management

Academic Studies: EU-Turkey Relations, EU Migration and Asylum Policy, Europeanization, Border Management, EU Enlargement, External Relations of the EU, Europeanization, EU-Morocco Relations, European research and innovation policy

Administrative Specilization Areas: EU Grants, Project Planning and Management (Project Cycle Management Trainer), EU Education and Youth Programmes, Bologna Process, International Network Developing, external evaluator for EU funded projects

Project Management Experience: 16 years (since 2002)

Education:
Middle East Technical University, International Relations, PhD (2012)
Middle East Technical University, MSc, European Studies (2004)
Anadolu University, Open Education Faculty, Jurisprudence (expected 2020)
Dokuz Eylul University, BSc,International Relations (2001)
Bornova Anatolian Highschool (Eng)

Research Fellow:
University of Pittsburgh, EUCE/ESC, 2015 (USA)
University of California Berkeley, EU Center of Excellence, 2009 (USA)
Wageningen University, 2004 (Netherlands)

Teaching experience

Undergraduate Courses

Teaching Abroad/Invited Lectures

  • University of Peloponnese, Greece, “Migration in the Mediterranean: Lessons from the Syrian Refugee Crisis” and “Turkey’s Foreign Policy and Aspirations to be a Regional Power in the Med.?”, (Two days for each year since 2015)
  • University of Pittsburgh, Global Studies Center: “Turkey : A regional power within its everlasting  accession quest to the EU?”, March 22, 2015
    https://www.ucis.pitt.edu/global/mini-course/752
  • University of Pittsburgh Dep.of Sociology “EU’s Immigration and Asylum Policy”, Invited lecture; the course “Sociology of Immigration”, April 16, 2015
  • University of Peloponnese, Greece “Migration in the Mediterranean: A Security Challenge?” November 28, 2014
  • Artevelde Hogeschool, Belgium, “Geopolitical Approaches in Europe”, 6-10 December 2010
  • University of Athens, Greece, “EU Project Management and Reporting”, 29 May-5 June 2008
  • Hogeschool Artevelde, Gent, Belgium “European Enlargement and Turkey” and “Terrorism, PKK and Armenian Issue”, 2007
  • University of Applied Sciences , Hochschule Bremen , Germany : “ Preparing and monitoring EU funded Projects”, 2006
  • University of Zaragoza, EU-Turkey Relations, 2005
  • University of Rome , La Sapienza , Italy ,“Prospects for the Accession of Turkey to the EU”, 2004

Publications

Book

Yıldız, A. 2016.”The European Union’s Immigration Policy: Managing Migration in Turkey and Morocco”. Palgrave Macmillan

Book Flyer

Book Chapters

 Articles

Research Reports

Projects Coordinated, Involved and Consulted

  • Analysis of Removal/Readmission Centers, 2018
  • Integrating Syrians into Turkish Higher Education through Recognition of Qualifications, Coordinator, 2018,   (HOPES MADAD Programme), 2017-2018
  • “Inclusion in or Exclusion from Turkish Labour Market? An Ethnographic Analysis on Syrian refugees in İzmir”, Coordinator, August 2017-February 2018, Yasar University Research Project (BAP)
  • IOM, “Perception of Smuggling Business and on Decision Making Processes of Migrants” IOM, 2016-2017, Academic Coordinator
  • Jean Monnet Module, “EU Grants and Project Management”, Coordinator
  • Erasmus+ Key Action 2, “Developing Entrepreneurship and Innovation Minor Programes in European Research Area”, Expert Counselling (Coordinator: Yasar University), 2014
  • Erasmus+ Key Action 2, “Opening More Employment Gates for Art and Music Students” Expert Counselling (Coordinator: Yasar University) 2014
  • Jean Monnet Module, “EU Grants and Project Management”, Project Coordinator, 2014-17
  • 7th Framework, FP7-ENERGY-2013-1 ENERGY.2013.2.9.1,“Research cooperation in renewable energy technologies for electricity generation”, 2013
  • 7th Framework, FP7-2013-NMP-ENV-EeB EeB.NMP.2013-6, “Energy efficient & cost competitive retrofitting solutions for shopping buildings”, 2013
  • 7th Framework Marie Currie IRSES Programme: “Transatlantic Perspectives in a Changing Global Context: Multilateralism through Regionalism” Partner Coordinator, 2012-15
  • Erasmus Multilateral Programme: “UBIcamp: Integrated Solution to Virtual Mobility Barriers”, Partner Coordinator, 2012-14
  • Leonardo da Vinci, Transfer of Innovation Program: “Developing Case Based Vocational Training for Innovation Management”, Partner Coordinator, 2013-15
  • LLP/Intensive Programmes: “EU-Waste: Legal Regulations and Implementation on E-Waste in EU” Expert Counselling (Coordinator: Yasar University), 2012-13
  • LLP/Intensive Programmes: “European Perspectives on Cultural Codes in Art” Expert Counselling (Coordinator: Yasar University), 2012-13
  • LLP/Intensive Programmes: “The Information Warfare, Cyber Warfare and Open Sources Intelligence” Expert Counselling (Coordinator: Yasar University), 2011
  • LLP/Intensive Programmes: The Economics of Sustainable Energy with Clean Energy Point of View, Expert Counselling (Coordinator: Yasar University), 2011
  • LLP/Intensive Programmes: Musical Understanding of Society in Europe, Expert Counselling (Coordinator: Yasar University), 2011
  • LLP/Intensive Programmes: Green Logistics: Trends and Applications for a Sustainable Life-Style, Expert Counselling (Coordinator: Yasar University) 2011
  • Social Responsibility Education in Europe, Expert Counselling (Coordinator: Yasar University), 2011
  • Izmir Development Agency, Economic Diversity in Rural Finacial Aid Programme: “Sarpıncık Soap Atelier: From Athena’s Olives to Karaburun’s Soaps”, Project Consultant, 2011-12
  • “Erasmus Intensive Turkish Courses”, Project Coordinator, 2011
  • Grundtvig Programme: “United in the Same Wine Glass”, Expert Counselling (Coordinator: Yasar University), 2012
  • Transversal Programme: “The Impact of LLL Strategies on Professional Higher Education”, Partner Coordinator, 2010-12
  • Comenius/ Multilateral Programme, “Project Based School Management”- External Evaluator
  • Leonardo da Vinci Programme, “Educational Strategies for the Promotion of Natural Heritage”, Partner Coordinator
  • Socrates/ Intensive Programmes- “Security in an Information Society”, Partner Coordinator, 2007-08
  • Projects Coordinated, Involved and Consulted (Page 2) LLP/Intensive Programmes-“Securing the Digital World”, Partner Coordinator, 2008
  • LLP/Intensive Programmes- “Management Summer School 2008”, Partner Coordinator, 2008
  • Jean Monnet Action-“If the ECSC was Negotiated Today”, Partner Coordinator, 2007
  • LLP/Thematic Networks- “The Network of European Studies”, Partner Coordinator, 2007
  • LLP/ Intensive Programmes:“Network Security 4 and 6” Project Coordinator, 2008-09
  • LLP/Intensive Programmes “Underwater Photography”, Expert Counselling, 2007
  • LLP/Intensive Programmes “Women’s Managerial Advancement”, Expert Counselling, 2007
  • LLP/Intensive Programmes “Peace with Numbers for the Social Scientists”, Expert Counselling, 2007
  • YOUTH,“Sosyal Entegrasyon için Üniversite Lise GençliğI El Ele”, Expert Counselling
  • Bridges of Knowledge Programme: “Training Program on the Enlargement Process of the European Union and Turkey”, Project Assistant, 2002
  • Jean Monnet A3022,“ResearchingEurope: The European Integration by the View of Young Researchers”, Project Assistant, 2003
  • INTERREG III B MEDOCC Programme “Network of Mediterranean Universities and other Academic Institutions- Master in Euro-Mediterranean Affairs”, Project Assistant, 2002-2003
  • British Council-ODTÜ “Next Generation Europeans: Diversity in Action”, Project Assistant, 2003
  • Wageningen University (Netherlands), “Turkey in the European Union: Exploring the Consequences for Agricultural, Food, Rural Development and Structural Policy”, Project Assistant, 2004

Awards and Scholarships

  • UNESCO Chair on International Migration (2016-2020)
  • Jean Monnet Module Grant for the course “EU Grants and Project Management”; 28.136 Euros, 2015
  • Research Fellow at University of Pittsburgh (USA), Marie Curie Grant, 2015
  • Research Fellow at University of California Berkeley (USA), 2009
  • Wageningen University (Netherlands), Ministry of Agriculture NL Grant
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