Hacettepe University - International Relations
Approved by the Higher Education Council in 1992, our department was established in 1994.
Faculty Members


     Prof. Yonca İLDEŞ

      Research Interest: Political History, Turkish Foreign Policy

      Tasks: Head of Department, Vice-Dean, Head of the Department of Political History, Risk Manager

      E-mail: yoncaildes@hacettepe.edu.tr               Tel: +90 0312 297 73 99  (Extension: 113)

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     Prof. Emel Gülden OKTAY

      Research Interests: EU Politics and International Relations 

      Tasks: Security in the Balkans, Public Diplomacy

      E-mail: eoktay@hacettepe.edu.tr                      Tel: +90 0312 297 73 99  (Extension: 118)       

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     Prof. Murat ÖNSOY

      Research Interests: Balkan Politics, Turkish Foreign Policy, Turkish - German Relations, European                Studies     

      Tasks: HÜTAİ Director

      E-mail: muratonsoy@hacettepe.edu.tr            Tel: +90 0312 297 73 99  (Extension: 117)       

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     Prof. Mine Pınar GÖZEN ERCAN

      Research Interests: The Responsibility to Protect and Humanitarian Intervention, International Law          and International Law of the Sea, Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, International Courts,              International Relations Theories, Cyber Security and International Regulations, Turkish Foreign Policy          and Greek-Turkish Relations

      Tasks: Erasmus+ Faculty Coordinator, Head of the Department of International Law

      E-mail: mpgozen@hacettepe.edu.tr                 Tel: +90 0312 297 73 99  (Extension: 135)       

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     Prof. Burak TANGÖR

      Research Interests: EU Politics and International Relations, EU Integration, Security Strategies

      Tasks: Distance Education Faculty Coordinator

      E-mail: buraktangor@hacettepe.edu.tr            Tel: +90 0312 297 73 99  (Extension: 114)



     Prof. Itır İMER

      Research Interests: International Economics, International Political Economy and Economic                        Integration


      E-mail: ozeri@hacettepe.edu.tr                         Tel: +90 0312 297 73 99  (Extension: 134)       

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     Assoc. Prof. Zeynep ARKAN TUNCEL

      Research Interests: International Relations Theories, Critical Constructivism, Poststructuralism,                  Foreign Policy Analysis, EU Politics

      Tasks: CREUS Director

      E-posta: zarkan@hacettepe.edu.tr                      Tel: +90 0312 297 73 99  (Extension: 136)       

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     Assoc. Prof. Anar SOMUNCUOĞLU

      Research Interests: Russian Studies, Central Asian Studies

      Tasks: Co-Head of Department

      E-mail: anars@hacettepe.edu.tr                       Tel: +90 0312 297 73 99  (Extension: 115)



     Assoc. Prof. Ayşe ÖMÜR ATMACA

      Research Interests: Middle East Studies

      Tasks: Academic Pardon Coordinator

      E-mail: oatmaca@hacettepe.edu.tr                       Tel: +90 0312 297 73 99  (Extension: 133)

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      Assoc. Prof. Şebnem UDUM

      Research Interests: Non-Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction, Nuclear Energy, Turkish                Foreign and Security Policy, Nuclear Safety, Energy Security 

      Tasks: Publicity Coordinator

      E-mail: usebnem@hacettepe.edu.tr                       Tel: +90 0312 297 73 99  (Extension: 130)       

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      Asst. Prof. Elif Renk ÖZDEMİR

      Research Interests: Turkish Political History, Forced Displacement, Population Exchange between              Greece and Turkey, State Theory 


      E-mail: renkozdemir@hacettepe.edu.tr                       Tel: +90 0312 297 73 99  (Extension: 120)     

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      Asst. Prof. Kadri Kaan RENDA

      Research Interests: Turkish Foreign Policy, Security and Defense Policy of the EU, Strategic Culture

      Tasks: Mevlana Departmental Coordinator

      E-mail: kadri.renda@hacettepe.edu.tr                       Tel: +90 0312 297 73 99  (Extension: 123)       

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      Asst. Prof. Esengül AYAZ AVAN

      Research Interests: Turkish Foreign Policy, EU Politics, Turkey-EU Relations

      Tasks: Co-Head of Department, Farabi Departmental Coordinator

      E-mail: e.ayaz@hacettepe.edu.tr                       Tel: +90 0312 297 73 99  (Extension: 132) 



      Asst. Prof. Engin SUNE

      Research Interests: Globalization, International Relations Theories, International Political Economy,          Middle East Studies

      Tasks: Minor Program Coordinator

      E-mail: enginsune@hacettepe.edu.tr                       Tel: +90 0312 297 73 99  (Extension: 116)