PhD, Leiden Institute for Area Studies (LIAS), Leiden University, The Netherlands

  • Date of defense: February 3, 2015
  • Thesis title: From Socialism via Anti-Imperialism to Nationalism. EDA – TİP: Socialist Contest over Cyprus


Prof. dr. Erik Jan Zürcher (primary), Leiden University, Leiden

Prof. dr. Athanasia Anagnostopoulou (diss. reader), Panteion University, Athens



MPhil, Leiden Institute for Area Studies (LIAS), Leiden University, The Netherlands (advanced to PhD)

  • Thesis: The Turkish Left and Cyprus, 1961-1971



M.A., Middle Eastern Studies Department, University of Manchester, Manchester, Great Britain

  • Thesis: Some Greek Views on Turkey, 1919 – 1922



B.A., Turkish and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus

  • Thesis: Constitutional Development in Turkey, 1876 – 2000


Additional short courses

March 2012

  • Educational seminar relating with the State Foreign Languages Examinations (Turkish), Levels B (B1 & B2), Thessaloniki, Greek Ministry of Education with the collaboration of the University of Athens, 4 March 2012

2009 – 2010

  • ERASMUS Program (research), The Atatürk Institute for Modern Turkish History, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey

 2006 – 2007

  • Turkish language diploma (level B2), Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey

 2006 – 2007

  • Preparation courses for the Greek National Exams in the field of Turkish Studies. 

 2005 – 2006

  • Turkish lessons, Institute for Balkan Studies, Thessaloniki, Greece