Zahide Erdoğan Visiting Academic

16 October 2018 to 15 October 2019

Zahide is a PHD student in Social Policy at Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University. She holds a 2 year Master’s degree in Public Finance and B.A in Public Administration. Zahide has been working for Turks Abroad and Related Communities (YTB) in Turkey since 2010. She was responsible for general coordination of YTB’s higher education support projects for Syrians funded by internationally such as UNHCR, EU. Her Ph.D. research aims at analyzing refugee integration policies in UK and the effect of transnational ties on Syrians in higher education. Her research areas are Refugees Access to Higher Education, Syrian Refugees, Integration Policies, Transnational Ties, Transnational Higher Education, Diaspora Strategies, Diaspora and Development