Funda Tekin is the director of the Institut für Europäische Politik, Berlin (IEP). Prior to this she had been vice-director of the Centre for Turkey and European Union Studies (CETEUS), senior researcher at the Centre International de Formation Européenne, and senior research adviser to IEP. Tekin holds a PhD in political science from the University of Cologne. Her research focuses on differentiated integration, EU-Turkey relations, rule of law, European values, the future of Europe, EU enlargement, and the area of freedom, security, and justice. She is a board member of the Trans European Policy Studies Association (TEPSA) and Europäische Bewegung Deutschland, a member of the academic council of the Arbeitsstelle Europäische Jugendpolitik am Deutschen Jugendinstitut, and a member of the editorial committee of the academic quarterly Integration as well as co-editor of the Nomos-Book Series Turkey and European Union Studies. In January 2023, she was appointed member of the Franco-German working group of experts on EU institutional reforms, and she co-chairs the standing group on EU-Turkey Relations, “Turkey Bridge.”
''Nasıl bir Dünya? Nasıl bir Türkiye'' with Atila Eralp and Funda Tekin
Atila Eralp and Funda Tekin were hosted at the 142nd episode of "Nasıl Bir Dünya? Nasıl Bir Türkiye?" program titled "Future of EU-Turkey Relations: What to Expect Next?'' organized by the IPC-Sabancı University-Stiftung Mercator Initiative in cooperation with Medyascope.
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Shaping EU-Turkey Relations in the Aftermath of Turkey's Elections
The Initiative and TEPAV's ''Shaping EU-Turkey Relations in the Aftermath of Turkey’s Elections'' panel took place with the participation of Funda Tekin, Senem Aydın-Düzgit, and Atila Eralp, moderated by Nilgün Arısan Eralp at TEPAV on June 13.
Reflections on Elections in Turkey amidst Geopolitical Challenges - How to Restart EU-Turkey Relations
The Initiative's ''Reflections on Elections in Turkey amidst Geopolitical Challenges - How to Restart EU-Turkey Relations'' panel took place with the participation of Funda Tekin, Fuat Keyman, Alkım Bağ Güllü, Çiğdem Nas, Wolfgang Wessels, and Ümit Şahin, moderated by Senem Aydın-Düzgit at IPC on June 8.