Summer School – Turkey-EU at a Glance is an intensive 10-day and 40-hour summer school, to be implemented in 2022, 2023 and 2024, particularly designed for civil servants, experts and graduate students to grasp knowledge and keep up with the recent academic debates about the pressing issues in Turkey-EU relations.


The structure of the summer school program is organized in line with the pressing issues on the agendas of Turkey, EU and Turkey-EU relations in different years.

Different instructors, both from METU and other universities and research institutions contribute to the programme in line with their academic expertise.


The first MEDIATE Summer School takes place on 22 August – 2 September 2022, in an online setting.


JEAN MONNET SUMMER SCHOOL ORGANISED BY JEAN MONNET MODULE "MEDIATE" (Mending the Gap in Turkey-European Union Relations in the Post-Pandemic Era)

When - 22 August-2 September 2022

Where -online

How much - Free of charge

Who - students of undergraduate (4th year), postgraduate and doctoral programmes as well as early researchers and junior policy professionals could apply

Credits - no credits, certificate course


The MEDIATE project aims to bring into discussion the current dynamics, actors and events in Turkey-EU relations, to broaden the perspective of the students of Turkey-EU relations by providing them a variety of theoretical approaches and events to better understand and evaluate the course and current state of relations.



1st day: Past and Present issues in Turkey-EU Relations

by Assoc. Prof. Başak Alpan (Middle East Technical University)

2nd day: Compatibility of Turkish and EU Foreign Policies

by Assoc. Prof. Zerrin Torun (Middle East Technical University)

3rd day: Diplomacy and Developments in Turkey-EU Relations during the Covid-19 Pandemic

by Nilgün Arısan-Eralp (TEPAV-The Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey)

4th day: Turkey-EU Relations and Multilateralism

by Prof. Atila Eralp (IPC-Istanbul Policy Centre of Sabancı University)

5th day: Turkey-EU Relations from a Legal Perspective

by Prof. Sanem Baykal (TOBB-ETU University)

6th day: Turkey-EU Relations in a Changing Europe

by Assoc. Prof. Ebru Turhan (Turkish-German University)

7th day: Turkey-EU Relations from an Administrative Perspective

by Assist. Prof. Asuman Göksel (Middle East Technical University)

8th day: Europe of Peoples/Peoples of Europe

by Assoc. Prof. Özgehan Şenyuva (Middle East Technical University)

9th day: Turkey-EU Relations and Migration

by Assoc. Prof. Başak Kale (Middle East Technical University)

10th day: Turkey-EU Relations: What Purchase for the Future?

by Assoc. Prof. Başak Alpan (Middle East Technical University)


At the end of the MEDIATE summer school, the attendees will be able to compare and contrast different theoretical and policy perspectives to analyse Turkey-EU relations, examine critically political, economic, legal dimensions of Turkey-EU relations across various issues and evaluate the basic current dynamics of Turkey-EU relations.


Please send your CV and a short presentation of your research motivation (one-page max.) as one single pdf file to the project assistant, Beste Kalaycıoğlu (beste@metu.edu.tr) until 1 July 2022.


Any question can be sent to beste@metu.edu.tr