Jean Monnet Centre of ExcellenceCENTER FOR EUROPEAN STUDIES

Old Wine in New Bottles: Implementation of EU Regional Development Programs in Turkey



This spring, one of the Centre's visiting PhD students, Pınar Özen from the University of Siena, has found the opportunity of projecting the field research of her dissertation thesis.The "Old Wine in New Bottles: Implementation of EU Regional Development Programs in Turkey" field research was soon awarded TUBITAK short-term research grant. Now the field research is being operationalized with a series of study visits in the North Eastern and in the Black Sea regions where EU regional development programs have been implemented. The project will be completed by the end of October 2007.