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Dr. Hürcan Aslı Aksoy

Research Division:

Turkey/CATS Head of CATS

Areas of Expertise


Turkish foreign policy in the region, Turkey in the Middle East and North Africa, Domestic politics, Gender politics, Civil Society

Short Curriculum vitae

09/2019 - 03/2023 Deputy Head of the Centre for Applied Turkey Studies (CATS) at SWP, Berlin 

2016 - 2019 Research Associate at the Chair of Middle East Politics and Society at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg

01/2015 - 03/2015 Junior Visiting Fellow at Institute for Human Sciences (IWM) in Vienna, Austria

11/2012 - 12/2012 Guest fellow at the Center for Strategic Studies in Amman, Jordan

2009 - 2014 PhD and adjunct lecturer at the Institute of Political Science at the Eberhard-Karls University of Tübingen

2003 - 2008 M.A in Political Science and Philosophy at the Eberhard-Karls Universität Tübingen


SWP Publications

External publications