The European Institute of İstanbul Bilgi University in collaboration with Academic Network for EU Studies in Turkey (A-NEST) organizes an online Student Conference on European Studies


MA and PhD Students studying social sciences in the fields of European Studies, International Relations, Politics, Migration, Sociology, Anthropology, History, Geography, Cultural Studies, Law, and Heritage Studies are invited to send their academic paper proposals on topics related to Turkey- EU Relations, European Studies, and European Integration in English or Turkish.

Selected papers will be presented in an online conference organized by the European Institute of İstanbul Bilgi University in collaboration with A-Nest and will be followed by a discussion with other students and Academic Experts.

The Accepted abstracts will be published online on the Website of the European Institute in PDF format with an ISBN number.



Please send your proposals and bio (PDF only & maximum 500 words) to Ms. Didem Balatlıoğulları by email (


Full papers must include:

• A cover page indicating the title, author’s name and degree, and contact information

• A short abstract of max. 250 words and keywords, preceding the paper

• Papers should 6000 words including Bibliography (2 cm. margin, 1.5 cell spacing, 12 pt. Times New Roman)


Important Dates

Deadline for submission of proposals: 15 December 2020

Announcement of the selected papers: 30 December 2020

Submission of Completed papers: 29 January 2021

Online Conference: 25 February 2021


Scientific Selection Committee:

A. Aslı Bilgin - Çukurova University

Ayhan Kaya - İstanbul Bilgi University

Çiğdem Nas - Yıldız Technical University

Ebru Turhan - Turkish-German University

Emirhan Göral - Marmara University

Gökay Özerim - Yaşar University

Münevver Cebeci - Marmara University

Özge Onursal-Beşgül - İstanbul Bilgi University

Pelin Sönmez - Kocaeli University

Selin Türkeş-Kılıç - Yeditepe University

Senem Aydın-Düzgit - Sabancı University

Sezgin Mercan - Başkent University

Yonca Özer - Marmara University


*The Call for Papers is open to all international and Erasmus Students.