~~Texas A&M University visited Istanbul in the context of CIFE-Danube Summer Institute Istanbul Programme and got lectures about "The European Union and its Eastern and Southern Neighbourhood" with the contributions from İstanbul Bilgi University’s European Institute.

 The program was as follows:

Prof. Dr. Ayhan Kaya, Department of International Relations, Director of European Institute and Jean Monnet Chair - Turkey as a soft power in the Region

Prof. Dr. Gencer Özcan, Head of International Relations Department - Transatlantic relations and Turkey in the framework of international
Developments

Asst.Prof.Dr. Senem Aydın, Depatment of International Relations, Coordinator of MA Programme in European Studies - EU Enlargement Policy

Asst. Prof.Dr. Boğaç Erozan, Department of International Relations - Brief introduction to Turkey: its political and economic development, its social structure

Assist. Prof. Dr. Erhan Doğan, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Marmara University - Turkey’s EU Policy and Accession Negotiations