Gamze Ovacik





Dr. Gamze Ovacık is a post-doctoral researcher at University of Gothenburg Department of Law within a Horizon 202 project titled ASILE (Global Asylum Governance and the European Union's Role) and is an assistant professor at International Law Department of Başkent University Faculty of Law. She completed her Ph.D. at Bilkent University Faculty of Law in June 2021 and her research focused on “Turkish Judicial Practices on International Protection, Removal and Administrative Detention in Connection with the Safe Third Country Concept”. During her Ph.D. studies she joined Radboud University Centre for Migration Law as a visiting researcher in 2019-2020. She was part of the Policy Development Unit of UNHCR Turkey during 2018, and the Project Development and Implementation Unit of IOM Turkey between 2012-2014. She also worked with the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) Turkey as a freelance expert on migration and asylum law between 2016-2017. She obtained her L.L.M. degree on Public International Law from University of Amsterdam Faculty of Law in 2007. Her research interests lie in migration and asylum law, international law and human rights law.

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