Faculty Member, PhD

Özge Onursal Beşgül

+90 212 311 5115

Santralistanbul / E5 208


Özge Onursal-Beşgül is an Assistant Professor in the International Relations Department at Istanbul Bilgi University. She graduated from the Department of International Relations, Bilkent University; holds an MA in International Relations from Istanbul Bilgi University, an MSc in European Politics and Governance from the London School of Economics and a PhD in European Politics and International Relations from Marmara University. Her research interest includes international organisations, European integration, the Europeanisation of education policy and the social construction of Europe. She published articles on Europeanisation, education policy and the Bologna Process. She was awarded a Jean Monnet Chair in 2022 with her project BILGINormsEU and is the co-coordinator of the Jean Monnet module with Dr Mehmet Ali Tu˘gtan (FlipEU), which launched Istanbul Bilgi University’s first MOOC on the EU in September 2019.

Other Information

September 2016 – 2019            Coordinator of the Jean Monnet Module funded by the European Commission with Dr. Mehmet Ali Tuğtan /  A ‘Flipped Course’ on EU

March 2022 – 2025                   Jean Monnet Chair on Norms and Turkey-EU Relations funded by the European Commission  /   BILGINormsEU