Emre Üçkardeşler


IPC Fellowship

Granting institution

Partner institution

Period of the Fellowship

August 2016 - August 2017

Project title

A Framework for Shifting Patchwork Responses into Long-term Strategies

Project description

This project evaluates the current education policies for Syrian and other refugee children in Germany and Turkey. Field research will be conducted in both countries. By exploring the strengths and weaknesses of the existing situation and drawing lessons from good and poor practices, this research will review the existing capacity and prospects of public, private, and non-governmental institutions.

Short biography

Emre Üçkardeşler is a social scientist working on public policy. He works as a researcher and consultant on education and social policy. Emre is currently a PhD candidate in Sociology at Carleton University, Canada, writing his dissertation on social policies in Turkey and South Korea. He holds an MA in Public Administration from Bilkent University and a BSc in Political Science with a minor in Sociology from the Middle East Technical University. He has taught courses on political economy and development as an adjunct lecturer at the University of Ottawa, Canada.