Hacı Mehmet Boyraz completed his undergraduate education in International Relations (major) and Political Science & Public Administration (double-major) departments at Katip Çelebi University in 2016. Two years later, he received his M.A. in the European and International Affairs programme at Turkish-German University. He continues his Doctoral studies at Sakarya University in the Department of International Relations. His research interests cover Cyprus peace negotiations, extreme right formations in Europe, Turkey-EU relations and Turkish foreign policy.