Mr. Oguz Gungormez graduated from Sakarya University, Department of International Relations in 2014 with summa cum laude. He got his Master’s Degree from the Social Sciences Institute of Sakarya University, with a thesis named “Balance of Power in the Middle East After the Cold War: Effects of Armament Dynamics on Alliances and Relations with Great Powers”. He is continuing his PhD in the department of international relations at Marmara University. Currently he works at European Studies Directorate of SETA Istanbul as a research assistant. His research interests are Foreign Policy Analysis, European Union, Turkey-EU Relations and the Rise of Far-Right in Europe.