M.A. Oguz Özkan



After receiving his initial training in political science (B.A. International Relations, Bilkent University and M.A. European Studies, Maastricht University), Oguz Özkan worked in the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) between 2009 and 2016 on internationalization of scientific and technological R&D. Oguz later on received his second graduate degree from the M.A. programme European Studies on Society, Science and Technology at Maastricht University in 2017.

Oguz has been working as a doctoral researcher at the MCTS’ Innovation Society and Public Policy lab since May 2019 within the METAFORIS project. His dissertation focuses on the co-production of the European political and scientific integration processes in the context of transnational European research infrastructures.

  • Politics of research infrastructures and big science
  • European research policy integration


Spiesberger, M. et. al. (2013). “Towards a vision for research, technology and innovation cooperation between Russia and the EU, its Member States and Associated Countries” Joint Working Document, Institute for Prospective and Technological Studies (IPTS) under Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the E.C.

Vlyzioti, A. et. al. (2016). “Obstacles, drivers and opportunities to enhance EU-Black Sea STI cooperation” Policy brief, Horizon2020 project Black Sea Horizon (under the Grant Agreement 645785)

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