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Kamala Valiyeva, Ms

Gazi University, International Relations

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Language Skills

  • English (fluent)
  • Russian (fluent)
  • Turkish (fluent)


Kamala Valiyeva is a PhD candidate at Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey. Her thesis focuses on the European Union's Eastern Partnership initiative which she examines through the lens of rationalist and constructivist approaches. Her research interests additionally include comparative analysis of integration process in Europe and post-Soviet area, relations between the EU and post-Soviet countries and prospects of the European Neighborhood Policy. Kamala previously obtained her bachelor's degree in political sciences and a master's degree in international relations, both from the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan. She was a visiting M.A. researcher at the Institute of Public Administration for Turkey and Middle East in Ankara and exchange PhD student at Tallinn University.