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Kamala Valiyeva, Dr

Gazi University, International Relations

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Research Discipline

Politics & International Relations

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


Kamala Valiyeva holds a PhD from Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey. Her thesis focused on the European Union's Eastern Partnership initiative which she examined through the lens of rationalist and constructivist approaches. Her research interests include a comparative analysis of the integration process in Europe and post-Soviet area, European Neighborhood Policy and EU-Russia relations. Kamala obtained her bachelor's degree in Political Science, and a master's degree in International Relations from the Academy of Public Administration in Azerbaijan. She was a visiting master of arts researcher at the Institute of Public Administration for Turkey and Middle East in Ankara, and an exchange PhD student at Tallinn University.