Özgehan Şenyuva


Şenyuva is an Associate Professor at the Department of International Relations at the Middle East Technical University (METU) and a research associate at the Center for European Studies. Dr. Şenyuva completed his PhD in Political Science at Center for the Study of Political Change (Circap) at Universita Degli Studi di Siena, Italy in 2006 with his dissertation titled “Turkish Public Opinion and the European Union: Determinants of Turkish Public Support for European Union Membership” under the supervision of Prof. Pierangelo Isernia. He has two Master’s Degrees, from Universita Degli Studi di Siena in 2003 and from Department of International Relations, METU in 2002. He holds his Bachelor’s Degree from METU Department of Political Science and Public Administration in 1999.

His research interests are public opinion studies, EU enlargement and integration, Turkey-European relations, Turkey’s membership to the EU, research methodologies and measurement, politics of European football, and youth work. He has been working in several research projects as both coordinator and researcher. He was recently the METU coordinator of the Horizon2020 project of “FEUTURE – The Future of EU-Turkey Relations: Mapping Dynamics and Testing Scenarios”. Among his previous projects there are many European Commission-funded projects such as “FREE – Football Research in an Enlarged Europe” (FP-7 SSH) in which he was a steering group member and Work Package leader. In the LEAP, Dr. Şenyuva will act as a part of METU and researcher and participate in teaching mobility, conduct focus group meetings and semi-structured interviews in Turkey.


  • A. Peer-reviewed journal articles:
    • GÖKSEL ASUMAN, ŞENYUVA ÖZGEHAN (2018). Programa EuroMed Youth y jóvenes en el Mediterráneo árabe: una visión realista (The EuroMed Youth Programme and Arab Mediterranean youth: a realist vision). Revista CIDOB d’Afers Internacionals, 118, 225-249., Doi: doi.org/10.24241/rcai.2018.118.1.225 (Publication No: 4474922)
    • ŞENYUVA ÖZGEHAN, Tunç Sevecen (2015). Turkey and the Europe of Football. Sport in History, 35(4), 567-579. (Publication No: 2364519)
    • ŞENYUVA ÖZGEHAN, AKŞİT SAİT, GÜRLEYEN FATMA IŞIK (2011). The Turkish Parliamentary Elite and the EU Mapping Attitudes towards the European Union. South European Society and Politics, 16(3), 395-407., Doi: 10.1080/13608746.2011.598355 (Publication No: 2365103)
    • ŞENYUVA ÖZGEHAN, Margherita Marcellini (2011). Turkey in Italian Media Between Islam and Europe. Perceptions, 16(1) (Publication No: 2365051)
    • ŞENYUVA ÖZGEHAN (2009). Turkish Public Opinion 2001 2008 Expectations, Wishes and Fears (In Turkish). ULUSLARARASI ILISKILER-INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, 6(22), 97-123. (Publication No: 2364659)
    • ŞENYUVA ÖZGEHAN (2006). Turkish Public Opinion and European Union Membership The state of The Art in Public Opinion Studies in Turkey. Perceptions, 11, 19-32. (Publication No: 2364713)
  • B. Presentations and Proceedings in International Scientific Meetings Conferences:
    • ALPAN BAŞAK ZEYNEP, ŞENYUVA ÖZGEHAN (2018). Brexit and European Identity: Where is the Turkey-EU Relations in the Debate. UACES 48th Annual Conference (Abstract/Oral Presentation) (Publication No:4475488)
    • ALPAN BAŞAK ZEYNEP, ŞENYUVA ÖZGEHAN (2018). Brexit in Turkish Political Debates: End of the Road or a New Trajectory?. External Perceptions of Brexit (Abstract/Oral Presentation) (Publication No:4475473)
    • GÖKSEL ASUMAN, ŞENYUVA ÖZGEHAN (2017). European Union and the Arab Mediterranean Youth: Policy Instruments vs Policy Needs. European Consortium for Political Research (Abstract/Oral Presentation) (Publication No:4121547)
    • GÖKSEL ASUMAN, ŞENYUVA ÖZGEHAN (2017). Tackling Youth Unemployment in the Arab Mediterranean Countries. International Conference – Youth in Arab Mediterranean Countries: realities, agencies and perceptions (Abstract/Oral Presentation) (Publication No:4121786)
    • ŞENYUVA ÖZGEHAN, GÖKSEL ASUMAN (2015). Taking Stock of the EU Youth in Action Programme Does it Make Any Difference for Young People in Turkey. 73rd Annual Midwest Political Science Association Conference (Full Article Presentation) (Publication No:2487662)
  • C. Written Books and Book Chapters:
    • I. National and International Books:
      • NATO Türkiye İlişkileri Türkiye Kamuoyu ve Elit Algıları (2013)., ŞENYUVA ÖZGEHAN, ÜSTÜN ÇİĞDEM, İstanbul Bilgi University Publications, Page Number 86, ISBN:978-605-399-307-0, Turkish (Scientific Book), (Publication No: 2365454)
      • Public Support for European Integration and Public Support for Turkish Membership (2008)., ŞENYUVA ÖZGEHAN, Ankara University, ISBN:978-975-482-778-1, (Scientific Book), (Publication No: 2365508)
      • Educational Evaluation in Youth Work (2007)., ŞENYUVA ÖZGEHAN, Paul Kloosterman, Garcia Lopez Miguel Angel, Giebel Kierstin, Council of Europe, Page Number 117, ISBN:978-92-871-6023-2, (Textbook), (Publication No: 2365395)
    • II. National and International Book Chapters:
      • Youth at the Margins: Perspectives on Arab Mediterranean Youth, Chapter Name: (The Euro-Med Youth Programme and young people in the Arab Mediterranean Countries) (2019)., GÖKSEL ASUMAN, ŞENYUVA ÖZGEHAN, Routledge, Editor: Jose SÁNCHEZ GARCÍA, ELENA SÁNCHEZ-MONTIJANO, Issue No:1, Page Number 248, ISBN:9781857439663, (Scientific Book), (Publication No: 4791917)
      • The Rise and Fall of Europeanization: What is Next for Turkey-EU Relations?, Chapter Name: (Turkey – EU relations hit by populist rhetoric) (2018)., ÜSTÜN ÇİĞDEM, ŞENYUVA ÖZGEHAN, Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften, Editor: Üstün Çiğdem, Issue No: 1, Page Number 124, ISBN:978-3631738498, (Scientific Book), (Publication No: 4669829)
      • HUKUKİ, SİYASİ VE İKTİSADİ YÖNLERİYLE AVRUPA BÜTÜNLEŞMESİNDE SON GELİŞMELER VE TÜRKİYE-AB İLİŞKİLERİATAUM 30. YIL ARMAĞANI, Chapter Name: (Future Scenarios and Public Perceptions in Turkey-EU Relations) (2018)., AKGÜL AÇIKMEŞE SİNEM, ŞENYUVA ÖZGEHAN, Ankara University Publications, Editor: Sanem BAYKAL, Sinem AKGÜL AÇIKMEŞE, Belgin AKÇAY, Çağrı ERHAN, Issue No:1, Page Number 455, ISBN:978-605-136-414-8, Turkish (Scientific Book), (Publication No: 4668951)
      • Türkiye’de Uluslararası İlişkiler Eğitimi, Chapter Name: (Non-Formal Learning in International Relations Education: Simulation of the European Union - Eurosima) (2018)., ŞENYUVA ÖZGEHAN, GÖKSEL ASUMAN, İstanbul Bilgi University Publications, Editor: Ebru Canan Sokullu, Issue No:1, Page Number 300, ISBN:9786053995265, Turkish (Scientific Book), (Publication No: 4474945)
      • Opportunities and Threats in European Integration and Turkey-EU-Relations after Brexit, Chapter Name: (Brexit, European Union and Public Opinion: Understanding the Rising Radicalism and Populism in Europe through the Britain Example) (2018)., ŞENYUVA ÖZGEHAN, ÖZBEY EBRU ECE, Peter Lang, Editor: Esen Erol, Şekeroğlu Duygu, Issue No:1, Page Number 272, ISBN:978-3-631-74673-8, (Scientific Book), (Publication No: 4670174)
      • Learning mobility, social inclusion and non-formal education. Access, processes and outcomes, Chapter Name: (“I have a diploma, now I need a youthpass”: European Voluntary service as a shortcut to employment?) (2017)., ŞENYUVA ÖZGEHAN, G Nicodemi Susie, Council of Europe Publications, Editor: Maurice Devlin, Soren Kristensen, Ewa Krzaklewska, Magda Nico, Issue No:1, ISBN: ISBN 978-92-871-8444-3, (Scientific Book), (Publication No: 4669925)
      • BREXIT – Elveda Avrupa: İngiltere’nin AB’den Ayrılmasından Sonra Avrupa Bütünleşmesi ve Türkiye‐AB İlişkilerinde Fırsatlar ve Tehditler, Chapter Name:(Brexit, European Union and Public Opinion: Understanding the Rising Radicalism and Populism in Europe through the British Case) (2017)., ÖZBEY EBRU ECE, ŞENYUVA ÖZGEHAN, Siyasal Kitabevi, Ankara, Editor: Esen Erol, Şekeroğlu Duygu, Issue No:1, Page Number 424, ISBN:978‐605‐9221‐65‐8, Turkish (Research Book (Excluding Thesis)), (Publication No: 3991150)
      • L’Europe du football. Socio-histoire d’une construction européenne, Chapter Name: (Le nationalisme n’est plus ce qu’il était. Les formes d’identification contemporaines dans le football européen) (2017)., Llopis Goig Ramon,ŞENYUVA ÖZGEHAN,Sonntag Albrecht, Presses Universitaires de Strasbourg, Editor: Gasparini, William, Issue No:1, Page Number 195, ISBN:978-2868209856, French (Scientific Book), (Publication No: 4080402)
      • Thinking seriously about youth work: and how to prepare people to do it, Chapter Name:(Keep calm and repeat- Youth work is not (unfortunately) fun and games) (2017)., ŞENYUVA ÖZGEHAN, Kiilakoski Tomi, Council of Europe Publishing, Editor: Schild, Hanjo Connoly, Nuala Labadie, Francine Vanhee, Jan Williamson, Howard, Issue No:1, Page Number 439, ISBN:978-92-871-8416-0, (Scientific Book), (Publication No: 4080134)
      • Growing Together, Growing Apart Turkey and the European Union Today, Chapter Name:(Domestic Politics and Perceptions of Turkey-EU Relations) (2016)., AKŞİT SAİT, ŞENYUVA ÖZGEHAN, Nomos, Editor: Annette Freyberg-Inan, Mehmet Bardakci, Olaf Leiße, Issue No:1, ISBN:978-3-8487-3037-7, (Scientific Book), (Publication No: 3415312)
      • The European Football Championship Mega Event and Vanity Fair, Chapter Name: (Does Qualifying Really Qualify? Comparing the Representations of Euro 2008 and Euro 2012 in the Turkish Media) (2015)., ALPAN BAŞAK ZEYNEP, ŞENYUVA ÖZGEHAN, Palgrave, Editor: Sonntag, Albrecht, Schwell, Alexandra, Alpan, Basak, Issue No:1, ISBN:978-1-137-45505-5, (Scientific Book), (Publication No: 2365902)
      • Debating Security in Turkey Challenges and Changes in the Twenty First Century, Chapter Name:(Turkish Political Elite Perceptions on Security) (2013)., ŞENYUVA ÖZGEHAN, ÜSTÜN ÇİĞDEM, Lexington Books, Editor: Canan-Sokullu, Ebru, ISBN:978-0-7391-4871-6, (Research Book (Excluding Thesis)), (Publication No: 2365773)
      • Moldova Arena of International Influences, Chapter Name: (Turkey: Politics of Balance and Caution toward Moldova) (2012)., ŞENYUVA ÖZGEHAN, Lexington Books, Editor: Marcin, Kosienkowski; William, Schreiber, ISBN:978-0-7391-7391-6, (Research Book (Excluding Thesis)), (Publication No: 2365815)
      • Türkiye Avrupa ve Avrupa Birliği, Chapter Name: (Historical Development and Transformation of Turkey-EU relations) (2011)., ERALP YAKUP ATİLA, ŞENYUVA ÖZGEHAN, Meydan, Editor: Cemal Haşimi, ISBN:978-605-5952-24-2, Turkish (Research Book (Excluding Thesis)), (Publication No: 2365643)
      • Football Europe et Regulation, Chapter Name: (Nationalism, Europeanization and football: Turkish fandom transformed?) (2011)., Bora Tanıl, ŞENYUVA ÖZGEHAN, Septentrion, Editor: Guillaume Robin, ISBN:978-2-7574-0217-7, (Research Book (Excluding Thesis)), (Publication No: 2365708) Avrupa Birliği Ülkelerinden Türkiye’nin Üyeliğine Bakış, Chapter Name: (Overview From Europe to Turkey: Results) (2010)., ŞENYUVA ÖZGEHAN,AKŞİT SAİT, Zeplin, Editor: Şenyuva, Özgehan; Akşit, Sait; Üstün, Çiğdem, Turkish (Research Book (Excluding Thesis)), (Publication No: 2365585)
      • Avrupa Birliği ve Türkiye İlişkileri, Chapter Name: (Turkey-European Union Relations and Public Opinion) (2009)., ŞENYUVA ÖZGEHAN, Eflatun, Editor: Esen, Oğuz; Başkan, Filiz, ISBN:978-605-4160-32-7, Turkish (Research Book (Excluding Thesis)), (Publication No: 2365993)
    • Other Publications:
    • I. National and International Books:
      • ŞENYUVA ÖZGEHAN (2011). Ein kleiner Schritt für junge Menschen ein großer Schritt für die Gesellschaft Internationaler Jugendaustausch in der Türkei. IJAB Journal, 5(2), 12-15. (National) (Non-peer reviewed) (ARTICLE Original Article) (Publication No: 2365151)
      • ŞENYUVA ÖZGEHAN (2010). Parliamentary elections in Moldova April and July 2009. Electoral Studies, 29(1), 190-195., Doi: 10.1016/j.electstud.2009.12.001 (International) (Peer-reviewed) (ARTICLE Short Article) (Publication No: 2364980)
      • ŞENYUVA ÖZGEHAN (2009). Opposition for the sake of opposition Polarized Pluralism in Turkish Politics. Meria Journal, 13(24) (International) (Non-peer reviewed) (ARTICLE Original Article) (Publication No: 2364772)
    • Technical Note, Case Presentation and Research Note
      • Short Article, ŞENYUVA ÖZGEHAN (2010). Parliamentary elections in Moldova April and July 2009. Electoral Studies, 29(1), 190-195., Doi: 10.1016/j.electstud.2009.12.001 (Publication No No: 2364980)
    • Editorship
      • Perceptions (Other indexes), Journal, Guest Editor, Center for Strategic Research, 01.04.2011-30.04.2011
      • International Relations (SSCI), Journal, Co-Editor, International Relations Council of Turkey, 27.06.2013-01.01.2016
      • Turkey's Membership Perspective from EU Countries (SSCI), Book, Editor, Zeplin
      • Evidence-based policy in Erasmus, Book, Editor, Foundation for the Development of the Education System, 01.09.2017-15.09.2018
You can download the CV from here.

Project Partners


Project is co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union