Birce Altıok (2024)

State, Refugees, and Civil Society in Turkey: Transformation Under Control

Alternatif Politika, Volume: 16 Issue: 1, pp. 115 – 141.


Pelin Kılınçarslan (2024)

Banks as the new family: the transition from informal to formal borrowing in Turkey

Review of International Political Economy



Lea Müller-Funk, Ayşen Üstübici and Milena Belloni (2023)

Daring to aspire: theorising aspirations in contexts of displacement and highly constrained mobility

Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies


Birce Demiryontar and Ahmet İçduygu (2023)

The politics around safe zones: A comparative perspective on return to Northern Syria

Third World Quarterly


Ayşen Üstübici and Eda Kirişçioğlu (2023)

At Least, at the Border, I Am Killing Myself by My Own Will: Migration Aspirations and Risk Perceptions among Syrian and Afghan Communities

Journal of Immigrant & Refugee Studies


Pınar Ensari, Ayşen Üstübici, Nilay Kavur and Maryam Ekhtiari (2023)

Migration-relevant policies in Turkey.

MIGNEX Background Paper


Üstübici A., İçduygu A., Ergün K., Ekhtiari M., Cangönül M., Thenot E., Adhanom T., Vlamis C., Aslam S., Fallon A., (2023)

Comparative experiences of transit migration management.

MIGNEX Background Paper.


Çetin Çelik (2023)

Immigrants and refugees, tourists and vagabonds: why and how they integrate differently

Comparative Migration Studies


Kurt, G., Uygun, E., Aker, A. T., and Acarturk, C. (2023)

Addressing the mental health needs of those affected by the earthquakes in Türkiye

The Lancet Psychiatry


De Graaff, A. M., Cuijpers, P., Twisk, J. W., Kieft, B., Hunaidy, S., Elsawy, M., Acarturk, C. (2023)

Peer-provided psychological intervention for Syrian refugees: results of a randomised controlled trial on the effectiveness of Problem Management Plus

BMJ Ment Health


Woodward, A., Fuhr, D. C., Barry, A. S., Balabanova, D., Sondorp, E., Dieleman, M. A., Acarturk, C., et al. (2023)

Health system responsiveness to the mental health needs of Syrian refugees: mixed-methods rapid appraisals in eight host countries in Europe and the Middle East.

Open Research Europe



Ayşen Üstübici and Ezgi Elçi (2022)

Aspirations among young refugees in Turkey: social class, integration and onward migration in forced migration contexts

Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies


Ayşen Üstübici (2022)

Street-level justifications’: Service providers mediating refugee reception in the urban context of Istanbul

Journal of Refugee Studies


Sedef Turper-Alışık and Warisha Aslam (2022)

Misinformation on Refugees: Surveying the Consequences, Perpetuators and Workable Solutions

REFLEKTIF Journal of Social Sciences


Reşat Bayer, Sedef Turper and Judith Woods (2022)

Teamwork within a Senior Capstone Course: Implementation and Assessment

Political Science & Politics


Çetin Çelik (2022)

How Tracking Gets Under the Skin: German Education System and Social Consciousness of Turkish Descent Students in Basic Secondary School Tracks



Çetin Çelik (2022)

Recognize and Misrecognize: Inclusive Education, Schools, and Ethnicity

Sosyoloji Araştırmaları Dergisi


Çetin Çelik and Tuğçe Özdemir (2022)

When downward mobility haunts: reproduction crisis and educational strategies of Turkish middle-class under AK Party

British Journal of sociology of Education


Çetin Çelik (2022)

School as an oppressed site: how broader sociopolitical context informs educational processes in Turkish school with Kurdish school mix

Intercultural Education


Çetin Çelik and Tuğçe Özdemir (2022)

Globally aspired, locally constrained; how national education test regime shapes middle-class parenting in Turkey

Sociology Compass


Çetin Çelik and Serkan Turgut (2022)

Kurdish students’ perceptions of stigma and their destigmatization strategies in urban contexts in Turkey

Race, Ethnicity and Education


Oguzhan Turkoglu, Miceal Canavan and Ahmet İçduygu (2022)

The economic limits of empathy? Analysing variation in the attitudes of oppressed minority groups towards refugees

Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies


Sedef Turper-Alışık, Birce Altıok, Burak Ağalday, F. Köseoğlu-Darılmaz (2022)

Etnik ve Göçmen Azınlıklar ile Anket Çalışmaları: Türkiye Örnekleri Üzerine Yöntembilimsel Bir İnceleme.

Pamukkale Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü Dergisi.


Nosè, M., Gastaldon, C., Acarturk, C., Purgato, M., Ostuzzi, G., & Barbui, C. (2022)

Have the COVID-19 outbreak and related restrictions affected the right to mental health of people with severe mental health conditions?

International Review of Psychiatry


Ceccar, C., Prina, E., Muneghina, O., Jordans, M., Barker, E., Miller, K., Acarturk, C. et al.(2022)

Adverse childhood experiences and global mental health: avenues to reduce the burden of child and adolescent mental disorders

Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences, 2022


Barbui, C., Tedeschi, F., Acarturk, C. et al.(2022)

Risk factors for mental disorder development in asylum seekers and refugees resettled in Western Europe and Turkey: Participant-level analysis of two large prevention studies

International Journal of Social Psychiatry


Acarturk, C., Kurt, G., Ilkkursun, Z., Uygun, E., & Karaoglan-Kahilogullari, A. (2022)

Doing What Matters in Times of Stress” to Decrease Psychological Distress During COVID-19: A Randomised Controlled Pilot Trial.

Intervention-International Journal of Mental Health Psychosocial Work and Counselling in Areas of Armed Conflict


Ceccarelli, C., Prina, E., Muneghina, O., Jordans, M., Barker, E., Miller, K., Acarturk, C., et al. (2022)

Adverse childhood experiences and global mental health: avenues to reduce the burden of child and adolescent mental disorders

Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences


Purgato, M., Tedeschi, F., Turrini, G., Acartürk, C., et al. (2022)

Trajectories of psychosocial symptoms and wellbeing in asylum seekers and refugees exposed to traumatic events and resettled in Western Europe, Turkey, and Uganda

European journal of psychotraumatology


Tarsitani, L., Pinucci, I., Tedeschi, F., Patanè, M., Papola, D., Palantza, C., Acarturk, C., et al. (2022)

Resilience of people with chronic medical conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic: a 1-year longitudinal prospective survey

BMC psychiatry


Kurt, G., Ventevogel, P., Ekhtiari, M., Ilkkursun, Z., Erşahin, M., Akbiyik, N., & Acarturk, C. (2022)

Estimated prevalence rates and risk factors for common mental health problems among Syrian and Afghan refugees in Türkiye

BJPsych Open.


Wells, R., Acartuk, C., Almeamari, F., et al. (2022)

Caring for carers: A virtual psychosocial supervision intervention to improve the quality and sustainability of mental health and psychosocial support in humanitarian contexts.

European Psychiatry, 2022.


Turrini, G., Purgato, M., Tedeschi, F., Acartürk, C., et al. (2022)

Long-term effectiveness of Self-Help Plus in refugees and asylum seekers resettled in Western Europe: 12-month outcomes of a randomised controlled trial.

Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences.


Park, A. L., Waldmann, T., Kösters, M., Tedeschi, F., Nosè, M., Ostuzzi, G., Acarturk, C., et al. (2022)

Cost-effectiveness of the Self-Help Plus Intervention for Adult Syrian Refugees Hosted in Turkey

JAMA network open, 2022.


Gémes, K., Bergström, J., Papola, D., Barbui, C., Lam, A. I. F., Hall, B. J., Acarturk, C., et al. (2022)

Symptoms of anxiety and depression during the COVID-19 pandemic in six European countries and Australia–Differences by prior mental disorders and migration status.

Journal of Affective Disorders


De Graaff, A. M., Cuijpers, P., Acarturk, C., et al (2022)

Scalable psychological interventions for Syrian refugees in Europe and the Middle East: STRENGTHS study protocol for a prospective individual participant data meta-analysis

BMJ open


Barbui, C., Purgato, M., Acarturk, C., Churchill, R., et al. (2022)

Preventing the mental health consequences of war in refugee populations.

Epidemiology and psychiatric sciences


Pak, Ş., Yurtbakan, T., & Acarturk, C. (2022)

Social support and resilience among Syrian refugees: The mediating role of self-efficacy.

Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma


Acarturk, C., Uygun, E., Ilkkursun, Z., et al. (2022)

Effectiveness of a WHO self‐help psychological intervention for preventing mental disorders among Syrian refugees in Turkey: a randomized controlled trial

World Psychiatry, 2022.


Uysal, B., Yanik, M., Tastekne, F., Tuzgen, E., Altinisik, E., & Acarturk, C. (2022)

Psychological problems and resilience among Syrian adolescents exposed to war

European Journal of Trauma & Dissociation


Acarturk, C., Uygun, E., Ilkkursun, Z., Yurtbakan, T., Kurt, G., et al. (2022)

Group problem management plus (PM+) to decrease psychological distress among Syrian refugees in Turkey: a pilot randomised controlled trial.

BMC psychiatry



Çetin Çelik and Serkan Turgut (2021)

Kürt gençlerinin etnik sınırlar algısı ve damgayla başa çıkma stratejileri [Kurdish youth’s perceptions of ethnic boundaries and stigma, and their destigmatization strategies]

Sosyoloji Araştırmaları Dergisi, 24 (3).


Irena Grigoryan (2021)

Book Review: Kashmir as a borderland: the politics of space and belonging across the line of control

Journal of Borderlands Studies


Irena Grigoryan (2021)

Book Review: Persianate Selves: Memories of Place and Origin before Nationalism

Journal of Belonging, Identity, Language, and Diversity


Pınar Ensari (2021).

Book Review: Şule Can, Refugee Encounters at the Turkish-Syrian Border: Antakya at the Crossroads. Routledge: London and New York, 2019.

International Migration, 59(2), 266-268.


Pınar Ensari (2021).

Book Review: Migrants and city-making: dispossession, displacement, and urban regeneration

Urban Geography.


Ezgi Elçi, Eda Kirişçioğlu and Ayşen Üstübici (2021)

How COVID-19 financially hit urban refugees: evidence from mixed-method research with citizens and Syrian refugees in Turkey



Çetin Çelik (2021)

Why We Have Forgotten About Refugee Adaptation and Why Studying It in the Global South is Critical



Çetin Çelik & Holly White (2021)

Forced Migration and Protection: Turkey’s Domestic Responses to the Syrian Refugees

European Review


F. Sibel Salman, Eda Yücel, İlker Kayı, Sedef Turper-Alışık and Abdullah Coşkun (2021)

Modeling mobile health service delivery to Syrian migrant farm workers using call record data

Socio-Economic Planning Sciences


Drescher, A., Kiselev, N., Akhtar, A., Acarturk, C., et al. (2021)

Problems After Flight: Understanding and Comparing Syrians’ Perspectives in the Middle East and Europe

BMC Public Health


Acarturk, C., McGrath, M., Roberts, B., Ilkkursun, Z., et al. (2021)

Prevalence and predictors of common mental disorders among Syrian refugees in Istanbul, Turkey: a cross-sectional study

Social psychiatry and psychiatric epidemiology, 56, 475–484.


Kurt, G., Acar, İ. H., Ilkkursun, Z., Yurtbakan, T., Acar, B., Uygun, E., & Acarturk, C. (2021).

Traumatic experiences, acculturation, and psychological distress among Syrian refugees in Turkey: The mediating role of coping strategies 

International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 81, 214-225.



Scherer, N., Hameed, S., Acarturk, C., et al. (2020)

Prevalence of common mental disorders among Syrian refugee children and adolescents in Sultanbeyli district, Istanbul: results of a population-based survey

Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences, 29.


Çetin Çelik (2020)

Rethinking Institutional Habitus in Education: A Relational Approach for Studying Its Sources and Impacts



Ayşen Üstübici, Kübra Ergün (2020)

Migration-Development Nexus in the Context of the External Dimensions of the EU Policies

Ankara Avrupa Çalışmaları Dergisi, 19(2), 197-226.


Ayşen Üstübici (2020)

‘Street-level justifications’: Service providers mediating refugee reception in the urban context of Istanbul

Journal of Refugee Studies


Wen, K., McGrath, M., Acarturk, C., et al. (2020)

Post-traumatic growth and its predictors among Syrian refugees in Istanbul: a mental health population survey

Journal of Migration and Health, 1, 100010.


Duygu Merve Uysal and Aylin Aydın-Çakır (2020)


Ahmet İçduygu (2020)

Decentring migrant smuggling: reflections on the Eastern Mediterranean route to Europe

Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies


Ahmet İçduygu (2020)

Stranded irregular migrant workers during the COVID-19 crisis: The question of repatriation

IOM’s Migration Research High Level Advisers on the potential changes, impacts and implications for migration and mobility arising from COVID-19


Saime Özçürümez, Julinda Hoxha & Ahmet İçduygu (2020)

Does social cohesion solve forced migration riddles? Troubled concepts and constrained practices in Turkey

Migration Studies


Sahin, E., Dagli, T. E., Acarturk, C., et al. (2020)

Vulnerabilities of Syrian refugee children in Turkey and actions taken for prevention and management in terms of health and wellbeing

Child Abuse & Neglect, 104628.


Birce Demiryontar (2020)

Accession conditionality and migration diplomacy: Turkey’s dual identity in migration policy negotiations with the EU

European Politics and Society


Birce Altıok & Salih Tosun (2020)

Understanding foreign policy strategies during migration movements: a comparative study of Iraqi and Syrian mass refugee inflows to Turkey

Turkish Studies, 21 (5), 684-704.


McGrath, M., Acarturk, C., Roberts, B., Ilkkursun, Z., et al. (2020)

Somatic distress among Syrian refugees in Istanbul, Turkey: A cross-sectional study

Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 132, 109993.


Uygun, E., Ilkkursun, Z., Sijbrandij, M., Aker, A. T., Bryant, R., Cuijpers, P., Fuhr, D., de Graaff A.M., de Jong, J., McDaid, D., Morina, N., Park, A., Roberts, B., Ventevogel, P., Yurtbakan, T., Acarturk, C. (2020)

Protocol for a randomized controlled trial: peer-to-peer Group Problem Management Plus (PM+) for adult Syrian refugees in Turkey

Trials, 21(1)


de Graaff, A. M., Cuijpers, P., Acarturk, C., et al. (2020)

Effectiveness of a peer-refugee delivered psychological intervention to reduce psychological distress among adult Syrian refugees in the Netherlands: study protocol

European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 11(1), 1694347.


Ayşen Üstübici (2020)

Görünmezlikten Görünürlüğe: İstanbul’un Kent Dokusunda Göçmenlik ve Mültecilik Deneyimleri

İmgelem 4 (7), 273-298.


Ayşen Üstübici, Ezgi Irgil, Gözde Cöbek (2020)

Mekânla Pazarlık: Avrupalı göçmenlerin Türkiye’deki refah ve ‘ayrıcalık’ deneyimleri

Alternatif Politika, 12(3), 565-589


Ayşen Üstübici, Berra İnce (2020)

Türkiye’de Zorunlu Göç ve Toplumsal Cinsiyet: Suriyeli mülteciler hakkındaki veriler üzerine bir değerlendirme

Kadın/Woman 2000, Journal for Women’s Studies (JWS), 21 (2), 85-106.



Ayşen Üstübici (2019)

The impact of externalized migration governance on Turkey: Technocratic migration governance and the production of differentiated legal status.

Comparative Migration Studies, 7(1), 46.


Zeynep Yanaşmayan, Ayşen Üstübici & Zeynep Kaşlı (2019)

Under the Shadow of Civilizationist Populist Discourses: Political Debates on Refugees in Turkey



Daniela Fuhr, Ceren Acartürk et al. (2019)

Treatment gap and mental health service use among Syrian refugees in Sultanbeyli, Istanbul: a cross-sectional survey

Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences


G. Turrini, M. Purgato, C. Acarturk et al. (2019)

Efficacy and acceptability of psychosocial interventions in asylum seekers and refugees: systematic review and meta-analysis

Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences


Ahmet İçduygu and Maissam Nimer (2019)

The politics of return: exploring the future of Syrian refugees in Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey

Third World Quarterly, Volume 41, Issue 3, pp: 415-433.


Maissam Nimer and Çetin Çelik (2019)

Social justice or ‘human capital’ development through higher education: experiences of scholarship students in Lebanon

International Studies in Sociology of Education


Ahmet İçduygu and Deniz Sert (2019)

Introduction: Syrian Refugees – Facing Challenges, Making Choices

International Migration, Volume 57, Issue 2, pp. 121-125.


Sebnem Koser Akcapar (2019)

Religious conversions in forced migration: Comparative cases of Afghans in India and Iranians in Turkey

Journal of Eurasian Studies, pp. 1–14.


Purgato, M., Carswell, K., Acarturk, C.,  et al. (2019)

Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of Self Help Plus (SH+) for preventing mental disorders in refugees and asylum seekers in Europe and Turkey: study protocols for two randomized controlled trials

BMJ Open




Çetin Çelik (2018)

‘Yoksul ama Başarılı’: Sosyal Sermaye, Etnisite ve Okul Başarısı

Akdeniz Eğitim Araştırmaları Dergisi 2018, Cil. 12(26) 482-502


Şebnem Köşer Akçapar & Doğuş Şimşek (2018)

The Politics of Syrian Refugees in Turkey: A Question of Inclusion and Exclusion through Citizenship

Social Inclusion, Volume 6, Issue 1, Pages 176–187. DOI: 10.17645/si.v6i1.1323


Çetin Çelik & Ahmet İçduygu (2018)

Schools and Refugee Children: The Case of Syrians in Turkey

International Migration, doi:10.1111/imig.12488


Doğuş Şimşek (2018)

Integration Processes of Syrian Refugees in Turkey: ‘Class-based Integration’

Journal of Refugee Studies, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/jrs/fey057.


Ahmet İçduygu and Sibel Karadağ (2018)

Afghan migration through Turkey to Europe: seeking refuge, forming diaspora, and becoming citizens

Turkish Studies, Volume: 19, Issue: 3, Pp:482-502. DOI: 10.1080/14683849.2018.1454317 


Ayşen Üstübici and Ahmet İçduygu (2018) 

Border closures and the externalization of immigration controls in the Mediterranean: a comparative analysis of Morocco and Turkey

New Perspectives on Turkey, Volume 59, November, pp. 7-31. DOI: 10.1093/OBO/9780195389678-0256


Doğuş Şimşek (2018)

Transnational Activities of Syrian Refugees in Turkey: Hindering or Supporting Integration

International Migration, https://doi.org/10.1111/imig.12489.


Salih Tosun (co-authored with Ulaş Sunata) (2018)

Assessing the Civil Society’s Role in Refugee Integration in Turkey: NGO-R as a New Typology

Journal of Refugee Studies, https://doi.org/10.1093/jrs/fey047



Sedef Turper & Kees Aarts (2017)

Political Trust and Sophistication: Taking Measurement Seriously

Social Indicators Research, 130(1): 415-434.


Ahmet İçduygu, Ayşen Üstübici, İzem Aral & Balacan Ayar (2017)

Legitimizing Settlement of Refugees: Unpacking Humanitarianism from Comparative Perspective

Geografie, 122, pp.449-475. (SSCI)


Ayşen Üstübici (2017)

Türkiye’de Uluslararası Göçün Yönetimi: Yasa dışılığın Uluslararası Üretiminden Makbul Yabancıya?

Toplum ve Bilim, 140, pp.106-121.


Şebnem Köşer Akçapar (2017)

International Migration and Diplomacy: Challenges and Opportunities in the 21st Century

PERCEPTIONS, Winter 2017, Volume XXII, Number 4, pp. 1-34.


Ahmet İçduygu and Eleni Diker (2017) 

Syrian Refugees in Turkey

Oxford Bibliographies in Social Work, DOI: 10.1093/OBO/9780195389678-0256


Ahmet İçduygu and Eleni Diker (2017)

Labor Market Integration of Syrian Refugees: From Refugees to Settlers

The Journal of Migration Studies. Directorate General of Migration Management,  Volume: 3, No: 1, January – June 2017.


Çetin Çelik (2017)

Disadvantaged, but Morally Superior: How Second-Generation Male Turkish Youths Ethnically Stereotype Germans

Identities, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1070289X.2017.1305218




Çetin Çelik (2016)

Eğitimde Kurumsal Ayrımcılık, Eşitsizlik ve Sınıfsal AYrışma

Birikim, 332, Aralık 2016


Çetin Çelik (2016)

Interview: The  walls  built  by  Education  are hard  to  climb

Saha,V.1  (special  English  edition)


Çetin Çelik (2016)

Parental networks, ethnicity, and social and cultural capital: the societal dynamics of educational resilience in Turkey

British Journal of Sociology of Education, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01425692.2016.1218753


Ayşen Üstübici (2016)

Political activism between journey and settlement: Irregular migrant mobilisation in Morocco

Geopolitics 21 (2), Special Issue on “Clandestine Journeys’’, 303-324.


Sedef Turper (2016)

Fearing what? Vignette experiments on anti-immigrant sentiments

Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies


Ahmet İçduygu and Evin Millet (2016)

Syrian Refugees in Turkey: Insecure lives in an environment of pseudo-integration

Global Turkey in Europe. Working Paper 13. Instituto Affari Internazionali



Sedef Turper et al. (2015)

Who is less welcome?: The impact of individuating cues on attitudes towards immigrants

Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 41(2), 239–259.


Peter Esaiasson, Ann-Kristin Kölln, Sedef Turper (2015)

External Efficacy and Perceived Responsiveness—Similar but Distinct Concepts

International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 27(3), 432-445.


Ayşen Üstübici (2015)

Dynamics in Emigration and Immigration Policies of Morocco: A Double Engagement

Migration and Development special issue on “EU migration legacies – perspectives from sending countries”, 4 (2), pp.238-255.


Doğuş Şimşek (2015)

Türkiye’de sığınmacı olmak: Belirsizlikler içinde yaşamak

Birikim 320: 16- 23


Doğuş Şimşek (2015)

Suriyeli sığınmacılar ve ‘misafir’ olma hali

Birikim 311: 55- 63


Doğuş Şimşek (2015)

İnsan odaklı mülteci politikaları mümkün

Alternatif 1: 31-34

Heinrich Böll Stiftung / Türkiye


Damla B. Aksel (2015)

Devlet eliyle yurtdışına çevre göçü örneği: İşçi göçü dönemi uygulanan afet kotası

İdeal Kent Dergisi 14


Ayşen Üstübici (2015)

Dynamics in Emigration and Immigration Policies of Morocco: A Double Engagement

Migration and Development 4 (2), Special Issue on “EU migration legacies – perspectives from sending countries”, 238-255.




Ahmet İçduygu & Damla B. Aksel (2014)

Negotiating readmission agreement between the EU and Turkey: Two-to-Tango

European Journal of Migration and Law 16(3)


Damla B. Aksel (2014)

Kins, distant workers, diasporas: Constructing Turkey’s transnational members abroad

Turkish Studies 15(2)




Ahmet İçduygu and Damla B. Aksel (2013)

Turkish migration policies: A critical historical retrospective

Perceptions, Autumn 2013


Deniz Sert (2013)

Turkey’s Integrated Border Management Strategy

Turkish Policy Quarterly 12(1): 173-179


Deniz Karcı Korfalı (2013)

Review Article on ‘Migration Around Turkey: Old Phenomena, New Research

Review Article on ‘Countries of Migrants, Cities of Migrants: Italy, Spain, Turkey

Review Article on ‘Borders under Stress: The Cases of Turkey-EU and Mexico-USA Borders

Perceptions 18 (2): 196-199



Elif Aksaz (2013)

Note de lecture ‘Migration around Turkey: Old Phenomena, New Research

Dipnot, Institut Français D’Etudes Anatoliennes




Ahmet Icduygu and Deniz Sert (2012)

Step-by-step Migration through Turkey: From the Indian Subcontinent to Europe

Migration Policy Centre, CARIM-India Research Report 2012/14, Thematic Reports


Deniz Sert (2012)

The Gateway of Thrace: Migration Management on the Turkey-EU Border/s

MiReKoc Research Report.


Ahmet Icduygu (2012)  

50 Years After the Labour Recruitment Agreement with Germany: The Consequences of Emigration for Turkey

Perceptions 17(2): 11-36


Ahmet Icduygu and Deniz Yükseker (2012)

Rethinking transit migration in Turkey: reality and re-presentation in the creation of a migratory phenomenon
Population, Space and Place, 18(4): 441-456


Ahmet İçduygu and Ayşem Biriz Karaçay (2012)  

The International Migration System Between Turkey and Russia: Project-Tied Migrant Workers in Moscow

International Migration 50 (1): 55-74


Deniz Sert (2012)

Integration and/or Transnationalism? The Case of Turkish-German Transnational Space

Perceptions 17(2): 85-102


Ayşen Üstübici and Darja Irdam (2012)

The Impact of Remittances on Human Development: a Quantitative Analysis and Policy Implications

Economics and Sociology 5 (1): 74-85




Ahmet İçduygu and Deniz Sert (2011)

Project-Tied Labor Migration from Turkey to the MENA Region: Past, Present, and Future

International Labor and Working Class History 79: 62-80

“Special Issue on Labor Migration and the Middle East”


Ahmet İçduygu and Deniz Sert (2011)

International Migration in the Mashriq Countries: Past Trends, Future Potentials and Determinants –Possible Implications for Environmental Migration?

Report for the Global Environmental Migration Foresight, UK Government Office for Science



Deniz Sert and Ahmet İçduygu (2010)

Consequences of Transnational Citizenship for Migrant Sending Countries: A Debate on Dual Citizenship

Center on Migration, Citizenship and Development (COMCAD) Working Paper No.87


Ahmet Icduygu and Deniz Sert (2010)

Irregular Migration at Two Borders: The Turkish-EU and Mexican-USA Cases

German Marshall Fund Immigration Paper Series


Ahmet İçduygu (2010)  

The Politics of Demography and International Migration Implications for EU-Turkey Relationship

Journal of Balkans and Near East Studies 12(1): 59-71




Ahmet İçduygu and Deniz Sert (2009)

Irregular Migration at Two Borders: The Turkish-EU and Mexican-USA Cases

German Marshall Fund Immigration Paper Series


Ahmet Icduygu and Deniz Sert (2009)  

Country Profile: Turkey

Focus Migration, No. 5


Şule Toktaş (2009)

Review article on ‘Land of Diverse Migrations: Challenges of Emigration and Immigration in Turkey

New Perspectives on Turkey 41: 273-276

Ahmet İçduygu and Birce Altıok (2023) (OPEN ACCESS)

‘Root Causes of Irregular Migration in the Eastern Mediterranean: The Case of Afghans and Syrians’

in Ricard Zapata-Barrero and Ibrahim Awad (eds.) Migration in the Mediterranean, Springer & IMISCOE. (OPEN ACCESS)


Ahmet İçduygu (forthcoming)

‘The Unfolding of Migrant Smuggling Across the EU-Turkey Border: Structural, Institutional, and Agency-based Factors’

in David Kyle and Luigi Achilli (eds.), Global Human Smuggling: Creativity, Control, and Complexity in Unauthorized Mobility, John Hopkins University Press.


Ahmet İçduygu and Damla Bayraktar

‘Turkey’s Response to Refugees: Past and Present’,

in Joost Jongerden (ed.), Routledge Handbook on Contemporary Turkey, Routledge, 2022


Ahmet İçduygu and Çetin Çelik (2022)

‘Schooling in an Environment of Uncertainties: The Case of Syrian Refugee Children in Turkey’,

in Fatma Müge Göçek & Gamze Evcimen (eds.), Handbook on Sociology and The Middle East, Bloomsbury Academic.


Ahmet İçduygu & Damla B. Aksel (2022)

Vulnerable Permanency in Mass Influx: The Case of Syrians in Turkey

Erol Balkan and Zumray Kutlu-Tonak (Eds.), Refugees on the Move: Global Refugee Crisis and Local Refugee Lives, Berghahn Books.


Ahmet İçduygu & Damla B. Aksel (2021)

Turkey’s responses to refugees: past and present

Joost Jongerden (ed.) The Routledge Handbook on Contemporary Turkey, Routledge.


Turper-Alışık, S., Bayraktar-Aksel, D., Yantaç, A. E., Kayı, İ., Salman, S., İçduygu, Çay, D., A., Baruh, L. & Bensason, I. (2019)

Seasonal Labor Migration Among Syrian Refugees and Urban Deep Map for Integration in Turkey

Salah, A.A., Pentland, A., Lepri, B., Letouzé, E. (Eds.) Guide to Mobile Data Analytics in Refugee Scenarios: The ‘Data for Refugees Challenge’ Study, Cham: Springer.


Sedef Turper (2018)

Public Opinion and Public Policy in Turkey 

Caner Bakır & Güeş Ertan (Eds.) Policy Analysis in Turkey, Bristol: University of Bristol Policy Press.


Şebnem Köşer Akçapar (2018)

Diaspora engagement in the United States: the case of India and Turkey

Jassal, Smita Tewari, and Halil Turan, (eds.) New Perspectives on India and Turkey: Connections and Debates. Routledge.


Çetin Çelik (2018)

Social class, institutional habitus and high school choices.

Educational choices, aspirations and transitions in Europe: Systemic, Institutional and Subjective Challenges. Aina Tarabini & Nicola Ingram (eds.) Routledge (ISBN9781138104037).


İlke Şanlıer and Ahmet İçduygu (2018)

Flexibility and Ambiguity: Impacts of Temporariness of Transnational Mobility in the Case of Turkey

Characteristics of Temporary Migration in European-Asian Transnational Social Spaces, Pirkko Pitkanen, Mari Korpela, Mustafa Aksakal, and Kerstin Schmidt (eds.),   London: Springer.


Çetin Çelik. (forthcoming)

Educational Inequalities within the Context of Turkish Community in Germany

Relations between Turkey and Germany Reconsidered: New Dimensions, Ebru Turhanlı (ed.), New Challenges. NOMOS Verlag.


Fatoş Gökşen, Alpay Filiztekin, Mark Smith, Çetin Çelik and İbrahim Öker (2017)

Policy-making and gender mainstreaming

Youth Employment; Strategic Transitions for Youth Labour in Europe. Jacqueline O’Reilly, Clementine Moyart, Tiziana Nazio and Mark Smith (eds). Crome Publishing (ISBN 978-1-910172-17-9).


Ahmet İçduygu and Doğuş Şimşek (2017)

Bargaining Over Refugees: Turkey’s View

Beyond the Migration and Asylum Crisis – Options and Lessons from Europe, Ferrucio Pastore (ed.), Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana


Ahmet İçduygu and Şebnem Akçapar (2016)


IOM Migrant Smuggling Data and Research: A Global Review of the Emerging Evidence Base, McAuliffe, M. & F. Laczko (eds.), Geneva: Switzerland.


Ayşen Üstübici (2016)

Düzensiz göçün cinsiyet halleri: Riskler, İçerme, Yasal Statü ve Korumaya Erişim

Kadın Odaklı, Kağıtçıbaşı et. al (Eds.), İstanbul: Koç Üniversitesi Yayınları, 35-54.


Ahmet İçduygu and Damla B. Aksel (2015)

Migration Realities and State Responses: Rethinking International Migration Policies in Turkey

Social Transformation and Migration: National and Local Experiences in South Korea, Turkey, Mexico, Palgrave Publishing


Ayşen Üstübici and Ahmet İçduygu (2014)

New Border and Citizenship Politics: Negotiating Mobility, Debating Borders: Migration Diplomacy in Turkey-EU Relations

New Border and Citizenship Politics, Helen Schwenken and Sabine Ruß (Eds.), Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 44-49.


Ayşem Biriz Karaçay and Ayşen Üstübici (2014)

Concluding Remarks: Migrants and Politics of Migration

Migration to and from Turkey: Changing Patterns and Shifting Policies, Ayşem Biriz Karaçay and Ayşen Üstübici (Eds.), Istanbul: ISIS, 359-371.


Deniz Sert (2013)


The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration, Immanuel Ness (Ed.)


Ahmet İçduygu, Zeynep Gülru Göker, Lami Bertan Tokuzlu and Seçil Paçacı Elitok (2013)


EU Neighbourhood Migration Report, Philippe Fargues (Ed.), Fiesole: European University Institute.


Deniz Sert (2013)

Compensation Packages

The New Encyclopedia of Transitional Justice, Lavinia Stan and Nadya Nedelsky (Eds.), Cambridge University Press.


Ahmet Icduygu (2012)

The Demographic Transition in Turkey: Changing Trends in Fertility, Mortality, and Migration

The Routledge Handbook of Modern Turkey, Metin Heper and Sabri Sayari (Eds.), Routledge.


Ayşem Biriz Karaçay (2012)  

Türkiye-Avrupa Göç Sistemi: Misafir İşçilerden Proje Bağımlı Göçmen İşçilere

Küreselleşme Çağında Göç, Aslı Şirin ve Gülfer Ihlamır (Eds.), İstanbul: İletişim.


Deniz Sert (2012)  

Uluslararası Göç Yazınında Büyünleyici Bir Kurama Doğru

Küreselleşme Çağında Göç, Aslı Şirin ve Gülfer Ihlamır (Eds.), İstanbul: İletişim.


Ahmet İçduygu and Ayşem Biriz Karaçay (2011)

Demography and Migration in Transitions: Reflections on the EU-Turkey Relations

Migration Potentials from and to Turkey, Thomas Straubhaar and Seçil Paçacı (Eds.), Hamburg: Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWI).


Ayşen Üstübici (2011)

Les nouvelles recherches sur la migration en Turquie: le cas de MiReKoç

Les évolutions de la Recherche sur les Migrations Internationales au Maroc, Houria Alami Mchichi (Ed.), Rabat: Amerm.


Ahmet İçduygu and Deniz Sert (2010)

From Unstable East to Prosperous West: Turkey’s New Role as a Country of Immigration and Transit

Good Luck! Migration Today, Cornelia Kogoj (Eds.), Vienna: Initiative Minderheiten.


Ayşem Biriz Karaçay (2010)

From the Nation-Building Project to the EU Integration Process: The Turkish Law on Settlement

Good Luck! Migration Today, Cornelia Kogoj (Eds.), Vienna: Initiative Minderheiten.


Ayşem Biriz Karaçay (2010)  

Leaving Insecurity Facing Uncertainty: Transit Migrants in Turkey

Good Luck! Migration Today, Cornelia Kogoj (Eds.), Vienna: Initiative Minderheiten.


Ayşem Biriz Karaçay (2010)

The Turkish Law on Work Permits

Good Luck! Migration Today, Cornelia Kogoj (Eds.), Vienna: Initiative Minderheiten.


Ayşem Biriz Karaçay (2010)  

The Historical Development of Turkish Citizenship Law

Good Luck! Migration Today, Cornelia Kogoj (Eds.), Vienna: Initiative Minderheiten.


Ayşem Biriz Karaçay (2010)

Discrimination on Grounds of Sexual Orientation in Turkey

Good Luck! Migration Today, Cornelia Kogoj (Eds.), Vienna: Initiative Minderheiten.


Ahmet İçduygu and Deniz Sert (2010)

Transit Border Crossings in Turkey: An Environment of Uncertainty and Insecurity

Migration and Borders: Methodological Approaches and Case Studies, Maria Eugenia Anguiano and Maria Lopez Sala (Eds.), Barcelona: Editorial Bellaterra, CIDOB, in Spanish.