Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences

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U.N. Sustaınable Development Goals

Climate Action


  • Universität Wien Political Science (PhD, 2014)
  • Universität des Saarlandes Law (Master, 2004)
  • Gazi University International Relations (Undergraduate, 2000)

Articles published in peer reviewed international journals (SCI,SSCI,Arts and Humanities)

  • The Role of Powerbroking in the Mediterranean Hydrocarbon Issue and Its Impact on Environmental Crisis—A Kin-State Case Dimension on Cyprus - 2023
  • The Environmental Sustainability of the European Union Countries: Collective Identity as a Stratum for Decarbonization - 2023
  • Direkli, Mehmet (2022): 'The transitional justice impasse in post-revolution Libya: a call for a transformative approach' - 2022
  • Direkli, Mehmet (2016): 'A New Period in the Cyprus Conflict: Can Anastasiadis and Akıncı Change the Status Quo?', European Review, Vol. 24 No.1, 132-148, Cambridge University Press. ISSN: 1062-7987, DOI: (SSCI) - 2016

Articles published in National journals

  • Interpretation of Factors That Influence Turkish-American Bilateral Affairs and Elaboration of These Elements Between 2009-2016 - 2023

Articles published in other peer reviewed international journals

  • From the United Cyprus Republic to Two-State Solution - 2022
  • Direkli Mehmet (2016): 'Die Auswirkungen der EU-Mitgliedschaft von Republik Zypern zur Verhandlungsgesprächen für Frieden in Zypern', The Journal of International Social Research, Vol.9 Issue 42, 570-575, ISSN: 1307-9581, DOI: - 2016

Books and books chapters published internationally

  • Direkli, M., & Ashiekh, H. A. (2022). The European Union and Democracy Promotion in the Middle East and North Africa Countries: Bridging the Gap Between Constructivism and Realism. In & M. T. Özsağlam (Ed.), Politics, Economy, Security Issues Hidden Under the Carpet of Mediterranean, vol -. (pp. 109-125). European Publisher. - 2022
  • Direkli, Mehmet (2016): 'Uzman Röportajları Işığında Kıbrıs Meselesi' Karahan Yayınları, Adana, ISBN 9786054989874 - 2016

Papers presented in international conferences and printed as proceedings

  • The Effect of the Annan Plan V. for Today’s Negotiations of Cyprus in the Context of Turgut Özal's Vision for the Membership of the European Union - 2016
  • Direkli, Mehmet (2015): 'The Last Curve on the Cyprus Issue: Resolution or Status Quo', S. 965-981, VII. Uludağ Conference on International Relations, 'In Search of a New Order in International System', 22 October 2015, Uludağ University, Bursa, Turkey - 2015
Thesis Supervision

Master Thesis Supervised

  • 2017 G. Akançay, The Understanding of EU's Frontex with Biopolitics and Governmentality - 2017
  • 2017 T. Yavuz, Title of master Thesis: The Role of the UN in the Cyprus Issue (finished) - 2017
  • 2017 S. Gwatsvaira, Title of master Thesis: Effects of the European Union policies on climate change and global warming (finished) - 2017
  • 2017 R. Eker, Title of master Thesis: China's way to be a superpower - 2017
  • 2017 M. Kılıç, Title of master Thesis: The role of the NATO in the EU foreign policy - 2017
  • 2017 T. Özdilek, Title of master Thesis: The changings of EU foreign policy after the Syrian civil war - 2017
  • 2017 V. Gürdal, Title of master Thesis: The relationship of Turkey and Syria after the Syrian civil war - 2017
Research Areas
  • European Law, International Law
Administrative Duties
  • Head of Department 2018- (2018-2023)