Funda Tekin is Senior Researcher at the Institut für Europäische Politik, Berlin and the Centre International de Formation Européenne. She holds a PhD from the Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences at the University of Cologne.
The topic of her dissertation is “Differentiated Integration at Work: The Institutionalisation and Implementation of Opt-Outs from European Integration in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice”. Further fields of her research and expertise include EU enlargement in general and EU Turkey relations in particular, the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice, flexibility and differentiation of EU integration as well as Euroscepticism.
Funda has been involved in numerous EU-funded research projects and is the Project Director of the Horizon 2020 Project “FEUTURE. The Future of EU-Turkey Relations: Mapping Dynamics and Testing Scenarios”.