As a graduate of Yeditepe University, Department of Political Science and International Relations, he received his master's degree from Plymouth University, Department of International Relations and Global Security. He continues his PhD studies at the Strategy and Security Studies Program of the National Defense University, Atatürk Strategic Research Institute (ATASAREN).
His work mainly focuses on Libya, while terrorist movements in the Sahel, geopolitics of the Red Sea, soft power, and public diplomacy are among his areas of special interest. He works as a research assistant in North African Studies at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies (ORSAM). He is proficient in English and has good knowledge of German.