Musab Yılmaz graduated from Galatasaray University, with a degree in Political Science. He worked as a long-term intern at the SETA Foundation Strategy Research Directorate. He is currently an MA student at Ibn Haldun University, in the Department of Political Science and International Relations. He works as a North African Studies Researcher at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies (ORSAM). He is interested in areas such as theories of international relations, foreign policy analysis, armament, and strategy studies, and conducts research on Northern and Sub-Saharan African countries, especially in Algeria, and Morocco. He has a good command of English, and French and has intermediate level Arabic.