Merve is from İzmir. She studied Business Administration at Yaşar University for her bachelor degree and then she hold her MBA degree from Yaşar University. She is currently studying for her PhD degree in European Studies at Dokuz Eylül University. Merve is Erasmus+ Institutional Coordinator and works as International Education Expert. She is coordinating the whole Erasmus+ Programme and mainly organising Erasmus+ Student Mobility for outgoing students, Erasmus+ Teaching&Staff Mobility for incomings, Erasmus+ Inter-Institutional agreements. She has also worked on a number of European Union projects with the EU Center at Yaşar University. She enjoys travelling, cooking and playing various sports and also loves good music.