Academic Staff

English Preparatory Program

Buket KARA

Lecturer / Unit Supervisor


Buket Kara completed her Bachelor’s (BA) degree in the department of English Language Teaching at Middle East Technical University and in the department of International Relations at Anadolu University. She is currently an MA student in the department of English Language Education at Suleyman Demirel University Graduate School of Educational Sciences. Before starting to work at Ankara Medipol University, she worked as an English instructor at Biruni University. Buket Kara has been working as an instructor of Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since September, 2020.

Tubanur PİRDAL

Lecturer / Unit Supervisor


Tubanur Pirdal completed his Bachelor’s degree (BA) in the department of English Language Teaching at Boğaziçi University. She has finished her master studies in the department of Linguistics. Her study is about “The Effect of Linear Distance and Word Order in the Bilingualism on the Processing of Genitive-Possessive Constructions in Native Language”. She started to work at Ankara Medipol University as an English Instructor in September, 2020. She had two years of experience with young learners and she worked at University of Turkish Aeronautical Association as an English Instructor.

Yeşim UĞURLU ŞEN

Lecturer / Unit Supervisor


Yeşim Uğurlu Şen completed her Bachelor's (BA) degree in English Language Teaching at Gazi University, and Master's (MA) degree in English Language Education at Gazi University Gazi Institute of Education. Her master thesis is on instruction giving practices in EFL classes. She continues her academic studies in foreign language education. Before starting to work at Ankara Medipol University, she worked as an English instructor at several universities around Turkey. Yeşim Uğurlu Şen has been working as an instructor at Ankara Medipol University, School of Foreign Languages since April, 2022.

Atakan Coşkun

Lecturer


Atakan Coşkun completed his undergraduate degree in English Language Teaching at Hacettepe University as a high honor student. He is currently working on his thesis at Hacettepe University English Language Teaching master's program. He has worked with various age groups for more than three years, worked as a lecturer at OSTİM Technical University and took an active role in the development of the content and design of the "NEW LANGUO A1" course-book. He is interested in digital reading, course-book development and intercultural awareness. Atakan Coşkun has been working as a lecturer at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages English Preparatory Program since October 2023.

Aysu Esra TURHAN DEMİR

Lecturer


Aysu Esra Turhan Demir received her Bachelor’s (BA) degree in English Language and Literature from Celal Bayar University in 2015. She received her pedagogical formation certificate from Celal Bayar University. She is currently an MA student in the department of English Linguistics at Ankara Hacı Bayram Veli University. Before starting to work at Ankara Medipol University, she worked at different English courses and universities such as Ankara University, Atılım University. She has been working as an English instructor at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since September 2022.

Büşra TOKMAK OOM

Lecturer


Büşra Tokmak Oom completed her Bachelor’s (BA) degree in American Culture and Literature at Hacettepe University in 2014. She received her pedagogical formation certificate at Gazi University in 2020. She completed her Master’s (MA) degree at the department of English Language and Literature at Atılım University in 2022. Her master thesis is on an ecocritical reading of modern English literature. Before joining Ankara Medipol University, she worked as an English instructor at various colleges. Büşra Tokmak Oom has been working as an English instructor at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since January 2022.

Ceren Bozkuş

Lecturer


Ceren Bozkuş, lisans eğitimini Hacettepe Üniversitesi İngilizce Öğretmenliği bölümünde tamamladı. Şu anda Hacettepe Üniversitesi'nde aynı bölümde yüksek lisans eğitimine devam etmektedir. Akademik ilgi alanları ve tezi, İngilizce öğrenen öğrencilerin sınıftaki etkileşimsel yeterliklerinin konuşma analizi yoluyla incelenmesi üzerinedir. Ankara Medipol Üniversitesi'ne katılmadan önce Ostim Teknik Üniversitesi'nde öğretim görevlisi olarak çalıştı ve burada A1 düzeyinde İngilizce ders kitabının ortak yazarlığını yaptı. Ceren Bozkuş, Ekim 2023'ten bu yana Ankara Medipol Üniversitesi Yabancı Diller Yüksekokulu'nda öğretim görevlisi olarak çalışmaktadır.

Ebru GÜL

Lecturer


Ebru Gül, started her undergraduate education at Hacettepe University English Language Teaching Department in 2014. During her undergraduate education, she spent two academic semesters at Augsburg University in Augsburg, Germany, with the Erasmus student exchange program. She started her teaching profession at language schools during her undergraduate education. She graduated in 2019. Since her graduation, she has worked with adult groups as well as pre-school, primary school, secondary school, and high school. She taught English to the personnel of the Ministry of Interior within the framework of the project carried out with the United Nations, International Organization for Migration. She has worked as an English instructor at institutions such as Ankara University TÖMER and OSTİM Technical University since 2021. She started her master's degree in "Teaching Turkish as a Foreign Language" at Hacettepe University Turkic Studies Institute in 2021. She works on material preparation in language teaching. She has started to work as a lecturer at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since September 2022.

Ebru ŞEN

Lecturer


Ebru Şen completed her Bachelor’s (BA) degree in the department of English Language and Literature at Atatürk University. She had her pedagogical formation certificate at Atatürk University. She is currently doing her Master's degree in English Language Teaching department at İstanbul Medeniyet University. Before starting to work at Ankara Medipol University, she worked as an English teacher and English lecturer at various institutions. She has been working as a lecturer at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since October 2021.

Elif YILMAZ

Lecturer


She graduated from Çankaya University, Department of English Language and Literature (2018) and then completed her master's degree in English Culture and Literature at Atılım University (2021), and worked on fantasy fiction in her master's thesis. Before joining Ankara Medipol University, she worked as an English instructor at Ostim Technical University. She has been working as an English instructor at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since September 2022.

Ertuğrul Enis Can

Lecturer


After graduating from Gazi University English Language Teaching department, Ertuğrul Enis Can is now chasing a master’s degree at Ankara University, Educational Management department. Before joining Ankara Medipol University, he worked at many different courses and schools. He works as an instructor at Ankara Medipol University as of September 2023.

Hacer Ecre Güneş

Lecturer


Hacer Ecre Güneş completed her undergraduate degree at Düzce University, Department of English Language Teaching, ranking first in her department. She is currently continuing her master's studies as a scholarship student in the English Language Teaching program at Başkent University, Institute of Educational Sciences. Güneş was entitled to receive the TESOL certificate approved by Trinity College London at the end of a 3-month training in June 2022. Güneş participated in many projects during her university years and took part in the E-twinning project called "Culture in the ELT classroom: Developing English Course Content within a Cross-Cultural Perspective" with Spanish and Italian participants and played a joint role in its exhibition and presentation. In her former institution, Güneş made an agreement with a Spanish school and organized an E-twinning project called "Let's know each other" and took an active role. Güneş has been working as a lecturer at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since February 2023.

Hande FİDAN

Lecturer


Hande Fidan completed her undergraduate education at the Department of English Language Teaching at Middle East Technical University in Ankara. She studied English Language Teaching at the Leuphana University of Lüneburg in Germany as part of a student exchange program. She worked in various institutions before joining Ankara Medipol University and started to work as a lecturer at Ankara Medipol University, School of Foreign Languages English Preparatory Program in September 2022.

Hatice Eslem BAŞAR

Lecturer


Hatice Eslem Başar holds a Bachelor’s degree (BA) in Foreign Language Education and a Minor Degree in International Relations from Middle East Technical University in 2022. Currently, she is pursuing a Master's Degree (MA) in English Language Teaching at Hacettepe University. During her undergraduate years, she took part as a co-founder in the project called 'METU FLE ELT Talks', in which highly successful academicians took part. Hatice Eslem Başar has been working as a lecturer in the English Preparatory Program at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since September, 2022.

Hatice SUMRUK ATEŞGÜL

Lecturer


Hatice Sumruk Ateşgül received her Bachelor’s (BA) degree from Hacettepe University, ELT department. She could not stay away from her college and completed a Master of Arts (MA) program in Teaching Turkish as s Foreign Language at Hacettepe University as well. Moreover, she has been doing her PhD in the same institute. Professionally, some of her research interests are classroom discourse, conversation analysis, material development and Computer/Mobile Assisted Language Learning. Since the beginnig of her career, she has been a participant of several Continuous Professional Development programs, for more than once, such as Lesson Study, Action Research and Reflective Teaching, as well as facilitating Team Teaching as a collaborative classroom practice. She has been working as an English instructor at university level since 2015, and as of 2020, she has been working at Ankara Medipol University.

Hikmet Yıldız

Lecturer


Hikmet Yıldız completed his undergraduate degree in English Language Teaching Department at Boğaziçi University. She is currently continuing her master's degree in English Language Education at Kocaeli University and is at the thesis stage. The thesis is about dynamic assessment of students' writing skills. Before joining Ankara Medipol University, she worked as an instructor at universities and an English teacher at private schools. Hikmet Yıldız has been working as a Lecturer at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since September 2023.

Gamze Nur Aslan

Lecturer


Gamze Nur Aslan completed her undergraduate degree in English Language Teaching Department at Middle East Technical University. She is currently pursuing her M. A. Studies in the department of English Language Teaching at Hacettepe University. Before joining Ankara Medipol University, she worked as English Language Instructor at various universities. Gamze Nur Aslan has been working as an instructor at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since September 2023.

İlknur Koca

Lecturer


İlknur Koca completed her undergraduate degree in English Language Teaching Department at Hacettepe University. She is currently working on her postgraduate studies in the department of Educational Administration at Ankara University. Before joining Ankara Medipol University, she worked as an English teacher at various private schools. She has been working as an Instructor at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since September 2023.

İrem Sanar

Lecturer


İrem Sanar completed her undergraduate degree in English Language Teaching Department at Hacettepe University with high honors. She is currently working on her postgraduate studies at Middle East Technical University English Language Teaching department. Before joining Ankara Medipol University, she worked at different institutions. İrem Sanar has been working as an Instructor at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since September 2023.

İpek Sarıkaya

Lecturer


İpek Sarıkaya holds a Bachelor’s (BA) degree in English Linguistics and a Minor degree in English Translation and Interpretation from Hacettepe University in 2023. She graduated as the highest ranked student in the Linguistics department and Faculty of Literature with a 3.90 GPA. During her undergraduate education, she attended the 15th Student Conference of Linguistics with two oral presentations. Also, she completed her internship as a Principal Trainee of Translator in the Translation and Coordination Department in the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Foreign Affairs Directorate for EU Affairs. She is currently an MA student in the department of English Language Teaching at Hacettepe University. İpek Sarıkaya has been working as an instructor at Ankara Medipol University, School of Foreign Languages since October 2023.

Gökçe Koç Onar

Lecturer


Gökçe Koç Onar holds a Bachelor's (BA) degree in English Language and Literature from Hacettepe University. She is currently an MA student in the department of English Language Education at Başkent University. Before starting to work at Ankara Medipol University, she worked as an English instructor at several universities. Gökçe Koç Onar has been working as an English instructor at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since April 2022.

Gülsevin GÜLERYÜZ KARA

Lecturer


Gülsevin Güleryüz Kara graduated from Bilkent University in 2011 with a BA in English Language and Literature. In 2018, she earned her MA in English literature from METU with a thesis entitled Spatial politics in Nadeem Aslam’s The Wasted Vigil and The Blind Man’s Garden. Having several years of English teaching experience at tertiary level, she holds English Language Teaching Certificate from Hacettepe University, Cambridge CELTA and DELTA Module 1. Currently, she is working on completing her DELTA Module 3 assignment. Her research interests include EAP, critical pedagogy and teacher education. Since September 2022, she has been working as an instructor of English at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages.

Natelie OFLAZ

Lecturer


Natalie Oflaz completed her Bachelor’s (BA) degree in the department of English Language and Literature at International University in Lithuania. She holds a CELTA Certificate from Cambridge University. Before starting work at Ankara Medipol University, she worked as an English instructor at several institutions in Ankara. She has been working as an English Instructor at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since September, 2022.

Neşe Atasoy

Lecturer


Neşe Atasoy completed her first Bachelor's (BA) degree in Translation and Interpreting Department at Hacettepe University and completed her second Bachelor's (BA) degree in English Language Teaching Department at Gazi University. She holds an international TESOL certificate approved by Global TESOL College. Prior to working in Ankara Medipol University, she worked as a Translator and an English teacher in various private schools and institutions. Neşe Atasoy has been working as a Lecturer at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since September 2023.

Öykü İNAL

Lecturer


Öykü İnal holds a Bachelor's (BA) degree in English Language and Literature from Bilkent University.Prior to joining Ankara Medipol University,she had worked at Ostim Technical University as an English Instructor and a manager of instruction at Berlitz Ankara.Since September 2022, Öykü İnal has been working at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages,English prep programme as an English Instructor

Salih Develi

Lecturer


Salih Develi completed his undergraduate education at Gazi University, Department of English Language and Literature, and completed two semesters of his undergraduate education at State Higher Vocational School of Nowy Sacz in Poland. Before joining Ankara Medipol University, he worked as an English teacher/lecturer at various institutions and universities. He has been working as a lecturer at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since September 2023.

Sema ÖZARSLAN

Lecturer


Sema Özarslan completed her Bachelor’s (BA) degree in the department of English Language Teaching at Anadolu University. Before starting to work at Ankara Medipol University, she worked as an English instructor at several universities around Turkey. She holds a DELTA Module 2 Certificate from Cambridge University. Sema Özarslan has been working as an English instructor of Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since September, 2020.

Serdar Soyer

Lecturer


Serdar Soyer completed his undergraduate education at the Department of English Language Teaching at Middle East Technical University. He started his professional life by working at various language schools and besides teaching, he wrote, edited and designed many textbooks. He is currently doing his master's degree in Sociology of Education at Ankara University. He has been working as a lecturer at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since October 2022.

Muhammet Can Kılıç

Lecturer


Muhammet Can Kılıç completed his Bachelor’s (BA) degree in the department of American Culture and Literature at Hacettepe University. He participated in Erasmus+ volunteering projects funded by the EU in the cities of Venice, Athens and Stuttgart. He acted as the project leader of Turkish participants in these projects that dealt with the refugee crisis, human rights and youth unemployment in Europe. During college, he won several English debate awards in conferences approved by the UN aiming to raise awareness about the commitees of United Nations and it’s functions. Kılıç has been working as a lecturer at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since September 2023.

Umut Akça

Lecturer


Umut Akça completed his undergraduate degree in English Language Teaching Department at Middle East Technical University. He is currently working on his postgraduate studies in Middle East Technical University, Department of Educational Sciences. Before joining Ankara Medipol University, he worked as a lecturer at various universities and institutions. Umut Akça has been working as an Instructor at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since September 2023.

Zeynep KARGALIOĞLU

Lecturer


Zeynep Kargalıoğlu completed her undergraduate education at Gazi University, Department of English Language Teaching, and completed one semester of her undergraduate education at Jagiellonian University in Poland. She completed her master's degree at Gazi Educational Sciences Institute, Department of English Language Education. Before joining Ankara Medipol University, she worked as an English teacher/lecturer at various institutions and universities. She has been working as a lecturer at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since September 2022.

Zeynep Serbest

Lecturer


Zeynep Serbest completed her undergraduate degree in English Language Teaching Department at Gazi University. She is currently working on her postgraduate studies in Gazi University Educational Management and Administration. Before joining Ankara Medipol University, she worked as a lecturer at various universities. Zeynep Serbest has been working as an instructor at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since September 2023.

Ulvi Emir Karahan

Lecturer


Ulvi Emir KARAHAN completed his undergraduate education at the Department of English Language Teaching at Istanbul Aydin University. He started his professional life by working at various language schools and besides teaching, he translated many articles. He has been working as a lecturer at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since October 2023.

Compulsory Foreign Language Coordinatorship

Dilara YAMAÇ KARA

Lecturer / Unit Supervisor


Dilara Yamaç Kara completed her undergraduate degree in the Department of American Culture and Literature at Hacettepe University. Upon graduation, she completed her master's degree in Educational Sciences at Middle East Technical University and obtained her second master's degree from the Department of English Language Education at Ufuk University. Her thesis focuses on the relationship between the interest of students of EMI department and their academic motivation in a theme-based Academic English course. Her primary academic interests include English for Specific Purposes (ESP) and Global Competence in Academic English Teaching. Before joining Ankara Medipol University, she held teaching positions at various universities. Since September 2021, Dilara Yamaç Kara has been working as a Lecturer at the School of Foreign Languages at Ankara Medipol University, and as of the 2022-2023 Academic Year, she also serves as the coordinator of the Modern Languages Unit.

Berna COŞKUNER

Lecturer


Berna Coşkuner completed her Bachelor’s (BA) degree in the department of American Culture and Literature at Bilkent University and her Master’s (MBA) degree at National University in the U.S.A. She got her Celta certificate in Adult learners teaching. Before starting to work at Ankara Medipol University , she worked as an English instructor at Ankara University Prep school. Berna Coşkuner has been working as an academician at Ankara Medipol University of Foreign Languages since October, 2020.

Büşra Tataroğlu

Lecturer


Büşra Tataroğlu holds a BA in American Culture and Literature from Hacettepe University. She also holds a minor in English Language and Literature and a Pedagogical Formation certificate from the Faculty of Education. She is currently pursuing her master's degree at Hacettepe University Institute of Social Sciences, Department of American Culture and Literature. Her academic interests include life writing, minor literature, the concept of exile, and American history. She worked as an English teacher in various institutions for a while and has been working as a lecturer at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages, Department of Modern Languages, since September 2023.

Tuğçe ÇAR

Lecturer


Tuğçe ÇAR received her Bachelor’s degree from Ankara University, Faculty of Letters, Department of English Language and Literature, and her Master’s degree in the English Language and Culture program at Atılım University. Prior to working in Ankara Medipol University, she worked as an English Instructor, English Teacher, Translator, European Union Liaison Officer, Line Manager and International Training and Education Coordinator in various institutions. Tuğçe Çar has been working as an English Instructor at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since September, 2022.

Sümeyye Gür

Lecturer


Sümeyye Gür holds a BA in English Language Teaching from Trabzon University. She also holds an associate degree in Child Development from Istanbul University. She is currently pursuing her master's degree at Ankara Social Sciences University Institute of Social Sciences, Department of English Language Teaching. She is currently working on a Tübitak 2209-A project titled "Co-teaching in middle school English classes: Worth a try?", and writing storybooks in English for children. Her academic interests include team teaching, assessment and evaluation, sustainability, and the use of artificial intelligence in foreign language education. She has previously worked as an English teacher in various private institutions, participated in international conferences and projects, and has been working as a lecturer at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages, Department of Modern Languages since September 2023.

Şevval Alageyik

Lecturer


Şevval Alageyik completed his undergraduate degree in Foreign Language Education at Middle East Technical University. She also studied Sociology as a double major and European Studies as a minor degree. She is currently working on her postgraduate studies in Middle East Technical University, department of English Language Teaching. Before joining Ankara Medical University, she worked as a pedagogic administration assistant and English language teacher in a language school in France. Şevval Alageyik has been working as an instructor at Ankara Medical University since September 2023.

Pınar Tuğçe GÜRKAN

Lecturer


Pınar Tuğçe Gürkan completed her Bachelor’s (BA) degree in the Department of English Language and Literature at Hacettepe University. She also completed Linguistics Studies Program at Verona University in Italy. Before starting to work at Ankara Medipol University, she worked as an English Teacher at different institutions and schools. Pınar Tuğçe Gürkan has been working as a lecturer at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since March 2023.

Naz MANGIT

Lecturer


Naz Mangıt completed her Bachelor’s (BA) degree in the department of English Language Teaching at Istanbul University. She is currently working on her MA degree in the department of Foreign Language Education at Middle East Technical University. Before starting to work at Ankara Medipol University, she worked as an English instructor at several institutions in Istanbul. Naz Mangıt has been working as a lecturer at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since February, 2023.

Mehmet Erdoğan

Lecturer


Mehmet Erdoğan completed his undergraduate degree in the English Language Teaching Department at Middle East Technical University. Before joining Ankara Medipol University, he served as an English teacher in various private schools and language courses. Additionally, he has a keen interest in graphic design, web design, and software, actively engaging in projects in these areas. Mehmet ERDOĞAN has been working as an Instructor at Ankara Medipol University School of Foreign Languages since September 2023.