Bekir completed his undergraduate studies at Eskişehir Osmangazi University department of International Relations. He is a graduate student at the department of Political Science and International Relations in Istanbul Şehir University. Currently, he has been working as Erasmus trainee at Antall József Knowledge Centre since September 2019. In addition to this, he is serving as training facilitator at SOLIYA Connect Program. During his graduate studies, he worked as a teaching assistant and liaison officer at Center for Modern Turkish Studies. His study areas of interests mainly include Europeanization of Western Balkans, Turkish Foreign Policy toward the Balkans, EU-Balkans relations and NGO’s.