Serhat Sökmen

Mr Serhat Sökmen
PhD candidate
Department of European Affairs
Dokuz Eylül University
Izmir, Turkey.

Serhat Sökmen
Serhat Sökmen

Serhat Sökmen is currently completing a PhD in the Department of European Affairs at Dokuz Eylül University, Izmir, Turkey. His previous qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in law at Bahcesehir University, Istanbul and a Master’s degree in European Public Law and European Integration. He was accepted to this program within in the framework of the Project ‘MICHAIL PSELLOS, implemented by the European Public Law Center in collaboration with the Bahcesehir University and co-financed by the Hellenic Aid, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Greece. His thesis on “The European Union Energy Law and Policy and the Harmonization of Turkish Legislation to Those Politics” has been published. You can visit the website here below in order to read it; http://libris.bahcesehir.edu.tr/dosyalar/Tez/084587C1.pdf. His current research is focused on the judicial control of the independent regulatory authorities such as Energy Market Regulatory Authority and Competition Authority in Turkey. He is currently lawyer at Municipality of Bornova İzmir and he is also judicial expert in translating legal documents in French and English languages for judicial authorities. Serhat is also writing columns in a local newspaper. He is fluent in French and English.