Three new teachers join Postgraduate Certificate in EU Policy Making

We are happy to announce the addition of three teachers to the staff of our Postgraduate Certificate in EU Policy Making programme. Together, these three people will cover the set of elective courses that are available in the programme.

Murat Seyrek is a newcomer in the Brussels School of Governance (BSoG). As an Adjunct Professor, he is teaching the Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism in Europe course. Murat is also a Senior Policy Advisor at the European Foundation for Democracy and a consultant in European Affairs. He has 19 years of experience in Brussels advising think tanks, NGOs, international organisations and governments and implementing projects and programmes in Europe, North America and MENA region.

Sibel Top is teaching the EU Justice and Home Affairs course. Sibel is a PhD Researcher in the BSoG’s Centre for Migration, Diversity and Justice. After her Master degrees at College of Europe and ULB, she undertook a Bluebook traineeship at the European Commission and worked as a researcher and communications coordinator on the DESIrE project,  managed by the Fundamental Rights Center (FRC, VUB). Since October 2018, Sibel has been a PhD fellow of the Flanders research foundation (FWO), focusing on the legal relevance and actual application of the political offence exemption meant to protect political offenders.

Sean O'Dubhghaill is an Adjunct Professor at the BSoG, teaching both the European Union Foreign Affairs course and the European Public Policy Analysis courses in the Postgraduate Certificate in EU Policy Making, as well as a module on Conflict, Mediation and Negotiation with Dr. Zafer Kizilkaya in the MA in Diplomacy and Global Governance programme.

The Postgraduate Certificate in EU Policy Making programme is an innovative 25 ECTS programme that combines 5 EU Modules online courses with either a Winter School or a Summer School.