Prof. Dr. M. Polat SOYER

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He was born on 23 June, 1950. He completed TED Ankara College in 1968. Then he graduated from the Faculty of Law of Ankara University in 1972. He achieved his PhD degree in 1979. Later, he was promoted to the rank of Associate Professor in 1986 and to Full Professor in 1992 at the Faculty of Law of Dokuz Eylül University, Izmir. His mean research interest is Labour Law. He has made research visits to the Federal Republic of Germany, Regensburg University, Faculty of Law during 1977-1978; 1984-1985; 1987; 1990; 1994; 1997. Since 1984 he has been acting as a Research Scholar of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

In addition to the above, he is the author of monographic publications and several scientific articles published in national and international periodicals. He is currently a Member of five national editorial boards and International/National Labour Law and Social Security Association. He is proficient in English and German languages. Since 2006, he has been an Academic Member of the Faculty of Law of Near East University.

His duties as an Administrator include:

  • Dean of Faculty of Law, Dokuz Eylül University (1994-1997; 2006-2008)
  • Member of the General Assembly of Institution for Press and Announcement (1994 1999; 2006-2008).
  • President of the Basic Research Commission (for Law) at Higher Education Board.
  • President of Labour Law and Social Security Law Association (2012-2015);
  • Honorary President of Labour Law and Social Security Law Association (since 2015).