Ayse is currently Vice-Director responsible for Global Education and Partnerships at Istanbul Aydin University. She is an international education professional of 14 years, with previous experience in the higher education sector as lecturer. She has worked in many areas of international education (Erasmus, exchange and summer programs, marketing and recruitment, managing services for international students). She is also the coordinator for the conference program of EURIE Eurasia Higher Education Summit. She delivers trainings/ workhops for international office staff. Her experience and interests in higher education also cover the areas of strategic planning, quality assurance, and project management.