Hülya Kosar Altinyelken is Assistant Professor of Education and International Development at the Department of Child Development and Education at the University of Amsterdam. She studied International Relations at the Middle East Technical University (Ankara, Turkey), and completed an MSc in International Development Studies at the University of Amsterdam, before earning her doctorate from the same university on education and international development. She also worked at the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs as a policy officer at the Education and Development division.
Her research interests cover a wide range of topics including migration and education, education policy transfer, education reforms, curriculum change, child-centered pedagogy, teachers, coping and support within the EU context, and gender.
Most of her publications can be consulted in Unviersity of Amsterdam website