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Talat KAYA
Assist. Prof. Dr. Talat KAYA

An academician with academic and practical experience in the field of International trade and investmet law.

  • Vice Dean, Faculty of Law, Social Sciences University of Ankara
  • Executive Board Member, Faculty of Law, Social Sciences University of Ankara
  • Head of Private International Law Department
  • Editorial Board Member, ASBU Law Journal



Talat KAYA received his BA from Ankara University Faculty of Law in 1998, LLM from Vanderbilt University in 2005, and PhD from Ankara University in 2013. Dr. Kaya worked as a judge trainee from 1999 to 2000. At the end of 2000, He joined to the Undersecretariat of the Prime Ministry for Foreign Trade, which, later on, has been turned into Ministry of Economy and Ministry of Trade, respectively. There, Dr. Kaya worked on various subjects of international trade and investment law, participated in the negotiation and drafting of many international trade agreements. He also advised dozens of firms which encountered international trade and investment problems abroad. Furthermore, he coordinated and drafted Turkey’s submissions to the World Trade Organization (WTO) Panels and Appellate Body. From 2007 to 2008 he worked for the Advisory Center on WTO Law, an international organization based in Geneva, where he provided legal advice and advocacy support to developing-country Members of the WTO. Dr. Kaya has been working at the Social Sciences University of Ankara since 2018. He has numerous academic works on international commercial law, international investment law, international intellectual property law and international competition law.

Research Interests

Private International Law, Citizenship Law, Foreigners Law, Arbitration, International Trade Law, World Trade Organization Law

Courses Taught

Private International Law

International Commercial Contracts Law

International Commercial Arbitration

International Intellectual Property Law

WTO Law