Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Comparative Political Sciences and Political Systems of Eastern Europe

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gülçin Balamir Coşkun

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gülçin Balamir Coşkun
guelcin.coskun (at)

Visiting address
Charlottenstraße 81 , Room
Phone number
(030) 2093-66609
Mailing address
Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin

Short Profile

Gülçin Balamir Coşkun is an associate professor of the political science. She received her PhD in International Relations from Istanbul University and MA degree from University Paris I-Panthéon-Sorbonne. Her BA was also in International relations at Galatasaray University, Turkey. From 2018 to 2021, she worked as an Einstein Fellow at the Institut für Sozialwissenschaften, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. She is currently working as one of the senior research associates of the project "Judicial autonomy under authoritarian attack" at the same institute. Her research focuses on authoritarianism, judicial independence, rule of law, media capture, and digital censorship. Coşkun's current research explores the relationship between media capture and judicial capture.


Latest academic publications, presentations and participations

2022, "Judicial Systems and Their Relevance for Public Administration" (opening input) , EU4Law Town Hall Conference – Cities and the Rule of Law,  June 29, Berlin.

2022,  "Judiciary under Pressure: Critical Discourse Analysis of Erdogan's Speeches on Political Trials", 79th Annual Midwest Political Science Association Hybrid Conference, April 7-10. 

2021 "Turkey's New Internet Law and Its Effects on Freedom of Media".

2020 "Media Capture Strategies in New Authoritarian States: The Case of Turkey", Publizistik, September.