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Organisation and Management

As an independent and interdisciplinary research institute, SUITS' activities span the Humanities, Law, and Social Sciences. Organizationally, the institute sorts under the Faculty of Humanities and is placed at the Department of Asian, Middle Eastern and Turkish Studies.

A Global Perspective on Turkish affairs

The core mission of the Stockholm University Institute for Turkish Studies (SUITS) is to contribute to a broad and well informed understanding of Turkey and Turkish affairs in academia, civil society, government, and the private sector in Europe as well as the rest of the world.


  • Map of Europe with Turkey, mostphotos SUITS to lead CEST 2020-01-23 SUITS has become the lead institution for the Consortium for European Symposia on Turkey (CEST) with plans to expand activities
  • Dr. Bengi Ruken Cengiz SUITS welcomes postdoc Dr. Bengi Ruken Cengiz 2019-09-20 Her research interests include theories on democratization and authoritarianism, de-consolidation of democracy, regimes of citizenship, social and political cleavages and political parties.
  • Paul Levin, Bitte Hammargren and Cengiz Candar, photo: Erol Saglam Panel discussion on Turkish elections available as podcast 2019-04-04 “Local elections in Turkey: what lies ahead”, a collaboration between SUITS and the Swedish Institute of International affairs (UI), is available for streaming

Contact SUITS

For general questions and information contact: suits@suits.su.se

Visiting address:
Kräftriket 4A
106 91 Stockholm

Postal address:
SUITS                                                                                                    Department of Asian, Middle Eastern and Turkish Studies
Stockholm University
106 91 Stockholm

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