Emre Yılmaz was born in the Turkish city Antalya. He studies International Relations and Economy at Gazi University in Ankara. Right now, he spends his time as an Erasmus student in the Baltic International Academy at the department of European Studies in Riga. Yílmaz’s main interests and his subjects of research are EU Foreign Policy, Turkish-EU Relations, Turkey’s Accession Process to EU and Cyprus Issue. He is a native Turk and speaks English.