Gülşah is half German and half Turkish, and considers herself to be European rather than belonging to a nationality. 

She holds a Bachelor's Degree in International Relations and will soon finish her Master degree in Euroculture. Gülşah is passionate about languages and is fluent in German, Turkish, English, French and Dutch. Aside from learning languages, she likes to travel and learn about different cultures. 

Her professional interests lie in project and event management, language teaching, editing and culture. She is also passionate about animal rights, the environment and the EU. 

About her passion for Europe she says: "I want the EU to continue to succeed, and I hope to contribute to this process."