Welcome to the Center For Black Sea and Central Asia

The Center For Black Sea and Central Asia (KORA) is a research center of Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara-Turkey. KORA was established in 1992 and has become a leading research institute conducting research on Caucasian, Central Asian, East and Central European countries.
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  • EUBORDERREGIONS Policy Seminar and Project Workshop

    Center for Black Sea and Central Asia at Middle East Technical University has been a partner of an EU FP7 project called EUBORDERREGIONS which will last for four years. Within the framework of this project, our Center organized a policy seminar on European Union Neighbourhood Policy (ENP).

  • The ADA Seventh PhD Workshop

    On June 14-15 KORA will host the Seventh PhD Workshop of The Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy (ADA) . The ADA Seventh PhD Workshop is part of ADA’s PhD Development and Support Program and will take place on June 14-15, 2012, on the Middle East Technical University’s (METU) campus in Ankara, Turkey. The Workshop will bring together PhDs and PhD candidates in all disciplines of the social sciences and humanities, with special, but not exclusive, emphasis on political science, business administration (marketing, finance, operations management), and public affairs..