Özyeğin University, Çekmeköy Campus Nişantepe District, Orman Street, 34794 Çekmeköy - İSTANBUL

Phone : +90 (216) 564 90 00

Fax : +90 (216) 564 99 99

E-mail: info@ozyegin.edu.tr



Assistant Professor


Civil Law, İstanbul University-Almanya Göttingen University, 1989 - 1996


İstanbul University


Law, İstanbul University, 1977

High School

Balıkesir Highschool

Research Areas

Law Philosophy, Law Sociology, Law Methodology



Associate Prof. Altan Heper joined the Faculty of Law at the Özyeğin University as an Assistant Professor in 2011He obtained his LLB Degree from the Faculty of Law at Istanbul University in 1977. After his completing his undergraduate studies, Associate Prof. Heper worked as a public prosecutor until he earned a scholarship from the University of Kassel, Germany, to pursue his graduate studies in Law. Associate Prof. Heper obtained his LLM degree from the University of Kassel, Germany in 1988. He was conferred  the ‘Dr. İur’ title in Comparative Criminal Law from the University of Göttingen in 1989.  Associate Prof. Heper worked in a German law firm in Stuttgart where he specialized in German-Turkey cross boarding issues. In 1993, he co-founded the Research Institute for Europe- Turkey Studies in Hamburg. In 1996, he obtained his second PhD degree from Istanbul University with his dissertation “European Business Law and Turkey”.

Associate Prof. Heper taught International Economic Law at the Mediterranean University in Antalya. From 2009 through 2010, he was a fellow at the research group for “Challenges to the Image of Humanity and Human Dignity by New Developments in the Medical Technology” at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research at the Bielefeld University. Currently, he continues to teach at the University of Würzburg and at the University of Tübingen, Germany. His research interests include İnternational Economic Law, Aviation Law, German Law, Legal Theory of Law, Legal Philosophy, the Law of Sociology, and Medical law. Associate Prof. Altan Herper gives graduate courses at the Graduate School of Social Sciences as well as elective and required undergraduate courses in our faculty in the field of German Law, Law Philosophy, and Law Methodology.