private international law, international trade law, international arbitration, the EU private international law, nationality law, sports arbitration law, sports law, law on foreigners and refugees law
Prof. Dr. Nuray Ekşi graduated from Marmara University Faculty of Law in 1987 with the highest GPA and in 1988 began her academic career as a research assistant at the Department of Private International Law at the same Faculty. She was admitted to the Istanbul Bar in 1988. She obtained the title of “Doctor” in 1995, having successfully defended a PhD thesis on International Jurisdiction of Turkish Courts; the title of “Associate Professor” in 1999, on the basis of a monograph on Arresting Foreign Ships and the title of “Professor” in 2005 on the basis of a monograph on Arbitration Agreements Made Through Incorporation by Reference in International Maritime Law. Prof. Dr. Ekşi was granted various scholarships by institutions such as the NATO, the EU Commission, the European University Institute Academy of European Law, Jean Monnet, the DAAD, the British Council and the Turkish Science Academy to conduct research and participate in academic conferences.
Prof. Dr. Ekşi is a regular speaker at seminars, conferences and panels held in Turkey and in various other countries. She spoke and acted as chair at manyconferences, panels andseminars that she organized in co-operation with various institutions in Turkey, or at those organized by others in Turkey or abroad. Prof. Dr. Ekşi is one of the coordinators, contributors or trainees to the international projects conducted by different institutions on various subject matters in private international law. In addition Prof. Dr. Ekşi acted as chief editor of the project books.
Prof. Dr. Ekşi is in the editorial or advisory boards of, or appears in the list of referees, of various academic journals. She is the founder and also editor in chief of the Journal of International Trade and Arbitration Law-JITAL which has been in publication since 2012. She is also the founder and editor in chief of the Istanbul Journal of Sports Law (IstanbulJSL) since 2019.
Prof. Dr. Ekşi teaches Private International Law I (Nationality Law and the Law on Foreigners); Private International Law II (Conflict of Laws and International Civil Procedural Law); International Trade Law; International Arbitration Law; Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments; Foreign Investment and International Arbitration Law; EU Private International Law; Sports Law; Sports Arbitration Law as undergraduate and postgraduate courses. She was also one of the lecturers at the Hague Academy of International Law in the Netherlands, in Private International Law Session held on 1-21 July 2006.
Prof. Dr. Ekşi is the author and co-author of several books on private international law, international trade law, international arbitration, the EU private international law, nationality law, sports arbitration law, sports law, law on foreigners and refugees law. Her articles were published both in Turkish and foreign law journals.