Betül holds a Ph.D. degree and an LL.M. in Comparative, European and International Laws from the European University Institute (Florence), an LL.M. in Globalisation and Law and an LL.B. in European Law from the University of Maastricht. As part of her doctoral research, she worked for six-month as an intern at the Court of Justice of the European Union (Nov 2013 - Apr 2014).
Prior to joining Erasmus School of Law, she worked as a postdoc researcher at the Centre for the Study of European Contract Law (now the Amsterdam Center for Transformative Private Law) of the University of Amsterdam (2018-2019).
Betül spent research visits at the at the Institute of European and Comparative Law of the University of Oxford (2019), the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law (2014, 2017) and the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies of the University of Oxford (2012).
Broadly speaking, Betül's research concerns the areas of European law and European private law. Within these areas, she is particularly interested in law enforcement, legal remedies and judicial protection, strategic litigation, judicial co-operation and socio-legal research methods.
J. Hoevenaars & B. Kas (2021). Conference Report: ‘Frontiers in Civil Justice’, 16 and 17 November 2020, Erasmus University Rotterdam. In Frontiers in Civil Justice Vol. 1. European Review of Private Law (pp. 143-155). Wolters Kluwer