Born in Ankara in 1995, Berkay Altunbaş majored in International Relations and obtained his Bachelor's Degree from Hacettepe University in 2018. He completed one semester of his undergraduate studies as an Erasmus student at WBS Merito University Gdansk. After graduation, he started his career as a Project Assistant at the Hacettepe University European Union Office. He worked on Erasmus+ Traineeship and Staff Mobility and Inter-Institutional Agreements during his tenure. As of June 2021, he was promoted to Project Specialist.
He received job shadowing opportunities at the Ecole de Gouvernance et d'Economie Rabat, Tunghai University, and Windesheim University of Applied Sciences. On behalf of Hacettepe University, he participated in the 31st Annual EAIE Conference and Exhibition in Helsinki, the largest conference for internationalization in the education sector in Europe.
As of November 2021, he has been working as an Erasmus+ Programme Specialist at TEDU International Programs Office. His areas of responsibility include Incoming and Outgoing Student and Staff Exchange, KA131, KA171, and Consortium Projects.