Born in Ankara in 1995, Berkay Altunbaş majored in International Relations and got their Bachelor Degree from Hacettepe University in 2018. Following their graduation, they started working as a Project Assistant at Hacettepe University European Union Office. They worked on Mobility for Traineeships and Staff and Inter-Institutional Agreements during their duty.
They attended job shadowings in institutions such as Ecole de Gouvernance et d'Economie Rabat and Tunghai University. On behalf of Hacettepe University, they participated in the 31st Annual EAIE Conference and Exhibition in Helsinki, the largest conference for internationalization in the education sector in Europe.
Altunbaş got promoted to the position of Project Specialist as of June 2021 and continues their graduate studies at Hacettepe University Women and Gender Studies Program. As of November 2021, they started working as Erasmus+ Programme Specialist at TED University International Programs Office.