Dr. Bernur Acikgoz graduated from Ankara Finance Vocational High School in 1995, DEU Finance Department in 1999, DEU Financial Law (master) in 2001, and DEU Finance Department (Ph.D.) in 2006. She worked at King\'s College London, United Kingdom in 2000 and Harvard University, United States in 2006 as a visiting professor. In 2009-2010 she completed her post-doctorate degree in economics from Neuchatel University in Switzerland. She taught at Bern University in Switzerland during 2010-2011. In 2014 and 2015 she was a guest lecturer in France with LAMETA scholarship, in USA with Missouri University scholarship and in England with TUBITAK scholarship. Between 1996-2017 she worked at the Ministry of Finance and Celal Bayar University. Since 2017, she is a professor at Katip Celebi University and İzmir University of Economics in Izmir.