Emine Eminel Sülün

Research Consultant

Emine Eminel Sülün is an External Associate at PRIO.

Research Interests

​During her collaboration with the PRIO Cyprus Centre she will carry out research on the Eastern Mediterranean, communities in Cyprus, regional geopolitics, energy affairs, security and defence, and the environment.


Dr. Emine Eminel Sülün is an Assistant Professor and Head of the Department of International Relations at the World Peace University, Nicosia.  Her research focuses on energy and geopolitics in the Mediterranean region. Sülün is also associated with the PRIO, Cyprus Centre, writing policy reports and papers extensively on energy affairs, geopolitics and security in the eastern Mediterranean. Sülün received her Ph.D. in International Relations from the Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara, where she also studied for her undergraduate degree in Sociology. Sülün has an MA degree in International Politics from the University of Bath, UK.

All Publications

PRIO Report

Eminel Sülün, Emine (2022) Energy Transition Geopolitics in the Eastern Mediterranean and Prospects for a Green Energy Dialogue in Divided Cyprus, Re-imagining the Eastern Mediterranean Series: PCC Report, 6. Nicosia: PRIO Cyprus Centre.

PRIO Policy Brief

Eminel Sülün, Emine (2022) Europe’s Green Transition: New Areas of Conflict and Cooperation in Divided Cyprus, PRIO Cyprus Centre Policy Brief, 2. Nicosia: PRIO Cyprus Centre.