Mert Köse

Affiliate Senior Associate

Mert Köse is an academic publishing professional and a lecturer at Istanbul Bilgi University’s media communication department. With over five years of experience in open-access publishing, he has a deep understanding of various aspects of the publishing industry.

He has previously worked as a Research & Development manager at Turkey’s largest publishing house, Galenos, where he played a pivotal role in establishing their dominance of the Turkish academic journal market. He has full command of index applications, journal management, and academic guidelines, ensuring the quality and integrity of scholarly publications. He possesses a unique perspective on the challenges and opportunities facing academic publishing in Turkey and beyond. Additionally, He has presented a conference on predatory journals at the interdisciplinary Ph.D. communication conference at İstanbul Bilgi University in 2021, demonstrating his active involvement in the academic community.

His varied background and expertise make him a valuable asset to any academic publishing team, and he looks forward to contributing to the growth and success of the industry.