Location Tishk International University Erbil Branch Address 100 Meter Street and Mosul Road Erbil KRG IRAQ
Pronouns Male, He / Him / His


Position: Prof. Dr.
Faculty :  Administrative Sciences and Economics
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Education (PhD, MSc/MA, BSc/BA)
Teaching philosophy

I practice inclusive teaching for both fast learners and slow learners; conduct interactive and student-oriented teaching; follow innovative teaching methods and open for adapting new teaching methodology; believe in the strengths of online education.

Previous positions

Professor and Head of Department, Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja, Federal Capital Territory, NIGERIA. Assist.Prof., Research Fellow, Syracuse University, The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse, New York State, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

Research interests

African Studies, European Union, Lobbying, Civil Society, Middle East and Turkey


PhD: Obayomi Olukayode Gregory (Graduated), Nile University of Nigeria. PhD: Bukar Zara, Nile University of Nigeria. MA/MSc: More than 30 Master (MA/MSc) students.


Can, N., Demirbas, E. & Arabaci, A. (2022). Impact of Boko Haram-led Conflict on Capital Flows in Nigeria: Evidence from Time Series Data Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal, 26(4), 1-13.

Ibrahim, S. G., Arabaci, A. & Ibrahim, S. A. (2021). China and the Future of Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTR): Challenges and Opportunities North Asian International Research Journal of Sciences, Engineering & I.T., 7(8), 2021, 16-28.

Ibrahim, S. G., Agbor, T. & Arabaci, A. (2021). Impact of the Belt and Road Initiative on World Politics and Economy African Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development, 4(2), 96-103. Ibrahim, S. G., Tijjani, C. B. & Arabaci, A. (2021). The One-China Policy and Implications of U.S. Invariable Support for Taiwan, African Journal of Law Political Research and Administration, 4(2), 40-52.

Arabaci, A. (2020). Transformation of the European Union’s Approach to Africa: Trajectory and Rationale Journal of Global Social Sciences, 1(3), 2020, 1-15.

Arabaci, A. & Ozden, K. (2019). A Comparison of China’s and The European Union’s Economic and Political Relations in Africa Journal of Social Research and Behavioral Sciences, 5(9), 58-78. Arabaci, A. (2008). Evolution of Interest Representation in the European Union Journal of International Relations, 5(17), 73-104.

(Social Sciences Citation Index / Web of Science) Arabaci, A. (2008). Explaining Transformation of Turkish Civil Society in the EU Accession Process Insight Turkey, 10(4), 2008, 77-93.

Arabaci, A. (2008). Political Activities of Immigration Lobbies at the European Union Civil Academy, 6(2), 91-204.

Arabaci, A. (2008). Civil Society in Turkey since the Helsinki Decision of 1999 Dernekler Dergisi (Journal of Associations), 5, 15-25.

Arabaci, A. (2007). Integration Process of the European Union and Agricultural Lobbies Akademik Arastirmalar Dergisi (Journal of Academic Studies), 9(33), 39-52.

Arabaci, A. (2004). Agricultural Lobby in the Common Agricultural Policy of the European Union Civil Academy, 2(2), 1-12.

Arabaci, A. (2003). Towards Global Civil Society Networks: Environmental Groups on the Global Level and European Union Sivil Toplum (Journal of Civil Society), 3, 17-31.


Arabaci, A. (2016). The European Union’s Strategies to Combat Terrorism: A Long-Term Approach (Las estrategias de la Union Eurpea para combater el terrorismo: un enfoque a largo plazo) Combate al terrorismo: una vision multidisciplinaria, 7 y 8 noviembre 2016, FES Acatlan, UNAM, Mexico City, Mexico, 72-77.

Arabaci, A. (2009). Effects of the European Union’s Policies over the Processes of Development of Southeast Europe, International Symposium on Sustainable Development, International Burch University, Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, 523.

Ozden, K. & Arabaci, A. (2007). Local Governments’ Role in Poverty Alleviation IV. International NGO's Conference ‘Global Poverty’, Canakkale 18 March University, Canakkale, Turkey, October 2007, 831-846.

Arabaci, A. (2006). Effects of the Changes: Changes in the Common Agricultural Policy of the EU and Agricultural Lobby Changes and Transformations in the Socio-economic and Political Structure of Turkey within the EU Negotiations, International Symposium, Dumlupinar University, Kutahya, Turkey, Mach 2006, 936-943.

ARABACI, Ahmet. (2005). Is the Turkish Agricultural Sector a Challenge for European Union? Process of EU Enlargement in 21st Century: New Challenges, Matej Bel University, Banska Bystrica, Slovakia, October 2005, 218-230.


· Basics of Sociology

· Fundamental of Political Economy

· International Organization

· The EU Politics

· Diplomacy: Theory & Practice

· Migration and Displacement in Contemporary World