Associate professor, specialist in Turkology and Oriental studies at the Institute of Turkology and Central Asian Studies,”Babeş-Bolyai” University of Cluj-Napoca.
PhD in History since 2010, graduate of the Doctoral School ”History, Civilisation and Culture”, at the same university, with the thesis “Atitudini civice şi imaginea Imperiului Otoman în societatea transilvăneană, în perioada Principatului (1541-1688)’ (“Civic attitudes and the image of the Ottoman Empire in the Transylvanian society,in the Principality period (1541-1688)”)
Since 2015, Ms. Aslan has been following a PhD on “The European Union, Turkey and the migration problem” in the Doctoral School “International Relations and Security Studies” ,Babeş-Bolyai University
Regarding the educational activities, Margareta Aslan teaches courses of Turkish language, History (Imagological reflections in the Romanian manuscripts: Turks; Europe and Migrations history; Balkans in international relations in the XX-XXI centuries)
Executive secretary of the Institute of Turkology and Central Asian Studies and secretary of the Doctoral School “International Relations and Security Studies”
She participated in over 20 international conferences organized abroad (Turkey, Turkmenistan, Crimea, Tatarstan, etc.), 10 international conferences organized in Romania, 12 national conferences.
Ms. Aslan is refered author in over 25 publications (articles, studies, reviews, book chapters) in scientific volumes, conference volumes, national and international journals
She made bilingual Turkish-Romanian interpretation in over 15 scientific events: speeches, university courses, official visits, specialized conferences.
Member of the external body of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences ,as well as of ”Ion Cornea” Association of Geopolitics in Bucharest
Member of the editorial committe of yearbook Studia et Documenta Turcologica and of GeoPolitica journal