Affiliated Prof. Dr. Ilyas Ciloglu graduated from the Business Management Faculty of International Black Sea University in 1999.

Later, he continiued his studies at the Faculty of Economics of Georgian Technical University, where he obtained Master’s degree in 2011. He started to work for International Black Sea University in 2001; Mr. Chiloglu was a Visiting Researcher at Pennsylvania State University in 2008.  In 2009 he defended his PhD degree in Economics at Ivane Javakhisvhili Tbilisi State University. From 2009 to 2014 he was a dean of the faculties of Business Management and Social Sciences at IBSU.  He was also a vice-rector until he became a rector of International Black Sea University in 2014.
Research Interests: Transitional and Regional Economic Integration( EU, BSEC, APEC, ASEAN, NAFTA ), Small and Medium Enterprises, Tourism, Economics.