Born in 1979, Muhammed AĞIRAKÇA was graduated from the Faculty of Theology at Marmara University in 2001. He has completed his master’s degree in 2004 and his PhD in 2010 at the Department of Theology, Institute of Social Sciences at Marmara University. Between 2001 and 2007, AĞIRAKÇA worked as a teacher and an administrator at high schools of the Ministry of National Education and as an executive at the Directorate of Foreign Relations under Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality in 2008. Since 2009, AĞIRAKÇA has been working as the General Director at Akdemistanbul Language Education Centre, and continued working within Consultancy Services and the General Coordination for the International Arabic Competitions. Having been involved in a number of projects with the Arabic world in the fields of education, publishing, and consultancy, AĞIRAKÇA also assumes the role of coordinating the International Istanbul Arabic Book Fair and the International Istanbul Fellowship Program.