Tekin Akgeyik graduated in 1992 at Faculty of Economics, Istanbul University. Dr. Akgeyik received his M.A. and Ph.D. in Industrial Relations from Istanbul University. He was elected a Visiting Research Fellow at Hebrew University funded by the Government of Israel, in the academic year of 1995-96. He visited Brigham Young University in the years of 2004 and 2005 (3 months) as a researcher.
Dr. Akgeyik became an associate professor in 2002. Since 2008 he has been a full professor of human resource management at Faculty of Economics, Istanbul University. In particular, he studies and teaches human resource management, total quality management, strategic management, industrial relations and labor economics. Dr. Akgeyik has published 13 books or book chapters and over 55 academic papers.