Born in Paris in 1985, Sibel Akşahin Polat completed her undergraduate studies at Descartes University in Paris and then she completed three postgraduate degrees in International Private Law, Export Law and Common Law. In 2010, she graduated from Istanbul University Faculty of Law. Finally, in January 2016, She completed her Doctorate studies in International Law and was awarded with the honorary degree. While completing her studies, she worked in various institutions and improved herself on both French and Turkish Law and gained experience in the field of international law. Sibel Akşahin Polat speaks Turkish and French fluently at the mother tongue level, English at the advanced level, and Italian and German at the middle level. Being a lawyer and certified mediator, she also is a sworn interpreter in French, English and Turkish.