Nazan Gürkan was born in 1982, Berlin-Germany. After she had finished primary and middle school, she completed her high school education in İzmir. She graduated from Hacettepe University, department of German language and literature and went back to İzmir. She worked as a department coordinator and a teacher in Language Academy. She participated Pedagogical Education Programme in Dokuz Eylül University and she worked as foreign internship educator in a German Kindergarten. She worked in a private school as the head of the department and teacher. Since September 2016 she has been working as a German Instructor at our University.