Zeliha Kabadayı was graduated from Ankara University Faculty of Language, History and Geography Department of Italian Language and literature. After her university education, she attended language and culture courses in Siena University for Foreigners as a scholarship student. In 2005, she worked as a teacher of Italian in Ankara University TÖMER Language Teaching Center. In September 2006, she started working as an instructor of Italian in İzmir University of Economics. She participated in the workshops which took place in Ankara organized by Università per Stranieri di Perugia. In July 2009, she attended teacher-training courses in Perugia University for Foreigners as a scholarship student. She received a certificate which enables testing Italian Language at A1 A2 and B1 levels in the year 2011.