Yusuf Çınar graduated from the Department of International Relations of Kırıkkale University in 2009. In 2010, he began his career as ÖYP Research Assistant at Bitlis Eren University, in the Department of Political History, under the Department of International Relations. He completed his master degree with the thesis "Tamil Problem: Historical Development, Process and Conflict Resolution". He now continues his PhD training at the University of Selçuk. Çınar presides over the think-tank organization, Konya based, named International Institute for Strategic Outlook.