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This article assesses Turkey’s integrated border management strategy in the course of its EU accession process. When considering Turkey’s border management, the issue is not only Turkey’s integration with the EU, but also how regulations among various institutions can be integrated. There are a number of different domestic institutions that are responsible for different issues in relation to border management. Integrated border management requires intra and inter-institutional domestic reforms as well as international cooperation. Despite many steps taken so far, there is a lot that must be accomplished before Turkey meets EU requirements.