ECTS - Economic Integration of the European Union

Economic Integration of the European Union (AB505) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Economic Integration of the European Union AB505 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Turkish
Course Type N/A
Course Level Social Sciences Master's Degree
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gözde Yılmaz
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The aim of the course is to analyze the economic integration of the EU in detail
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Historicise the European Union's steps taken in the economic field
  • Inspect the reasons for the transition to the common monetary unit Euro
  • Elaborate the inter-state economic relations in terms of North-South division
Course Content The economic integration of the EU.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction
2 The historical development of the European Integration Kaya et al. pp. 1-21
3 EU Institutions Kaya et al. pp. 25-41
4 Economic and Monetary Union Akçay and Göçmen (eds.), pp.
5 Internal Market Akçay and Göçmen (eds.), pp.
6 Competition Law and Policy Akçay and Göçmen (eds.), pp
7 Common Agricultural Policy Akçay and Göçmen (eds.), pp.
8 The Protection of the Consumers Akçay and Göçmen (eds.), pp.
9 Common Foreign Trade Policy Akçay and Göçmen (eds.), pp.
10 EU and Turkey: Economic Relations I
11 EU and Turkey: Economic Relations I
12 Euro Crises: Recent Developments I
13 Euro Crises: Recent Developments II
14 Conclusion


Course Book 1. Akçay, B. Göçmen, I. (ed) (2012). Avrupa Birliği –Tarihçe, Teoriler, Kurumlar ve Politikalar. Ankara :Seçkin Yayıncılık.
2. Kaya, A.Aydın-Düzgit, S.Gürsoy, Y. Beşgül, Ö.O. (ed) (2011). Avrupa Birliği’ne Giriş Tarih, Kurumlar ve Politikalar. İstanbul: İstanbul Bilgi Yayınları.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 1 30
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses X
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Acquiring the skills of understanding, explaining, and using the fundamental concepts and methodology of international relations. X
2 Acquiring the skills of analyzing international relations from a theoretical level. X
3 Acquiring the ability to make logical interpretations about the recent either global or national political events. X
4 Acquiring different perspectives on international relations. X
5 Improving the ability to make analyses about the current and future prospects of global and regional actors. X
6 Developing relevant academic and applied research skills in political areas. X
7 To improve the academic writing skills pertaining to the academic area. X
8 To improve the academic presentation skills pertaining to the academic area. X
9 To improve analytical thinking and independent research skills. X
10 Acquiring an open-minded behavior through encouraging critical analysis, interpretation, discussions, and/or continuous learning. X
11 Improving the ability to effectively develop arguments. X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 5 70
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 1 7 7
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury
Total Workload 125