European Union Law (AB508) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
European Union Law AB508 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, Observation Case Study.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gözde Yılmaz
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to explain the EU law and discuss it with cases
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • to learn the basics of the EU law
  • to gather knowledge on various cases in EU law
  • understand the EU law through these cases
Course Content The basic characteristics of the EU law.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction None
2 The stages and history of European Integration Özsunay, pp. 3-24
3 EU Enlargement Özsunay, pp. 28-46
4 The aims and common values of the Union 1 Özsunay, pp. 47-59
5 The aims and common values of the Union 2 Özsunay, pp. 47-59
6 The legal environment of the EU and its member states 1 Özsunay, pp. 60-84
7 The legal environment of the EU and its member states 2 Özsunay, pp. 60-84
8 Midterm Exam None
9 The legal environment of the EU and its member states 3 Özsunay, pp. 60-84
10 The jurisdiction of the EU Özsunay, pp. 75-84
11 The responsibility of the EU Özsunay, pp. 85-99
12 The sources of the EU Law Özsunay, pp. 105-115
13 Primary features of the EU law 1 Özsunay, pp. 105-115
14 Primary features of the EU law 2 Özsunay, pp. 105-115
15 Conclusion None
16 Final Exam None


Course Book 1. Ergun Özsunay.2015. Avrupa Birliği Hukuku ve Türkiye-AB İlişkileri. İstanbul: Vedat.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 10
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 40
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 50
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 3 42
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 15 15
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 20 20
Total Workload 125