Turkey-EU Relations (AB507) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Turkey-EU Relations AB507 Area Elective 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Turkish
Course Type Elective Courses
Course Level Social Sciences Master's Degree
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion, Question and Answer, Drill and Practice, Observation Case Study.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Staff
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to analyze the EU-Turkey relations in detail
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • to learn the historical development of the EU-Turkey relations
  • to understand the reform process of Turkey as a EU candidate state
  • to have an idea on the future of EU-Turkey relations
Course Content The EU-Turkey relations with both economic and political aspects.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction
2 Understanding the European Integration
3 Historical Development of European Integration Karluk, pp. 1-12
4 Historical Development of EU-Turkey relations Karluk, pp. 437-447
5 Understanding the EU enlargement Karluk, pp. 12-38
6 Understanding the EU enlargement and Turkey Karluk, pp. 92-138
7 Economic Aspect: Customs Union Karluk, pp. 466-541
8 Economic Aspect: Recent Period Karluk, pp. 466-541
9 Political Aspect: From getting the candidate country status to the negotiations Karluk, pp. 448-466
10 Political Aspect: Reforms 1 Karluk, pp. 609-644
11 Political Aspect: Reforms 2 Karluk, pp. 609-644
12 Recent Developments 1 Turkish Ministry for EU Affairs: http://www.ab.gov.tr
13 Recent Developments 2 Turkish Ministry for EU Affairs: http://www.ab.gov.tr
14 Conclusion


Course Book 1. Rıdvan Karluk. 2007. Avrupa Birliği ve Türkiye. İstanbul: Beta.

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)
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 10 140
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 147