Turkey-EU Relations (KAM433) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Turkey-EU Relations KAM433 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
None
Course Language Turkish
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Tuğba Gürçel Akdemir
Course Assistants
Course Objectives This course aims at teaching students the history, dynamics and contemporary issues in Turkey-EU relations and to make them interpret about the future of these relations
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Scientifically interpreting the relations between Turkey and the EU from it beginning to today and be able to comment on future scenarios
Course Content Turkey's membership process in the EU; negotiations; Turkey-EU relations in historical perspective.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction Rıdvan Karluk. 2013. Avrupa Birliği Türkiye İlişkileri: Bir Çıkmaz Sokak. Beta Basım: İstanbul.
2 Founding Philosophy of the EU Rıdvan Karluk. 2013. Avrupa Birliği Türkiye İlişkileri: Bir Çıkmaz Sokak. Beta Basım: İstanbul.
3 History of the EU Rıdvan Karluk. 2013. Avrupa Birliği Türkiye İlişkileri: Bir Çıkmaz Sokak. Beta Basım: İstanbul.
4 Turkey's Application to the EU Membership Rıdvan Karluk. 2013. Avrupa Birliği Türkiye İlişkileri: Bir Çıkmaz Sokak. Beta Basım: İstanbul.
5 History of Turkey-EU Relations Rıdvan Karluk. 2013. Avrupa Birliği Türkiye İlişkileri: Bir Çıkmaz Sokak. Beta Basım: İstanbul.
6 The Terms of Turkey-EU Relations and Important Documents Rıdvan Karluk. 2013. Avrupa Birliği Türkiye İlişkileri: Bir Çıkmaz Sokak. Beta Basım: İstanbul.
7 Turkey's Integration with the to Customs Union Rıdvan Karluk. 2013. Avrupa Birliği Türkiye İlişkileri: Bir Çıkmaz Sokak. Beta Basım: İstanbul.
8 Midterm
9 Turkey's Candidacy and the Negotiation Process Rıdvan Karluk. 2013. Avrupa Birliği Türkiye İlişkileri: Bir Çıkmaz Sokak. Beta Basım: İstanbul.
10 Commission Reports on Turkey Rıdvan Karluk. 2013. Avrupa Birliği Türkiye İlişkileri: Bir Çıkmaz Sokak. Beta Basım: İstanbul.
11 Commission Reports on Turkey Rıdvan Karluk. 2013. Avrupa Birliği Türkiye İlişkileri: Bir Çıkmaz Sokak. Beta Basım: İstanbul.
12 Euroscepticism: EU Perception in Turkish Society and the Notion of Transfer of Sovereignty Rıdvan Karluk. 2013. Avrupa Birliği Türkiye İlişkileri: Bir Çıkmaz Sokak. Beta Basım: İstanbul.
13 Turkey's Integration Process and the Domestic Politics Rıdvan Karluk. 2013. Avrupa Birliği Türkiye İlişkileri: Bir Çıkmaz Sokak. Beta Basım: İstanbul.
14 Impact of Europeanization Belgin Akçay ve İlke Göçmen (ed.s). 2014. Avrupa Birliği. Seçkin Yayıncılık: İstanbul.
15 Today and Future of Turkey-EU Relations Belgin Akçay ve İlke Göçmen (ed.s). 2014. Avrupa Birliği. Seçkin Yayıncılık: İstanbul.
16 Final Exam

Sources

Course Book 1. Rıdvan Karluk. 2013. Avrupa Birliği Türkiye İlişkileri: Bir Çıkmaz Sokak. Beta Basım: İstanbul.
2. Belgin Akçay ve İlke Göçmen (ed.s). 2014. Avrupa Birliği. Seçkin Yayıncılık: İstanbul.
3. Nurettin Bilici. 2013. Avrupa Birliği ve Türkiye. Seçkin Yayıncılık: Ankara.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 14 10
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 3 25
Presentation 1 20
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury - -
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 45
Toplam 19 100
Percentage of Semester Work
Percentage of Final Work 100
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
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 Learning the basic concepts, theories and methods of political science and Public Administration and their use in the analysis of national and global political developments, cause-and-effect relations. X
2 Understanding how policies are created and implemented in real life at local, national, regional and/or global levels, recognizing important institutions and actors playing a role in these processes, knowing the functioning of Public Administration.
3 Gaining a basic level of knowledge about other fields related to political science and public administration disciplines (such as International Relations, Sociology, Psychology, cultural studies, economics, law, history) and thus having an interdisciplinary understanding that takes into account the relations between different areas of life and establishes connections.
4 Learning the use of quantitative and/or qualitative research techniques that can be used in the field of political science and public administration, software, hardware and/or technical tools that can be useful; gaining experience in designing and executing research projects to develop their application skills in this field. X
5 Developing the ability to be open-minded, avoid discrimination, and be sensitive and respectful to different points of view through the promotion of critical analytical thinking, intellectual discussion, and lifelong learning, thereby developing the skills to act jointly.
6 Development of decision-making and initiative, job completion and time management competencies by understanding business ethics in public administration, politics and all related areas.
7 Development of communication skills, oral and written expression, presentation techniques; learning the principles and procedures that are required to write an academic article on the disciplines of political science and public administration.
8 Mastering English terminology in the disciplines of political science and Public Administration and acquiring a level of foreign language knowledge that can help to follow studies written in English, so that current political events and cases in various countries can be analyzed comparatively.
9 Knowing both the Turkish and world political history in terms of periods, important milestones and actors, understanding the impact of the social-historical backgrounds of countries on current political and administrative issues. X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Laboratory
Application
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 2 28
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 1 10 10
Project
Report
Homework Assignments 3 6 18
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 21 21
Total Workload 125