Constitutional Law (LAW107) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Constitutional Law LAW107 3 0 0 3 6
Pre-requisite Course(s)
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, Discussion, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ozan ERGÜL
Course Assistants
Course Objectives This course examines the concepts of the major institutions and the structures of the constitutional system. It is aim to provide knowledge and understanding of the interface political and the legal institutions in our system of law and government. It is aim to introduces the students to understand the general principles of the political power, separation of the powers and the function of the powers.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To asses the constitutional law issues with the Comparative law systems
  • To Use general principles of the constitutional law
  • To determine the relationship between constitutional law and other areas of the law, To illustrate the democratic system, electoral systems and identification of the relationship between governmental functions, legislature, executive, and judiciary
Course Content General principles and the basic notions of constitutional law; the notion of constitution; theories on sovereignty and political power; forms of the state; legislative, executive powers and the relations between them; government systems; judicial review of legislative acts; election systems and political parties.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 The subject of Constitutional law and the concept of constitution: A historical perspective Teziç, Anayasa Hukuku
2 The importance of the Constitution in the legal system and hierarchy of the norms Teziç, Anayasa Hukuku
3 The sources and methods in the constitutional law, the main features of the legitimate power Teziç, Anayasa Hukuku
4 The sources of Constitutional law, relevant norms and court decisions Teziç, Anayasa Hukuku
5 An introduction to general theory of political power and the state Teziç, Anayasa Hukuku
6 Various forms of the state and government Teziç, Anayasa Hukuku
8 Various forms of the state and government (2) Teziç, Anayasa Hukuku
9 Government systems, Democracy Theories Teziç, Anayasa Hukuku
10 Political Elections Teziç, Anayasa Hukuku
11 The idea of fundamental rights and freedoms and relevant mechanisms Teziç, Anayasa Hukuku
12 Grand National Assembly and Legislature Teziç, Anayasa Hukuku
13 The executive: The President of Republic and Council of ministers Teziç, Anayasa Hukuku
14 The judiciary and judicial review The judiciary and judicial review
15 General evaluation Teziç, Anayasa Hukuku
16 Final Exam


Course Book 1. Prof. Dr. Erdoğan Teziç, Anayasa Hukuku, 8. Baskı, Beta Yayınevi, İstanbul, 2017.
3. Şeref İba, Anayasa Hukuku Genel Esaslar, Turhan Kitabevi, Ankara 2017
Other Sources 2. Kemal Gözler, Türk Anayasa Hukuku, Ekin Yayınları, Bursa 2017.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 70
Toplam 2 100
Percentage of Semester Work 30
Percentage of Final Work 70
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 Skills to understand, compare and paraphrase the basic concepts of law as a jurist following common principles of law. X
2 Skills to solve problems using a critical point of view when necessary , to determine and analyse the theoretical and implementation problems of law. X
3 Contribution to understanding, planning, exercising and coordinating the functionss of law, by explaining and practising. X
4 Skills to understand the strategic, tactical and practical sides of private and public law. X
5 Skills to understand the local, national, international, universal and supranational sides of private and public law. X
6 Skills to understand the modern methods and differences of law. X
7 Skills to participate in/inter disciplinary group works succesfully. X
8 Skills to adopt open minded behaviors in the way of learning and attempting. X
9 Skills to assimilate and carry the rules of ethics and profession within the framework of social responsibility X
10 Skills to use Turkish efficiently in writing and speaking, and have the communication talent that is required by a law related career. X
11 Skills to approach critically and creativly on the legal and social problems in terms of rule of law and ideal of justice. X
12 Skills to understand and practice the national and international sides of law through caselaw and judical implementations. X
13 Skills to prepare/present a written or oral academic study within the framework of acedemic ethic and rules. X
14 Skills to use vocational information technologies efficiently in solving legal problems. X
15 Skills to reinforce knowledge of foreign languages and command of legal terminolgy. 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 16 4 64
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 8 16
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 11 2 22
Total Workload 150