ECTS - Turkish Foreign Policy II

Turkish Foreign Policy II (IR304) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Turkish Foreign Policy II IR304 3 0 0 3 6
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
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, Drill and Practice, Team/Group.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Duygu Dersan Orhan
Course Assistants
Course Objectives To examine significant political, economic and social aspects of Turkish foreign policy occurred from 1960 to the present day is the main objective this course. To the changes materialized in Turkey's bilateral relations and international political position regarding Turkey's internal dynamics and the events that took place on a regional and global basis, will be given main emphasis in the course.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To learn the Turkish foreing policy historywith its politcal, economic and social aspects.
  • To know from which ideas, discourses and ideologies the Turkish foreign policy was influenced.
Course Content Turkish foreign policy from 1960 until today; Turkey?s relations with Europe, the USA and the South America, the Middle East, Russia and the Far East in this period; the foreign policy of Turkey according to the periods of Relative Autonomy, Turkey in the Orbit of Western Block and Turkey in the Orbit of Globalization.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 A General Introduction to the Course None
2 Section 5, 1960-1980: Relative Autonomy 3, Relations with USA and NATO Oran, B., pp. 393-432
3 Section 5,Relations With Greece and USSR Oran, B., pp. 432-474
4 Section 5, Relations with Middle East and EEC Oran B, pp. 474-524
5 Section 6, 1980-1990: Turkey in the Orbit of Western Bloc-2, Relations with USA and NATO Oran B, pp. 521-595
6 Section 6, Relations with ECs and Greece Oran, B., pp. 521-595
7 Section 6, Relations with Middle East , USSR , Balkans Oran, B., pp. 595-647
8 Midterm Exam None
9 Section 7, 1990-2001: Turkey in the Orbit of Globalization, Relations with USA and NATO Oran, B, pp. 647-725
10 Section 7, Relations with EU Oran, B. pp. 725-790
11 Section 7, Caucasus and Central Asians Relations Oran B, pp. 725-790
12 Section 7, Relations with Greece and Balkans and the Issue of Human Rights Oran, B., pp. 790-850
13 Section 7,Relations with Russia and Middle East Oran B, pp. 850-891
14 Section 8 , 2001-2006: Turkey in the Chaotic Aftermath of 9/11, the International Environment and Dynamics Oran, B., pp. 891-899
15 Section 8,The Domestic Environment and Dynamics Oran, B., pp. 899-915
16 Final Exam None


Course Book 1. Oran, B., Turkish Foreign Policy:1919-2006 Facts and Analyses with Documents, Utah University Press, 2010

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 40
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 60
Toplam 2 100
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 To be able to use English language competently concerning four basic skills, namely listening, reading, speaking, and writing
2 To have extensive theoretical knowledge about English literature.
3 To gain knowledge about literary theories and to be able to apply these theories to various literary texts
4 To acquire detailed knowledge about British culture in all its aspects
5 To be able to compare and contrast English literature with other literatures through works from different periods and genres.
6 To be able to compare and contrast British culture with other cultures
7 To plan, organize, and conduct the activities related to the field
8 To acquire the skills of creative, critical, and analytical thinking
9 To gain knowledge about how to conduct an academic research and to use the acquired knowledge in accordance with the purpose of the research
10 To acquire professional ethics and to use them in the process of research and production
11 The ability to translate various kinds of texts from different disciplines both from English into Turkish and from Turkish into English
12 To get prepared for professional life by developing a sense of responsibility through individual tasks and group projects
13 To be able to understand and decipher various discourses involved in literature such as literary, philosophical, psychological, cultural, critical and theoretical discourses in English language
14 To be able to understand and be a part of world culture

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 20 20
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 40 40
Total Workload 150