Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
European Union Turkey Relationship SAU 020 0 2 + 0 2 5
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. SELİM İNANÇLI
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Course Objective The principal aim of the lecture is the description of the European Union which plays an important role concerning the creation of the Turkish foreign policy. In this frame the origin, organs and common politics of the EU are analysed. Then the history of the Turkish-European relations is also closely scrutinized.
Course Content After the origin, development and institutions of the EU are rehearsed, the common policy areas of the Union are studied. In the last part of the lecture are discussed the process of development of the relations between Turkey and the EU, as well as the perception of the EU in Turkey and the consideration of the Turkish entry question in the EU countries.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 The institutional analysis of the EU in which Turkey wants to join , , , , ,
2 The investigation whether the EU project can be a model for the relations of Turkey with the other countries , , , , ,
3 The analysis of the problems which appear in the relations between Turkey and the EU , , , , ,
4 The analysis, how the Turkish-European relations can be formed rationally , , , , ,
5 The analysis of the position of the EU in the international politics and their Bedutung for the Turkish foreign policy , , , , ,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The EU in the overview, Members, Treaties
2 The position of the EU in the world, Economic position, Political position
3 The origin of the EU.
4 The development of the EU, 1950s and 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.
5 The development of the EU, 1990s, 2000s
6 The Institutions of the EU, European Parliament, Council of the EU.
7 The Institutions of the EU, European Commission Court of Justice of the European Communities
8 The Institutions of the EU, European Court of Auditors, European Central Bank, Advisory bodies.
9 Mid-term examination
10 Common policies of the EU, Common economic policy, Common foreign and security policy, European security and defence policy
11 Basic Attributes of the EU-Turkey Relations, General Framework, The development of the EU-Turkey Relations, Until the Helsinki Summit 1999
12 The development of the EU-Turkey Relations-II, Until the Helsinki Summit
13 The perception of the EU in Turkey
14 The perception of Turkey in the EU-Countries
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Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 1 16
Mid-terms 1 5 5
Quiz 2 2 4
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 5 5
Total Workload 72
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 2.88
dersAKTSKredisi 5