|Course Title||Code||Semester||L+P Hour||Credits||ECTS|
|Eastern European Politics *||POLS 307||5||3||3||5|
|Prerequisites and co-requisites|
|Recommended Optional Programme Components||None|
|Language of Instruction||English|
|Course Level||First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)|
|Course Coordinator||Res.Asst. Ayşe Duygu TANRIVERDİ|
This course aims to develop students' understanding of socio-political transformation of Central and Eastern European countries, democratisation and Europeanisation theories.
This course focuses on socio-political transformation in Central and Eastern European countries in the post-1990s.
|Course's Contribution To Program|
|No||Program Learning Outcomes||Contribution|
Has the conceptual and theoretical competence to explain the phenomena in the disciplines of Political Science and International Relations.
Identifies the international and national issues by methodologies used in the disciplines of Political Science and International Relations; chooses the appropriate analysis techniques across the issues and applies the appropriate empirical studies.
Becomes skilful at following and interpreting different social areas in international and national levels and also applies the problem-solving oriented practices.
Collects, reviews and analyzes the data obtained which necessary for modelling applications in the Social Science.
Individually and/or in a team, takes responsibility, leadership, and works effectively.
In recognition of the need for lifelong learning, follows the latest developments in the field and improves himself/herself.
Uses Turkish, and at least one more foreign language, in accordance with the requirements of academic and work life.
Understands and interprets the feelings, thoughts and behaviors of related persons correctly; and expresses himself/herself in written and oral forms accurately.
Improves his/herself constantly by defining educational requirements considering interests and talents in scientific, cultural, art and social fields besides career development.
Questions traditional approaches, practices and methods; and develops and applies new study methods if necessary.
Recognizes and implements social, scientific and professional ethical values.
Develops skills of defining and analyzing the international, regional and national oriented issues, producing appropriate conflict-resolution techniques and negotiation skills.
Develops critical thinking skills.
|1||Historical political process in Central and Eastern Europe||Weekly reading list will be distributed on the first week|
|2||European integration process I|
|3||Socio-political transition process in Central and Eastern Europe in post-Cold War period|
|4||European integration process II|
|5||Economic transition process in Central and Eastern Europe in post-Cold War period|
|6||European Union enlargement policy from the 1990s I: Central and Eastern Europe|
|7||European Union enlargement policy from the 1990s II: Central and Eastern Europe, Balkans|
|9||Human rights in Europe, Reflections on European countries|
|10||Migration politics in Europe, multiculturalism, reflections on European countries I|
|11||Migration politics in Europe, multiculturalism, reflections on European countries II|
|12||Central and Eastern European countries and global politics|
|13||Civil society in Central and Eastern Europe|
|16-17||Student presentations and final exam|
|Recommended or Required Reading|