COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Turkey-EU Relations * POLS   314 6 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 Type
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. Harun ARIKAN
Instructors
Prof.Dr.HARUN ARIKAN1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
The main objective of the course is to explore developments in EU-Turkey relations and Turkish membership process. In this context, it analyses the major policy issues and examines the ways in the parties have approached to these issues.
Content
This course introduces students to conceptual and theoretical explanation of EU-Turkey relations. In addition, it provides knowledges about the future directions of the EU-Turkey relations. This course will deal with EU-Turkey relations since 1963 of Association Agreement between the parties. It will explore main political and economic issues between Turkey and the EU on the way of Turkish accession to the EU.

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
Has the conceptual and theoretical competence to explain the phenomena in the disciplines of Political Science and International Relations.
X
2
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.
X
3
Becomes skilful at following and interpreting different social areas in international and national levels and also applies the problem-solving oriented practices.
X
4
Collects, reviews and analyzes the data obtained which necessary for modelling applications in the Social Science.
X
5
Individually and/or in a team, takes responsibility, leadership, and works effectively.
X
6
In recognition of the need for lifelong learning, follows the latest developments in the field and improves himself/herself.
X
7
Uses Turkish, and at least one more foreign language, in accordance with the requirements of academic and work life.
X
8
Understands and interprets the feelings, thoughts and behaviors of related persons correctly; and expresses himself/herself in written and oral forms accurately.
X
9
Improves his/herself constantly by defining educational requirements considering interests and talents in scientific, cultural, art and social fields besides career development.
X
10
Questions traditional approaches, practices and methods; and develops and applies new study methods if necessary.
X
11
Recognizes and implements social, scientific and professional ethical values.
X
12
Develops skills of defining and analyzing the international, regional and national oriented issues, producing appropriate conflict-resolution techniques and negotiation skills.
X
13
Develops critical thinking skills.
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 EU- Turkey Relations within A Historical Perspective None
2 A Legal Framework for EU- Turkey Relations Reading assignment, homework
3 Economic Aspects of the EU- Turkey Relations Reading assignment
4 The Political Aspects of EU- Turkey Relations Reading assignment
5 Security Aspects of EU- Turkey Relations Reading assignment, homework
6 Identity Issue in EU- Turkey Relations Reading assignment, homework
7 Cyprus Issue in EU- Turkey Relations Reading assignment
8 Mid Term Exam Studying for exam
9 German Position on Turkey Membership Reading assignment, preparing presentation
10 French Position on Turkey Membership Reading assignment, preparing presentation
11 British Position on Turkey Membership Reading assignment, preparing presentation
12 European Parliaments Position on Turkey Membership Reading assignment, preparing presentation
13 European Commissions Position on Turkeys Membership Reading assignment, preparing presentation
14 Accession Negotiations Reading assignment, preparing presentation
15 General Evaluation Reading assignment
16-17 Final Exam Studying for exam

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources