|Course Title||Code||Semester||L+P Hour||Credits||ECTS|
|Topics in European Integration *||POLS 412||8||3||3||6|
|Prerequisites and co-requisites|
|Recommended Optional Programme Components||None|
|Language of Instruction||English|
|Course Level||First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)|
|Course Coordinator||Asst.Prof.Dr. Fulya MEMİŞOĞLU|
This course aims at enhancing students' theoretical, conceptual and practical knowledge and analytical thinking on EU governance, EU politics and institutions.
This course covers a wide range of theoretical, conceptual and contemporary topics on European integration process.
|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 process of European integration||Weekly reading list will be distributed on the first week|
|2||European integration theories I|
|3||Avrupa bütünleşmesi teorileri II|
|4||EU institutions and EU-level policy-making process I|
|5||EU institutions and EU-level policy-making process II|
|6||EU enlargement policy I|
|7||EU enlargement policy II|
|9||EU and civil society|
|10||EU insan hakları politikası|
|11||EU neighbourhood policy|
|12||EU foreign and security policy|
|13||EU migration policy|
|14||EU and world politics|
|15||Student presentations II|
|16-17||Student presentations II and final exam|
|Recommended or Required Reading|