Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
History Of Turkish Democracy ULI 612 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator İSMAİL EDİZ
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Course Content
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Concept of Democracy
2 Development of Democracy in the West
3 Constitutionalism and Democracy
4 Basics of Constitutionalism in the Ottoman Empire – Sened-i İttifak
5 Tanzimat and Islahat Firmans
6 Constitutionalism of New Ottoman – Kanun-i Esasi
7 Ahmet Cevdet Pasha and Mecelle
8 Young Turks and II. Constitutional Era, Elections
9 Understanding of Democracy in the Early Republic
10 Progressive Republican Party-Free Republican Party
11 Developments in the Single Party Era
12 Foundation of DP and Elections in 1946 and 1950
13 Developments in DP era
14 1960 Coup
Course Notes
Course Resources Feroz Ahmad, Modern Türkiye’nin Oluşumu, 1995.
Kemal Karpat, Türk Demokrasi Tarihi, 1996.
Eric Jan Zürcher, Modernleşen Türkiye’nin Tarihi, 1996.
Feroz Ahmad, Demokrasi Sürecinde Türkiye, 2010.
Tevfik Çavdar, Türkiye’nin Demokrasi Tarihi, 2013.
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Having and using advanced knowledge and comprehension supported by textbooks including actual knowledge in international relations literature, materials and the other scientific resources
2 Analyzing data, ideas and concepts of foreign policy and international relations, determining complex events and topics, making discussions and developing new suggestions in accordance with researches
3 Having knowledge and thought about actual topics and problems together with their historical, social and cultural aspects
4 Introducing those who are interested in international events with the topics of international relations and teaching clearly the problems of international relations and the types of solutions
5 Having the skills to take initiatives, capacity for team-working and open-minded
6 Using Turkish well, having a good written and oral communication and also having ability of empathy
7 Having skill to improve career in the jobs such as attaché and ambassador
8 Having the skill about methods and techniques in reaching knowledge
9 Having conscious about professional and scientific ethics
10 Accessing, examining and elucidating with scientific methods to the knowledge of international relations and expanding literature about international relations
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 100
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 40
1. Final 60
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 5 80
Mid-terms 1 5 5
Final examination 1 5 5
Total Workload 138
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.52
dersAKTSKredisi 6