Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Russian -Eu Relations UAB 510 0 3 + 0 3 7
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. İSMAİL EDİZ
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. TUNCAY KARDAŞ,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective To point out Russian security strategies and foreign policies from the aspect of EU policies. To examine EU and Russian relationships.
Course Content This lecture examines Russian foreign policy, security strategy issues and EU strategies and relations. The study focuses on the nature of the Russian strategic interests and the importance of distant contingencies -such as Middle Asia and Caucasia - as compared to Russias "near abroad." It assesses the impact of the difference in strategic cultures between the Russia, the US, EU, Eurasia, Turkey, China, Middle East etc. the US and draws attention to the long-term evolution of USSR-EU-US strategic relations.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 It is quite important to know the position of Federation of Russia in the world system in the aspect of international relations. From this point of view, investigate the interrelations history of the international system in which Federation of Russia take Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
2 Analyze the reason and result associations of interstate conflicts in the recent political construction of Federation of Russia by use of comparative methods. Lecture, Performance Task,
3 Follow the progresses of the ideas that influence the foreign political decisions in the new identity surge trials of Russia in both state and society levels and interrogate the effects of these in the aspect of international system-interstates influence. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Performance Task,
4 Synthesize and identify the problems and the solutions of the complex events lived in Federation of Russia from past to present day. Lecture, Homework, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 National Security understanding and Military Doctrines in Russian Federation
2 Russia-EU Relations after September 11 (Russia´s European Security in Position)
3 The Relationships of Russia and the U.S. in terms of security of the Eurasian Relations
4 Strategic partnership with the EU
5 Russia and the EU " Democratization" definition
6 Energy Policies and the EU
7 Putin Doctrine and the EU
8 Midterm Exam
9 Security policies in the context of the Black Sea of Russia´s relations with the European Union
10 Russia´s Membership of International Organizations, Relations with NATO
11 Russia and the EU´s relations with the Regional Leadership in Organizations
12 Security Policies in the EU-Kaliningrad issue
13 Russia-EU policies in the Nagorno-Karabakh issue
14 The future of EU-Russia relations
Course Notes William Wallace Policy-Making in the European Union, Oxford University Pres, Oxford, ss. 429-456.<br>Cengiz Erişen,(2004) ?Rusya Federasyonu?nda Ulusal Güvenlik Yaklaşımı ve Askeri Doktrinler?, Değişen Dünyada Rusya, Der: Erhan Büyükakıncı, Phoenix Yayınevi, Ankara, Haziran 2004, ss.137-163.<br>Rami/Çiğdem Şaylıman, (2004) ?Rusya?nın Avrupa Güvenliğindeki Konumu?, Değişen Dünyada Rusya, Der: Erhan Büyükakıncı, Phoenix Yayınevi, Ankara, Haziran 2004, ss.293-308.<br>Neil Malcolm ve Alex Pravda, ?Democratization and Russian Foreign Policy?, International Affairs, C. 72/2, 1998, ss. 537-52<br>Y. Bilinsky, ?Ukraine, Russiand the West:An Insecure Security Triangle?, Problems of Post-Communism, Ocak-Şubat 1997, ss.27-33.<br>P. Van Ham, ?Ukraine, Russia and European Security Implications for Western Policy?, Chaillot Papers, No. 13, Institute for Security Studies, WEU, Paris 1994.<br>Giray Saynur Bozkurt, .-?ABD ve AB Ekseninde Vladimir Putin Dönemi Rus Dış Politikasına Bakış?, 21. Yüzyılda Rusya, AB ve Türkiye?den Yansımalar, Oğuz Kaymakçı (ed.), Türkmen Kitabevi, İstanbul 2007, ss.65-92.
Course Resources Zeynep Dağı, Rusya?nın Dönüşümü, Boyut Kitapları, İstanbul 2002.
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Having and using advanced knowledge and comprehension supported by the recent textbooks, materials and the other scientific resources in the fields of International Relations and European Union.
2 Analyzing data, ideas and concepts of International Relations and European Union with the scientific methods, determining complex events and topics, making discussions and developing new suggestions based on scientific researches
3 Having knowledge and thought about the current issues and problems together with their historical, social and cultural aspects
4 Informing audience groups, who are interested or uninterested in the field, about the topics in International Relations and European Union and teaching them the problems and the solution methods of the subject matters
5 Having the skills of working coherently in a team, taking initiatives, being open-minded and thinking analytically
6 Using Turkish well, having a good written and oral communication skills and also having the ability of empathy
7 Having the skills and potential of self improvement in the career areas of International Relations and European Union such as attaché and ambassador
8 Having the skills about methods and research techniques in producing, using and reaching knowledge
9 Having conscious about professional and scientific ethics
10 Deeping and expanding the knowledge of undergraduate proficiency which is acquired in a same or different field than International Relations and European Union, and also accessing, examining and elucidating knowledge by making scientific research
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 25
1. Ödev 37
2. Ödev 38
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 20
1. Final 80
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
Final examination 1 40 40
Total Workload 168
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.72
dersAKTSKredisi 7