Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
International Law ULZ 506 0 3 + 0 3 6
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Arş.Gör. ENSAR MUSLU
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Course Objective Providing knowledge of the legal principles and rules in establishing international relations through deepening understanding structure and operation of the international system.
Course Content The development process of the law applying to the international community, the sources of international law, subjects of international law, the process of recognition of the state, spatial rules of the state, the form of the action of the state as a legal person, limits imposed on the state’s action by international law.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Introduction to the concepts of international law. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Overview of the development process of international law. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
3 Understanding of the structure and functioning of the international community. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
4 Gaining ability to analyze conflicts within the perspectives of international law. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
5 Evaluation of legal basis and restrictions of actions which shape the international relations. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 General introduction to the course, International Community and International Law Hüseyin Pazarcı p. 1-33
2 Establishment of International Law (Treaties) p. 33-104
3 Establishment of International Law (Others), Subjects of International Law (States) p. 104-181
4 Subjects of International Law (The Units other than States), 1. Quiz (p. 1-230), Determination of Assignment Topics p. 181-230
5 Spatial Rules of International Law p. 233-319
6 Rules of International Law for International Economic Relations, Taking Place within the Order of International Law, Delivery of Assignments p. 319-367
7 Implementation of International Relations and Activities, 2. Quiz (p. 230-399) p. 367-399
8 Midterm Exam (p. 1-399)
9 Sustaining the obedience to international law p. 399-443
10 Conflict Resolution in International Society p. 443-507
11 Use of Force and Armed Conflict (Authorization for Use of Force, Weapons Control and Disarmament, Introduction to International Law of Armed Conflicts, Emergence of Armed Conflicts and Legal Status) p. 507-572
12 Use of Force and Armed Conflict (Conduct of Armed Conflict) p. 572-632
13 Use of Force and Armed Conflict (Suspension and Termination of Armed Conflict and Legal Status, The Responsibility of States, People and International Organizations in Armed Conflicts) p. 632-669
14 General Review, Clarify Parts that are not well comprehended and Answering the Questions
Course Notes Hüseyin Pazarcı, Uluslararası Hukuk, Turhan Kitabevi
Course Resources
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 X
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 X
3 Having knowledge and thought about actual topics and problems together with their historical, social and cultural aspects X
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 X
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 X
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 40
1. Kısa Sınav 20
2. Kısa Sınav 20
1. Ödev 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 10 20
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 156
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.24
dersAKTSKredisi 6