Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Turkish Foreign Policy SAU 108 0 2 + 0 2 5
Precondition Courses NA
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Arş.Gör. ELİF MADAKBAŞ GÜLENER
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Course Assistants
Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective This course aims to provide a historical analysis of the Turkey´s foreign policy since the establishment the Republic, to examine Turkish foreign policy since the establishment of the Republic of Turkey in a period of historical study and to investigate internal and external dynamics affecting Turkish foreign policy and the process of formation and implementation of Turkish foreign policy.
Course Content Firstly, Turkish Foreign Policy during Independence War, Lausanne Peace Treaty and theoretical framework of Turkish foreign policy in the Republican era will be examined. Secondly, the main objectives and periods of foreign policy in the interwar period of World War II, new trends in Turkish foreign policy during the Cold War, relations with the U.S., NATO and AET and Cyprus Issue will be examined. Thirdly, foreign policy relations with the U.S. and the EU, the Middle East, the Balkans, the Foreign Policy after the Cold War, new opportunities and threats of the current problems in this period will be examined.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 to understand the Turkish foreign policy is applied at various periods Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Self Study, Project Based Learning, Testing, Homework,
2 to understand the formulation process of Turkish foreign policy Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Self Study, Project Based Learning, Testing, Homework,
3 to understand the implementation process of Turkish foreign policy Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Self Study, Project Based Learning, Testing, Homework,
4 to evaluate Turkish foreign policy events and their results Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Self Study, Project Based Learning, Testing, Homework,
5 to evaluate future developments and results in Turkish foreign policy Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Self Study, Project Based Learning, Testing, Homework,
6 to explain Turkish foreign policy with scientific and analytical methods Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Self Study, Project Based Learning, Testing, Homework,
7 to understand and assess the impact of the developments in international system on Turkish foreign policy Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Role Playing, Case Study, Self Study, Project Based Learning, Testing, Homework,
8 to understand and assess the impact of the Turkey´s internal dynamics on Turkish foreign policy Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Self Study, Project Based Learning, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction 1, 2
2 Late Ottoman Foreign Policy 1, 2
3 Early Republican Era Foreign Policy 1, 2
4 World War II 1, 2
5 Turkey and the Cold War, 1946-1960 1, 2
6 Turkey and the Cold War, 1960-1989 1, 2
7 Mid-term
8 Foreign Policy in Post-Cold War Era 1, 2
9 Turkey, US and NATO 1, 2
10 Turkey and Balkans 1, 2
11 Turkey and EU 2
12 Turkey and Middle East 2
13 Cyprus Issue 2
14 Armenian Question 2
Resources
Course Notes 1.) William Hale, Türk Dış Politikası 1774- 2000, Mozaik, 2003.<br>2) Baskın Oran ( ed. ), Türk Dış Politikası: Kurtuluş Savaşından Bugüne Olgular, Belgeler, Yorumlar ,Cilt I ( 1919- 1980 ) , İstanbul : İletişim Yayınları, 2001.
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 15
2. Kısa Sınav 15
1. Ödev 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 10 20
Assignment 1 5 5
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 109
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.36
dersAKTSKredisi 5