Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Civil Society ULI 464 8 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi FİLİZ CİCİOĞLU
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi FİLİZ CİCİOĞLU,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective Civil society is an important subject for both academic and daily life. The course has two main aims. The first one is to analysing the approaches of foreign policy analyses and the second is learning the approaches of civil societ organizations about Turkish foreign policy.
Course Content Civil society and foreign policy, the theories about the relations of civil society and foreign policy,the approaches of NGOs about Turkish foreign policy
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 makes definition of civil society an knows its importance Lecture, Testing,
2 knows the theoritical perspectives of foreign policy analyses Question-Answer, Discussion, Lecture, Testing, Homework,
3 learnes about the relations between civil society and foreign policy Brain Storming, Lecture, Discussion, Homework, Testing,
4 realises the importance of civil society for democratic governance Discussion, Question-Answer, Brain Storming, Lecture, Testing,
5 analyses the approaches of civil society organizations about Tukish foreign policy Lecture, Brain Storming, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 analyses about the importance of NGOs on Turkish-American relations Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Testing, Homework,
7 analyses about the importance of NGOs on Balkan politics of Turkey Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Homework,
8 analyses about the importance of NGOs on the Middle Asia politics of Turkey Question-Answer, Discussion, Lecture, Oral Exam, Testing,
9 analyses about the importance of NGOs on the Middle East politics of Turkey Lecture, Brain Storming, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
10 analyses about the importance of NGOs on the European politics of Turkey Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Lecture, Oral Exam, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Subject matter and aim of the course
2 NGOs
3 The theoritical perspectives about foreign policy
4 The theories about the relations between civil socity and foreign policy I
5 The theories about the relations between civil socity and foreign policy II
6 The theories about the relations between civil socity and foreign policy III
7 The Middle East policy of Turkey and NGOs
8 The Balkans policy of Turkey and NGOs
9 Mid-term exam
10 The Middle Asia policy of Turkey and NGOs
11 The Cyprus policy of Turkey and NGOs
12 The Armenian policy of Turkey and NGOs
13 The USA policy of Turkey and NGOs
14 The EU policy of Turkey and NGOs
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To research the functions, basic concepts and features of the international system; to learn the basic knowledge about the sub-topics of the international relations discipline. X
2 Analyzing the developments in the political history of the world within the context of the cause-effect relations. X
3 To improve the foreign language skills. X
4 To analyze the Turkey´s foreign policy comprehensively in the cause-effect relations. X
5 To analyze the theoretical approaches to the foreign policy analysis and the functions of the decision-making process. X
6 To learn theoretical and methodological thinking and to observe the events from this framework X
7 To analyze the social developments and conditions comparatively
8 To learn the basic principles and the issues of international law X
9 To examine the theories of International Relations and to learn looking at international developments within the theoretical framework
10 To analyze the Turkey´s political life historically and chronologically
11 To learn the functions and the basic principles of domestic law X
12 To analyze the establishment, structure and functions of international and regional organizations and their impact on the World politics X
13 To analyze the reasons and solution models of the intra-state conflicts through examples X
14 To research the issues of international security and the theoretical approaches relating to this field
15 To examine the events, occurring in the international system, within the theoretical perspective comparatively
16 To improve the analytical thinking skills about the international events
17 To learn the basic concepts and theories of Economics, Sociology, Political Science and other disciplines
18 To research the ideas of philosophers/thinkers who built the philosophical foundations of political science and to examine the contribution of these philosophical ideas to the disciplines of Political Science and International Relations
19 To gain basic computer skills
20 To gain the ability of planning, performing and composing of the scientific study individually
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 20
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Ödev 10
1. Ara Sınav 60
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 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 5 10
Assignment 1 5 5
Oral Examination 1 10 10
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Workload 130
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.2
dersAKTSKredisi 5