Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Foreign Policy Of Russia ULI 451 7 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. İSMAİL EDİZ
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants
Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective

This course aims to provide that basic parameters of Russian foreign policy from past to present and her realations with the other states from a comparative perspective.

Course Content

This course is an examination of the Russian foreign policy from the perspective of history, ideological and great power. In each of this perspectives, beside the internal political dynamics, are examined the effects of regional and global developments which shape the Russian foreign policy.   

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
2 Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
3 Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
Course Notes
Course Resources

İlyas Kamalov, Moskova’nın Rövanşı, Putin Dönemi Rus Dış Politikası, Yeditepe Yayınevi, İstanbul, 2008.

Elnur Hasan Mikail, Yeni Çarlar ve Rus Dış Politikası, IQ Kültür Sanat Yayıncılık, İstanbul, 2007.

Boris Kagarlitski, Çevrenin İmparatorluğu Rusya ve Dünya Sistemi, Ankara: Phoenix Yayınevi, 2007.

Asem N. Hekimoğlu, Rusya Dış Politikası I, Ankara: Vadi Yayınları, 2007.

Robert Donaldson ve Joseph Nogee, The Foreign Policy of Russia, New York: M.E. Sharpe, 2009.

Jeffrey Mankoff, Russian Foreign Policy: The Return of Great Power Politics, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2011.

Robert Legvold, Russian Foreign Policy in the Twenty-first Century and the Shadow of the Past, Studies of the Harriman Institute, Columbia University, 2007.

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.
2 Analyzing the developments in the political history of the world within the context of the cause-effect relations.
3 To improve the foreign language skills.
4 To analyze the Turkey´s foreign policy comprehensively in the cause-effect relations.
5 To analyze the theoretical approaches to the foreign policy analysis and the functions of the decision-making process.
6 To learn theoretical and methodological thinking and to observe the events from this framework
7 To analyze the social developments and conditions comparatively
8 To learn the basic principles and the issues of international law
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
12 To analyze the establishment, structure and functions of international and regional organizations and their impact on the World politics
13 To analyze the reasons and solution models of the intra-state conflicts through examples
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. Ara Sınav 40
1. Kısa Sınav 20
2. Kısa Sınav 20
3. Kısa Sınav 20
Total 100
1. Final 50
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
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 3 5 15
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 125
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5
dersAKTSKredisi 5