Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Problems Of Local Governments SBK 523 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. AZİZ TUNCER
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants Res. Asst. Lutfi OZCAN, Res. Asst. Sefa USTA, Res. Asst. Osman NACAK
Course Category
Course Objective To make discussion about local governments and their problems in Turkey
Course Content Division between central management and local government, types of local government; Provincial Special Administration, Municipal, Metropolitan Municipality,relations among administrations, the problems of local governments; Autonomy European Charter of Local Administration, Regional and Local Committee decisions; the reforms and practices after 2000,
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 He/she knows the difference between central government and local government Lecture, Problem Solving, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 He/she grasps and analyzes types of local governments and their implementation Question-Answer, Discussion, Lecture, Testing, Homework,
3 He/she knows and interprets problems of local governments Lecture, Discussion, Question-Answer, Homework, Testing,
4 He/she knows European Local Governments Autonomy Charter Discussion, Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
5 He/she knows and interprets Turkish local governments in frame of European Local Governments Autonomy Charter. Question-Answer, Lecture, Discussion, Homework, Testing,
6 He/she suggests proposals for solving problems. Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Structure and functioning of the central government and local administration
2 Local administration types: Special Provincial Administration (historical development)
3 Special provincial administration (structure and functioning of today)
4 Municipal (historical development)
5 Structure and functioning of municipalities, metropolitan municipalities
6 Village management structure and functioning
7 Neighborhood management
8 Relations between the Administration
9 Midterm Exam
10 Autonomy of the European Local Government Charter
11 The Council of Europe Regional and Local Committee decisions
12 Local Administration of the problems
13 Reform efforts
14 Reform practices, and the first results
Course Notes
Course Resources
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 40
1. Ödev 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 3 48
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Assignment 1 25 25
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 141
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.64
dersAKTSKredisi 6