Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
International Relations ULI 315 5 2 + 0 2 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi NESRİN KENAR
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi NESRİN KENAR,
Course Assistants
Course Category General Training
Course Objective The course seeks to introduce students to concepts, approaches and actors in International Relations. It also develops students´ background in foreign policy analysis.
Course Content The course will first start with a close examination of key issues in international relations such as the enforcement problem and power politics. It will also analyze briefly the evolution of the international system to facilitate students´ understanding of the current dynamics of the international system. It will then cover the role of diplomacy, propaganda, and economic relations in modern international relations.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 explains the basic concepts of international relations, Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
2 defines the basic actors of international relations and explains its roles in the world politics, Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
3 explains the constellation of power in the international system, Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
4 explains the political system of the world in which international relations take place, Lecture, Discussion, Testing,
5 analyses the relation between the distribution of power in the international politics and the foreign politics of states, Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Testing,
6 analyses the world problems within the scope of the faultiness of the international law, Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Testing,
7 explains the sanction problem of the international law with the help of the example cases, Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
8 compares the institutions who have been created for sanction of international law, Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
9 explains the factors of influence about the creation of the foreign-policy decisions, Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Testing,
10 explains the basic foreign policy preferencies of the states, Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
11 He analyses the current developments of international politics by use of the main concepts of the international relations. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Statae, sovereignty, policy
2 International relations actors
3 National Power
4 İnternational system
5 Decision, game theory
6 Isolationism, neutrality, non-alignment policies
7 Alliances
8 Status quo, imperialism and prestige policies
9 Midterm exam
10 Diplomacyamd propoganda
11 İnternational economical relations.
12 Conflict and war
13 Foreign intervention
14 İnternational Peace and security questions.
Course Notes Tayyar Arı, Uluslararası İlişkiler ve Dış Politika, Alfa Yayınları, İstanbul, 5 veya 6. Baskı. İlgili Maddeler.
Course Resources Faruk Sönmezoğlu, Uluslararası İlişkiler Sözlüğü, DER, İstanbul, 2001, İlgili maddeler
Uluslararası İlişkiler Sözlüğü, İstanbul, Kubbealtı Neşriyat, 2007. İlgili Maddeler.
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 X
5 X
11 X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
3. Kısa Sınav 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Mid-terms 1 20 20
Quiz 3 10 30
Final examination 1 20 20
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 14 2 28
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 2 28
Total Workload 126
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.04
dersAKTSKredisi 5