Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
History Of The European Union UTC 508 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi YASİN KEREM GÜMÜŞ
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi YASİN KEREM GÜMÜŞ,
Course Assistants Arş. Gör. Oylum Şehvez ERGÜZEL
Course Category
Course Objective The purpose of this course is to give information in detail on historical development of the EU from 1945 till today.
Course Content The course provides an integrated study of the historical development and power and policy-making in the EU today. The course aims to develop students´ awareness of the interaction between the theoretical and historical developments in the study of the EU. This includes knowledge of the European integration process, the origin and progression, and the critical analysis of this by relevant theoretical perspectives. The Course content includes topics such as Reconstruction, Reconciliation and Integration term, transformation from community to union, Enlargement, Constitutional Change, Institutions, Decision Making, Economic Integration
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To analyze the historical processes and contexts that formed the basis of today´s European Union by:demonstrating in-depth knowledge of the EU´s political development after the Cold War; demonstrating a deeper understanding of the assumptions and hypothes Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 To understand and describe the institutional processes of the EU, and critically examine the EU as a democratic polity. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 To fully evaluate the diversity of channels for political representation in the EU and critically examine the impact of governance on several levels. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Reconstruction, Reconciliation and Integration 1945-1957
2 Uncertain Terrain 1958-1972
3 A Community in Flux 1973-1984
4 From Community to Union 1985-1993
5 Enlargement
6 Constitutional Change
7 Institutions
8 Decision Making
9 Mid-Term Examination
10 Policies
11 Economic Integration
12 External Relations
13 Internal Ralations
14 Relations With USA
Course Notes 1. Desmond Dinan. Ever Closer Union. Palgrave.2012<br>2. Desmond Dinan. Europe Recast. Palgrave 2010
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Possessing high level of knowledge and understanding of scientific materials including up-to-date data, information and facts togather with the skill to manage the processes in the field of international trade.
2 Understanding the interdisciplinary structure of international trade and having the ability to integrate information from different disciplines.
3 Having the capability of defining and assuming a problem, developing a solution method, evaluating the results and implementing if needed, in the field of international trade.
4 Being capable of developing new strategic approaches, political alternatives and drawing up schemes in unpredictable complex situations encountered in implications of international trade.
5 Having a command of decision making techniques providing a basis for taking initiative within the sphere of competence when faced with a problem.
6 Being capable of producing local, national and international projects, serving as an executive or manager at such projects.
7 Being able to choose and implement the right scientific research method in his/her researches.
8 Questioning his/her knowledge within the scope of the assignments related to his/her area of expertise.
9 To be in a struggle of being proactive, original and contributive but not passive, in the process of learning and implementation.
10 Having the capability of oral and written communication skill at least in one foreign language. (European Language Portfolio Global Scale, Level B2)
11 Can convey the results and processes of his/her studies orally or in written in a comprehensive and systematic manner in national and international environment
12 Pursuing, teaching and monitoring the scientifc, ethical and social values in the stages of collection, interpretation and announcement of data related to international trade.
13 Being able to choose the data which will form the scientific information , review the literature in the related area and analyse.
14 Being capable of analyzing and carrying out the relationships with the stakeholders in the assignmetns assignments related to his/her expertise.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Ödev 10
2. Ödev 10
3. Ödev 10
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 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Workload 131
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.24
dersAKTSKredisi 6