Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Local Governments In Turkey UKY 504 0 3 + 0 3 7
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. MUSA EKEN
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. MUSA EKEN,
Course Assistants

Res. Asst. Abdulkadir AKSOY

Course Category
Course Objective

The aim of the course is to examine local governments in a political, financial, and administrative perspective in Turkey.

Course Content

Definition, importance and values of local governments, decentralization and local government, local government in Turkish Constitution and local democracy, local governments in Turkey: functions, organs and management of municipalities, metropolitan municipalities, Special Provincial Administrations, and villages, local government associations, service methods in local government, intergovernmental relations, evolution of local government, local government-citizen relations

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 One knows the fundamental values which based on local governments. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
2 One analyzes the auditing procedures and basic values which local government based on. Self Study, Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
3 One knows concept of local democracy. Self Study, Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
4 One critically looks at the relationship between local government and democracy. Self Study, Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
5 One examines the local governments in the constitutions of Turkey. Self Study, Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
6 One knows local government how taking part in the Constitution of 1982. Self Study, Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Defining local governments
2 Importance of local governments
3 Values of local governments
4 Local democracy
5 Auditing local governments in Turkey
6 Local governments in Turkish Constitutions
7 Local governments in the 1982 Constitution
8 Municipalities
9 Metropolitan municipalities
10 Special provincial administrations and villages
11 Service methods in local governments
12 Intergovernmental relations
13 Financial, administrative and urban problems of local governments
14 Reorganisation of local governments
Resources
Course Notes <p>KELEŞ, Ruşen, Yerinden Y&ouml;netim ve Siyaset, Cem Yayınevi, 4. Basım,İstanbul, 2000.<br /> NADAROĞLU, Halil, Mahalli İdareler, Beta, 7. Bası, İstanbul, 2001.<br /> ERYILMAZ, Bilal, Yerel Y&ouml;netimlerin Yeniden Yapılanması, Birleşik Yayıncılık, İstanbul, 1997.<br /> TOPRAK, Zerrin, Yerel Y&ouml;netimler, 5. Baskı, 2001.<br /> OKTAY, Cemil, Siyasal Sistem ve B&uuml;rokrasi, DER Yayınları, İstanbul-1997.</p>
Course Resources
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 25
1. Ödev 37
2. Ödev 38
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 20 20
Assignment 2 30 60
Final examination 1 25 25
Total Workload 201
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 8.04
dersAKTSKredisi 7