Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Administration and Problems Of Local Governments UMS 511 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. MUSA EKEN
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. MUSA EKEN,
Course Assistants

Res. Asst. Abdulkadir AKSOY

Course Category Other
Course Objective

Municipalities, in our country in general is more important than other local governments. Considering that in Turkey 83% of the population lived within the municipal boundaries their importance appear.
In addition, the new Municipality Law No. 5393, as well as local public service providers and beneficiaries of public service for the new plans, policies and tools to reveal. Implications of these developments, municipal administration and the issues arising from this process must be analyzed.

Course Content

Local administrations and municipalities İn public administration, municipal governments in Turkey and around the world, duties of municipalities, municipal bodies and the formations, the financial structure of the municipalities, the municipalities control, relationships with municipalities and central government, problems of municipalities regarding of tasks and financial structure.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 One knows and grasps the importance of Municipal Act No. 5393 which is fundamental law of organization and duties of the municipalities. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
2 One knows and interprets current municipal legislation and regulations and passed to the application on this issue. Self Study, Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
3 One knows duties and responsibilities of municipalities. Self Study, Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
4 One analyzes the relationship between central government and municipalities. Self Study, Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
5 One grasps municipalities organs implementations and their relationships. Self Study, Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
6 One recognize the municipalities organizations and institutional structure. Self Study, Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Structure and functioning of the central government and local administration
2 Structure and Characteristics of Municipal Governments
3 The legal framework and historical development
4 Municipalities in Turkey in the Period of 1580 Law
5 Municipalities and Reform Studies According to the new Law
6 Establishment of the municipality, Boundaries and Boundary Disputes Resolution, Duties and Responsibilities of municipalities
7 Authority of Municipalities, Privileges and Responsibilities
8 Organs of the municipality: City Council, Municipal Committee, Mayor
9 Midterm Exam
10 Municipal Organization and Personnel, Administrative Guardianship and Municipalities Audit
11 Municipal Finance
12 Relations with the Metropolitan Municipalities
13 Relationship between central government
14 Problems of Municipalities and General Reviews
Course Notes <p>1) İlgili Mevzuat: 5393 Sayılı Belediye Kanunu, 5216 Sayılı B&uuml;y&uuml;kşehir Belediye Kanunu<br /> 2) Eryılmaz, Bilal (2008); Kamu Y&ouml;netimi, Okutman Yayıncılık, İstanbul.<br /> 3) &Ouml;kmen, Mustafa ve Bekir Parlak (2008); Kuramdan Uygulamaya Yerel Y&ouml;netimler, Alfa Yayıncılık, İstanbul.<br /> 4) Toprak, Zerrin (2006), Yerel Y&ouml;netimler, Nobel Yayınları, 6. Baskı, Ankara.<br /> 5) &Ouml;ner, Şerif (2006), Yeni Mevzuat &Ccedil;er&ccedil;evesinde T&uuml;rkiye?de Belediye Y&ouml;netimi, Nobel Yayınları, Ankara.<br /> 6) Ed: H&uuml;seyin &Ouml;zg&uuml;r-Muhammet K&ouml;secik (2005), Yerel Y&ouml;netimler &Uuml;zerine G&uuml;ncel Yazılar I-II, Nobel Yayınları, Ankara.</p>
Course Resources

1) İlgili Mevzuat: 5393 Sayılı Belediye Kanunu, 5216 Sayılı Büyükşehir Belediye Kanunu
2) Eryılmaz, Bilal (2008); Kamu Yönetimi, Okutman Yayıncılık, İstanbul.
3) Ökmen, Mustafa ve Bekir Parlak (2008); Kuramdan Uygulamaya Yerel Yönetimler, Alfa Yayıncılık, İstanbul.
4) Toprak, Zerrin (2006), Yerel Yönetimler, Nobel Yayınları, 6. Baskı, Ankara.
5) Öner, Şerif (2006), Yeni Mevzuat Çerçevesinde Türkiye?de Belediye Yönetimi, Nobel Yayınları, Ankara.
6) Ed: Hüseyin Özgür-Muhammet Kösecik (2005), Yerel Yönetimler Üzerine Güncel Yazılar I-II, Nobel Yayınları, Ankara.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Ödev 25
2. Ödev 25
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 3 48
Mid-terms 1 25 25
Quiz 1 10 10
Assignment 1 30 30
Final examination 1 30 30
Total Workload 191
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 7.64
dersAKTSKredisi 6