Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
International Organizations ULI 452 8 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. ALİ BALCI
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants

Ress. Asst. Ayşenur Hazar

Course Category General Education
Course Objective

International Organizations plays very effective and active rol in the world politics. Whether they like or not, the states and policy makers have to concern the approaches of the international organizations, especially NATO, United Nations Security Council, when they formulate their foreign policies. International Organizations are also formulating and creating the international norms, which make the states behaviors legitimate or not. 

Course Content

Definition of IOs, Theories, Functions, Organs, Decisions, Voting System, International Organizations and International Law, the United Nations, NATO, OSCE, ICO, Arab League, BSEC, Conflict Resolution, Use of Force, Peacefull Settlement of Disputes, Geneva Conventions, International Criminal Court.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Realises the general qualifications, historical processes and institutions Case Study, Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Oral Exam, Testing,
2 Realises the roles of IGOs for international conflicts Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Case Study, Testing, Oral Exam,
3 Analyses the different IR subjects and IGOs Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Case Study, Testing, Oral Exam,
4 Explains the effectiveness of IGOS in international conflicts Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Case Study, Testing, Oral Exam,
5 Explains the roles of IGOs in the international subjects Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Case Study, Testing, Oral Exam,
6 Learns academical and judical solutions about IR problems Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Case Study, Testing, Oral Exam,
7 Knows the technics of negotiation Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Case Study, Testing, Oral Exam,
8 Learnes the IGOS and their roles about IR problems Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Case Study, Testing, Oral Exam,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction
2 Definition of the International Organizations
3 Theories, Functions, Organs of IOs
4 Decisions of the IOs
5 Voting System
6 International Organizations and the International Law
7 The United Nations System
8 North Atlantic Treaty Organization
10 Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
11 Islamic Cooperation Organization, Arab League, Black Sea Economic Cooperation
12 Conflict Resolution, Use of Force
13 Peaceful Settlement of Disputes, Geneva Conventions on the War
14 International Criminal Court
Course Notes
Course Resources

Şaban Çalış, Birol Akgün ve Önder Kutlu (der.),Uluslararası Örgütler ve Türkiye
Kelly-Kate S Pease, International Organizations: Perspectives on Governance in the Twenty-First Century (3rd Edition), 2007
Uluslararası Örgütlerin İnternet siteleri

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Have knowledge on public administration (e.g. administrative sciences, bureaucracy, Turkish public administration, local government and comparative public administration), new management techniques (e.g. strategic management, performance management, human resource management), politics and sociology (e.g. political science, history of political thought, Turkish political life, sociology, social structure of Turkey, contemporary political movements and political parties), public law (e.g. Turkish constitutional law, administrative law) and private law, urbanization, environmental problems and environment legislation. X
2 Using fundamental statistical package programs, making researches on academic and occupational issues, and gripping research processes. X
3 Having potential and ability of development himself/herself on the career fields of public administration like governing, inspectorship and controllership. X
4 Predominant on public law as well as private law, follows changes of legislations, comments legislations and adapts it to practice.
5 Having qualities for varying positions of management (for instance human resources, public relations, finance and inspection) in public organizations, political institutions, private sector and non-profit establishments.
6 Having different views for issues, facts and cases, having capacity of proposing solutions, and preparing program and decision drafts. X
7 Following theoretical and practical developments in the fields of administration, law, politics, urbanization and environmental issues at national and international levels. X
8 Following technologies of informatics, fundamental computer programs, information systems on administration and management field, and using them effectively.
9 Compatible for team work, having ability of taking initiative, open for innovative ideas and analytical thought. X
10 Using Turkish properly, expressing himself/herself accurately and has ability of empathy. X
11 Know at least one foreign occupational language. X
12 Awareness of professional and scientific ethical codes.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
Total 0
Total 0
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Quiz 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 1 5 5
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 136
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.44
dersAKTSKredisi 5