European Union and Turkey

Course Code: 
SPRI 400
Course Type: 
Elective
P: 
3
Application: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
5
Course Language: 
Fransızca
Courses given by: 
Course Objectives: 
The purpose of this course is to examine the economic and social dynamics of the political relations between Turkey and the EU.
Course Content: 

The relations between Turkey and the EU; the conceptual, historical and institutional development of these relations; the current debate on the enlargement of the EU; Turkey's position on EU-Turkey relations.

 

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Testing, C: Homework

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

1) The relations between Turkey and the EU will be analyzed in a historical perspective.

 

1,2,3

A,C

2) The process of Turkish accession to the EU will be analyzed in a political, economic and social dimensions.

 

1,2,3

A,C

3) The main obstacles during the process of Turkish accession to the EU will be analyzed.

 

1,2,3

A,C

 

Course Flow

COURSE CONTENT

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

Presentation

 

2

L’historique des relations entre la Turquie et l’UE

 

3

La Turquie en tant que pays candidat à l’UE

 

4

La déclaration UE et Turquie : accords

 

5

L’union douanière et la Turquie

 

6

La situation de la Turquie au regard des critères de Copenhague

 

7

Midterm Exam

 

8

Les arguments en faveur de l’adhésion

 

9

Les arguments contre l’adhésion

 

10

Les positions de certains acteurs étrangers

 

11

L’ouverture des négociations d’adhésion

 

12

Le point de vue des Turcs

 

13

Une nouvelle séquence relations entre la Turquie et l’UE

 

14

Conclusion

 

15

Discussion

 

16

Final Exam

 

 

Recommended Sources

RECOMMENDED SOURCES
Textbook Akagül D. et Vaner S. (2005), L’Europe avec ou sans la Turquie, Editions d’Organisation, Paris

Turunç G. (2004), « La Turquie et l’Europe : une relation embrouillée », Mondes en Développement, Numéro : 128, p.89-113

Marcou J. et Vardar D. (2004), « La Turquie aux portes de l’Europe », Policy Papers, numéro : 10

Additional Resources Baudelle G. et Montabone B. (2008), « La Turquie et l’Union Européenne », EchoGéo, sur le vif

Pérouse J.-F. (2004), « La Turquie est-elle intégrable ? Quelques réflexions sur des frontières de part et d’autre imaginées », Outre-Terre, numéro : 7, p.355-374

Rehn O. (2006), « Le processus d’adhésion de la Turquie à l’UE », Conférences sur la Turquie et l’UE, Université de Helsinki

Schmid D. (2010), « De l’élargissement à l’éloignement : la Turquie veut-elle toujours adhérer à l’Union Européenne ?», Politique étrangère, 2010/1, p.13-24

 

Material Sharing

MATERIAL SHARING
Documents Working on oral presentations by listening to CDs. Watching documentaries for visual understanding. Making presentation with slides.
Assignments Preparing presentations

Preparing debates

Exams Midterm Exam, Final Exam

 

Assessment

ASSESSMENT
IN-TERM STUDIES NUMBER PERCENTAGE
Mid-terms 1 70
Quizzes 0 0
Assignment 1 30
Total   100
CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE   60
CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE   40
Total   100

 

Course’s Contribution to Program

COURSE’S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM  
No  

Program Learning Outcomes

Contribution
           
    1 2 3 4 5  
1 Students should be able to conduct independent research or undergraduate theses in their discipline by specifying information needs for investigating a topic-of interest, accessing the appropriate sources of knowledge, and preparing a comprehensive research/project report.     3      
2 Students should be able to set goals and objectives, plan strategies and projects in their business life and working domain 1          
3 Students should be able to critically evaluate the body of knowledge in their area, assess self-competency, and direct self-learning efforts accordingly. Within this respect,  students should understand the importance of life-long learning       4    
4 Student should perform a multilevel analysis of national and global dynamics, and should understand the importance of flexible thinking, adaptability, and the ability to formulate innovative solutions to pursue a successful career.       4    
5 Students should be able to effectively communicate in written or oral French with people from diverse backgrounds, and should have the French proficiency to follow and interpret the global dynamics that shape their discipline. By improving their French proficiency, they improve their competitive power in the field they work.     3      
6 By learning a second language, students have the opportunity to increase their work field 1          
7 Students should understand the importance of respect for individual and cultural diversity, and should be able to emphatically interact with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds in social and professional settings   2        
8 Students should be able to use qualitative and quantitative research methods through appropriate computer programs   2        
9 Students should understand standards of personal, professional and social ethics, evaluate the ethical implications of various practices related to their discipline, and have awareness of the importance of ethical behavior in adding value to society.     3      
10 Within the framework of the knowledge acquire in the field, students should understand the personal, social, and ecological dimensions of social responsibility, and have the awareness that being socially responsible is an active citizenship duty of each and every individual. 1          
11 Students should know that universality of social rights and social justice are the principle components of contemporary society, and that scientific thinking is an essential prerequisite for maintaining social advancement and global competitiveness.       4    
12 Students should understand the importance of quality, safety and health management, corporate social responsibility, personal, professional, and cross-cultural respect, and professional ethics in maintaining organizational sustainability in Professional life and working institutions and organizations. 1          
13 Students should internalize the concepts and theoretical models in the social, political and economic domains through a multi-dimensional perspective by implementing scientific research methods; have the capability to research, access and analyze issues in their field.         5  
14 By learning the Turkish political system and the functioning of domestic and international politics, the students develop their capacity to analyze         5  
15 Students should have evaluate the models on the attitudes and behaviors of the states, the functioning of the international political and economic system, problems in international relations through the acquired theoretically and practically  advanced knowledge; should have ability to think analytically         5  

 

ECTS

ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION

Activities

Quantity

Duration
(Hour)

Total
Workload
(Hour)

Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours)

16

3

48

Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice)

16

5

80

Mid-terms

1

5

5

Homework

1

5

5

Final examination

1

12

12

Total Work Load

       

 

150

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

6

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

6