COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Law of Obligations - General Provisions I*
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 201
Fall
3
0
3
6
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives The purpose of this course, the evaluation of the general provisions of the Turkish Code of Obligations, in the light of scientific and judicial resources for the birth of debt relations, is to scrutinize the terms and types.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Attain knowledge about debtor-creditor relationship and resources of debt.
  • Attain knowledge about formation and validity of legal transaction especially establishment and effects of contracts.
  • Learn agency, types and effects of agency.
  • Learn the concept of the invalidity of the contract.
  • Learn the concept of the parties of the contract, obligation and "prestation".
Course Content This course satisfies the Code of Obligations and the Turkish Code of Obligations in comparison with the Code of Obligations systematic, Law of Obligations, the sources of debt and debt relations, types of rights, the concept of responsibility, debt relations resources, legal proceedings and in particular the contractual obligations, the contract is concluded completion, the issue will be studied and adapted to changing conditions.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Basic informations, subject matter of law of obligations and its resources Study of recommended resources
2 Debt and resources of debt relationship, notion of liability Study of recommended resources, repetition of the notes that are taken in the previous course.
3 Debt relationships arising from legal transactions and contracts, subject matter of contract and its drawing up Study of recommended resources, repetition of the notes that are taken in the previous course.
4 Principle of freedom of contract Study of recommended resources, repetition of the notes that are taken in the previous course.
5 Terms of validity of contract’s Study of recommended resources, repetition of the notes that are taken in the previous course.
6 Repetition fort he mid-term exam Study of recommended resources, repetition of the notes that are taken in the previous course.
7 Mid-Term Exam
8 Form in contracts and interpretation of contracts Study of recommended resources, repetition of the notes that are taken in the previous course.
9 General terms and conditions and its inspection Study of recommended resources, repetition of the notes that are taken in the previous course.
10 Inconsistency between will and declaration of will Study of recommended resources, repetition of the notes that are taken in the previous course.
11 Representation and agency without authority in the law of obligations Study of recommended resources, repetition of the notes that are taken in the previous course.
12 Notion of tort and types of defect liability Study of recommended resources, repetition of the notes that are taken in the previous course.
13 Types of strict liability Study of recommended resources, repetition of the notes that are taken in the previous course.
14 Unjust enrichment Study of recommended resources, repetition of the notes that are taken in the previous course.
15 Repetition for the final exam Study of recommended resources, repetition of the notes that are taken in the previous course.
16 Review of the semester Study of recommended resources, repetition of the notes that are taken in the previous course.
Course Textbooks Fikret Eren: Borçlar Hukuku Genel Hükümler, İstanbul 2010
References Kemal Oğuzman, Turgut Öz: Borçlar Hukuku Genel Hükümler, İstanbul2010; Haluk N. Nomer: Borçlar Hukuku Genel Hükümler, İstanbul 2011;Ahmet M. Kılıçoğlu: Borçlar Hukuku Genel Hükümler, Ankara 2010

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
40
Final / Oral Exam
1
60
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
60
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
18
5
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
14
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
14
Final / Oral Exam
1
30
    Total
182

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1 To solve problems, to have analytical and holistic viewpoint and to develop strategic thinking as a principle in the field of law X
2 It is aimed to graduate students whom are able to critique what they have already learn in the field of law, adopting lifelong learning and continuously developing themselves X
3 It is aimed to graduate students whom are able to analyze and interpret their academic knowledge and express their solutions regarding legal problems both oral and written X
4 It is aimed to graduate students whom are able to understand the legal concepts and ideas in both national and multinational settings and practice cross disciplinary and comparative analysis X
5 To be aware of principles of social, occupational, and legal ethics X
6 To create solutions with creative and innovative motives when coming across with unexpected legal situations, and be able to apply the academic gain during new and unconventional occasions X
7 Acquiring leadership qualifications and applying them successfully X
8 Working efficiently and effectively, learning how to be a team member, taking responsibilities, being open minded, constructive, vulnerable to criticism and having self confidence X
9 To be able to reach the latest scientific resources, court decisions and other sources of law and be able to transfer the academic knowledge to real life with both national and international thinking X
10 To know and act according to the social, scientific and ethical values under any circumstances such as data collection, interpretation, announcing and practicing regarding legal, social and political progress X
11 To be able to use a foreign language as fluent as possible for both pursuing the legal information and court decisions and developing proper communication with colleagues from other countries, ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1) X
12 Above average in both written and spoken of a second foreign language X
13 Able to use computer programs and technology to an adequate level required by the field of law ("European Computer Driving License", Advanced Level") X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest