COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Insurance Law
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 404
Spring
3
0
3
5
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives Course objective is to examine the theoretical and applied insurance law.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Will be able to explain basic principles and types of insurance law
  • Will have knowledge about national and international insurance companies and institutions
  • Will comprehend right and obligations of insurance contract parties
  • Will be able to analyze insurance policies
  • Will be able to analyze private insurance conflicts and methods to resolve them
  • Will have knowledge about the functioning of insurance sector
  • Will evaluate insurance brokers according to their legal status and function
Course Content Private insurance law: Notion of insurance, classification of insurance contracts in different aspects, importance and functions of insurance, sources of insurance law, obligatory insurance and obligation of to contract, qualifications and elements of insurance contract, insurer, insurant and insurance holder, fee of insurance, risk, benefit and insterest, insurance documents, duties of parties under an insurance contract, types of insurance contract, compensation insurances, termination of insurance contract, jurisdiction matters in disputes born from insurance contracts, insurance instutions, insurance companies, insurance agents topics will be covered during this course.

 



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 Notion of insurance contract, insurance policy and classification of insurance Preparation from suggested sources
2 Sources of insurance law Preparation from suggested sources, review of the notes taken in previous week
3 Parties of insurance contract, their rights and obgliations Preparation from suggested sources, review of the notes taken in previous week
4 Loss insurances, principles of loss insurances, prohibition of enrichment principle, subrogation principle etc. Preparation from suggested sources, review of the notes taken in previous week
5 Liability insurances Preparation from suggested sources, review of the notes taken in previous week
6 Personal insurance, classification of personal insurances, interested parts, sick and health insurance Preparation from suggested sources, review of the notes taken in previous week
7 Review for mid term exam Preparation from suggested sources, review of the notes taken in previous week
8 Mid term exam
9 Establishment of insurance and reinsurance companies, their functioning and responsibility Preparation from suggested sources, review of the notes taken in previous week
10 Termination of insurance and reinsurance companies Preparation from suggested sources, review of the notes taken in previous week
11 Insurance brokers, insurance agents and brokers Preparation from suggested sources, review of the notes taken in previous week
12 Professional organisation of insurance sector Preparation from suggested sources, review of the notes taken in previous week
13 Insurance arbitration commission and arbitration in insurance disputes Preparation from suggested sources, review of the notes taken in previous week
14 Insurance training center, assurance account, supervision of insurance activities Preparation from suggested sources, review of the notes taken in previous week
15 Review of the semester Preparation from suggested sources, review of the notes taken in previous week
16 Final exam
Course Textbooks

Uygulamadan Örneklerle Özel Sigorta Hukuku, 2. Ed., İzmir 2003.

References

Sigortacılıkta Temel Bilgiler, İzmir 2012.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
3
15
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
30
Final / Oral Exam
1
40
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
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
3
5
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
30
Final / Oral Exam
1
40
    Total
133

 

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