COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Private International Law
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
LAW 402
Fall
3
0
3
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to teach Turkish private international law during this period when especially international relations in the field of private law are highly increased and to inform students of two important related fields such as Turkish citizenship law and Turkish foreigners’ law.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Learn basic concepts of private international law which possess ascending importance in our global world.
  • Obtain knowledge of connecting points of private international law.
  • Learn about Continental law and Anglo-American law system regarding fraud of law, conflict of rules and adaptation, preliminary question and renvoi.
  • Be able to evaluate the importance of public order and mandatory rules, acquired rights with respect to material law.
  • Obtain knowledge of obtaining Turkish nationality, loss of Turkish nationality, national and international legislation regarding citizenship law.
  • Obtain knowledge of national and international legislation regarding foreigners’ law.
Course Content Concept of private international law, sources of private international law, rules of private international law, connecting rules, related fields (citizenship law and foreigners’ law).

 



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 Introduction to Private International Law (“PIL”) Tekinalp/Nomer/Odman Boztosun, p. 17-33
2 General Principles of PIL Tekinalp/Nomer/Odman Boztosun, p. 33-56;
3 Basic Problems of PIL Tekinalp/Nomer/Odman Boztosun, p. 56-63
4 Introduction to and Basic problems of Law of Citizenship Tekinalp/Nomer/Odman Boztosun, p. 70-78.
5 Conflict of Law Rules on Law of Persons Tekinalp/Nomer/Odman Boztosun, p. 63-70;78-82
6 Conflict of Law Rules on Obligations Law Tekinalp/Nomer/Odman Boztosun, p. 83-110
7 Conflict of Law Rules on Obligations Law Tekinalp/Nomer/Odman Boztosun, p. 110-118
8 Midterm
9 Conflict of Law Rules on Company Law Tekinalp/Nomer/Odman Boztosun, p. 140-150.
10 Conflict of Law Rules on Family Law Tekinalp/Nomer/Odman Boztosun, p. 150-170.
11 Conflict of Law Rules on Family Law Tekinalp/Nomer/Odman Boztosun, p. 170-190.
12 Conflict of Law Rules on Inheritance Law Tekinalp/Nomer/Odman Boztosun, p. 190-197.
13 General Principles of Foreigners and International Protection Law (“FIPL”) Ekşi, p.15-53
14 Basics Problems of Foreigners and International Protection Law(“FIPL”) Ekşi, p. 53-113
15 Foreign Direct Invsetments Süral, s. 11-23.
16 Final Exam
Course Textbooks
References

Süral/Ceyda, Foreign Investment Law, Seçkin, 2016; Çalışkan, Yusuf/Çalışkan, Zeynep, Turkish Private International Law: Selected Documents, Adalet, 2015; Ekşi, Nuray, The New Turkish Law on Foreigners and International Protection: An Overall Assessment, Nomos, 2014; Tekinalp, Gülören/Nomer, Ergin/Odman Boztosun, Ayşe, Private International Law in Turkey, Kluwer Law International, 2012.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
40
Final / Oral Exam
1
50
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
1
50
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
1
50
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
16
2
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
15
Final / Oral Exam
1
25
    Total
120

 

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