COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
European Union Law
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
LAW 470
Spring
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 This is a course which aims to introduce European Union ("EU") institutions and EU law. In this course, students will gain knowledge of the EU's institutional structure, functioning and\nthe membership process.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Will be well informed of legal methodology and gain substantial knowledge of theory in order to be able to solve problems related to the EU law.
  • Will learn the current legislation regarding the basic areas of the EU law.
  • Will have a clear understanding on the EU law's role and supremacy.
  • Will comprehend the relation between the EU law and other academic disciplines.
  • Will discuss the EU judiciary system and the precedents of the Court of Justice on the basic areas of the EU law, especially free movement.
Course Content Detailed examination of the EU law and legal process, mainly the founding treaties of the EU, EU acquis communautaire, the EU institutions and the Court of Justice, legal extent of relations

 



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 Syllabus
2 History and General Structure Craig, Paul / de Burca, Grainne, EU Law: Text, Cases and Materials, 6th ed., Oxford University Press, 2015.
3 Turkey-EU Relations Baykal, Sanem, “Turkey-EU Relations in the Aftermath of the Helsinki Summit”, Ankara Review of European Studies, 2002 (http://dergiler.ankara.edu.tr/dergiler/16/8/404.pdf)
4 Institutional Structure Craig, Paul / de Burca, Grainne, EU Law: Text, Cases and Materials, 6th ed., Oxford University Press, 2015
5 Competence in the EU; Decision-Making in the EU; Sources of the EU Law Craig, Paul / de Burca, Grainne, EU Law: Text, Cases and Materials, 6th ed., Oxford University Press, 2015
6 EU Legal Order; Basic Doctrines of the EU Law Craig, Paul / de Burca, Grainne, EU Law: Text, Cases and Materials, 6th ed., Oxford University Press, 2015
7 Internal/Common Market – Theoretical Structure and Basic Principles; History of Internal Market in the EU Craig, Paul / de Burca, Grainne, EU Law: Text, Cases and Materials, 6th ed., Oxford University Press, 2015
8 Free Movement of Goods - I Craig, Paul / de Burca, Grainne, EU Law: Text, Cases and Materials, 6th ed., Oxford University Press, 2015
9 Midterm exam
10 Free Movement of Goods – II Craig, Paul / de Burca, Grainne, EU Law: Text, Cases and Materials, 6th ed., Oxford University Press, 2015
11 Free Movement of Goods – III; Practical Study Craig, Paul / de Burca, Grainne, EU Law: Text, Cases and Materials, 6th ed., Oxford University Press, 2015
12 Free Movement of Persons and Services – I Craig, Paul / de Burca, Grainne, EU Law: Text, Cases and Materials, 6th ed., Oxford University Press, 2015
13 Free Movement of Persons and Services – II Craig, Paul / de Burca, Grainne, EU Law: Text, Cases and Materials, 6th ed., Oxford University Press, 2015
14 Free Movement of Persons and Services – III; Practical Study Craig, Paul / de Burca, Grainne, EU Law: Text, Cases and Materials, 6th ed., Oxford University Press, 2015
15 Free Movement of Capital; Practical Study Craig, Paul / de Burca, Grainne, EU Law: Text, Cases and Materials, 6th ed., Oxford University Press, 2015
16 Final Exam
Course Textbooks
References

Craig, Paul / de Burca, Grainne, EU Law: Text, Cases and Materials, 6th ed., Oxford University Press, 2015; Borchardt, Klaus-Dieter, The ABC of European Union Law, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, 2010.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
15
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
14
3
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
10
Final / Oral Exam
1
20
    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