COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Law of Foundations and Associations
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 298
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
3
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course Case Study
Lecture / Presentation
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives The aim of the course is to provide basic information about the basic principles, concepts and institutions of the law of foundations and associations within the framework of the relevant legal regulations.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Define legal persons.
  • Compare foundations and associations.
  • Explain the establishment and dissolution processes of foundations and associations.
  • Analyze the development of foundation types from the Ottoman period to the present.
  • Discuss the problems related to the authority and responsibilities of foundations and associations.
Course Description In this course, the historical development of foundations and associations, related legal concepts and relevant legislation will be discussed.

 



Course Category

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

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 Introduction Metin İkizler, Yasin Kurban, Eski ve Yeni Vakıflar Hukuku, Chp. Int., 18-29.
2 History of the Foundation, Foundation in Islamic Law Metin İkizler, Yasin Kurban, Eski ve Yeni Vakıflar Hukuku, Chp. 1 “Vakfın Tarihsel Arka Planı, Tanımı ve Menşei, Eski Vakıflar Hukuku”, 29-54.
3 Foundations in Ottoman Civilization Metin İkizler, Yasin Kurban, Eski ve Yeni Vakıflar Hukuku, Chp. 1 “Vakfın Tarihsel Arka Planı, Tanımı ve Menşei, Eski Vakıflar Hukuku”, 54-81.
4 Foundations in the Republican Era, Various Issues Related to the Old Foundation Cases Metin İkizler, Yasin Kurban, Eski ve Yeni Vakıflar Hukuku, Chp. 1 “Vakfın Tarihsel Arka Planı, Tanımı ve Menşei, Eski Vakıflar Hukuku”, 81-122.
5 Definition, Characteristics and Main Features of the Foundation Metin İkizler, Yasin Kurban, Eski ve Yeni Vakıflar Hukuku, Chp. 2 “Yeni Vakıflar Hukuku”, 123-157.
6 Foundation of the Foundation, Deed of the Foundation, Organization of the Foundation, Types of the Foundation, Audit of the Foundation Metin İkizler, Yasin Kurban, Eski ve Yeni Vakıflar Hukuku, Chp. 2 “Yeni Vakıflar Hukuku”, 157-209.
7 Changing the Management, Purpose and Property of the Foundation, Dissolution of the Foundation, International Activities of the Foundations Metin İkizler, Yasin Kurban, Eski ve Yeni Vakıflar Hukuku, Chp. 2 “Yeni Vakıflar Hukuku”, 209-250
8 Mid-term Exam
9 National and International Legal Basis of Associations, Establishment of Associations, Legal Entity and Acquisition, Register of Associations and Membership in Associations Ömer Aykul, Dernekler Hukuku, 21-54
10 Organs of Associations, Formation and Working Principles of General Assembly, Board of Directors and Audit Committee, Internal and External Audit in Associations, Organization of Associations Ömer Aykul, Dernekler Hukuku, 55-84
11 International Activities and the Right of Foreigners to Establish Associations, Foreign Associations, Non-Profit Organizations, Financial Transactions in Associations, Books and Records, Receiving Donations and Collecting Aid, Acquiring Immovable Property, Establishing Funds Ömer Aykul, Dernekler Hukuku, 85-128
12 Commercial Activities and Partnerships and Operations of Associations, Tax Positions of Associations and Economic Enterprises, Public Benefit Ömer Aykul, Dernekler Hukuku, 129-179
13 Facilities of Associations, Termination and Liquidation of Associations, Correction of Errors and Deficiencies in Association Transactions, Authorization of Law Enforcement Forces and Notifications Regarding Associations, Activities of Associations Ömer Aykul, Dernekler Hukuku, 179-198
14 Proceedings, Cases and Sample Decisions Regarding Associations Ömer Aykul, Dernekler Hukuku, 199-239
15 Review of the Semester
16 Final Exam
Course Notes/Textbooks

Metin İkizler, Yasin Kurban, Eski ve Yeni Vakıflar Hukuku, 2nd ed., Seçkin Yayıncılık, Ankara, 2021, ISBN: 9789750267062; Ömer Aykul, Denekler Hukuku, 4th ed., Ankara, 2023, ISBN: 9789750282386.

Suggested Readings/Materials

Yusuf Uluç, Vakıflar Hukuku ve Mevzuatı, 2014, ISBN: 9789754649093

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
1
20
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
20
Final Exam
60
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
2
40
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
60
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester 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
1
14
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
1
5
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
8
Final Exams
15
    Total
75

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to possess the knowledge in legal terminology, concepts and principles.

X
2

Solves the legal problems with an analytic and integral point of view.

X
3

Evaluates the legal knowledge and abilities obtained with a critical approach.

4

Evaluates the developments in legal theory and practice by monitoring local, international and interdisciplinary dimensions.

5

Is conscious of social, professional and scientific principles of ethic behaviour.

6

Takes responsibility in solving problems by creative and innovative thinking.

7

Interprets the sources of law by ways of legal methodology.

X
8

To be able to interpret the legal norms with a sense of justice respectful to human rights and in the light of principles of democratic, secular and social state of law.

9

To be able to use the daily scientific sources and court judgments in the framework of life time learning approach.

10

Informs the related persons and institutions about legal matters both verbally and in written.

11

Monitors the daily legal information/court decisions and interacts with the colleagues in a foreign language (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale” Level B1).

12

Uses the information and communication technology together with the computer programs in a level required by the area of law (“European Computer Driving Licence, Advanced Level”).

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