COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Current Developments in Turkish Citizenship and Foreigners Law
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 445
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 Discussion
Problem Solving
Case Study
Q&A
Lecture / Presentation
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to teach students Turkish citizenship and foreigners’ law as a neighbor branch of Turkish private international law.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Discuss general outline and current problems of Turkish citizenship law
  • Follow-up the national and international regulations regarding foreigners’ law which consists of intervening and direct norms.
  • Interpret national and international regulations on the protection of foreign investments.
  • Apply national and international regulations on the working rights of foreigners.
  • Interpret national and international regulations on the acquisition of real estate by foreigners.
Course Description Turkish citizenship law, foreigners and international protection law, direct foreign investments, work permits of foreigners, acquisition of real estate by foreigners.

 



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 to the foreigners law Aysel Çelikel, Yabancılar Hukuku, Part 1, Chp. 1 “Yabancılar Hukuku”, Chp. 2 “Yabancı”, Chp. 3 “Milletlerarası Hukukta Yabancılara Tanınacak Hakların Kapsamı”, Chp. 4 “Yabancılar Hukukunun Tarihi Gelişimi”, 9-80.
2 Scope and basic principles of the Code on Foreigners and International Protection (“CFIP”) Aysel Çelikel, Yabancılar Hukuku, Part 1, Chp. 5 “Yabancılar Hukukunun Kaynakları”, Chp. 2 “Türk Yabancılar Hukukunun Genel Esasları”, 57-80.
3 Entry of foreigners and visa problems, residence and travel of foreigners in Turkey, expulsion of foreigners under CFIP Aysel Çelikel, Yabancılar Hukuku, Part 3, Chp. 1 “Yabancının Kişi Olarak Hak ve Özgürlüklerden Yararlanması”, 80-158.
4 Refugee and asylum applications, institutional structure of migration and asylum under CFIP Aysel Çelikel, Yabancılar Hukuku, Part 3, Chp. 1 “Yabancının Kişi Olarak Hak ve Özgürlüklerden Yararlanması”, 158-175.
5 Work permits of foreigners under the Code on International Workforce (“CIW”) Aysel Çelikel, Yabancılar Hukuku, Part 3, Chp. 1 “Yabancıların Sosyal ve Ekonomik Hakları ve Özgürlükleri”, 180-234.
6 Work permits of foreigners under CIW Aysel Çelikel, Yabancılar Hukuku, Part 3, Chp. 1 “Yabancıların Sosyal ve Ekonomik Hakları ve Özgürlükleri”, 180-234.
7 Foreign direct investments under the Code on Foreign Direct Investments (“CFDI”) Aysel Çelikel, Yabancılar Hukuku, Part 3, Chp. 1 “Yabancıların Sosyal ve Ekonomik Hakları ve Özgürlükleri”, 234-299.
8 Foreign direct investments under CFDI Aysel Çelikel, Yabancılar Hukuku, Part 3, Chp. 1 “Yabancıların Sosyal ve Ekonomik Hakları ve Özgürlükleri”, 234-299.
9 Acquisition of real estate by foreigners under the Code on Land Registry Aysel Çelikel, Yabancılar Hukuku, Part 3, Chp. 1 “Yabancıların Sosyal ve Ekonomik Hakları ve Özgürlükleri”, 321-357.
10 Acquisition of real estate by foreigners under the Code on Land Registry Aysel Çelikel, Yabancılar Hukuku, Part 3, Chp. 1 “Yabancıların Sosyal ve Ekonomik Hakları ve Özgürlükleri”, 321-357.
11 General principles of Turkish citizenship law Ergin Nomer, Türk Vatandaşlık Hukuku, Part 1 “Vatandaşlık Hukukunun Genel Doktrini”, 3-51, Part 2, Chp. 1 “Türk Vatandaşlık Hukukuna Hâkim Prensipler”, 51-65.
12 Obtaining of citizenship under the Code on Turkish Citizenship (“CTC”) Ergin Nomer, Türk Vatandaşlık Hukuku, Part 2, Chp. 2 “Türk Vatandaşlığının Kazanılması”, 65-122, Chp. 5 “Türk Vatandaşlığının Kazanılma ve Kaybedilme Anı”, 180-183, Chp. 6 “Antlaşmalara Göre Vatandaşlığın Kazanılması ve Kaybedilmesi”, 183-193.
13 Loss of citizenship Ergin Nomer, Türk Vatandaşlık Hukuku, Part 2, Chp. 3 “Türk Vatandaşlığının Kaybı”, 122-157, Chp. 5 “Türk Vatandaşlığının Kazanılma ve Kaybedilme Anı”, 180-183, Chp. 6 “Antlaşmalara Göre Vatandaşlığın Kazanılması ve Kaybedilmesi”, 183-193.
14 Disputes on citizenship Ergin Nomer, Türk Vatandaşlık Hukuku, Part 2, Chp. 4 “Türk Vatandaşlığının İspatı ve Vatandaşlık İhtilafları”, 157-180.
15 Review of the semester
16 Final exam
Course Notes/Textbooks

ÇELİKEL, Aysel, Yabancılar Hukuku, 27. bs., Beta Yayınları, İstanbul 2022, ISBN: 9786052426197; NOMER, Ergin, Türk Vatandaşlık Hukuku, 30. bs., Filiz Yayınevi İstanbul, 2022, ISBN: 9789753687898.

Suggested Readings/Materials

DOĞAN, Vahit, Türk Vatandaşlık Hukuku, 19. bs., Rehber Yayınevi, Ankara 2023, ISBN: 9786259964300; GÜNGÖR, Gülin, Tabiiyet Hukuku, 10. bs., Yetkin Yayınları, Ankara 2022, ISBN: 9786050513332; DOĞAN, Vahit, Türk Vatandaşlık Hukuku, 7. bs., Savaş Yayınevi, Ankara 2023, ISBN: 9786256805026.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
40
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
Final Exam
1
60
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
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
Presentation / Jury
1
10
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
Final Exams
1
18
    Total
90

 

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.

2

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

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.

X
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