COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Law of Obligations - General Provisions I
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 201
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
6
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Service Course
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives The purpose of this course, the evaluation of the general provisions of the Turkish Code of Obligations, in the light of scientific and judicial resources for the birth of debt relations, is to scrutinize the terms and types.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • • Will be able to explain the concept about debtor-creditor relationship and resources of debt.
  • • Will be able to compare information about formation and validity of contracts.
  • • Will be able to desrcibe the concept of agency, types and effects of agency.
  • • Will be able to discuss the non-execution of debts.
  • • Will be able to classify the concept of the invalidity of the contract.
Course Description This course satisfies the Code of Obligations and the Turkish Code of Obligations in comparison with the Code of Obligations systematic, Law of Obligations, the sources of debt and debt relations, types of rights, the concept of responsibility, debt relations resources, legal proceedings and in particular the contractual obligations, the contract is concluded completion, the issue will be studied and adapted to changing conditions.

 



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 Required Materials
1 Basic informations, subject matter of law of obligations and its resources Eren, p. 1-16.
2 Debt and resources of debt relationship, notion of liability Eren, p. 21- 45.
3 Debt relationships arising from legal transactions and contracts, subject matter of contract and its drawing up Eren, p. 46-112.
4 Principle of freedom of contract Eren, p. 113-226.
5 Terms of validity of contract’s Eren, p. 227-466.
6 Repetition fort he mid-term exam
7 Mid-Term Exam
8 Form in contracts and interpretation of contracts Eren, p. 264-475.
9 General terms and conditions and its inspection Eren, p. 215- 222.
10 Inconsistency between will and declaration of will Eren, p. 346- 423.
11 Representation and agency without authority in the law of obligations Eren, p. 424- 459.
12 Notion of tort and types of defect liability Eren, p. 489- 613.
13 Types of strict liability Eren, p. 614- 838.
14 Unjust enrichment Eren, p. 839- 904.
15 Review of the semester
16 Final Exam
Course Notes/Textbooks Fikret Eren: Borçlar Hukuku Genel Hükümler, İstanbul 2010
Suggested Readings/Materials Kemal Oğuzman, Turgut Öz: Borçlar Hukuku Genel Hükümler, İstanbul2010; Haluk N. Nomer: Borçlar Hukuku Genel Hükümler, İstanbul 2011;Ahmet M. Kılıçoğlu: Borçlar Hukuku Genel Hükümler, Ankara 2010

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

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

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
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
18
5
90
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
14
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
13
Final Exams
1
29
    Total
180

 

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

To be able to solve the legal problems with an analytic and integral point of view.

X
3

To be able to evaluate the legal knowledge and abilities obtained with a critical approach.

X
4

To be able to evaluate the developments in legal theory and practice by monitoring local, international and interdisciplinary dimensions.

X
5

To be able to have awareness of social, professional and scientific principles of ethic behaviour.

X
6

To be able to take responsibility in solving problems by creative and innovative thinking.

X
7

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.

X
8

Working efficiently and effectively, learning how to be a team member, taking responsibilities, being open minded, constructive, open to criticism and having self confidence

X
9

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

X
10

To be able to inform the related persons and institutions about legal matters both verbally and in written.

X
11

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

X
12

To be able to use 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”).

X

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