COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Sports Law
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 250
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The objective of this course is to give to the students of the Faculty of Law a basic information about sports law and also to give them the opportunity to examine the key issues in this area.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Analyse fundamentals of Sports Law.
  • Compare theoretical and practical knowledge of Sports Law.
  • Examine Alternative Dispute Resolution Methods in Sports Law.
  • Evaluate judicial decisions and doctrinal opinions about sports law.
  • Compare Sports law with other disciplines.
Course Description The course unit covers topics such as the concept of sports, basic concepts of sports law, sports jurisdiction and Court of Arbitration for Sports, influences of sports institutions of sports law, sports jurisdiction and the contribution of this branch of law to Lex Sportiva, free movement of Professional sports people and Bosman ruling, the fight against doping and WADA, sports sponsorship.

 



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 and brief information about the content of the course preprepared material
2 The Concept of Sport and Basic Principles of Sports Law preprepared material
3 International Sport Governing Bodies preprepared material
4 National Sport Governing Bodies preprepared material
5 The structure of Court of Arbitration for Sports. preprepared material
6 The concept of Lex Sportiva and the contribution of Court of Arbitration for Sports to the development of this concept preprepared material
7 Midterm Exam preprepared material
8 Court of Arbitration for Sports and the concept of mediation as an alternative dispute resolution method preprepared material
9 Free movement of Professional athletes preprepared material
10 The meaning of free movement in sports before Bosman Case preprepared material
11 Bosman Case and its consequences preprepared material
12 The effects of Bosman Case on non-EU countries preprepared material
13 Contract types of Professional athletes preprepared material
14 Sport Sponsorship preprepared material
15 The fight against doping and general revision preprepared material
16 General Revision preprepared material
Course Notes/Textbooks
Suggested Readings/Materials Yrd. Doç.Dr. Cem ÖZCAN Bosman Kararı ve Profesyonel Sporcuların Serbest Dolaşımı; İzmir Barosu Dergisi Ocak 2010,s.18. Yrd.Doç.Dr.Cem ÖZCAN ;Spor Tahkim Mahkemesinin Kuruluşu ve İşleyiş; İstanbul Aydın Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi, 2011, sayı:3, s.15. Yrd.Doç.Dr.Cem ÖZCAN;Spor Tahkim Mahkemesi ve Arabuluculuk; İzmir Barosu Dergisi Ocak 2011.

 

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
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
16
2
32
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
20
Final Exams
1
20
    Total
120

 

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