COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Insurance Law
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 404
Spring
3
0
3
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course Discussion
Lecture / Presentation
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives Course objective is to examine the theoretical and applied insurance law.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • The students who succeeded in this course; -Will be able to explain basic principles and types of insurance law
  • Will have knowledge about national and international insurance companies and institutions
  • Will comprehend right and obligations of insurance contract parties
  • Will be able to analyze insurance policies
  • Will be able to analyze private insurance conflicts and methods to resolve them
  • Will have knowledge about the functioning of insurance sector
  • Will evaluate insurance brokers according to their legal status and function
Course Description Private insurance law: Notion of insurance, classification of insurance contracts in different aspects, importance and functions of insurance, sources of insurance law, obligatory insurance and obligation of to contract, qualifications and elements of insurance contract, insurer, insurant and insurance holder, fee of insurance, risk, benefit and interest, insurance documents, duties of parties under an insurance contract, types of insurance contract, compensation insurances, termination of insurance contract, jurisdiction matters in disputes born from insurance contracts, insurance institutions, insurance companies, insurance agents topics will be covered during this course.

 



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 Notion of insurance contract, insurance policy and classification of insurance Preparation from suggested sources
2 Sources of insurance law Preparation from suggested sources, review of the notes taken in previous week
3 Parties of insurance contract, their rights and obligations Preparation from suggested sources, review of the notes taken in previous week
4 Loss insurances, principles of loss insurances, prohibition of enrichment principle, subrogation principle etc. Preparation from suggested sources, review of the notes taken in previous week
5 Liability insurances Preparation from suggested sources, review of the notes taken in previous week
6 Personal insurance, classification of personal insurances, interested parts, sick and health insurance Preparation from suggested sources, review of the notes taken in previous week
7 Midterm exam
8 Introduction to insurance and reinsurance companies Preparation from suggested sources, review of the notes taken in previous week
9 Establishment of insurance and reinsurance companies, their functioning and responsibility Preparation from suggested sources, review of the notes taken in previous week
10 Termination of insurance and reinsurance companies Preparation from suggested sources, review of the notes taken in previous week
11 Insurance brokers, insurance agents and brokers Preparation from suggested sources, review of the notes taken in previous week
12 Professional organization of insurance sector Preparation from suggested sources, review of the notes taken in previous week
13 Insurance arbitration commission and arbitration in insurance disputes Preparation from suggested sources, review of the notes taken in previous week
14 Insurance training center, assurance account, supervision of insurance activities Preparation from suggested sources, review of the notes taken in previous week
15 Review of the semester Preparation from suggested sources, review of the notes taken in previous week
16 Final exam
Course Notes/Textbooks

 

- Sigorta Hukuku, Prof. Dr. Emine Yazıcıoğlu/Prof. Dr. Zehra Şeker Öğüz, Ekim 2021, 4. Baskı

- Türkiye'de Hususi Sigorta Hukuku, Prof. Dr. Rayegan Kender, Kasım 2021, 17. Baskı

 - Türk Özel Sigorta Hukuku Dersleri, Prof. Dr. Şaban Kayıhan/Doç. Dr. Özcan Günergök, Ağustos 2021, 6. Baskı.

 - Sigorta Hukuku Ders Kitabi, Rıza Ayhan/Hayrettin Çağlar/Mehmet Özdamar, Ekim 2021, 5. Baskı

- Sigorta Hukuku Ders Kitabi, Tamer Bozkurt, Şubat 2022, 13. Baskı

Suggested Readings/Materials

Sigortacılıkta Temel Bilgiler, İzmir 2012.

 

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
1
10
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
Final Exams
1
30
    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