COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Social Security Law
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 489
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 aim of the course is to provide a general understanding about basic concepts and principles, international and domestic sources of social security law within the context of social rights, Turkish social security system, social insurance branches, social aid and services, to define Turkish social security legislation by ways of examination and discussion about resolutions of probable main cases of application.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • will be able to define basic concepts of social security law,
  • will be able to explain historical development of social security systems and international social security law,
  • will be able to identify the principles and dimensions of social security,
  • will be able to define briefly legal sources, institutions and application about Turkish social security system,
  • will be able to explain briefly short and long term social insurance branches, unemployment insurance, general health insurance, social aid and services within the Turkish Social Security system.
  • will be able to examine and analyze main legal problems and disputes related with social security law.
Course Description Social rights, social risks, social security; historical development, principles and dimensions, international and domestic sources of social security, Turkish social security system; social insurance, short term and long term social insurance types, unemployment insurance, wages guarantee fund, general health insurance, special cases, social security regulations related with private insurance, social aid and services.

 



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 Introduction to social security law; social rights, social risks, social security and historical development. 1 (Sümer-2021, s.1-13), (Güzel, Okur, Caniklioğlu-2020, s.1-40), (Sözer-2021, s.1),
2 Principles and dimensions of social security, finance, international and domestic sources and Turkish social security system generally 2 (Sümer-2021, s.15-20), (Güzel, Okur, Caniklioğlu-2020, s.40-99), (Sözer-2021, s.2-55),
3 Turkish social security system with and without contributions, scope of application in terms of persons and places (Sümer-2021, s.37-96), (Güzel, Okur, Caniklioğlu-2020, s.101-207), (Sözer-2021, s.57-104),
4 Turkish social security system; management, finance (contributions), obligations and voluntary . (Sümer-2021, s.25-33, 107-142), (Güzel, Okur, Caniklioğlu-2020, s.259-400), (Sözer-2021, s.107-202),
5 Classification of social insurances within Turkish social security system as long term and short term insurances, insurance of occupational accidents and professional diseases. Sümer-2021, s.145-178), (Güzel, Okur, Caniklioğlu-2020, s.259-405-496), (Sözer-2021, s.261-328),
6 Illness insurance and maternity insurance within the Turkish social security system Sümer-2021, s.186-196), (Güzel, Okur, Caniklioğlu-2020, s.499-514), (Sözer-2021, s.205-226)
7 Presentations and review of the subjects learned
8 Midterm
9 Invalidity, old-age and death insurances within the Turkish social security system (1) (Sümer-2021, s.199-243), (Güzel, Okur, Caniklioğlu-2020, s.521-750), (Sözer-2021, s. 226-260, 331-416)
10 Invalidity, old-age and death insurances within the Turkish social security system (2) Sümer-2021, s.199-243), (Güzel, Okur, Caniklioğlu-2020, s.521-750), (Sözer-2021, s. 226-260, 331-416)
11 Invalidity, old-age and death insurances within the Turkish social security system (3) (Sümer-2021, s.199-243), (Güzel, Okur, Caniklioğlu-2020, s.521-750), (Sözer-2021, s. 226-260, 331-416)
12 Unemployment insurance, wages guarantee fund 12 (Sümer-2021, s.295-311), (Güzel, Okur, Caniklioğlu-2020, s.803-835), (Sözer-2021, s. 465-493)
13 Right to health and general health insurance 13 (Sümer-2021, s.263-293), (Güzel, Okur, Caniklioğlu-2020, s. 837-999), (Sözer-2018)
14 Special cases and regulations about private insurance within the Turkish social security system Sümer-2021, s.245-261), (Güzel, Okur, Caniklioğlu-2020, s. 753-802,1001-1025), (Sözer-2021, s.425-463)
15 Social security system without contributions; social aids and services 15 (Sümer-2021, s.323-335), (Güzel, Okur, Caniklioğlu-2020, s. 753-802,1029-1074)
16 Final Exam
Course Notes/Textbooks
Suggested Readings/Materials

Haluk Hadi Sümer, Sosyal Güvenlik Hukuku, 2021/2, Seçkin, Ankara(Sümer-2021); Ali Güzel, Ali Rıza Okur, Nurşen Caniklioğlu; Sosyal Güvenlik Hukuku, 2020, Beta: İstanbul(Güzel, Okur, Caniklioğlu-2020); Ali Nazım Sözer, Türk Sosyal Sigortalar Hukuku, 2021, Beta, İstanbul (Sözer-2021); Refik Korkusuz, Suat Uğur, Sosyal Güvenlik Hukuku, Ekin 2018; Ali Nazım Sözer, Türk Genel Sağlık Sigortası, Beta, İstanbul 2018(Sözer-2018); Şükran Ertürk, İş ve Sosyal Güvenlik Hukuku Pratik Çalışmaları, 2018, Seçkin, Ankara;  Kadir Arıcı, Türk Sosyal Güvenlik Hukuku, Gazi Kitabevi, 2015 Ankara; A. Can Tuncay, Ömer Ekmekçi; Sosyal Güvenlik Hukuku Dersleri, 2011, İstanbul; Fatih Uşan, Türk Sosyal Güvenlik Hukukunun Temel Esasları, 2009, Seçkin Ankara

 

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
30
Final Exam
1
50
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
2
50
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
50
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
15
2
30
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
1
10
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
15
Final Exams
1
20
    Total
123

 

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”).

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