COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Foreigners Law
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
LAW 465
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
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 this course is to teach students Turkish foreigners's law as a neighbor branch of Turkish private international law during this periodwhen especially international relations in the field of private law are highly increased.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Evaluate in private international law the importance of public order and mandatory rules, acquired rights with respect to material law.
  • Obtain knowledge of national and international legislation regarding foreigners' law which consists mandatory and directly applicable rules.
  • Interpret national and international regulations on the protection foreign investments.
  • Interpret 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 Foreigners and international protection law, direct foreign investments, work permits f 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 Ekşi, Nuray, The New Turkish Law on Foreigners and International Protection: An Overall Assessment, Nomos, 2014. ("Ekşi"). p. 15-33.
2 Scope and basic principles of the Code on Foreigners and International Protecton ("CFIP") Ekşi, p. 33-53.
3 Entry of foreigners and visa problems, residence and travel of foreigners in Turkey, expulsionof foreigners under CFIP Ekşi, p. 53-83.
4 Refugee and asylum applications, institutional structure of migration and asylum under CFIP Ekşi, p. 83-109.
5 General principles of Turkish citizenship law Nomer, p. 3-65.
6 Obtaining of citizenship under the Code on Turkish Citizenship ("CTC") Nomer, p. 65-122; p. 180-193.
7 Loss of citizenship and disputes on citizenship Nomer, p. 122-180; p. 180-193.
8 Midterm Exam
9 Foreign direct investments under the Code on Foreign Direct Investments ("CFDI") Çelikel, p. 234-285.
10 Foreign direct investments under CFDI Çelikel, p. 234-285.
11 Work permits of foreigners under the Code on International Workforce ("CIW") Çelikel, p. 180-234.
12 Work permits of foreigners under CIW Çelikel, p. 180-234.
13 Work permits of foreigners under CIW Çelikel, p. 180-234; s. 285-289.
14 Acquisition of real estate by foreigners under the Code on Land Registry Çelikel, p. 321-357.
15 Acquisition of real estate by foreigners under the Code on Land Registry Çelikel, p. 321-357.
16 Final Exam
Course Notes/Textbooks

Ekşi, Nuray, The New Turkish Law on Foreigners and International Protection: An Overall Assessment, Nomos, 2014; Çalışkan, Yusuf/Çalışkan, Zeynep, Turkish Private International Law: Selected Documents, Adalet, 2017; Çelikel, Aysel, Yabancılar Hukuku, Yenilenmiş 23. Bs., Beta, 2017; Nomer, Ergin, Türk Vatandaşlık Hukuku, 25. Bs., Filiz, 2018.

Suggested Readings/Materials

 

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
50
Final Exam
1
50
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
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
16
2
32
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
15
Final Exams
1
25
    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.

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

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