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Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences - International Relations - First Cycle Programme



General Description
History
Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences of Ege University (E.U.F.E.A.S.) was founded on July 3, 1992. The Faculty comprises three departments: Department of Business Administration, Department of Economics and Department of International Relations.
Qualification Awarded
The Bachelor's Degree in International Relations ( first cycle in International Relations) is awarded to the graduates who have successfully completed all courses in the curriculum
Level of Qualification
First Cycle
Specific Admission Requirements
The general requirements explained in “General Admission Requirements” of Information on the Institution part are applied for admission of students.
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)
The terms about general arrangements for recognition of prior learning is explained under the title of “General Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning” in Ege University Information Package (http://ebys.ege.edu.tr/ogrenci/ebp/general-arrangements.htm).
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Students must obtain a grade point average of at least 2.00 out of 4.00 and successfully pass all courses on the programme (equivalent to a total of 240 ECTS).
Profile of The Programme
The principal aim of the International Relations undergraduate program at Ege University is to get our students equipped with, within the broader framework of International Relations discipline and social sciences, the necessary knowledge and skills in their careers after graduating and to get them acquire critical and analytical thinking and problem solving skills. Our undergraduate program in our department with four main subdivisions such as International Relations, Political History, International Economic Integrations, and International Law is organized for this purpose. Our students are able to get a solid background in the discipline of international relations through such core courses as Theories of International Relations, Political History, International Organizations, International Law and Foreign Policy Analysis etc. Besides these compulsory courses, a wide range of elective courses both on International Relations and on other fields of social sciences help our students to make meaningful choices about their careers and earn necessary knowledge and skills proper for their career choices. The objective of this program is not only to prepare our students to be able to take up such positions as experts, researchers, managers and bureaucrats in the public and private sector but also to help them to be successful in all areas of social life by contributing to their personal development as responsible and self-confident individuals and by developing their critical and analytical thinking and problem solving skills. We believe that our program provides our graduates with the necessary knowledge, skills and self-confidence in their areas of expertise to be able to comprehend the terms of contemporary era and to cope with the challenges it poses.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Our graduates are able to take up various jobs both in the private and the public sector. They also can undertake academic careers by pursuing postgraduate degrees.
Access to Further Studies
The graduates holding Bachelor’s Degree are eligible to apply to Master’s Degree programmes at national level and /or international level both in the same and in related disciplines.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
The measurement and evaluation of a course is made based on mid-term exam, other within semester course educational activities if any, final exam and make-up exam if it exists. The contribution percentage of within semester educational activities and final examination to final grade is determined by the instructor prior to the registration week and announced to the students in the first week of the semester. The contribution percentage of within semester activities is supposed to be between 40%-70 and contribution percentage of final and make-up exams are supposed to be between 60%-30.
Graduation Requirements
Graduation requirements are explained in the section “Qualification Requirements and Regulations” .
Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )
Full-Time
Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
Program Chairman: Prof. Dr. Tanju Tosun (Head of Department) ECTS / DS Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Tanju Tosun Communication Address: E.Ü. İktisadi ve idari Bilimler Fakültesi Dekanlığı E.Ü. Kampüsü 35100 Bornova İZMİR
Facilities
Department students can take part in all of the social, cultural, sports facilities and club activities that are provided by Ege University Rectorate. Information about these facilities are given in detail under the title of General Information for Students in Ege Information Package (http://ebys.ege.edu.tr/ogrenci/ebp/info-students.htm). Besides, in our department there are various clubs which are related to International Relations. Students can take a part in the activities of these clubs in the light of their area of interest. By means of symposiums and congresses in various topics, speakers that are invited to our faculty, and internships; students have the chance of chasing the developments in practice as well as in theory. Furthermore students have also the chance to be members of faculty teams in sports branches like football, basketball, volleyball etc.

Key Learning Outcomes
1To be able to gain advanced conceptual, theoretical and practical knowledge based on current issues and scientific resources in the discipline of International Relations (IR) and its sub-fields (International Relations, Political History, International Economic Integrations, International Law),
2To be able to make use of the theoretical and practical knowledge gained in the discipline of International Relations (IR),
3To be able to examine concepts, facts and ideas using scientific methods; and to be able to interpret and evaluate data in the discipline of International Relations (IR),
4To be able to identify and analyse major issues in the discipline of International Relations (IR),
5To be able to take responsibility either individually or as part of a group to solve complex problems, which might be faced with, whilst theoretical analysis or implementation
6To be able to assess critically knowledge and skills gained in the discipline of International Relations (IR); to be able to determine learning requirements and to guide the learning process,
7To be able to inform individuals and institutions in the discipline of International Relations (IR); and to be able to present her/his ideas and proposals both in writing and orally,
8To be able to make use of English to pursue knowledge and scientific resources in the discipline of International Relations (IR),
9To have necessary knowledge of computer software and hardware at the required level for International Relations (IR); to be able to make use of information and communication technologies,
10To have social, scientific and ethical values during the data collection, interpretation, presentation and application stages in the discipline of International Relations (IR),
11To have a belief in the importance and universality of social rights, to be conscious of social justice and the protection of environment and resources,
12To be able to pursue and analyse national and international contemporary issues in the discipline of International Relations (IR),
13To have the ability to create solutions based on critical and analytical thinking,
14To be educated as intellectual, credible and creative individuals who contribute the development of our society and can take initiative

Key Programme Learning Outcomes - NQF for HE in Turkey
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COMPETENCES (Communication and Social Competence)1
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COMPETENCES (Field Specific Competence)1
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Course Structure Diagram with Credits
T : Theoretical P: Practice L : Laboratory
1. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 1303001302002 COMPUTER Compulsory 3 0 0 4
2 1303001292002 INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS I Compulsory 3 0 0 5
3 1303001272002 INTRODUCTION TO MICROECONOMICS Compulsory 3 0 0 5
4 1303001051994 POLITICAL HISTORY I Compulsory 3 0 0 5
5 1303001022006 PRINCIPLES OF ATATURK AND RECENT TURKISH HISTORY I Compulsory 2 0 0 2
6 1303001392012 READING AND WRITING SKILLS I Compulsory 3 0 0 3
7 1303001171999 SOCIOLOGY Compulsory 3 0 0 4
8 1303001012006 TURKISH LANGUAGE I Compulsory 2 0 0 2
Total 22 0 0 30
 
2. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 1303001342002 FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES OF LAW Compulsory 3 0 0 4
2 1303001322002 INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS II Compulsory 3 0 0 5
3 1303001282002 INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS Compulsory 3 0 0 4
4 1303001061999 INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCE Compulsory 3 0 0 3
5 1303001111994 POLITICAL HISTORY II Compulsory 3 0 0 5
6 1303000942006 PRINCIPLES OF ATATURK AND RECENT TURKISH HISTORY II Compulsory 2 0 0 2
7 1303001402012 READING AND WRITING SKILLS II Compulsory 3 0 0 3
8 1303001362011 TRANSITION INTO UNIVERSITY LIFE Compulsory 2 0 0 2
9 1303000922006 TURKISH LANGUAGE II Compulsory 2 0 0 2
Total 24 0 0 30
 
3. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 11320301T11243 COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES Compulsory 2 0 0 2
2 1303002252003 CONSTITUTIONAL LAW Compulsory 3 0 0 5
3 1303002492012 INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS Compulsory 3 0 0 6
4 1303002472012 INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC LAW I Compulsory 3 0 0 6
5 1303002042002 RESEARCH METHODS IN SOCIAL SCIENCES Compulsory 3 0 0 5
6 1303002452012 THEORIES OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS Compulsory 3 0 0 6
Total 17 0 0 30
 
4. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 1303002142012 COMPARATIVE POLITICS Compulsory 3 0 0 6
2 1303002402012 EUROPEAN INTEGRATION AND EU Compulsory 3 0 0 6
3 1303002442012 FOREIGN POLICY ANALYSIS Compulsory 3 0 0 6
4 1303002151996 HISTORY OF POLITICAL THOUGHT Compulsory 3 0 0 6
5 1303002422012 INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC LAW II Compulsory 3 0 0 6
Total 15 0 0 30
 
5. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 ULUS.BÖLÜMSEÇ5 DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE (V. semester) Elective - - - 5
2 1303007812012 INTERNATIONAL POLITICS Compulsory 3 0 0 7
3 1303007832012 TURKEY EUROPEAN UNION RELATIONS Compulsory 3 0 0 6
4 1303003021994 TURKISH FOREIGN POLICY I Compulsory 3 0 0 6
5 1303003832004 TURKISH POLITICAL LIFE I Compulsory 3 0 0 6
Total 15 0 0 30
 
6. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 ULUS.BÖLÜMSEÇ6 Elective - - - 5
2 1303007862012 CURRENT PROBLEMS IN WORLD POLITICS Compulsory 3 0 0 6
3 1303007842012 INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY Compulsory 3 0 0 7
4 1303003071994 TURKISH FOREIGN POLICY II Compulsory 3 0 0 6
5 1303003942004 TURKISH POLITICAL LIFE II Compulsory 3 0 0 6
Total 15 0 0 30
 
7. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 ULUS.BÖLÜMSEÇ7 Elective - - - 10
2 ULUS.SER.SÇ.7 INTER-DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE COURSE Elective - - - 15
3 1303008032005 TERM PROJECT I Compulsory 3 0 0 5
Total 9 0 0 30
 
8. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 ULUS.BÖLÜMSEÇ8 Elective - - - 10
2 ULUS.SER.SÇ.8 INTER-DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE COURSE Elective - - - 15
3 1303008062005 TERM PROJECT II Compulsory 3 0 0 5
Total 9 0 0 30
 
DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE (V. semester)
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 11320303E11615 EU INSTITUTIONS AND POLICIES Elective 3 0 0 5
2 1303006032008 POLITICS IN MIDDLE EAST Elective 3 0 0 5
3 1303007712012 COLD WAR'S POLITICAL HISTORY Elective 3 0 0 5
4 1303007752012 INTERNATIONAL SECURITY Elective 3 0 0 5
5 1303007872012 EU AS A GLOBAL ACTOR Elective 3 0 0 5
6 1303007892013 PEACE STUDIES Elective 3 0 0 5
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 1303003142005 CONSTITUTIONAL CHANGES IN TURKEY Elective 3 0 0 5
2 1303006042004 CONTEMPORARY POLITICAL THOUGHT Elective 3 0 0 5
3 1303006162007 POLITICAL SOCIOLOGY Elective 3 0 0 5
4 1303007722012 HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION Elective 3 0 0 5
5 1303007742012 INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND WORLD HISTORY Elective 3 0 0 5
6 1303007882013 INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS OF THE DEVELOPING WORLD Elective 3 0 0 5
7 1303007912014 FOREIGN AND SECURITY POLICIES OF THE EU Elective 3 0 0 5
8 1303007932014 OTTOMAN DIPLOMATICAL HISTORY Elective 3 0 0 5
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 11320303T11837 UNDERGRADUATE THESIS I Elective 3 0 0 5
2 1303008112005 CURRENT TOPICS IN TURKISH POLITICAL LIFE Elective 3 0 0 5
3 1303008442012 HISTORY, POLITICS AND SOCIETIES OF THE CAUCASUS Elective 3 0 0 5
4 1303008632012 INTERNATIONAL POLITICS OF ENERGY, FOOD AND NATURAL RESOURCES Elective 3 0 0 5
5 1303008672012 POST-COLD WAR POLITICS IN BALKANS Elective 3 0 0 5
6 1303008812012 GLOBAL GOVERNANCE Elective 3 0 0 5
7 1303008872014 CONFLICT AND CIVILIZATION Elective 3 0 0 5
INTER-DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE COURSE
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 11320303T11857 INTERNATIONAL TRADE I Elective 3 0 0 5
2 1303002051994 ADMINISTRATIVE LAW Elective 3 0 0 5
3 1303007822012 COMMERCIAL LAW Elective 3 0 0 5
4 1303008232006 EURASIA Elective 3 0 0 5
5 1303008972015 PROJECTS ON PUBLIC RELATIONS Elective 3 0 0 5
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 11320303T11828 UNDERGRADUATE THESIS II Elective 3 0 0 5
2 1303004052013 TURKEY'S RELATIONS WITH THE NEIGHBOURING COUNTRIES Elective 3 0 0 5
3 1303008422012 REVOLUTIONS, COUPS AND SOCIAL MOVEMENTS Elective 3 0 0 5
4 1303008482013 HUMANITARIAN INTERVENTION Elective 3 0 0 5
5 1303008522012 PHILOSOPHY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES Elective 3 0 0 5
6 1303008542012 COSMOPOLITANISM AND GLOBAL JUSTICE Elective 3 0 0 5
7 1303008602012 INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATION Elective 3 0 0 5
8 1303008622012 INTERNATIONAL CONFLICT RESOLUTION AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS Elective 3 0 0 5
9 1303008772012 POST-COLD WAR TRANSATLANTIC RELATIONS Elective 3 0 0 5
10 1303008852014 GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES AND POLITICS Elective 3 0 0 5
11 1303008882014 POLITICAL BIOGRAPHY IN TURKHISH POLITICAL LIFE Elective 3 0 0 5
12 1303008922014 MARITIME LAW Elective 3 0 0 5
INTER-DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE COURSE
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 11320303T11770 ADMINISTRATIVE JUDICIARY Elective 3 0 0 5
2 11320303T11830 INTERNATIONAL TRADE II Elective 3 0 0 5
3 1303007792012 LAW OF OBLIGATIONS Elective 3 0 0 5
4 1303008142006 CENTRAL AND EAST EUROPE COUNTRY STUDIES Elective 3 0 0 5
5 1303008242009 COMMON LAW Elective 3 0 0 5
 
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