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First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)


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



General Description

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. The undergraduate formal education started in the Faculty, as well as in the Department of International Relations, in the Academic Year of 1994/1995. With the start of Academic Year 2000/2001, formal education was also incorporated with the Evening Education.

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

4 Year, 8 Semesters

240 ECTS

EQF-LLL 6

0312- Political science and civics

Undergraduate - Bachelor's (1st cycle)

The general requirements explained in “General Admission Requirements” of Information on the Institution part are applied for admission of students.

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).

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).

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 three main subdivisions such as International Politics, Political History 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.

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.

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. For admission to Master's Degree programmes, our graduates are required to provide a valid score of ALES and of any language test which is accepted by the applied HEI. Different application procedures might differ depending on the applied HEI.

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. To reach Ege University Regulations on Assessment and Grading: http://oidb.ege.edu.tr/demo/pd/yon/olcmedegerlendirme.pdf

Graduation requirements are explained in the section “Qualification Requirements and Regulations” .

Full Time

Program Chairman: Prof. Siret HÜRSOY (Head of Department) ECTS / DS Coordinator: Assist. Prof. Mustafa KÜÇÜK Communication Address: E.Ü. İktisadi ve idari Bilimler Fakültesi Dekanlığı E.Ü. Kampüsü 35100 Bornova İZMİR

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

1 To 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, Political Science),
2 To be able to make use of the theoretical and practical knowledge gained in the discipline of International Relations (IR),
3 To be able to examine concepts, facts, issues and ideas using scientific methods; and to be able to interpret and critically evaluate data in the discipline of International Relations (IR),
4 To 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,
5 To 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,
6 To 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,
7 To be able to make use of English to pursue knowledge and scientific resources in the discipline of International Relations (IR),
8 To 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,
9 To have a belief in the importance and universality of social rights, to be conscious of social justice and the protection of environment and resources,
10 To be able to pursue and analyse national and international contemporary issues in the discipline of International Relations (IR); to 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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Course Structure Diagram with Credits (60 ECTS per Full-Time Academic Year)

T : Theoretical P: Practice L: Laboratory
1. Semester
Course Unit Code Language of Instruction Course Unit Title Type of Course Unit T P L Number of ECTS Credits Report
1303001012006 Turkish TURKISH LANGUAGE I Compulsory 2 - - 2
1303001022006 Turkish PRINCIPLES OF ATATURK AND RECENT TURKISH HISTORY I Compulsory 2 - - 2
1303001051994 Turkish POLITICAL HISTORY I Compulsory 3 - - 5
1303001062020 English INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCE Compulsory 3 - - 5
1303001292019 English INTRODUCTION TO IR Compulsory 3 - - 5
1303001392022 English ENGLISH I Compulsory 3 - - 4
1303001452020 Turkish CAREER PLANNING Compulsory 1 - - 2
ULUS.İLİŞ.SEÇMELİ.1 Turkish ULUSLARARASI İLİŞKİLER SEÇMELİ I Elective - - - 5
Total 17 0 0 30
2. Semester
Course Unit Code Language of Instruction Course Unit Title Type of Course Unit T P L Number of ECTS Credits Report
1303000922006 Turkish TURKISH LANGUAGE II Compulsory 2 - - 2
1303000942006 Turkish PRINCIPLES OF ATATURK AND RECENT TURKISH HISTORY II Compulsory 2 - - 2
1303001112023 Turkish POLITICAL HISTORY II Compulsory 3 - - 5
1303001272020 English INTRODUCTION TO MICROECONOMICS Compulsory 3 - - 5
1303001322023 English MAJOR THEORIES OF IR Compulsory 3 - - 5
1303001342002 Turkish FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES OF LAW Compulsory 3 - - 5
1303001402022 English ENGLISH II Compulsory 3 - - 4
CHA001 Turkish CHILD RIGHTS AND FAMILY EDUCATION Compulsory 1 - - 2
Total 20 0 0 30
3. Semester
Course Unit Code Language of Instruction Course Unit Title Type of Course Unit T P L Number of ECTS Credits Report
1303002472012 Turkish INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC LAW I Compulsory 3 - - 6
1303002492012 English INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS Compulsory 3 - - 6
1303002512018 English INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS Compulsory 3 - - 6
1303002532018 English CURRENT DEBATES IN IR THEORY Compulsory 3 - - 6
1303002552018 English EUROPEAN INTEGRATION AND THE EU Compulsory 3 - - 6
MDSD01 English Müfredat Dışı Seçmelı Ders Grubu - I - - - -
Total 15 0 0 30
4. Semester
Course Unit Code Language of Instruction Course Unit Title Type of Course Unit T P L Number of ECTS Credits Report
1303002042018 English RESEARCH METHODS IN SOCIAL SCIENCES Compulsory 3 - - 6
1303002142012 English COMPARATIVE POLITICS Compulsory 3 - - 6
1303002151996 Turkish HISTORY OF POLITICAL THOUGHT Compulsory 3 - - 6
1303002422012 Turkish INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC LAW II Compulsory 3 - - 6
1303002442012 English FOREIGN POLICY ANALYSIS Compulsory 3 - - 6
MDSD02 English Müfredat Dışı Seçmelı Ders Grubu - II - - - -
Total 15 0 0 30
5. Semester
Course Unit Code Language of Instruction Course Unit Title Type of Course Unit T P L Number of ECTS Credits Report
1303003022018 English TURKISH FOREIGN POLICY I Compulsory 3 - - 7
1303003832022 Turkish TURKISH POLITICAL LIFE Compulsory 3 - - 7
1303007812012 English INTERNATIONAL POLITICS Compulsory 3 - - 7
MDSD03 English Müfredat Dışı Seçmelı Ders Grubu - III - - - -
ULUS.BÖLÜMSEÇ5 Turkish DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE (V. semester) Elective 3 - - 6
ÜNİV.SEÇ.DERS.I Turkish UNIVERSITY ELECTIVE COURSE-I Elective - - - 3
Total 12 0 0 30
6. Semester
Course Unit Code Language of Instruction Course Unit Title Type of Course Unit T P L Number of ECTS Credits Report
1303003072018 English TURKISH FOREIGN POLICY II Compulsory 3 - - 7
1303007832018 English TURKEY EUROPEAN UNION RELATIONS Compulsory 3 - - 7
1303007842012 English INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY Compulsory 3 - - 7
MDSD04 English Müfredat Dışı Seçmelı Ders Grubu - IV - - - -
ULUS.BÖLÜMSEÇ6 Turkish DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE (VI. semester) Elective 3 - - 6
ÜNİV.SEÇ.DERS.II Turkish UNIVERSITY ELECTIVE COURSE-II Elective - - - 3
Total 12 0 0 30
7. Semester
Course Unit Code Language of Instruction Course Unit Title Type of Course Unit T P L Number of ECTS Credits Report
1303009512022 Turkish CURRENT PROBLEMS IN WORLD POLITICS Compulsory 3 - - 9
MDSD05 English Müfredat Dışı Seçmelı Ders Grubu - V - - - -
ULUS.BÖLÜMSEÇ7 Turkish DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE (VII. semester) Elective 3 - - 21
Total 6 0 0 30
8. Semester
Course Unit Code Language of Instruction Course Unit Title Type of Course Unit T P L Number of ECTS Credits Report
1301009462022 English IR THEORY IN PRACTICE Compulsory 3 - - 9
MDSD06 English Müfredat Dışı Seçmelı Ders Grubu - VI - - - -
ULUS.BÖLÜMSEÇ8 Turkish DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE (VIII. semester) Elective 3 - - 21
Total 6 0 0 30
ULUS.İLİŞ.SEÇMELİ.1 - ULUSLARARASI İLİŞKİLER SEÇMELİ I
Course Unit Code Language of Instruction Course Unit Title Type of Course Unit T P L Number of ECTS Credits Report
1303001172018 English SOCIOLOGY Elective 3 - - 5
ULUS.BÖLÜMSEÇ5 - DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE (V. semester)
Course Unit Code Language of Instruction Course Unit Title Type of Course Unit T P L Number of ECTS Credits Report
1301009472022 English DEMOCRACY AND DEMOCRATISATION Elective 3 - - 6
1303007762018 English GLOBALIZATION AND THE WORLD SYSTEM Elective 3 - - 6
1303007892018 English PEACE STUDIES Elective 3 - - 6
1303009372019 English AFRICAN POLITICS Elective 3 - - 6
1303009392019 English RISING POWERS IN WORLD POLITICS Elective 3 - - 6
1303009432021 Turkish VOCATIONAL TRAINING Elective - - - 6
ÜNİV.SEÇ.DERS.I - UNIVERSITY ELECTIVE COURSE-I
Course Unit Code Language of Instruction Course Unit Title Type of Course Unit T P L Number of ECTS Credits Report
803002632010 Turkish MEDIA AND SOCIETY Elective 3 - - 4
Bİİ305DSG Turkish INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY OF RELIGION Elective 2 - - 3
Ede309İDA Turkish UNDERSTANDING HUMAN BEHAVIOURS Elective 2 - - 3
RPDAESEÇ001 Turkish SEXUAL HEALTH EDUCATION Elective 2 - - 4
SBİ307ÜSAĞ Turkish REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH Elective 2 - - 3
UTP269 Turkish NON DESTRUCTIVE TESTING Elective 3 - - 3
ULUS.BÖLÜMSEÇ6 - DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE (VI. semester)
Course Unit Code Language of Instruction Course Unit Title Type of Course Unit T P L Number of ECTS Credits Report
1303007712018 English COLD WAR'S POLITICAL HISTORY Elective 3 - - 6
1303007882019 English DEVELOPING COUNTRIES IN WORLD POLITICS Elective 3 - - 6
1303007912018 English FOREIGN AND SECURITY POLICIES OF THE EU Elective 3 - - 6
1303009202018 English POLITICAL SOCIOLOGY Elective 3 - - 6
1303009212018 English GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES AND POLITICS Elective 3 - - 6
1303009222018 Turkish COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES Elective - 2 - 6
1303009432021 Turkish VOCATIONAL TRAINING Elective - - - 6
ÜNİV.SEÇ.DERS.II - UNIVERSITY ELECTIVE COURSE-II
Course Unit Code Language of Instruction Course Unit Title Type of Course Unit T P L Number of ECTS Credits Report
503007042015 English GREEN CHEMISTRY AND SUSTAINABLE TECHNOLOGIES Elective 2 - - 3
803002162019 Turkish DIGITAL LITERACY Elective 3 - - 4
803004652012 Turkish SOCIAL MEDIA Elective 3 - - 4
Bİİ305DS Turkish RELIGION AND ART Elective 2 - - 3
Bİİ306DİVKA Turkish WOMEN IN RELIGIONS Elective 2 - - 3
ÖDM306STA Turkish SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE Elective 2 - - 3
RPDAESEÇ001 Turkish SEXUAL HEALTH EDUCATION Elective 2 - - 4
SBİ307ÜSAĞ Turkish REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH Elective 2 - - 3
ULUS.BÖLÜMSEÇ7 - DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE (VII. semester)
Course Unit Code Language of Instruction Course Unit Title Type of Course Unit T P L Number of ECTS Credits Report
1301007532018 English ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS AND POLICY Elective 3 - - 7
1301008622014 Turkish ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND GUALITY Elective 3 - - 7
1301009492022 Turkish INTERNATIONAL FINANCE Elective 3 - - 7
1303007732022 Turkish AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY (1776-1945) Elective 3 - - 7
1303008172018 Turkish INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY AND WOMEN Elective 3 - - 7
1303008442018 English HISTORY, POLITICS AND SOCIETIES OF THE CAUCASUS Elective 3 - - 7
1303008592018 Turkish EU AS A GLOBAL ACTOR Elective 3 - - 7
1303008612018 Turkish IDENTITY POLITICS AND TURKISH NATIONALISM Elective 3 - - 7
1303008672019 Turkish POLITICS IN BALKANS Elective 3 - - 7
1303008792018 Turkish INTERNATIONAL PRIVATE LAW Elective 3 - - 7
1303008812018 English GLOBAL GOVERNANCE Elective 3 - - 7
1303008872018 Turkish CONFLICT AND CIVILIZATION Elective 3 - - 7
1303008912018 Turkish HUMAN RIGHTS LAW Elective 3 - - 7
1303008992022 Turkish STATISTICS Elective 3 - - 7
1303009112019 English GLOBAL INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY Elective 3 - - 7
1303009152018 Turkish ADMINISTRATIVE LAW Elective 3 - - 7
1303009192018 English VOCATIONAL FOREIGN LANGUAGE I Elective 3 - - 7
1303009252018 Turkish CONSTITUTIONAL LAW Elective 3 - - 7
1303009272021 Turkish INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS OF MIDDLE EAST Elective 3 - - 7
1303009312018 English UN AND INTERNATIONAL ORDER Elective 3 - - 7
1303009352019 Turkish EUROPE IN WORLD WAR II Elective 3 - - 7
1303009412019 Turkish POLITICAL AND CULTURAL LIFE OF JAPAN Elective 3 - - 7
1303009452021 Turkish VOCATIONAL TRAINING Elective - - - 7
ULUS.BÖLÜMSEÇ8 - DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE (VIII. semester)
Course Unit Code Language of Instruction Course Unit Title Type of Course Unit T P L Number of ECTS Credits Report
1301008922017 Turkish ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION Elective 3 - - 7
1301008942019 Turkish NEW TRENDS IN DECISION ANALYSIS Elective 3 - - 7
1302008802014 Turkish PRACTICAL FOREIGN TRADE AND LOGISTICS Elective 3 - - 7
1303003892018 English VOCATIONAL FOREIGN LANGUAGE II Elective 3 - - 7
1303008112018 Turkish CURRENT TOPICS IN TURKISH POLITICAL LIFE Elective 3 - - 7
1303008142018 Turkish CENTRAL AND EAST EUROPE COUNTRY STUDIES Elective 3 - - 7
1303008402018 English CONTEMPORARY LATIN AMERICA Elective 3 - - 7
1303008482018 Turkish HUMANITARIAN INTERVENTION Elective 3 - - 7
1303008602018 English INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATION Elective 3 - - 7
1303008712018 English COMPARATIVE POLITICAL ECONOMY Elective 3 - - 7
1303008772019 Turkish TRANSATLANTIC RELATIONS Elective 3 - - 7
1303008922018 Turkish MARITIME LAW Elective 3 - - 7
1303008982022 Turkish COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN STATISTIC Elective 3 - - 7
1303009102018 Turkish CONFLICT AND STATE IN THE 20TH CENTURY Elective 3 - - 7
1303009162019 English TURKEY AND ITS NEIGHBOURS Elective 3 - - 7
1303009292018 Turkish INTERNATIONAL TRADE Elective 3 - - 7
1303009362018 Turkish CONSTITUTIONAL CHANGES IN TURKEY Elective 3 - - 7
1303009442022 English POLITICS OF ECONOMIC DEVOLOPMENT Elective 3 - - 7
1303009452021 Turkish VOCATIONAL TRAINING Elective - - - 7
1303009532023 Turkish Elective 3 - - 7