Abant İzzet Baysal University ECTS Information Catalog

General Description

History

International Relations program was opened as a sub-unit of the faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences in 2001. Students has begun to take with OSYM exams for the first time in 2002.

Qualification Awarded

International Relations Specialist.

Specific Admission Requirements

Students wishing to register for the department, have to complete the academic and legal legislation processes set by OSYM (OSYS exam percentage, with OSYM placement) and pass the exams of OSYM. Students who started training in-country or equivalent programmes abroad may apply for transfer. The exclusive conditions and application degrees of each student are examined distinctively for acceptance before the onset of the education term.

Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)

Having graduated from high school and equivalent schools.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

The training programme includes optional english prep class for one year.

Profile of The Programme

The training programme predominantly focuses on the historical, political, economical and juridical structure and mechanisms of the international system and the place of Turkey within that. The department of International Relations is comprised of political history, international law and international relations sections.

Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples

Gradute has the opportunity to get a job at the government agencies such as; Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Culture and Tourism. Besides, the graduate can find employment in international organizations, government-owned corporations, international banks, private companies and mass media. Having graduated from the international relations department does not necessarily mean to be a diplomat or rather diplomacy is a choice of career.

Access to Further Studies

Students who completed the training successfully can further their education in the field of international relations or other disciplines MA and PhD programmes.

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

Examinations are, in general, formed as one midterm and one final exam and corroborated with homeworks, oral presentations and term papers. Evaluation and scoring is carried out in accordance to the examination rules of the Abant Izzet Baysal University

Graduation Requirements

Each student has to complete 112 obligatory credits (180 ECTS credits) and 36 elective credits (60 ECTS credits). The overall academic average must be at least 2.00 points for graduation.

Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )

Full-time

Address, Programme Director or Equivalent

14280, Bolu http://www.iibf.ibu.edu.tr/ Program Chair: Prof. Dr. Kamer Kasım AKTS/DS Coordinator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ali YAMAN AKTS/DS Coordinator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rasim Özgür DÖNMEZ

Facilities

The material facilities of the department involves academic personel offices, projector, overhead projector, equipped classrooms for common in use, computer labs, canteens for both academic staffs and students. The department also possess a library of books available in the basic field.


Key Learning Outcomes

Knowledge

  • Define the conceptual and theoretical context supported by current information and scientific resources on the field of International Relations and its sub-fields (Political History, International Political Economy, Regional Studies, International Politics and Security Studies, International Law, Public Law, and Foreign Policy Analysis).
  • Having knowledge and thought about actual topics and problems together with their historical, social and cultural aspects.

Skills

  • To be able to inform authorities and institutions in the area of international relations; to be able to transfer ideas and proposals supported by quantitative and qualitative data about the problems verbally and in writing to experts and nonexperts.
  • Illustrate depth and width in theoretical and empirical knowledge of the field along with its terminology in order to carry on an intellectual debate and develop a critical reflection on contemporary global political issues and events.

Competences

Taking Responsibility and Demonstrate Autonomy
  • Take responsibility both as a team member and individually in order to provide that unforeseen complex activities faced in the practices in his/her field are carried out.
  • Take responsibility to provide that his/her knowledge and skills are transformed into ideas/approaches/practices/technologies/products that have a strong social/cultural/economic value assessing risks and opportunities in his/her field; develop entrepreneurial competence as a team member and individually.
Learning to Learn
  • Having the skills to follow actual developments and pursue long-life learning.
  • Take responsibility to provide that his/her knowledge and skills are transformed into ideas/approaches/practices/technologies/products that have a strong social/cultural/economic value assessing risks and opportunities in his/her field; develop entrepreneurial competence as a team member and individually.
Communication and Social
  • To be able to make use of English to pursue knowledge and scientific resources in the discipline of International Relations (IR).
  • 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.
Professional and Vocational
  • Implement field-related practices having developed consciousness about the issues of social rights, social justice, quality, cultural values and also about environmental protection, occupational health and safety.
  • Implement field-related practices having developed consciousness about the issues of social rights, social justice, quality, cultural values and also about environmental protection, occupational health and safety.
  • Having skills to follow societal, scientific and ethic values during collecting, interpreting, conducting of data related to social and political developments.
Entrepreneurship
  • Take risk and responsibility for the actualization of knowledge, ideas, practices or technologies that bring innovation to his/her field
  1. Define the conceptual and theoretical context supported by current information and scientific resources on the field of International Relations and its sub-fields (Political History, International Political Economy, Regional Studies, International Politics and Security Studies, International Law, Public Law, and Foreign Policy Analysis).
  2. Having knowledge and thought about actual topics and problems together with their historical, social and cultural aspects.
  3. To be able to inform authorities and institutions in the area of international relations; to be able to transfer ideas and proposals supported by quantitative and qualitative data about the problems verbally and in writing to experts and nonexperts.
  4. Illustrate depth and width in theoretical and empirical knowledge of the field along with its terminology in order to carry on an intellectual debate and develop a critical reflection on contemporary global political issues and events.
  5. Take responsibility both as a team member and individually in order to provide that unforeseen complex activities faced in the practices in his/her field are carried out.
  6. Take responsibility to provide that his/her knowledge and skills are transformed into ideas/approaches/practices/technologies/products that have a strong social/cultural/economic value assessing risks and opportunities in his/her field; develop entrepreneurial competence as a team member and individually.
  7. Having the skills to follow actual developments and pursue long-life learning.
  8. Take responsibility to provide that his/her knowledge and skills are transformed into ideas/approaches/practices/technologies/products that have a strong social/cultural/economic value assessing risks and opportunities in his/her field; develop entrepreneurial competence as a team member and individually.
  9. To be able to make use of English to pursue knowledge and scientific resources in the discipline of International Relations (IR).
  10. 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.
  11. Implement field-related practices having developed consciousness about the issues of social rights, social justice, quality, cultural values and also about environmental protection, occupational health and safety.
  12. Implement field-related practices having developed consciousness about the issues of social rights, social justice, quality, cultural values and also about environmental protection, occupational health and safety.
  13. Having skills to follow societal, scientific and ethic values during collecting, interpreting, conducting of data related to social and political developments.
  14. Take risk and responsibility for the actualization of knowledge, ideas, practices or technologies that bring innovation to his/her field

Course Structure Diagram with Credits

Course CodeCourse NameCourse TypeTPLECTS
307001012002Diplomatic History I Compulsory3006.00
307001032002Economics-I Compulsory3004.00
307001052007Introduction To Law Compulsory3005.00
307001072002Political Science I Compulsory3006.00
307001092002Modern Sociology Compulsory3005.00
307001132002Turkish Language I Compulsory2002.00
307001172009Advanced English I Compulsory2002.00
190030.00
Course CodeCourse NameCourse TypeTPLECTS
307001022002Diplomatic History II Compulsory3006.00
307001042002Economics-II Compulsory3004.00
307001082002Political Science II Compulsory3006.00
307001102002Constitutional Law Compulsory3004.00
307001142002Turkish Language II Compulsory2002.00
307001182009Advanced English II Compulsory2002.00
307001242009International Relations Compulsory3006.00
190030.00
Course CodeCourse NameCourse TypeTPLECTS
307003012002International Relations Theories I Compulsory3006.00
307003032002Turkish Foreign Policy I Compulsory3006.00
307003132009Diplomatic Correspondence Techniques I Compulsory3004.00
307003192009International Economics Compulsory3004.00
307003992010Elective IIIElective Pool3005.00
150025.00
Course CodeCourse NameCourse TypeTPLECTS
0307003982010Elective IVElective Pool3005.00
307003022002International Relations Theories II Compulsory3006.00
307003042002Turkish Foreign Policy II Compulsory3006.00
307003142009Diplomatic Correspondence Techniques II Compulsory3004.00
307003202009Turkish Political Life Compulsory3004.00
150025.00
Course CodeCourse NameCourse TypeTPLECTS
0307004992010Elective VElective Pool3005.00
307004012002International Current Relations Compulsory3005.00
307004092009Communication in International Relations I Compulsory3004.00
307004112009Modern State Systems Compulsory3006.00
120020.00
Course CodeCourse NameCourse TypeTPLECTS
0307004982010Elective VIElective Pool3005.00
307004022009Human Rights Compulsory3005.00
307004102009Communication in International Relations II Compulsory3004.00
307004162009International Private Law Compulsory3006.00
120020.00

Elective Courses

Seçmeli Ders I

Course CodeCourse NameTPLECTS
307002112002Statistical Methods 3005.00
307002232009Diplomatik History of the Ottomans 3005.00
307002252009Civil Law 3005.00
307002262009Turkish Political Thought 3005.00
307002282009Administrative Law 3005.00
307002292009Social Structure of Turkey 3005.00
307002302009General Accounting 3005.00
307002312009Public Finance 3005.00
307002322009Data Processing 3005.00
307002342009Social Policy 3005.00
307003312009Middle East in World Politics 3005.00
307003322009Polities and Society in the Middle East 3005.00
307003332009U.S. Foreign Policy 3005.00
307003392009Latin America in World Politics 3005.00
307003402009Eurasia in World Politics 3005.00
307003412009Asia Pasific in World Politics 3005.00
307003422009Africa in World Politics 3005.00
307003452009Maritime Law 3005.00
307003472009Turkish Economy 3005.00
307003522009Europe Union Law 3005.00
307004402009Turkey-Middle East Relations 3005.00
307004412009Nationalism and Minorities İn the Middle East 3005.00
307004422009The Balkans in World Politics 3005.00
307004502009The Cuprus Question and Turkish-Greek Relations 3005.00
307004572009Chinese Foreign Policy 3005.00
307004582009International Political Economy 3005.00
307004592009Global and Regional Energy Policies 3005.00
307004602009The Soviet Union History 3005.00
307004612009North-South Relations 3005.00
307004622009International Juridical Authority 3005.00
307004632009Critical Theory in International Relations 3005.00
307003352009Ethnicity and Nationalism 3005.00
307003372009International Politics 3005.00
307003432009European Integration 3005.00
307003492009Readings in Globalization 3005.00
307003342009Russian Foreign Policy 3005.00
307003362009Social Movements and Globalization 3005.00
307003382009Globalization and Security 3005.00
307003462009Modern Political Theories 3005.00
307003482009Regional Conflicts 3005.00
307003502009Religion and Politics 3005.00
307004392009Turkey-European Union Relations 3005.00
307004432009The Caucasus in World Politics 3005.00
307004452009Conflict and Resolution 3005.00
307004472009Turkic Republics and Central Asia 3005.00
307004532009Jeopolitic Theories 3005.00
307004552009Comparative Foreign Policy 3005.00
307004652009Basic Texts in International Relations 3005.00
307004382009European Union Foreign Policy 3005.00
307004462009Peace Studies 3005.00
307004562009International Security 3005.00
307004642009International Terrorism 3005.00
307004662009New Issues in International Relations 3005.00
307004682009Diplomatic Texts 3005.00

Seçmeli Ders II

Course CodeCourse NameTPLECTS
307002112002Statistical Methods 3005.00
307002232009Diplomatik History of the Ottomans 3005.00
307002252009Civil Law 3005.00
307002262009Turkish Political Thought 3005.00
307002282009Administrative Law 3005.00
307002292009Social Structure of Turkey 3005.00
307002302009General Accounting 3005.00
307002312009Public Finance 3005.00
307002322009Data Processing 3005.00
307002342009Social Policy 3005.00
307003312009Middle East in World Politics 3005.00
307003322009Polities and Society in the Middle East 3005.00
307003332009U.S. Foreign Policy 3005.00
307003342009Russian Foreign Policy 3005.00
307003352009Ethnicity and Nationalism 3005.00
307003362009Social Movements and Globalization 3005.00
307003372009International Politics 3005.00
307003382009Globalization and Security 3005.00
307003392009Latin America in World Politics 3005.00
307003402009Eurasia in World Politics 3005.00
307003412009Asia Pasific in World Politics 3005.00
307003422009Africa in World Politics 3005.00
307003432009European Integration 3005.00
307003452009Maritime Law 3005.00
307003462009Modern Political Theories 3005.00
307003472009Turkish Economy 3005.00
307003482009Regional Conflicts 3005.00
307003492009Readings in Globalization 3005.00
307003502009Religion and Politics 3005.00
307003522009Europe Union Law 3005.00
307004382009European Union Foreign Policy 3005.00
307004392009Turkey-European Union Relations 3005.00
307004402009Turkey-Middle East Relations 3005.00
307004412009Nationalism and Minorities İn the Middle East 3005.00
307004422009The Balkans in World Politics 3005.00
307004432009The Caucasus in World Politics 3005.00
307004462009Peace Studies 3005.00
307004502009The Cuprus Question and Turkish-Greek Relations 3005.00
307004532009Jeopolitic Theories 3005.00
307004552009Comparative Foreign Policy 3005.00
307004562009International Security 3005.00
307004572009Chinese Foreign Policy 3005.00
307004582009International Political Economy 3005.00
307004592009Global and Regional Energy Policies 3005.00
307004602009The Soviet Union History 3005.00
307004612009North-South Relations 3005.00
307004622009International Juridical Authority 3005.00
307004632009Critical Theory in International Relations 3005.00
307004642009International Terrorism 3005.00
307004652009Basic Texts in International Relations 3005.00
307004662009New Issues in International Relations 3005.00
307004682009Diplomatic Texts 3005.00
307004452009Conflict and Resolution 3005.00
307004472009Turkic Republics and Central Asia 3005.00

Seçmeli Ders III

Course CodeCourse NameTPLECTS
307003312009Middle East in World Politics 3005.00
307003332009U.S. Foreign Policy 3005.00
307003352009Ethnicity and Nationalism 3005.00
307003372009International Politics 3005.00
307003392009Latin America in World Politics 3005.00
307003412009Asia Pasific in World Politics 3005.00
307003432009European Integration 3005.00
307003452009Maritime Law 3005.00
307003472009Turkish Economy 3005.00
307003492009Readings in Globalization 3005.00
307002112002Statistical Methods 3005.00
307002232009Diplomatik History of the Ottomans 3005.00
307002252009Civil Law 3005.00
307002262009Turkish Political Thought 3005.00
307002282009Administrative Law 3005.00
307002292009Social Structure of Turkey 3005.00
307002302009General Accounting 3005.00
307002312009Public Finance 3005.00
307002322009Data Processing 3005.00
307002342009Social Policy 3005.00
307003322009Polities and Society in the Middle East 3005.00
307003342009Russian Foreign Policy 3005.00
307003362009Social Movements and Globalization 3005.00
307003382009Globalization and Security 3005.00
307003402009Eurasia in World Politics 3005.00
307003422009Africa in World Politics 3005.00
307003462009Modern Political Theories 3005.00
307003482009Regional Conflicts 3005.00
307003502009Religion and Politics 3005.00
307003522009Europe Union Law 3005.00
307004382009European Union Foreign Policy 3005.00
307004392009Turkey-European Union Relations 3005.00
307004402009Turkey-Middle East Relations 3005.00
307004412009Nationalism and Minorities İn the Middle East 3005.00
307004422009The Balkans in World Politics 3005.00
307004432009The Caucasus in World Politics 3005.00
307004452009Conflict and Resolution 3005.00
307004462009Peace Studies 3005.00
307004472009Turkic Republics and Central Asia 3005.00
307004502009The Cuprus Question and Turkish-Greek Relations 3005.00
307004532009Jeopolitic Theories 3005.00
307004552009Comparative Foreign Policy 3005.00
307004562009International Security 3005.00
307004572009Chinese Foreign Policy 3005.00
307004582009International Political Economy 3005.00
307004592009Global and Regional Energy Policies 3005.00
307004602009The Soviet Union History 3005.00
307004612009North-South Relations 3005.00
307004622009International Juridical Authority 3005.00
307004632009Critical Theory in International Relations 3005.00
307004642009International Terrorism 3005.00
307004652009Basic Texts in International Relations 3005.00
307004662009New Issues in International Relations 3005.00
307004682009Diplomatic Texts 3005.00

Seçmeli Ders IV

Course CodeCourse NameTPLECTS
307003322009Polities and Society in the Middle East 3005.00
307003342009Russian Foreign Policy 3005.00
307003362009Social Movements and Globalization 3005.00
307003382009Globalization and Security 3005.00
307003402009Eurasia in World Politics 3005.00
307003422009Africa in World Politics 3005.00
307003522009Europe Union Law 3005.00
307003462009Modern Political Theories 3005.00
307003482009Regional Conflicts 3005.00
307003502009Religion and Politics 3005.00
307004422009The Balkans in World Politics 3005.00
307002112002Statistical Methods 3005.00
307002232009Diplomatik History of the Ottomans 3005.00
307002252009Civil Law 3005.00
307002262009Turkish Political Thought 3005.00
307002282009Administrative Law 3005.00
307002292009Social Structure of Turkey 3005.00
307002302009General Accounting 3005.00
307002312009Public Finance 3005.00
307002322009Data Processing 3005.00
307002342009Social Policy 3005.00
307003312009Middle East in World Politics 3005.00
307003332009U.S. Foreign Policy 3005.00
307003352009Ethnicity and Nationalism 3005.00
307003372009International Politics 3005.00
307003392009Latin America in World Politics 3005.00
307003412009Asia Pasific in World Politics 3005.00
307003432009European Integration 3005.00
307003452009Maritime Law 3005.00
307003472009Turkish Economy 3005.00
307003492009Readings in Globalization 3005.00
307004382009European Union Foreign Policy 3005.00
307004392009Turkey-European Union Relations 3005.00
307004402009Turkey-Middle East Relations 3005.00
307004412009Nationalism and Minorities İn the Middle East 3005.00
307004432009The Caucasus in World Politics 3005.00
307004452009Conflict and Resolution 3005.00
307004462009Peace Studies 3005.00
307004472009Turkic Republics and Central Asia 3005.00
307004502009The Cuprus Question and Turkish-Greek Relations 3005.00
307004532009Jeopolitic Theories 3005.00
307004552009Comparative Foreign Policy 3005.00
307004562009International Security 3005.00
307004572009Chinese Foreign Policy 3005.00
307004582009International Political Economy 3005.00
307004592009Global and Regional Energy Policies 3005.00
307004602009The Soviet Union History 3005.00
307004612009North-South Relations 3005.00
307004622009International Juridical Authority 3005.00
307004632009Critical Theory in International Relations 3005.00
307004642009International Terrorism 3005.00
307004652009Basic Texts in International Relations 3005.00
307004662009New Issues in International Relations 3005.00
307004682009Diplomatic Texts 3005.00

Seçmeli Ders V

Course CodeCourse NameTPLECTS
307004392009Turkey-European Union Relations 3005.00
307004412009Nationalism and Minorities İn the Middle East 3005.00
307004432009The Caucasus in World Politics 3005.00
307004452009Conflict and Resolution 3005.00
307004472009Turkic Republics and Central Asia 3005.00
307004532009Jeopolitic Theories 3005.00
307004552009Comparative Foreign Policy 3005.00
307004572009Chinese Foreign Policy 3005.00
307004592009Global and Regional Energy Policies 3005.00
307004612009North-South Relations 3005.00
307004632009Critical Theory in International Relations 3005.00
307004652009Basic Texts in International Relations 3005.00
307002292009Social Structure of Turkey 3005.00
307002282009Administrative Law 3005.00
307002112002Statistical Methods 3005.00
307002232009Diplomatik History of the Ottomans 3005.00
307002252009Civil Law 3005.00
307002262009Turkish Political Thought 3005.00
307002302009General Accounting 3005.00
307002312009Public Finance 3005.00
307002322009Data Processing 3005.00
307002342009Social Policy 3005.00
307003312009Middle East in World Politics 3005.00
307003322009Polities and Society in the Middle East 3005.00
307003332009U.S. Foreign Policy 3005.00
307003342009Russian Foreign Policy 3005.00
307003352009Ethnicity and Nationalism 3005.00
307003362009Social Movements and Globalization 3005.00
307003372009International Politics 3005.00
307003382009Globalization and Security 3005.00
307003392009Latin America in World Politics 3005.00
307003402009Eurasia in World Politics 3005.00
307003412009Asia Pasific in World Politics 3005.00
307003422009Africa in World Politics 3005.00
307003432009European Integration 3005.00
307003452009Maritime Law 3005.00
307003462009Modern Political Theories 3005.00
307003472009Turkish Economy 3005.00
307003482009Regional Conflicts 3005.00
307003492009Readings in Globalization 3005.00
307003502009Religion and Politics 3005.00
307003522009Europe Union Law 3005.00
307004382009European Union Foreign Policy 3005.00
307004402009Turkey-Middle East Relations 3005.00
307004422009The Balkans in World Politics 3005.00
307004462009Peace Studies 3005.00
307004502009The Cuprus Question and Turkish-Greek Relations 3005.00
307004562009International Security 3005.00
307004582009International Political Economy 3005.00
307004602009The Soviet Union History 3005.00
307004622009International Juridical Authority 3005.00
307004642009International Terrorism 3005.00
307004662009New Issues in International Relations 3005.00
307004682009Diplomatic Texts 3005.00

Seçmeli Ders VI

Course CodeCourse NameTPLECTS
307004382009European Union Foreign Policy 3005.00
307004402009Turkey-Middle East Relations 3005.00
307004422009The Balkans in World Politics 3005.00
307004462009Peace Studies 3005.00
307004502009The Cuprus Question and Turkish-Greek Relations 3005.00
307004562009International Security 3005.00
307004582009International Political Economy 3005.00
307004602009The Soviet Union History 3005.00
307004622009International Juridical Authority 3005.00
307004642009International Terrorism 3005.00
307004662009New Issues in International Relations 3005.00
307004682009Diplomatic Texts 3005.00
307002112002Statistical Methods 3005.00
307002232009Diplomatik History of the Ottomans 3005.00
307002252009Civil Law 3005.00
307002262009Turkish Political Thought 3005.00
307002282009Administrative Law 3005.00
307002292009Social Structure of Turkey 3005.00
307002302009General Accounting 3005.00
307002312009Public Finance 3005.00
307002322009Data Processing 3005.00
307002342009Social Policy 3005.00
307003312009Middle East in World Politics 3005.00
307003322009Polities and Society in the Middle East 3005.00
307003332009U.S. Foreign Policy 3005.00
307003342009Russian Foreign Policy 3005.00
307003352009Ethnicity and Nationalism 3005.00
307003362009Social Movements and Globalization 3005.00
307003372009International Politics 3005.00
307003382009Globalization and Security 3005.00
307003392009Latin America in World Politics 3005.00
307003402009Eurasia in World Politics 3005.00
307003412009Asia Pasific in World Politics 3005.00
307003422009Africa in World Politics 3005.00
307003432009European Integration 3005.00
307003452009Maritime Law 3005.00
307003462009Modern Political Theories 3005.00
307003472009Turkish Economy 3005.00
307003482009Regional Conflicts 3005.00
307003492009Readings in Globalization 3005.00
307003502009Religion and Politics 3005.00
307003522009Europe Union Law 3005.00
307004392009Turkey-European Union Relations 3005.00
307004412009Nationalism and Minorities İn the Middle East 3005.00
307004432009The Caucasus in World Politics 3005.00
307004452009Conflict and Resolution 3005.00
307004472009Turkic Republics and Central Asia 3005.00
307004532009Jeopolitic Theories 3005.00
307004552009Comparative Foreign Policy 3005.00
307004572009Chinese Foreign Policy 3005.00
307004592009Global and Regional Energy Policies 3005.00
307004612009North-South Relations 3005.00
307004632009Critical Theory in International Relations 3005.00
307004652009Basic Texts in International Relations 3005.00