International Law I(HUK273)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
HUK273 International Law I 3 3 0 0 3 3
Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Type Compulsory
Course Level Bachelor Degree
Course Instructor(s) Akif Emre ÖKTEM (Email)
Objective The course objective is to provide introductory information on the international community and its legal organization. The emphasis is on the sources of international law and the main goal of the course is to build a solid foundation for the International Public Law II as well as courses related to human rights and the right of European Union.
Content Week 1. Introduction to international law

Week 2. Sources of international law: Treaties

Week 3. Sources of international law: Treaties

Week 4. Sources of international law: Treaties

Week 5. Sources of international law: Custom and general principles of law

Week 6. Sources of international law: Unilateral acts of State and secondary sources

Week 7. Subjects of international law: State

Week 8. Subjects of international law: State

Week 9. Subjects of international law: International Organisations

Week 10. United Nations

Week 11. United Nations

Week 12. European Union

Week 13. Case study

Week 14. Course evaluation and concluding discussion
Course Learning Outcomes Students who have successfully completed this course is capable of

1) Analyzing the major developments on the international scene.
2) Understanding the international society through the legal subjects
3) Explaining the basic concepts of legal relations between subjects of international law
4) Understanding the logic of international organizations and their function.
5) Identifying the individual's position in international society
6) Anticipating possible developments concerning international relations
7) Understanding the relationship between national law and international law
Teaching and Learning Methods
References 1. Nguyen Quoc Dinh, Patrick Daillier et Alain Pellet, Droit international public, 7me ed., L.G.D.J., 2009
2. Hüseyin Pazarcı, Uluslararası Hukuk, Turhan kitabevi, 2008
3. Ian Brownlie, Principles of Public International Law, Oxford University Press, 7th edition, 2009

4. Jean Combacau – Serge Sur, Droit international public, 8e ed.Montchrestien, 2008
5. Pierre-Marie Dupuy, Droit international public, 8me ed., Dalloz, 2006
6. Dominique Carreau, Droit International, 10e ed., Pedone, 2009
7. Emmanuel Decaux, Droit International Public, Dalloz, 6me ed. 2008
8. Antonio Casese, International Law, 2e ed. Oxford, 2005
9. Andreas Lowenfeld, International Economic Law, Oxford University Press, 2nd edition, 2008
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Contribution to Overall Grade
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No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Recognizing fundamental legal concepts, defining, interpreting and using them.
2 Recognizing fundamental disciplines of law and their content, including legislation, case-law and the doctrine in the relevant discipline.
3 Recognizing positive norms in the legislation and being able to define and explain the principals of methodology.
4 Being able to determine, identify and restate legal problems.
5 Being able to use legal interpretation principals in an efficient manner in order to analyse and resolve a legal problem and in order to develop a strategy.
6 Being able to conduct academic researches on legal problems and to propose solutions.
7 Assuming responsibility individually or collectively for resolving complicated legal problems.
8 Being able to criticise positive norms of the law system.
9 Being able to explain technical legal knowledge in Turkish, French and English verbally or in writing, being able to report personal opinion concerning a legal problem verbally or in writing in a persuasive manner.
10 Being able to follow up the local and international legal literature, to update technical legal knowledge permanently, to use information technology in an efficient manner in order to achieve these goals.
11 Being able to conduct comparative academic researches between different law systems.
12 Respecting human rights and universal principals and notions of law.
13 Respecting the ethical standarts, good faith, fairness and equity principals.
14 Being sensitive to social problems, democracy, laicism and rule of law principal.
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 0 0 0
Working Hours out of Class 0 0 0
Assignments 0 0 0
Presentation 0 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 0 0 0
Project 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Other Applications 0 0 0
Final Examinations (including preparation) 0 0 0
Quiz 0 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0 0
Reports 0 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
Total Workload 0
Total Workload / 25 0,00
Credits ECTS 0
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