Law

Legal German I(ALM401)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
ALM401 Legal German I 7 2 0 0 2 1
Prerequisites
Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction German
Course Type Elective
Course Level Bachelor Degree
Course Instructor(s) Geneviéve Beygo Secretan gbeygo@gsu.edu.tr (Email)
Assistant
Objective By taking into consideration the German B1 German level of the students, familiarise them with the terminology, the expressions and the grammar of the german legal language.
Enable students to read and understand german legal texts.
This course refers to the German and Swiss law.
Content - The realms of law
- Law studies in Germany (text + questions + exercices)
- The German Constitution (articles 1 to 6 + text + questions + exercices)
- Film "Goethe!" + questions
- text: "La naissance du Code civil et du Code des Obligations" or "The birth of the Civil Code and Obligations Code" (Swiss) + exercices
- art. 1,2,3,18, 23, 24 CO (swiss)
- Extracts from the decision of the Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland 105-II-16
- grammar exercices
Course Learning Outcomes Get familiarised with the terminology, expressions and grammar of the german legal language.
Read and understand the German legal articles.
Teaching and Learning Methods - Lecture
- Commun work on vocabulary, traduction and grammar exercices.
References Einführung in das deutsche Recht und die deutsche Rechtssprache, H. Simon / G. Funk-Baker, C.H. Beck 2006
Übungsbuch zur Einführung in die deutsche Rechtssprache, H. Simon / G. Funk-Baker, Pressath 1999
Stefan Kettler, Lexique de l'allemand juridique, Ellipses 2002
Obligationenrecht (suisse)
Grundgesetz für die Bundesrepublik Deutschland (GG)
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Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 The realms of law
2 Law studies in Germany (1st part of the text + questions + exercices)
3 Law studies in Germany (2nd part of the text + questions + exercices)
4 The German Constitution (articles 1 to 6 GG + questions + exercices)
5 The German Constitution (texte + questions + exercices)
6 Film "Goethe!" - visionned
7 Film "Goethe!" - questions
8 Text: "Entstehung von ZGB un OR" (swiss) + questions
9 Text: "Entstehung von ZGB un OR" (swiss) + exercices
10 Art. 1, 2, 3 CO (swiss) + execices
11 Art. 18 CO (swiss) + exercices
12 Art. 23, 24 CO (swiss) + exercices
13 Extract from the Judgement of the FSC 105-II-16 + exercices
14 Extract from the Judgement of the FSC105-II-16 + exercices
Practice Topics
Week Weekly Contents
Contribution to Overall Grade
  Number Contribution
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade 1 50
Contribution of final exam to overall grade 1 50
Toplam 2 100
In-Term Studies
  Number Contribution
Assignments 0 0
Presentation 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 100
Project 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Other Applications 0 0
Quiz 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0
Reports 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Other 0 0
Toplam 1 100
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Recognizing fundamental legal concepts, defining, interpreting and using them. X
2 Recognizing fundamental disciplines of law and their content, including legislation, case-law and the doctrine in the relevant discipline. X
3 Recognizing positive norms in the legislation and being able to define and explain the principals of methodology. X
4 Being able to determine, identify and restate legal problems. X
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. X
6 Being able to conduct academic researches on legal problems and to propose solutions. X
7 Assuming responsibility individually or collectively for resolving complicated legal problems. X
8 Being able to criticise positive norms of the law system. X
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. X
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. X
11 Being able to conduct comparative academic researches between different law systems. X
12 Respecting human rights and universal principals and notions of law. X
13 Respecting the ethical standarts, good faith, fairness and equity principals. X
14 Being sensitive to social problems, democracy, laicism and rule of law principal. X
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 14 2 28
Working Hours out of Class 0 0 0
Assignments 0 0 0
Presentation 0 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 2 2
Project 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Other Applications 0 0 0
Final Examinations (including preparation) 1 2 2
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 32
Total Workload / 25 1,28
Credits ECTS 1
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