DEGREE PROGRAMMES

: Private Law

General Description

History

Institute of Social Sciences started its activities in 1982, by aiming the continuous development, the goal of universal level is to provide education and training post-graduate level. As the second level of the postgraduate study, Doctorate in Private Law is offered by Instition of Social Sciences. The number of applicants and the quota for masters study is relatively hig. Thoug the quota for acceptance to the doctorate program is relatively limited because being able to accept more qualified candidates after the masters degree.

Qualification Awarded

Doctorate Degree in Private Law (PhD)

Level of Qualification

Third Cycle (Doctorate Degree)

Specific Admission Requirements

Second Cycle (Master's Degree) diploma; a minimum Cum. GPA of 80/100 or 3/4; a minimum score of 60 from the nation-wide Academic Graduate Education Entrance Examination (ALES) in the related field or GRE/GMAT equivalent; a minimum score of 60 from the Foreign Language Exams (▄DS/KPDS/YDS/e-YDS/YÍKDŢL) or from equivalent foreign language proficiency exam approved by OSYM. Transcript; a minimum score of 75 from the graduate school academic proficiency exam.

Specific Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)

Transfer Students:
The transfer student candidates from Turkish or foreign universities are subject to the YOK Legislation "The transfer, double degree, minor degree and inter-institutional credit transfer" and to the evaluation conditions determined by Dokuz Eylul University Senate.
The transfer quotas are determined and announced by Turkish Higher Education Council (YOK). The evaluation of the candidates are done by the school evaluation commmisin and approved by the management

The Graduate Transfers:
The short cycle graduates are given the right to be admitted to the first cycle programs if they comply with the conditions set by the "The transfer of Short Cycle Program Graduates to First Cycle Programs" Legilation of Turkish Higher Education Council (YOK)
The universities inform YOK regarding the quotas and YOK announces the quotas and conditions in "Graduate Transfer Guide" and the placements are managed by YOK due to the results of nationwide graduate transfer exam.

According to the Regulations of Dokuz EylŘl University for Graduate Schools, students are not connected to the right for internal transfer, previously taken courses at another graduate programme by another university with a successful grade may be
recognized by the related programmes after the letter of the students includes course contents and the transcript, and by the recommendation of the head of the departments and by the decision of the Board of Directors. The courses taken by the outgoing
Exchange students have the recognition at the school either as compulsory or elective.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

4 years, 2 semesters per year,16 weeks per semester, 240 ECTS in total.

Profile of the Programme

The objectives of this program are to have expert lawyers who internalize universal legal principles, have an expert level of evaluating and analyzing legal disputes. At the end of this research-based program, the recent national and international developments will be evaluated. The experience that defines and solves the legal conflicts and disputes is one of the main objectives. The capacity of critical thinking and illuminating the society about legal issues will be improved. The other fundamental objective is to have competent lawyers who can do research, give presentations and share his/her thoughts on international level.
During the lecture process of this program, lectures which are about the basic fields of Private Law as Obligation Law, Commercial Law, Labour Law, and Civil Law. In every mid-term, it is submitted that doubled amount of the lectures which had to chosen by students. Thus students could choose the lessons which they want to be lectured. After this process, comes another process, which is named as doctorate competence. Duration of these process changes 6 mounts up to 1 year. At the end of this process, student has an exam, which is named as competence exam. If students pass that exam, here comes thesis process.

Key Learning Outcomes

1   Deepening and promoting undergraduate knowledge to an expert-level and performing, planning, applying and concluding a research of original legal issue individually with academic prestige.
2   Reaching original definitions that bring scientific innovation to the field of Private Law.
3   Realizing the relation between Private Law and other disciplines such as public law, economics, politics, international relations and reaching original conclusions by using knowledge that needs profession for analyzing, synthesizing and interpreting new and complicated opinions.
4   Approaching new information about Private Law systematically and having an ability of utilizing high-level research methods.
5   Bringing an innovation to science, improving a new scientific method or applying an ordinary, known method to a different area and searching an original subject.
6   Making a critical analysis, synthesis or interpretation of a complicated issue concerning Private Law.
7   By publishing an original study that brings innovation and creates a new scientific method or adapt an ordinary, known method to the field of law, making an academic contribution.
8   By publishing at least one scientific article in national or international refereed journal, expanding the horizon of Private law.
9   Taking the lead when the conflicts of Private Law or interdisciplinary problems appear.
10   By using high-level mental process like creative and critical thinking, solving a problem or making a decision, creating new ideas and methods concerning Private Law.
11   Analyzing the norms of Private Law that motive social relations critically. For this objective, leading the actions when required.
12   Finding new solutions for social, scientific and ethic problems of Private Law and supporting the progress of the values.
13   Having a communication skill for defending her/his original opinions concerning Public Law in a professional community.
14   In an academical or professional context, introducing technological, social and cultural progress and making a contribution to have a knowledge-based society.
15   In a field of Private Law, having a communication through written, oral and visual matters in at least one advanced-level foreign language (European Language Portfolio General Level: C1).

Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples

Make progress in the academic field. People who has doctorate degree, could be employed in universities as an assistant professor.

Access to Further Studies

Graduates may apply to post doctorate studies.

Course Structure Diagram with Credits

There are eight mid-terms in this program: three for the lectures and five for the thesis with doctorate competence. There had given a table below, which includes knowledges about courses and credits.
T: Theoretical P: Practice L: Laboratory
B: Spring Semester G: Fall Semester H: Full Year
 
1 .Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Unit Type T P L ECTS
G 1 ÍZH 6037 RESEARCH METHODS IN LAW COMPULSORY 3 0 0 9
G 0 - ELECTIVE COURSE ELECTIVE - - - 21
TOTAL:   30
 
1 .Semester Elective:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Unit Type T P L ECTS
G 2 ÍZH 6007 THE RIGHTS OF ALLOTEE IN JOINT STOCK COMPANIES ELECTIVE 3 0 0 7
G 3 ÍZH 6017 VERTICAL AGREEMENTS IN COMPETITION LAW ELECTIVE 3 0 0 7
G 4 ÍZH 6063 STANDARDIZED TERMS OF CONTRACT ELECTIVE 3 0 0 7
G 5 ÍZH 6039 THE CURRENT ISSUES OF THE NEW TURKISH CODE OF OBLIGATIONS AND THE LAW OF OBLIGATIONS (GENERAL PROVISIONS) ELECTIVE 3 0 0 7
G 6 ÍZH 6061 EUROPEAN UNION?S CONTRACT LAW ELECTIVE 3 0 0 7
G 7 ÍZH 6027 CURRENT PROBLEMS OF INDIVIDUAL LABOR LAW ELECTIVE 3 0 0 7
 
2 .Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Unit Type T P L ECTS
B 0 - ELECTIVE COURSE ELECTIVE - - - 30
TOTAL:   30
 
2 .Semester Elective:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Unit Type T P L ECTS
B 1 ÍZH 6024 ENDING OF EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP ELECTIVE 3 0 0 10
B 2 ÍZH 6026 AMENDMENTS OF CHARTER FOR INCORPORATED COMPANIES ELECTIVE 3 0 0 10
B 3 ÍZH 6030 COMMERCIAL REPRESENTATION ELECTIVE 3 0 0 10
B 4 ÍZH 6050 COMPETITION LAW ELECTIVE 3 0 0 10
B 5 ÍZH 6040 NEW TURKISH LAW ON OBLIGATIONS AND CURRENT ISSUES IN LAW ON OBLIGATIONS(PRIVATE PROVISIONS) ELECTIVE 3 0 0 10
B 6 ÍZH 6046 FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS AND RULES IN CIVIL PROCEDURE LAW ELECTIVE 3 0 0 10
B 7 ÍZH 6048 TESTAMENTARY DISPOSITIONS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 10
B 8 ÍZH 6038 HEALTH LEGISLATION FROM A PRIVATE LAW PERSPECTIVE ELECTIVE 3 0 0 10
 
3 .Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Unit Type T P L ECTS
G 1 SBE 6000 PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE AND ETHICS COMPULSORY 3 0 0 5
G 2 ÍZH 6096 SEMINAR COMPULSORY 0 3 0 3
G 3 ÍZH 6298 FIELD STUDY COMPULSORY 3 0 0 4
G 0 - ELECTIVE COURSE ELECTIVE - - - 18
TOTAL:   30
 
3 .Semester Elective:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Unit Type T P L ECTS
G 4 ÍZH 6071 CURRENT PROBLEMS OF COLLECTIVE LABOR LAW ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
G 5 ÍZH 6073 LEGAL REMEDIES ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
G 6 ÍZH 6075 FLEXIBILITY IN LABOUR LAW ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
G 7 ÍZH 6081 CONSUMER CONTRACTS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
G 8 ÍZH 6083 CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT WITH REVENUE SHARING ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
G 9 ÍZH 6085 BANK GUARANTEE CONTRACTS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
 
4 .Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Unit Type T P L ECTS
B 1 ÍZH 6099 THESIS COMPULSORY 0 0 0 30
TOTAL:   30
 
5 .Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Unit Type T P L ECTS
G 1 ÍZH 6099 THESIS COMPULSORY 0 0 0 30
TOTAL:   30
 
6 .Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Unit Type T P L ECTS
B 1 ÍZH 6099 THESIS COMPULSORY 0 0 0 30
TOTAL:   30
 
7 .Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Unit Type T P L ECTS
G 1 ÍZH 6099 THESIS COMPULSORY 0 0 0 30
TOTAL:   30
 
8 .Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Unit Type T P L ECTS
B 1 ÍZH 6099 THESIS COMPULSORY 0 0 0 30
TOTAL:   30
 

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

Examination regulations, assessment and grading are regulated in Art. 22 of The Graduate Education Rules of Practice from the DEU Institute of Social Sciences. Generally there are two exams in a mid-term: a mid-term exam and a final exam. In addition to these two exam, there can be an other work which is named as mid-term work or it is discussed that different court decisions. If there is a mid-term work, weight of the score of final exam cannot be under %40, but if there isnt any mid-term work, weight of the score of final exam cannot be under %60. Evaluation and assessment methods for each course is defined in the the Course Description Form which is prepared by related faculty member / s and included in the information package. Exams and course success notes is subject to the relevant articles of the DEU Regulation on Graduate Education.
Dokuz Eylul University, Graduate Education Regulation web address: http://www.sbe.deu.edu.tr/sbe/mevzuat

Graduation Requirements

Third Cycle (Doctorate Degree) Program with thesis is comprised of courses (83 ECTS), a field study (4 ECTS), Seminar (3 ECTS) and thesis (150 ECTS), in total 240 ECTS credits. Students must have minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2.50/4.00 and completed all the courses with at least CB/S/TP grades.

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

Full-time

Programme Director or Equivalent

Prof. Dr. A.Melda SUR
Tel: (90) (232) 301 6120 - 301 6005
e-posta: melda.sur@deu.edu.tr.