COURSE UNIT TITLE

: POLITICAL PARTIES AND POLITICAL LIFE IN EU

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type Of Course D U L ECTS
KMY 6101 POLITICAL PARTIES AND POLITICAL LIFE IN EU ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6

Offered By

Public Administration

Level of Course Unit

Third Cycle Programmes (Doctorate Degree)

Course Coordinator

ASISTANT PROFESSOR AHMET NAZMI ÜSTE

Offered to

Public Administration

Course Objective

To introduce students political parties,political life and mechanism in European Union.

Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit

1   Learning basic theories of political parties at academic level.
2   Learning the historical development of political parties in Europe
3   Learning the organizational structure of the European Parliament.
4   Learning the political parties and groups in the European Parliament
5   The Ability of the analysis of political developments in the European Union

Mode of Delivery

Face -to- Face

Prerequisites and Co-requisites

None

Recomended Optional Programme Components

None

Course Contents

Week Subject Description
1 A general introduction of course
2 Political Party,political party sytems and types of parties
3 Historical development of modern political parties in Europe
4 Political Parti System practice in EU
5 Legal arrangements on political parties, election laws, intra-party democracy in EU and the main countries practice
6 Practice on financing of political parties in EU.
7 Mid-term
8 Mid-term
9 Practice of Political Party Shutdown in EU and evaluating related to ECHR(European Convention on Human Rights)
10 Civil Society in EU
11 Political Parties and Systems in Britain,France and Germany
12 Political Party practice(examples) in Nordic Countries
13 Development of political party and political system in Turkey
14 A general evaluation of Political Parties and political Lifes in EU
15 Final
16 Final

Recomended or Required Reading

Ali Yaşar Sarıbay (2001)
Türkiye de Demokrasi ve Politik Partiler, Alfa Yayınları, Arslan Erkan ( 2008), Siyasi Partiler ve Hazine Yardımları, Bütçe Dünyası Dergisi Cilt 3/ Sayı 28 /
Erdoğan Teziç ( 1996), Anayasa Hukuku, 3. Baskı, Istanbul, Beta YAYINLARI
Erdoğan Teziç, Nemci Yüzbaşıoğlu ( 2001), Siyasal Partiler ve Milletvekili Seçimi Kanununa Ilişkim Görüşler, TUGIAD
Gökhan Çapaoğlu ( 1997), Türkiye de Siyasi Parti Yapılanması, Yeni Türkiye Dergisi,
Nahit Yüksel ( 1994), Siyasetin Can Simidi: Partilere Hazine Yardımı, Yüksek Lisans Tezi, AUSBE
Mesut Aydın ( 2005), Türkiye de Siyasal Partilere Devlet Yardımı

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

A-fifteen-minutes review of previous lecture
Drawing a general framework of course contents weekly
Giving lecture with slide presentation based on basic course book and other resources
Brainstorm applications to check outcomes
Support course contents with case study
Analysis of given case studies

Assessment Methods

SORTING NUMBER SHORT CODE LONG CODE FORMULA
1 MTE MIDTERM EXAM
2 FCG FINAL COURSE GRADE
3 FCGR FINAL COURSE GRADE MTE * 0.40 + FCG* 0.60
4 RST RESIT
5 FCGR FINAL COURSE GRADE (RESIT) MTE * 0.40 + RST* 0.60


*** Resit Exam is Not Administered in Institutions Where Resit is not Applicable.

Further Notes About Assessment Methods

None

Assessment Criteria

A complete understanding of theoretical knowledge
Using theoretical knowledge in analysis of events and practice
Reinforcing and testing internalized knowledge with asking questions frequently during the lecture

Language of Instruction

Turkish

Course Policies and Rules

To be announced.

Contact Details for the Lecturer(s)

Class attendace is paid attention and students are expected to study hard for programme development.

Office Hours

nazmi.uste @deu.edu.tr

Work Placement(s)

None

Workload Calculation

Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Lectures 14 3 42
Preparations before/after weekly lectures 14 2 28
Preparation for midterm exam 1 15 15
Preparation for final exam 1 30 30
Preparing assignments 1 16 16
Preparing presentations 1 17 17
Final 1 1 1
Midterm 1 1 1
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours) 150

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

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LO.14434355454
LO.24553443454
LO.33455445554
LO.44434545454
LO.54545454545