Undergraduate Program Course List

Compulsory Departmental Courses

Service Courses Taken From Other Departments

2. Semester Elective Courses

3. Semester 1. Group Elective Courses

4. Semester 1. Group Elective Courses

5. Semester 1. Group Elective Courses

5. Semester 2. Group Elective Courses

6. Semester 1. Group Elective Courses

6. Semester 2. Group Elective Courses

7. Semester 1. Group Elective Courses

7. Semester 2. Group Elective Courses

8. Semester Elective Courses



Compulsory Departmental Courses

LAW 101 - Introduction to Law
Method of the class, the basic concepts of the law. The origins and sources of the law, the role of the law within order in society, the comparison of the legal rules with other rules regulating society, application and interpretation of legal rules, rights and their classifications, the main divisions and branches under the concept of law, Rule of Law, sanctions, legal systems, judiciary and judgment.

LAW 104 - Legal History and Roman Law
In compared with Roman Private Law and Contemporary Turkish Law: History Introduction and Resources, General Concepts, Law of Persons, Protection of Rights, Law of Obligations, Property Law

LAW 105 - Introduction to Civil Law and Law of Persons
General principles of Civil Law, persons, personality ,protection of personality.

LAW 106 - Family Law
Engagement, marriage, divorce, law of property between husband and wife, Adoption , guardianship and parental custody

LAW 107 - Constitutional Law (General Principles)
The lesson deals with the general principles and the basic notions of constitutional law, in a comparative method with democratic systems. The main chapters of the lesson are, the notion of constitution (types of constitutions, the methods of constitution making and changing etc.), theories on sovereignty and political power; forms of the state; legislative, executive powers and the relations between them, government systems (parliamentary, presidential etc.); judicial review of legislative acts (constitutional courts); election systems, political parties. Out of the lessons, students can reach the research assistant for their question about general principles of constitutional law, they can use library and examine each countries and their constitutional system and discuss with each other about these system and Turkish constitutional law.

LAW 108 - Turkish Constitutional Law
Constitutional law, that is, the normative standards establishing the institutions and functions of the legislative, the executive and the judiciary, more specifically the relations between the legislative assembly and the cabinet government and the independence of the judiciary are tackled within the particular regulations of the 1982 Constitution of the Turkish Republic.

LAW 210 - Public Liberties
The technical analyses of the various systems, which object the establishment, protection, and promotion of human rights constitutes the essential subject of Supranational Human Rights Law. Through this analysis, students will be informed on the situation of current human rights standards. In this context, global instruments, such as general and specific human rights covenants adopted by United Nations, and regional instruments, such as European Convention on Human Rights adopted by Council of EU.

LAW 211 - International Law General Principles
Basic characteristics of international law and differences with other legal arders (domestic law and UE law), sources of international law (treaties, customs, general principles of law) and legal acts.

LAW 215 - Public Finance
Scope of public economy, differences between public economy and free market, funding of public service, public income, oublic dept, public expenditure, public budget are the main topics of the course.

LAW 218 - International Law: Topical Problems
Land, sea, air, space, and environment-related rules, recognition and succession, diplomatic and consular relations, international responsibility and sanctions, peaceful settlement of disputes, the use of force, law of armed conflict.

LAW 231 - Law of Obligations (General Articles) - I
Introduction to law of obligations, main principles of law of obligations, elements of debt relation, tort, unjust enrichment, performance of obligation and discharging of obligations

LAW 232 - Law of Obligations (General Articles) - II
Introduction to law of obligations, main principles of law of obligations, elements of debt relation, tort, unjust enrichment, performance of obligation and discharging of obligations

LAW 233 - Administrative Law - I
The fundamental principles, institutions and concepts of administraitive law.

Law 234 - Administrative Law - II
The teaching of the concepts of public service, law enforcement service, civil servants who are the tools of public administration to act and civil goods and teaching of the transformation and development of the public administration in recent years.

LAW 235 - Criminal Law (General Articles) - I
Under the general crime theory, topics like elements of a crime, causes influencing the crime, contempt, multiple crimes, association, recurring criminality, types of punishments, sentencing and execution are examined. Also research assistants discuss and analyze the ruling of Turkish Appeals Court with the students and they compose fiction problems about criminal law, examine and discuss these with the students.

LAW 236 - Criminal Law (General Articles) - II
Under the general crime theory, topics like causes influencing the crime, contempt, multiple crimes, association, recurring criminality, types of punishments, sentencing and execution are examined. Also research assistants discuss and analyze the ruling of Turkish Appeals Court with the students and they compose fiction problems about criminal law, examine and discuss these with the students.

LAW 301 - Law of Obligations (Special Provisions)
Liberty of contracts, special types of contracts, form requirements of contracts

LAW 302 - Property Law
Real rights, property rights, possession and restricted real rights

LAW 307 - Criminal Law (Special Provisions)
Lots of crime types in Turkish Criminal Code are examined in this course. Out of lessons, students can examine the rulings of Turkish Appeals Court about special part of Turkish Criminal Code. They can discuss the regulating of crimes with each other and lecturers. Also research assistants compose fiction problems and analyze these with the students.

LAW 308 - Judicial Review of Administration
The main concepts and rules of judicial review of administration, the structure of administrative Courts, procedures to file a case.

LAW 311 - Law of Commercial Enterprise
Introduction to Turkish Commercial Law, Legal transactions about commercial enterprises, basic principles of Mark Law and Unfair Competition

LAW 312 - Company Law
Concept of “Company” in general and characteristics of company, main features of unincorporated company and its other details, Features of commecial partnerships and their functional process, Detailed examination of Corporation and Limited Liability Company, Reconstruction of companies, Konzern Law.

LAW 315 - Civil Procedure Law
Organization of courts, Case and Remedies.

LAW 322 - Tax Law
Taxation relations, taxing process, enforcement law of taxation, settlement of tax disputes, taxes on revenue, wealth and expenses

LAW 403 - Criminal Procedure Law
Judge, public prosecutor, defendant, defense attorney, private prosecutor and intervener, subject of criminal procedure, evidence, detention, search, arrest, criminal trial procedure, appeals, judgment and special criminal procedures are studied in this course. Out of lessons, students can reach research assistants and lecturers for their questions. They can examine the ruling of Turkish Appeals Court and discuss these with each other. Also research assistants compose fiction problems and analyze these with the students.

LAW 408 - Negotiable Instruments Law
I) introduction to law of Negotiable Instruments II) general aspects of commercial bills III) bill IV) bill of exchange V) cheque

LAW 412 - Private International Law
Conflict of laws International civil procedural law

LAW 413 - Labor Law
The concept of labor law; History of labor law; Specifications of labor law; Resources of labor law; International labor law; Employees’ codetermination in labor law; Jurisdiction in labor law; The notion of employee; The notion of employer; Scope of labor law; Labor contracts; Employees’ rights and obligations; Employers’ rights and obligations; Practical problems in labor law

LAW 414 - Social Security Law
Employers obligations; Obligation of provide employees healthcare ; Obligation to provide employees employment security; Sanctions of healthcare and security obligations; Pecuniary compensation; Redundancy payment; Damages for pain and suffering; Public law damages; Termination of employment contract; Dismissal pay; Employment security; Mass dismissals; Employers’ unions; Employees’ unions

LAW 417 - Inheritance Law
Testamentary Disposition, Shapes and types of Testamentary Disposition , inheritor, disclaimer of an inheritance.

LAW 420 - Law of Execution and Bankruptcy
Law Debt Enforcement in general and its aim; Enforcement of judgments, bankruptcy in general and types of bankruptcy.

LAW 423 - General Theories of the State
Beginning with a brief sketch of human history, the course focuses on Ancient Greek and Roman political thought, medieval perspectives on power and authority (notions of autocracies and potestas), the Renaissance and Reformation, the notions of the state as developed by social contract theorists and the rise of the Enlightenment, and finally the formation of modern political ideologies like conservatism, liberalism, nationalism, socialism in the nineteenth century. The course concludes with a critical assessment of the future of the modern state.

LAW 436 - Philosophy and Sociology of Law
At the center of ancient disputes of the philosophy of law, there are the questions of "what is law" and "what is the source of law". Different answers to these questions set ground for the main distinction in the history of philosophy of law as well: Natural law theory and legal positivism, Within the scope of this course, starting from Ancient Greek and Rome, we will primarily focus on traditional natural law theory, and then study the effects of monotheistic religions, especially of Christianity, on this tradition. We will mention how the modern state, whic is starting to take its form in theory and inc practice within the 16th and 17th century, in Western Europe radically change the way of thinking on law, and in this context, we will deal with the social contract theory and sovereignty. After that, following these developments we will adress the effects of positivism on legal theory; particularly, we will examine the relationship between legal positivism and modern natural law theory through the critical debates after World War II. And finally, by referring to significant examples (Marxist legal theory, fmeinist legal theory etc.) we will discuss critical legal studies that approach liberal rights theory and modern democracy critically. In this course, the basic concepts of sociology, society and the individual, social interaction, sociological positivism, Marxist and Weberian sociologies, theory of hegemony, Marxist structuralism, the concept of power, mass media will be examined.

Service Courses Taken From Other Departments

ENG 121 - Basic English I

ENG 322 - Basic English VI

ENG122 - Basic English II
This course includes more vocabulary, structure and communicative skills necessary to communicate at beginners level. The class activities are grouped around various themes such as transport, travel, dates, holidays, money, and shopping.

ENG221 - Basic English III
This course includes activities aiming at improving vocabulary, structure and communicative skills in order to help students to communicate at pre-intermediate level. These activities include more themes such as abilities, dates, health problems, free time activities, biographies, and phone conversations. Various cultural elements are also included in order to make students be aware of different cultures.

ENG222 - Basic English IV
This course includes activities aiming at improving vocabulary, structure and communicative skills in order to help students to communicate at pre-intermediate level. These activities include more themes such as abilities, dates, health problems, free time activities, biographies, and phone conversations. Various cultural elements are also included in order to make students be aware of different cultures.

ENG321 - General Academic Skills I
This course offers academic and job-related commucation skills; functions such as describing routines, people and jobs, talking about business gatherings, talking about obligations and permissions, asking for help and giving advice at work, and writing e-mails necessary in business routines.

HIST 201 - History of Civilizations
This class will trace the development of Western Civilization by concentrating on political, social, economic, and religious continuity and. There will be three basic divisions in the course from The Ancient world to The Middle Ages, from Middle Ages to Rise of Modernity and from the Rise of Modernity to the Modern West. Numerous areas will cover including the following: the First Civilizations, Hebrews, Greeks, City States, Christianity, Modernity, individuals influencing history and vice versa, rise and fall of governments, long and short term causes for important events, reasons for rise of “the West. When finished, students should have a broad understanding of the importance of Western Civilization within the modern world.

HIST101 - Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution I
The decline of the Ottoman Empire and the developments leading to the Turkish Revolution.

HIST102 - Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution II
Foundation of the Turkish Republic and principles of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

IKT 106 - Macroeconomy
The course focuses on the flow of national income, economic growth, and fluctuation, the role of money and banking, and monetary and fiscal policies. Emphasizes the development of conceptual tools to analyze the economic problems facing modern society.

IKT105 - Microeconomy
Focuses on development of basic theory of demand, supply, and market price. Explores applications to selected microeconomic problems, such as basic monopoly and competition, and other issues that relate to the role of the pricing system in resource allocation and income distribution.

TURK 401 -

TURK 402 -

2. Semester Elective Courses

LAW 109 - Legal Methodology
The meaning of legal problem and the methods to solve it. The interpretation of the norm and the methodology used by judges.

LAW 334 - Law and Ethics
The aim of this lecture is give information about moral rules and legal ethics. This course has two principal aims. First of all it deals with the introductory concepts of ethics field of study such as morality, duty, ethics together with the distinctive characteristics of each terms. While trying to give the methodological vision of the evolution from morality to ethics inhistorical and societal perspective, it clarifies the main principles of ethics by giving special emphasis to universal and global points of view. Secondly it means to define and explain the interactive relationship between ethics and law basing on the features peculiar to these disciplines that affect each other reciprocally. It explains the main approaches in exemplification of fateful cases in near history of ethics and law debates. It ends with predictions of the interaction between ethics and law to reshape and transform to the benefit of each other giving birth to legal ethics.

3. Semester 1. Group Elective Courses

LAW 221 - Political Science
Topics included in this course range from the positivist and non-positivist conceptions of science to analyses of concepts like power, authority, sovereignty and the state to a rather sociological approach to issues brought to the for by the existence of class and other group differences in society. Against the background knowledge thus provided this introductory course dwells also on political regimes, i.e. the types of constitutional government in the modern world, political ideologies and movements, and the transformation of the modern state under conditions of globalization which has already paved the way fort he formation of trans and super national entities.

LAW 223 - Sport Law
It is easy to observe the increasing significance of sports and sports events in our daily lives. The legal aspect of sports is becoming more important every day. This is due largely to growing professionalization, side effects such as hooliganism and violence which spread beyond playing fields, and the nationwide and international effects of sports events. Also, the enlarging sports economy, taking the peculiarities of sports law into account, makes the expertise on this field substantial in transactions of a sporting nature. This course will initially provide the participants with information on the economical and sociological dimensions of sports. The characteristics of sports business and the role of the media will be described. Following this introduction, the law of sports, the regulations on or related to sports, and the resolution of disputes arising from sports shall be discussed.

LAW 225 - Law and Woman
Equality before the law, anti-discrimination, positive discrimination, feminist theories and different approaches to gender equality, the discirmination in the courts and norms, relevant national an international norms on gender equality.

LAW 251 - Legal English-I
I- Famous Trials II- Case law IV- Introduction to the law of contract V- European Union law

4. Semester 1. Group Elective Courses

LAW 222 - Law of Communication
Mass media instruments, freedom of mass communication, criminal and civil liabilities of publisher and editor

LAW 224 - Law of Nationality
Knowledge of citizenship law in terms of internal law, international law and fundamental principles

LAW 252 - Legal English-II
English versions of basic principles of public and common law, pinciples in Latin, sorts of courts and law of contracts

LAW 254 - Law and Literature
Students can discuss the relationship between political power - individual – jurisdiction by examining the right to due process, penal sanctioning, the aim of punishment, independence and objectivity of judgement, judiciary ethics, principle of equality, prohibition of discrimination, gender, legal positivism, jus naturale, civil disobedience.

LAW 256 - Turkish Parliamentary Law
Democratic political representation, parliamentary debate, legislate, control of government, be elected as a member of parliament sufficiency, legislative immunity, the working order GNAT.

5. Semester 1. Group Elective Courses

LAW 317 - Strategic Planning
Planning; Strategy; Strategic Planning and Process; Reasons for restructuring; foreseeing the future by goal-setting; Strategic analysis, planning and management applications and its advantages; SWOT analysis for institutions; Institutional performance management, performance indicators and evaluation of them; the concepts of to make difference, be different, innovation, and creativity; communication processes of strategic planning applications.

LAW 321 - General Accounting
The Double-Entry System, The Main Accounts and the Auxiliary Accounts, Introduction to Uniform Accounting System, Accounts and Debit/Credit Procedure, The Basic Financial Statements, Monetary Assets, Marketable Securities, Receivables

LAW 325 - Intellectual Property Law
Concept of work, intellectual right, elements and types of works, the rights of work owner according to type of work, the right of quotation, publish, intellectual theft

LAW 327 - Law of Foreigners
Knowledge of fundamental rights and freedoms of foreigners in terms of internal law, international law and fundamental principles

5. Semester 2. Group Elective Courses

LAW 323 - Legal Writing
I) Basic concepts of "Legal Writing", II) The petition examples which are used by parties in various judicial proceedings III) Executive petitions, IV) Some basic text, which are taken to the pen by Judicial authorities; espaecially court decisions V) Publication

LAW 351 - Professional English-III
I- Introduction and Contract law II- Introduction to Turkish business law III- Commercial papers IV- Business associations V- Labour law VI- Private international law

LAW 361 - Health Law
Legal relationship and characteristics between patient and physician; the responsibilities and rights and obligations of the patient and the health institution; identification of the contract for the treatment between the patient and the institution, type, characteristics some special interventions and exceptions to the rules in treatments.

6. Semester 1. Group Elective Courses

LAW 324 - International Arbitration Law
The examination of the International Arbitration Law dated 21.06.2001 and numbered 4686 and the interpretation of its provisions and the evaluation of the subjects mentioned above by the examination and evaluation of the relevant provisions of Code Concerning International Private and Procedural Law dated 27.11.2007 and numbered 5718 to the subject matter of international arbitration The New York Convention dated 10 June 1958 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards, UNCITRAL, UNIDROIT and The ICC Rules of Arbitration

LAW 328 - Critical Thinking
Concepts of thinking, elements of thinking, levels of thought and critical thinking, reasoning, decision and methods of thinking correctly.

LAW 330 - Law of Capital Market
Basic terms and concepts of Capital Market Law, Bonds, Bank Certificate, Finance Bond, Publicly – Held Corporations, Capital Market Institutions and Activities, Capital Markets Crimes (Insider Trading, Manipulation etc.)

LAW 338 - Financial Crimes
Content of the course; Fraud, Fraudulent Bankruptcy, Money Counterfeiting, Rig a bid, Usuary, Influencing Goods and Prices, Abuse of Bank and Credit Cards, Corruption, Bribery, Embezzlement, Migrant Smuggling, Human Trafficking, Organ and Tissue Smuggling which are the Financial Crimes in terms of Turkish Criminal Law and Money Laundering, Terrorism Financing Crime, Foreign Exchange Crimes, Kite Cheque Crimes, Tax Crimes, Banking Crimes, Capital Market Crimes, Financial Management Crimes, Customs Crimes etc.

6. Semester 2. Group Elective Courses

LAW 332 - The Rules of Advocacy and Notarship
Basic writing rules, writing petition, official warning, precept over pracitical examples, writing all k,nds of petitions

LAW 352 - Professional English- IV
Giriş ve sözleşmekerler hukuku, ticaret hukukuna giriş, kıymetli evrak hukuku, iş ortaklıkları, iş hukuku, uluslararası özel hukuk

Law 356 -
Choosing a theme on law and making research on that theme and preparing an article on that theme

7. Semester 1. Group Elective Courses

LAW 429 - English Translation
Contract law, company law, litigation & arbitration

LAW 431 - Maritime Law
Particularly Maritime Commercial Law, Maritime Law of Persons, Maritime Law of Property, and Maritime Law of Obligation

LAW 433 - Financial Law
This course includes general provisions on finance law.

LAW 435 -
This course includes the examination of legislation related to information law and the evaluation of social processes and tools. In this context, current events, court decisions and current problems are discussed.

7. Semester 2. Group Elective Courses

LAW 401 - Enviromental Law
The right to the environment, the meaning and application of the fundamental principles of environmental law as participation, prevention, polluter pays, coordination, and precaution. The civil and criminal liability of polluters. Environmental impact assessment. The major instruments regarding to prevent pollution and to protect the environment.

LAW 415 - Constitutional Jurisdicton
Comparative constitutinal jurisdiction; theorical and historical foundations of constitutional jurisdicton; authority Turkish constitutional court.

LAW 421 - Criminology
Crime, criminal, criminality, juvenile deliquency, victimology, prevention and control of deliquency are examined in this course.

LAW 441 - Law of Flat Ownership
The course is a course to examine the regulations in the Property Ownership Code in connection with Property Law. In this course, the principles of "flat ownership", which is an institution that separates the independent parts of the completed building, individually and in their own right, from the whole, giving them an independent character and thus making it a matter of ownership is examined. The establishment of flat ownership, the rights and obligations of flat owners and the management of the main real estate will be throughly examined; also the regulations in the Property Ownership Code will be studied.

8. Semester Elective Courses

LAW 219 - Comparative Law
The course of the second class of the Faculty of Law Includes comparative law methodology and the results on Turkish civil law.

LAW 261 - Child Law
Children's law, the historical development of child law, children's rights and importance, international conventions on children's rights, social assistance and security, children at education and labour law, paternity, custody and adoption

LAW 424 - Insurance Law
Insurance in general, Insurance agreement, property insurance, liability insurance, life insurance

LAW 426 - Forensic Medicine
Forensic medicine terminology, forensic expertise, subjects such as the accused and victims in forensic medicine, responsibilities of health workers, forensic medicine, forensic medicine’s overview of mobbing, violence, harassment and abuse, forensic psychiatry, autopsy and euthanasia.

LAW 428 - Political Parties
The historical development and the function of political parties is teached. Internal structure of political parties and the relationship between political parties and political power is examined.

LAW 434 - European Union Law
European Union institutions, the reflection of the national law of EU law

LAW 442 - Consumer Law
In order for the objectives of the course to be realized, it will be necessary to teach the basic concepts of the Law of Obligations, which will be seen in the previous periods, and then a number of concepts related to Consumer Law. After the basic concepts, the details such as how the confusion of these concepts emerged and how the disputes will be solved and what the sanctions will be will be explained in the light of Consumer Law and other law branches related to it, Law on Protection of Consumer and other related legislation.