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ULS4007 TURKEY AND CAUCASUS 3+0+0 ECTS:4
Year / Semester Fourth Year / Fall Semester
Level of CourseFirst Cycle
StatusElective
DepartmentINTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
Prerequisites and co-requisites None
Mode of DeliveryFace to face
Contact hours14 weeks - 3 hours of lectures per week
LecturerPROF. DR. Coşkun TOPAL
Co-LecturerNone
Language of instruction Turkish
Professional practise ( internship )None
 
Objectives of the Course
Students will be able to acquire Social, economic and cultural structure and the Diplomatic history of Caucasus Countries.
 

Learning Outcomes

CTPO

TOA

Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :

LO - 1 :

acquire basic informations about Caucasus Countries..

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

1

LO - 2 :

tell the Diplomatic history of Caucasus Countries.

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

1

LO - 3 :

interpret of the profile of country.

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

1

LO - 4 :

make the analyse of Turkish and Caucasus Countries foreign policies.

1,2,3,5,6,7,8

1

LO - 5 :

evaluate of Turkish and South Caucasus Countries foreign policies.

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

1

CTPO : Contribution to programme outcomes, TOA : Type of assessment (1: written exam, 2: Oral exam, 3: Homework assignment, 4: Laboratory exercise/exam, 5: Seminar / presentation, 6: Term paper), LO : Learning Outcome

 

Contents of the Course

Social, economic and cultural structure and the Diplomatic history of Caucasus Countries.

 

Course Syllabus

 Week

Subject

Related Notes / Files

 Week 1

General Approach to Caucasus

 Week 2

Geopolitical importance of the region

 Week 3

Important elements of the region history

 Week 4

The importance of the Caucasus for Europe and Asia

 Week 5

Turkey's Caucasus policy with its historical way

 Week 6

Caucasus in the Ottoman Empire Era

 Week 7

Energy strategies in Caucasus

 Week 8

Mid-term exam

 Week 9

Cooperation and regional conflicts

 Week 10

Cooperation and regional conflicts

 Week 11

Conflict of Azerbaijan and Armenia

 Week 12

The geopolitic of Georgia

 Week 13

USA's Caucasus Policy

 Week 14

Russia's Caucasus Policy

 Week 15

Conclusion and Evaluation

 Week 16

Final Exam

 

Textbook / Material

1Arı, Tayyar, 2010, Orta Asya ve Kafkasya, MKM Yayıncılık, BURSA.

 

Recommended Reading

 

Method of Assessment

Type of assessment

Week No

Date

Duration (hours)

Weight (%)

Mid-term exam

9

03/11/2017

1

50

End-of-term exam

16

03/01/2018

1

50

 

Student Work Load and its Distribution

Type of work

Duration (hours pw)

No of weeks / Number of activity

Hours in total per term

Lectures (face to face teaching)

3

14

42

Own (personal) studies outside class

3

14

42

Laboratory studies

0

0

0

Own study for first mid-term exam

6

2

12

Mid-term exam

2

1

2

Practice

0

0

0

Clinic Practice

0

0

0

Homework

0

0

0

Project

0

0

0

Quiz

0

0

0

Own study for final exam

10

2

20

End-of-term exam

2

1

2

Other 1

0

0

0

Other 2

0

0

0

Total work load

120