İzmir, Turkey

Turkish Politics: Historical Development And Current Issues

when 12 June 2017 - 23 June 2017
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 EC
fee EUR 600

This course has two main objectives. First, it aims to familiarize the students with the historical
background, institutions, actors, processes, ideologies that have shaped Turkish political
structure. Thus, the students will be provided with the theoretical background and analytical
tools to assess Turkish political development. Second, the course focuses on a set of contested
issues including political Islam, Kurdish nationalism, Turkey’s candidacy for EU membership,
and constitutional change that dominate the political scene in contemporary Turkey.
issues including political Islam, Kurdish nationalism and Turkey’s candidacy for EU membership that dominate the
political scene in contemporary Turkey.

Course leader

Assistant Prof. İbrahim Saylan

Target group

International undergraduate and graduate students

Course aim

Discussions on Foreign Policy Analysis

Fee info

EUR 600: The course fee includes the following:

The tuition for the two weeks course. Within the two week period, students can attend only one course
Use of all venue facilities (e.g. computer lab, TV room, etc.)
Handouts, scripts and other relevant teaching material
Accommodation and half board for the two weeks. Students are accommodated in double rooms. The meals breakfast, lunch and two dinners are included.
Use of all seaside, sports and recreational facilities in the venue
Two company visits
Two excursions
Welcome and Farewell Coctails
Transfers to the airport


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