Must Courses of the Department  

Course Code Course Name Credits  
HUK 101 Introduction to Law   2 Credits   -
The scope of this course is comprised of the definition of law, its connection with and difference from other rules of social order, its values, the characteristics of the rule of law, the enforcement of the rule of law, and the concepts of right and sanction.  
HUK 102 Theory of Law   2 Credits   -  
Within the scope of this course; the emergence of the rules of law, the configuration and evolution of the same, the fundamental concepts and institutions of law and the streams of law are examined, and the interaction between the natural law and positive law is addressed.  
HUK 103 Civil Law I   4 Credits   -
The scope of the course contains the fundamental concepts of Civil Law as well as the preliminary provisions of Turkish Civil Code and the Law of Persons.   Particularly the enforcement of the rules of law, interpretation and gap-filling, judicial discretion, the concept of right, gaining and forfeiture of rights, the rule of integrity and the good faith are examined within the context of the fundamental concepts of Civil Law and the preliminary provisions of Turkish Civil Code; and particularly the natural persons and legal entities, the capacities, the personal right and the retention of personality, the associations and the foundations are examination within the context of the Law of Persons.  
HUK 104 Civil Law II   4 Credits   -  
The course is about the Family Law and its scope is comprised of three sections line parallel to the systematics of Turkish Civil Code.   The first section regarding marriage addresses engagement, marriage, the general provisions of marriage, the protection of marriage, nullity of marriage and divorcement, and marital property, while the second section addresses particularly the ways of establishment of paternity, the guardianship, and the third section addresses the trusteeship, the curatorship and the legal advice (consultancy).  
HUK 105 Constitutional Law I   4 Credits   -
The scope of this course examines the concept of constitution, the types of constitution and movements of constitutionalizm, the processes of establishment and amendment of constitutions, the political power, the state and the forms of state.   Subsequently addressed and discussed are the the normative characteristics of the legal order, the models of auditing the compliance of acts, laws and codes to the constitution, the political systems and democracy, the principle of separation of powers, the government systems and the fundamental rights and freedoms.  
HUK 106 Constitutional Law II   3 Credits   -  
Addressed and discussed within the the scope of this course are the established power within the framework of the historical development of Turkish Constitutional Law and the Constitution of 1982, and within the scope of the same, the legislative organ and its functions as well as the other state functions and actions, the organization of the legislative organ, the legal status and the exemptions (immunities) of the members of the legislative organ and the legislative actions.   Within the context of legislative actions are addressed and discussed the laws and the acts of the parliament as well as the legislative process, and the executive organ and its actions, particularly the legislative decrees in normal state and state of emergency are examined.   Within the context of the judicial organ are lectured the judicial organ in the light of the rule of law, the Constitutional Court, the review of norms and individual application, and the characteristics of the decisions of the Constitutional Court.   Finally, the basic characteristics of the Republic are deliberated.  
HUK 109  Legal English I 2 Credits -
Legal English contains a number of specialized features when compared to standard English. For this reason, students need to learn these features to be able to use English in their professions. This course aims to provide students with the fundamental principles of Legal English.
HUK 110 Legal English II 2 Credits -
As the follow-up course of Legal English-I this course also contains the features of Legal English and aims to provide students with the fundamental principles of Legal English.
HUK 113 Roman Law I   2 Credits -
The scope of this course is comprised of the political, social and economic events that shaped the formation of Roman law, the law-creating organs of Rome, the methods of reasoning employed, the principles of law used by Roman jurists in the resolution of a legal dispute, and the construction activities by Roman jurists in balancing legal interests; the capacity to have rights and its conditions in Roman law, the concept of legal act, the capacity for legal act and its conditions as well as the nullity of legal acts.  
HUK 114 Roman Law II   2 Credits -
The scope of this course is comprised of the protection of rights in Roman law and, in that sense, the special judicial system and extra-system process as well as the concepts, rules, principles and institutions in Roman law of obligations and of property.  
HUK 116 General Public Law   2 Credits -
This course analyzes the concepts such as the state, the power and the legitimacy as well as the elements and development of the state, the individual - state relations, the qualities of the political power, the problem of limitation of the political power, the role of the law in the individual-state-society relations, the purpose of limitation of the political power and the importance of the same in terms of rights and freedoms.  
HUK 118 International Human Rights Law 4 Credits -
This course analyzes the international and domestic laws and institutions that protect the fundamental rights of al human beigns. The course also describes and evaluates the principal mechanisms and strategies for holding governments accountable for violating those rights.
HUK 201 Law of Obligations I   3 Credits -
Addressed, discussed and analyzed within the scope of Law of Obligations I are the subject matter and the historical foundations of the law of obligations, the principles governing the law of obligations, the fundamental concepts of the law of obligations such as the obligation, the debtor-creditor relation, the parties to the debtor-creditor relation and the liabilities that arise out of the debtor-creditor relation.   Also analyzed are the concept and types of legal act, the freedom of will and the limits of the same, the concept of contract, the establishment of the same, general conditions of act, nullity in legal acts and representation.  
HUK 202 Law of Obligations II   3 Credits -
The scope of Law of Obligations II, is comprised of the forms of the debtor-creditor relation that arise out of tort, unjustified enrichment and acting without authority.   Particularly addressed, analyzed and discussed within the scope of tort are the elements of tort, the facts of no-fault liability, and in that context, the ordinary absolute liability, the strict liability and the equity liability as well as the liability that arises out of lawful intervention.   The scope of this course also encompasses joint and several liability and the termination of obligations and obligatios.  
HUK 203 Criminal Law I   3 Credits   -
The course is comprised of two sections in line with the systematics of Turkish Criminal Code.   In introduction to criminal law; the fundamental concepts, the sources of criminal law and the fundamental principles of the crime policy are analyzed.   In crime theory, being the second section; the material and moral elements of crime and the element of unlawfulness are addressed and discussed.  
HUK 204 Criminal Law II   3 Credits   -
Within the scope of this course, being the continuation of Criminal Law I; the concepts of criminal attempt, complicity and consolidation as well as the theory of sanctions and the enforcement of criminal codes in terms of location, time and person.  
HUK 205 Administrative Law I   3 Credits   -
In Administrative Law I, meaning the law of administration in the broadest sense; the concept of administration, the main meanings of state administration (conduct of state), being the subject matter of administrative law, and the administrative function are deliberated, primarily.   Also deliberated are the main principles and systems that have affected the emergence of administration, the sources of law that are binding on administration, the emergence, development and the characteristics of administrative law as well as the administrative organization of Turkey, the administrative acts and the powers of regulation, sanction enforcement and property acquisition of administration.  
HUK 206 Administrative Law II   3 Credits   -
Within the scope of this course, being the continuation of Administrative Law I; the administrative contracts within the framework of the functioning of administration, the scope of activity of the administration and the financial liability of the same as well as the public officials and the civil service are addressed and discussed.  
HUK 208 Human Rights Law   2 Credits -
The concept of human rights, the individual - state relation in terms of human rights and the question of freedom, the protection of human rights at national and international levels, the course and development of human rights in Turkey, the European Convention on Human Rights, which is the most important instrument on human rights, to which Turkey is a party, and the main practices of the European Court of Human Rights, which has been established by the aforesaid Convention, are analyzed.  
HUK 209 Sociology of Law   3 Credits   -
The importance of the law for the society, the interaction between the law and the society, the rules of law that change in parallel to the development of societies, and the inter-relation between the concept of society and the concept of law are analyzed.   Also, the opinions regarding the law of such founders as Montesquieu, Durkheim, Marx, Max Weber and Gurvitch are addressed and deliberated on the basis of such questions as the sociological origin, the effectiveness, the function and the historical evolution of law.  
HUK 210 Philosophy of Law   3 Credits   -
In this course; the definition and the objective of the law, the question of cognizance and freedom of will in law, the characteristics of the legal order, the concepts of right, justice and equality are analyzed within the context of the theories of the stream of natural law, the historical school of jurists, legal positivism and legal realism.  
HUK 211 International Law   3 Credits   -
In this course; the history, the development, the fundamental principles and the similarities to and the differences from the domestic law of international public law are analyzed, primarily, and the sources of international public law, primarily including the international law of treaties and the international customary law, are addressed and deliberated.   Also, the parties of the international law and their respective positions and roles within the order of international law are also analyzed within the scope of the course.   Ultimately; the rules of the international law related to substantive law such as the maritime law, the air law, the space law, the human rights law, the international criminal law and the international economic law.  
HUK 212 Commercial Law I   3 Credits   -
The scope of the Commercial Law I is comprised of the concepts of commercial enterprise, the commercial affairs and the provisions that govern the same, the commercial provisions, the commercial jurisdiction, the merchant, the effects and the consequences of being a merchant, the merchant assistants, the trade registry, the trade name and the trade name, the trade name, the unfair competition, the commercial books and the current account.  
HUK 215 International Law I 4 Credits   -
This course introduces students to public international law. The course provides a general introduction to the fundamental principles of public international law and the nature, structures and institutions of the international legal system. It analyses, in detail, the sources of international law, such as treaties, international customary law and general principles of law. Then, the subjects of international law, i.e. States, international organizations and non-states actors, and their role in the international scene are thoroughly examined. The relationship and interaction between international legal system and national legal orders also constitute one of the basic subjects that will be elaborated on in this course.
HUK 216 International Law II 3 Credits   -
This course is comprised of a systematic explanation of the substantive norms specifically regulating various fields of public international law. In the framework of this course, the basic concepts and principles of the norms on State, law of the sea, air law, space law, international economic law, international space law, international environmental law, law of international relations, law of armed conflicts, international criminal law are examined.
HUK 217 Sociology of Law 4 Credits   -
This course examines the importance of law within society, the interaction between law and society, and the norms of law that change according to the development of society, the relationship between law and society. On the basis of the issues such as social basis, effectivenes, social functions and historical development of law, the sociological approaches of Montesquieu, Durkheim, Marx, Max Weber, Gurvitch to law are explained.
HUK 218 Philosophy of Law 4 Credits   -
This course examines the concept, source and the purpose of law, the issues of judgement and freedom of will in law, characteristics of legal system, the concepts of right, justice and equality in the context of theories such as natural law, historical school of law, legal positivism and legal realism.
HUK 301 Obstacles to Performance and Law of Contracts I   3 Credits   -
In this course, the concept of performance and the elements of the same are analyzed, following which the obstacles to performance are addressed and deliberated.   In this context; particularly the defective performance, the default of creditor and debtor, the impracticability, and the violation of the protection and ancillary clauses.   Also addressed and deliberated are the effects on third parties of debtor-creditor relations, special cases in debtor-creditor relations and substitution of parties.  
HUK 302 Obstacles to Performance and Law of Contracts II   3 Credits   -
In this course; sale contracts, donation contracts, lease contracts, contracts of work, contracts of mandate, contracts of surety, which are regulated within the special debtor-creditor relations section of Turkish Code of Obligations, are analyzed.   In this scope are addressed and deliberated the characteristics of the creditor's default, the debtor's default, the impracticability of subsequent performance, failure in due performance and hardship, and innominate contracts and the provisions applicable to innominate contracts are analyzed.  
HUK 303 Law of Property I   3 Credits   -
In this course; the concept of real right, the concept of property, the principles governing the law of property, the possession, and in the context of possession, particularly the kinds of possession, acquisition of possession and the forfeiture of the same, the termination of possession, the retention of possession, the presumptions of possession, the land registry, and in the context of land registry, particularly the elements of land registry, registration, annotations and declarations, the acquisition of real rights by reliance on the land registry, the responsibility of the State to keep land registry records and the correction of land registry details are addressed and deliberated.  
HUK 304 Law of Property II   3 Credits   -
In this course; the right of property and the limited real rights are analyzed.   In that context; the acquisition by persons of the right of property over the elements of property, the scope of the same, the restrictions over the same, the common ownership, the joint ownership, property ownership, the liability of real estate owner, easement connected to property, the right of usufruct, the rights of usufruct such as the right of construction and the right of source, and the principles governing the real property pledge, the mortgage, the scope of mortgage, the types of the same, the system of fixed degrees, the pledge of movable property assets and the pledge of claim are addressed and deliberated.  
HUK 305 Commercial Law II   4 Credits   -
The scope of this course is comprised of the unincorporated company, the general provisions on trading companies, the establishment of the same, internal and external relations in companies, the basic structures of companies, the shareholders, the bodies of companies, the liability and the liquidation.  
HUK 306 Specific Provisions of Criminal Law   3 Credits   -
In this course, which addresses and analyzes the types of offense defined and provided by the Criminal Code; the material and the moral elements of specific types of offense are analyzed under the main headings of the offenses against persons, the offenses against the society, the offenses against the state and the nation, and the aggravating or mitigating causes defined and contemplated by the Code for each type of offense are addressed and deliberated.  
HUK 307 Law of Civil Procedure I   3 Credits   -
In this course; the fundamental concepts of the law of civil procedure, the application in terms of location and time of the rules of the law of civil procedure, the judicial officials, the court organization and the duties and powers of courts, the principals governing judicial process, the time frames, the parties in legal cases and matters related to the same, attorneyship, conditions of action, filing of lawsuits (legal actions), the elements of bills of claims and bills of answers, preliminary review, and generally investigation and arraignment are analyzed.  
HUK 308 Law of Civil Procedure II   3 Credits   -
In this course; the general provisions regarding proof and evidence (burden of proof and exclusions related to the same, the right of proof etc.), the production of evidence, the types of conclusive and discretionary evidence (proofs), the decisions instituted by the courts, the prejudicial question, intervention, amendment of pleading, joinder of parties, warrant and the actions of the party, who terminates the case.   Also addressed and deliberated are legal protections, specifically injunctive reliefs and generally legal remedies (appeal, retrial) as well as definitive judgment, arbitration and alternate ways of resolution of disputes.  
HUK 309 Administrative Jurisdiction   2 Credits   -
In this course; the fundamental principles of administrative procedure and the characteristics of the same, organization and field of duties of administrative jurisdiction in Turkey, the types of administrative cases and administrative remedies are addressed and deliberated.  
HUK 310 Tax Law I   2 Credits   -
This course analyzed the Constitutional principles of taxation, the enforcement of tax codes in terms of location, time and meaning, the taxpayers and liable parties and the taxatio process.  
HUK 312 Intellectual Property Law 4 Credits -
This course examines the main principles of intellectual property law. In this concept, in the first part of the course, the definitions and types of intellectual property, international agreements on this issue, infringement and legal protection mechanisms of intellectual property are analyzed. After this general framework, trademark law and its main topics such as registering, termination, usage breach of trademark rights and it’s protection mechanisms are refered. Finally patent law and its main principles and consequences including an analysis of industrial designs are examined.
HUK 313 Law of European Union 3 Credits -
This course examines the establishment and historical development of the European Union and gives general information on European Union Law. Furthermore, it explains the jurisdiction and sphere of effect of the European Union Law, institutions of the European Union, sources of the European Union Law and the relations between the European Union Law and national laws of the member states.
HUK 401 Law of Commercial Papers   3 Credits   -
The scope of this course is comprised of the fundamental concepts related to commercial papers, registered notes, promissory notes and bearer's notes, bills of exchange (policy, bill, check) and conflict of laws.  
HUK 402 Law of Inheritance   3 Credits -
In this course; the persons, by whom the property assets of a person are to be inherited in the event of the death of the owner of such assets, and the conditions governing such inheritance, and specifically legal and inheritors with reserved portion, causa mortis actions and the forms of the same, reduction of causa mortis and inter vivos entitlements, offsetting in inheritance are analyzed.  
HUK 403 Law of Criminal Procedure I   3 Credits -
In this course; the principles that govern the criminal procedure such as the right to fair trial, the presumption of innocence, the publicity of criminal procedure, the notification of criminal charge, the equality of arms principle and benefit of the doubt for the defendant, and the duties of judges and prosecutors through the course of trial process are analyzed.  
HUK 404 Law of Criminal Procedure II   3 Credits -
In this course; the proof in criminal procedure and the phases of investigation and prosecution are analyzed, and the measures of protection such as apprehension, search, seizure, arrest and judicial control as well as the settlement and remedies in criminal procedure are addressed and deliberated.  
HUK 405 Enforcement Law   3 Credits   -
In this course; the fundamental concepts related to the enforcement law, the types of proceedings, proceeding without judgment, general lien and in that context, the phases of proceeding (request to issue enforcement proceedings, payment order and finalization of the same, sequestration, sale and allocation of proceedings), remedy of sequestration in respect of bills of exchange, eviction of leased real estates by way of enforcement without judgment, enforcement with judgment and the types of the same, proceeding by way of liquidation of pledge and the characteristics of the same, precautionary attachment and actions for rescission of disposition are analyzed.  
HUK 406 Methodology of Law   3 Credits   -
The methodology of law is the discipline that studies and explains the method to be followed in the enforcement of law.   For this purpose; specifically the construction of laws, verbal, teleological, historical, systematic, Constitutional construction, creation of law by judge, the concept of gap, the types of concealed and intra-legem gaps, the methods and procedures of filling gaps, and the creation of law in excess of the acts and codes are addressed and deliberated through ensuring the students' participation by way of preliminary preparation and presentation by students of the practices related to the course.   In this context, also analyzed are the legal dogmatics as a normative discipline, the logical structure of the rule of law and the elements of the same, the sequence of logic in the enforcement of acts and codes, and the occurrence and legal assessment of the event that is the subject matter of a legal question.  
HUK 407 Labor Law   3 Credits -
In this course; the definition of labor law, its characteristics, sources, the concepts of employee, employer and workplace, the scope of applicability of the labor law, the concept and types of employment contract, the establishment of employment contract and the rights granted and the obligations imposed by the same to the respective parties, the general and special causes of termination of employment contract, the concept of employment security, the legal consequences of the termination of employment contract, work times of employee and arrangement of the same, occupational safety and health and occupational safety supervision activities are analyzed.  
HUK 408 International Private Law   3 Credits   -
The scope of this course is comprised of the conflict of laws and the international law of procedure.   In that scope; the basic questions of the conflict of laws, the law applicable for the disputes that arise out of the private law relations of foreign parties, the international jurisdiction of Turkish courts and the recognition of the decisions of foreign courts are analyzed within the framework of the Code on the International Private Law and Law of Procedure and the relevant international conventions.  
HUK 411 Tax Law II   2 Credits -
In this course; the phases of assessment, notification, accrual and collection, which constitute the taxation process are, analyzed through the administrative law perspective.   Subsequently, tax-related misdemeanors and offenses and the administrative and judicial settlements of tax disputes are addressed and deliberated.  
HUK 412 Law of International Sale of Goods 4 Credits -
This course introduces students to the application of international sale contracts. In the scope of the course, the international codification called Convention on Contracts fort he International Sale of Goods (CISG) is analyzed. In this context application of CISG and rights and obligations of the parties are examined. In addition to CISG other obligatory codifications and soft law materials are also evaluated in comparison with Turkish law.  

Electives  

  • The elective courses at the Faculty of Law are designed to enable students’ specialization in accordance with their areas of interest.   Having received the pillars on fundamental topics, the students are then offered groups of electives as packages to enable their specialization in their areas of interest, from the third year on.   The electives are offered under three groups: international law, economic law, and public law.   The list of elective courses on offer with reference to specific topics may vary from time to time.  
  • The students are required to select just one such module.   Once selected, transfers between specialization fields are not allowed.  
  • To graduate from the Faculty of Law, the students should take and pass eight electives on offer in the selected module, as well as another elective on offer university-wide.  
  • The electives shall be offered in accordance with the demand voiced by the students.   For a course to be opened, at least five students should register for it.   The students who registered for an elective which did not get to be opened due to lack of interest will be allowed to elect other courses which may still be opened.  
  • The elective courses are worth at least 2 credits.   The students can choose an elective with a higher credit count as well.  

Electives of the Department  

HUK 213 Legal English III   1 Credits   -
This course interprets legal documents, teaches legal terminology and writing styles used in legal documents, gives an understanding how to interpret and apply legal arguments made, and logical reasoning translated into legal argument.
HUK 214 Legal English IV   1 Credits   -
This course covers legal document drafting techniques, persuasive and non-persuasive writing, structure of legal memoranda, motion and discovery writing, use of legal terminology in writing, exressing legal logic in English.
HUK 311 Turkish Legal History   2 Credits   -
In this course; Turkish law prior to Islam, Turkish law after the acceptance of Islam, particularly the sources of Islamic law, the sects, Islamic public law, Islamic private law, the law in and the judicial organization of the Ottoman Empire until the declaration of the Imperial Edict of Gulhane, and the development of Turkish law after the declaration of the Imperial Edict of Gulhane.  
HUK 321 European Union Law   2 Credits   -
The fundamental legal system of the Union, which is shaped by the agreements between and among the member states, the regulatory instruments such as regulations and directives, which are issued by the competent bodies of the Union, and the resolutions adopted by the Union, is analyzed, and the elements that constitute the system are addressed and deliberated, and the effects of the European Union Law on the member states are discussed within the scope of this course.  
HUK 322 EU Law and EU Policies 2 Credits   -
This course covers general principles of the EU law, primary and secondary resources, EU structural and functional institutions and institutional principles, structure of the European Communities Court of Justice, the Rome Treaty and the new constitution for EU.
HUK 323 International Organizations   2 Credits   -
The historical background and the development of international organizations, the common characteristics of international organizations, and the general structure and the position within the international law of the same are analyzed within the scope of this course.   The structures and the functioning of such organizations as the United Nations, the European Union, the Council of Europe, the International Labor Organization, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, the World Trade Organization, the International Monetary Fund, which have been established by states or by non-governmental organizations, and which are engaged in activities at international level, are addressed and deliberated.   Furthermore; the characteristics of such entities as the International Committee of Red Cross, Fédération Internationale de Football Association are also discussed within the scope of this course.  
HUK 324 International Transport Law   2 Credits   -
In this course; the concept of transportation work, head end business, moving property transportation, transportation via various vehicles, passenger transportation and freight forwarder are analyzed.   Also addressed and deliberated are road transportation, air, marine and railway transportation in comparison with CMR (Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road), the definition and elements of transportation (carriage) contracts, the parties of transportation (carriage) contracts, the principal carrier, the actual carrier, the waybill and the cases of liability in transportation works.  
HUK 325 American Contract Law 2 Credits   -
This course is a basic introductory course in contract law which covers the bases for enforcing promises, the bargaining process, including pre-contractual liability, the requirement of a writing (statute of frauds), policing bargains for unfairness, remedies for breach of contract, mistake, and unexpected circumstances.
HUK 326 Intellectual and Industrial Property Law   2 Credits   -
In this course; the fundamental principles of the intellectual property law, the definition and types of the intellectual property, the international treaties in the field, the infringement of the right of intellectual property and the measures for the protection of such right are addressed and deliberated.   Subsequently; trademark law and in that sense, trademark registration, de-registration, use of trademarks, infringement of trademark right and methods of protection are analyzed, and also, the fundamental principles of patent law and the comparison of patent right with the right to industrial designs are addressed and deliberated.  
HUK 327 Protection of Personal Data   2 Credits   -
In this course; the concept of personal data, the question of the protection of personal data, the definition of personal data and sensitive data, the legal nature of personal data, the protection of personal data and the protection facilities are analyzed.  
HUK 328 Contracts of Market Release   2 Credits   -
Agency, exclusive distribution and franchise contracts, being the Contracts of Market Release, are analyzed in this course.  
HUK 329 Legal Ethics   2 Credits   -
The relation between the law and the ethics, the basic similarities and points of difference of such concepts as well as the concepts of justice, ethics and value are addressed and deliberated.  
HUK 330 Zoning Law   2 Credits   -
The place and importance of the zoning law among other branches of law, the legislations about zoning, the zoning plans and the related principles, the structures and the principles regarding structures, the zoning liabilities and sanctions, the building inspection and judicial review are addressed and deliberated.  
HUK 331 Banking Law   2 Credits   -
The concept of banking and the historical development of the same, the objective and the general systematics of the Banking Act, the concept of loan (credit) and the types of the same, the parties to and the legal consequence of loan contracts, real and personal securities for loans, surety and guarantee contracts, the concept of letter of guarantee, letters of credit and the types of the same, the concept of saving, and banking secrets and the protection of the same are analyzed.  
HUK 332 Capital Market Law   2 Credits   -
The financial markets and the capital market law are addressed and deliberated in broad strokes; and the concept of capital market as a part of the financial markets, the infrastructure of the capital market law that is in force in Turkey and the capital market instruments, activities and actors, manipulation, insider trading, related party transactions and the sanctions imposed for such acts and actions are analyzed.  
HUK 333 Economic Analysis of Law   2 Credits   -
In this course; the historical development of the economic analysis theory, the positive and normative concepts of economic analysis, the assessment of legal relations through economic perspective, the economic basis and effects of legal sanctions, the concepts of efficient breach and economic efficiency, the priority of efficiency in apportionment and the economy of the legal process are addressed and deliberated.  
HUK 334 Environmental Law   2 Credits   -
In Environmental law; the fundamental principles of the environmental law, the environmental right and the development of the same and the national and international regulations aimed at environmental protection are addressed and deliberated, and the environmental public order, environmental law-enforcement and the legal liability of polluter are analyzed.  
HUK 335 Consumer Law   2 Credits   -
In Consumer Law; such concepts as the consumer, the good, the service, the seller, the provider and the producer as well as such matters as the unfair terms as per the Code for the Protection of Consumers, liability for defective goods, distance contracts and consumer loans are addressed and deliberated.  
HUK 336 Comparative Constitutional Law   2 Credits   -
In this course; the comparative methodology is discussed primarily, and constitutions and certain topics of the constitutional law are addressed and deliberated through a comparative perspective.   In that regards; theoretical and conceptual comparisons are made in respect of the types of constitutions, the fundamental rights and freedoms and the government systems, and the implications of such concepts and institutions within the framework of comparative law are discussed.  
HUK 337 Tax Criminal Law   2 Credits   -
In this course; the penalties contemplated for loss of tax and irregularities are analyzed within the framework of the principles of Constitutional criminal law and the provisions of the Code of Misdemeanors, and the tax offenses that arise out of tax evasion, violation of secrecy of taxes and the conduct of the private affairs of taxpayers are addressed and deliberated.  
HUK 338 IT Crimes   2 Credits   -
In this course; the fundamental concepts of IT Law, the IT crimes regulated by Turkish Criminal Code and other acts and codes, the internet access regulations under the Code on Regulation of Publications on the Internet and Suppression of Crimes Committed by Means of Such Publications and the digital evidence are analyzed.  
HUK 339 Public Procurement Law   2 Credits   -
In this course; the public procurement processes, the legal remedies provided by the Public Procurement Act, the administrative sanctions in the public procurement law, the public procurement contracts and public procurement offenses and penalties are addressed and deliberated.  
HUK 340 Crime and Law in the USA 2 Credits   -
This course examines the evolution and development of the modern legal system. Topics include çivil, criminal and administrative law, the legal profession, legal systems in American society, and the law as one of many instruments of social control and social change.
HUK 341 Law of Political Parties and Elections   2 Credits   -
In this course; the development of the law of political parties in Turkey, the functions of political parties, and the goals, structure and functioning of political parties within the framework of the Constitution and the Political Parties Act are analyzed.   Also addressed and deliberated are the prohibitions to be observed by political parties within the framework of the Political Parties Act and the relevant established case practices of the Constitutional Court and the European Court of Human Rights.   Subsequently; election systems, comparative election systems, the settlement of election disputes pursuant to the Act on the Fundamental Principles of Elections and the powers of the Election Boards and the Supreme Election Council are covered.  
HUK 342 Juvenile Law   2 Credits   -
The fundamental concepts related to the juvenile law and the historical development of children's rights, the children's rights in the Constitution and in international conventions, the prohibition of discrimination against children, the principle of priority of the children's interests, and the protection of children in public and private law are analyzed.  
HUK 343 Criminology 2 Credits   -
In this course; the crime science is analyzed, and the concept of criminology, the research methods in criminology, the causes of crime, the emergence of crime and criminality within the scope of certain types of crime are addressed and deliberated.  
HUK 344 European Convention on Human Rights   2 Credits   -
In this course; the scope and the wording of the European Convention on Human Rights and the protocols annexed to the same, the nature and the enforcement by the contracting states of the established case practices of the European Court of Human Rights that constitute the basis of the control mechanism of the Convention, the supervision by the Committee of Ministers of the European Council in respect of the enforcement of the Court's decisions and the effects on Turkish domestic law of the Court's decisions.  
HUK 345 Modern Political Ideologies   2 Credits   -
In this course; the definition of the concept of ideology and the modern political ideologies and in that sense, liberalism, conservatism, nationalism, Marxism, anarchism, social democracy, feminism and fascism are addressed and deliberated.  
HUK 346 Parliamentary Law   2 Credits   -
In this course; the working order as well as the duties and powers of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, and in that scope, the fundamental foundation of the parliament, the legal status of the members of the legislative organ, the legislative actions, the legislation process, methods and instruments of parliamentary control and the structure and duties of legislation commissions under the light of the relevant decisions of the Constitutional Court.  
HUK 347 Fictional Trial   2 Credits   -
In this course; the process of lawsuit, the preparation of the case file, the fictional trial processes, the importance and the characteristics of fictional trial, and the written and verbal phases of fictional trial activity are addressed and deliberated, and the claims and the defenses regarding the fictionalized dispute are assessed by the jury.  
HUK 348 Law of the European Convention on Human Rights 2 Credits   -
This course examines the background and contents of the European Convention of Human Rights along with the Protocols thereto and provides an overview of the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg. The course covers issues related to –inter  alia- right to life, prohibition of torture, right to liberty and security, right to a fair trial, protection of private life, freedom of expression, freedom of religion, right to education, etc.
HUK 349 Common Law Theory and Application 2 Credits   -
This course provides students with the tools to understand and work within a common law environment. It gives a basic approach to common law lawsuits via theory and practice.
HUK 350 Communications and Negotiation Skills for Lawyers 2 Credits   -
This course deals with the theory and application of the principles of negotiation in an international law environment. The course also addresses cultural differences in international negotiations.
HUK 351 International Policies of Europe and European Project Management 2 Credits   -
This course makes an introduction to the most oftenly changing and the most reformist policies of Europe such as business environment, social problems, economy, entrepreneurship and protection of consumers. After this introduction it gives some information about how to attend and to bid to a tender, how to develop a project by taking as a model of “European Public Acquisition”.
HUK 352 Economic Criminal Law   2 Credits   -
In this course; the types of offenses, which are committed for the purpose of economic interest, as regulated within Turkish criminal law are analyzed, and the definition and structure of economic offenses, the characteristics of economic offenses in the international domain and the economic offenses regulated by Turkish Criminal Code are addressed and deliberated.  
HUK 353 Notification Law   2 Credits   -
The fundamental concepts of the notification law, the importance of notification, the types of notification, the principles of notification, the methods of notification, the venues, where and the persons, to whom the notifications are to be served, the addressee of the notification and the persons authorized to receive notifications on behalf of the addressee, the impracticability of service of notification and the consequence of abstention from receiving notifications, service process and the characteristics of the same, notice by publication, electronic notification and inadequate notice and its consequences are analyzed.  
HUK 354 Law of Legal Profession   2 Credits   -
The definition of the legal profession and the difference of the same from similar institutions, the characteristics of legal practice as a profession, requirements for admittance for the legal profession, the conduct of the legal profession, the rights and powers of an attorney-at-law (legal professional), the obligations and the responsibilities of an attorney-at-law (legal professional) are analyzed.  
HUK 355 Procedures of Judicial Correspondence   2 Credits   -
In this course; the bills of claims related to civil actions, the basic bills of claims related to enforcement-bankruptcy law, the basic bills of claims related to the criminal law and the administrative law, and the rules of formal correspondence, the judicial correspondences and the types of the same, the judicial decisions and announcements are addressed and deliberated with examples.  
HUK 356 Refugee Law 2 Credits   -
In this course, the status of refugees and asylum seekers under international law, the provisions of 1951 Refugee Convention and 1967 Protocol, the functions and powers of the United Nations High Commissionner for Refugees, the system of protection of refugees, the intersection points of refugee law and human rights law are examined and analysed.
HUK 357 ICSID Arbitration 2 Credits   -
This course covers the basic issues regarding International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) arbitration. In this context, the topics such as jurisdiction of ICSID, arbitration procedure, applicable law, arbitral award and its enforcement, bilateral investment treaties are studied.
HUK 358 Law and Literature   2 Credits   -
In this course; the mutual relations between the law and the literature are addressed and deliberated, and works from Turkish and the world literature are studied and analyzed.  
HUK 360 Right to Individual Application to the Constitutional Court   2 Credits   -
The provisions of the Constitution and the Act on the Organization and the Adjudicatory Procedures of the Constitutional Court are studied and analyzed, and the procedure, form and the material requirements of individual application are addressed and deliberated.   Subsequently; the admissibility criteria in accordance with the established case practices of the Constitutional Court and the applicable legislations, and the decisions instituted in respect of individual application are studied and discussed.  
HUK 410 Social Security Law   3 Credits   -
The risks covered by social security and the classification of the same, the basic functions of social security, the techniques employed for the provisions of social security, the types of social insurance, the methods and instruments of financing of social security, the place of social security in international instruments, the systematics and characteristics of the Act of the Social Security and General Health Insurance, the concept of being covered by social insurance and the legal consequences of the same, the causes of termination of being covered by social insurance and the consequence of the same are analyzed.  
HUK 420 Bankrupcy Law   2 Credits   -
In this course; introduction to bankruptcy law, the organs of bankruptcy, the causes of bankruptcy, the persons, who are subject to bankruptcy, the methods of bankruptcy and in that context, bankruptcy with and without proceedings and the characteristics of the same are addressed and deliberated, and the legal consequences of bankruptcy in respect of the creditor and the debtor, the liquidation of bankruptcy, the debt composition arrangement and the law of restructuring are analyzed.  
HUK 421 Competition Law   2 Credits   -
In Competition Law; the rules brought into force in order to assure the permanency of the principle of competition that governs free market economy, the anti-competitive, competition-distorting and competition-restrictive trade practices, decisions and concerted practices are analyzed, and the main duties and powers of the Competition Authority are addressed and deliberated.  
HUK 422 International Criminal Law   2 Credits   -
The fundamental concepts of the international criminal law, the enforcement of criminal codes and acts in terms of location, the international judicial cooperation, the international criminal courts and the international crimes are analyzed.  
HUK 423 Maritime Law   2 Credits   -
The ship, the ship-owner, the association of ship-owners, the maritime contracts, the marine accidents, ship receivables and oil pollution are analyzed.  
HUK 424 International Commercial Arbitration   2 Credits   -
This course covers the fundamental matters related to the international commercial arbitration.   In that scope; general information about arbitration is provided, following which arbitration agreement, arbitration procedure, applicable law, abitrator's award and the recognition of foreign arbitration awards are analyzed.  
HUK 425 Vienna Sales Convention   2 Credits   -
In this course; the efforts for uniformization related to international sales, the scope of applicability of the United Nations Vienna Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, the general principles regarding the filling of the gaps within the wording of the Convention and the provisions regarding the institution of relevant contracts, the system of obstacles to performance within the provisions of the Convention, the actions in breach of the contract and the consequences of the same, such concepts as indemnification, interest etc. and facilities of relief from liability are analyzed.  
HUK 426 International Environmental Law   2 Credits   -
In this course; such environmental problems as nuclear power, waste management and water and air pollution and the solutions offered by the law to such problems are addressed and deliberated, and the developments in the field of environmental law as a result of the international conventions and the competent bodies referable in relation to environmental pollution are analyzed.  
HUK 427 Guarantee Law   2 Credits   -
In this course; the pledge of movable assets and real properties as well as the contracts of surety and guarantee are addressed and deliberated.   
HUK 428 Electronic Communications Law   2 Credits   -
The basic telecommunications terms and concepts, the historical background of telecommunications law and the economic principles of the telecommunications regulations, particularly the European Union legal regulations on communications and the regulations in Turkey on the same particularly in respect of the access and interconnection, universal service obligation and privacy are analyzed through a comparative perspective; and the relation of the regulations within the scope the telecommunications law with other acts and codes and specifically the competition law regulations as well as the tendencies that emerge in Turkish and the EU's regulations regarding telecommunications.  
HUK 429 Budget Law   2 Credits   -
Budget and it development, the characteristics of budget, the functions of the same, the budget principles, the classical - contemporary budgeting principles,  
HUK 430 Insurance Law   2 Credits   -
In this course; the concept of risk, the concept of insurance and the types of the same, the definition, drawing up and types of the insurance contract, the provisions of the insurance contract, the obligations of the policy owner, the insurance protection performance of the insurer, the scope of such protection, the termination of the same and the legal succession of the insurer.  
HUK 431 Punishment Norm   2 Credits   -
The concept of punishment norm, the nature of the norm, the characteristics, elements and the types of the same are analyzed, and the fundamental concepts of criminal law are addressed and deliberated.  
HUK 432 Energy Law   2 Credits   -
The processes of generation, transmission, distribution and relate sale of energy and the entities and authorities involved in such processes are analyzed through the legal perspective, and the fundamental regulations regarding the energy law are addressed and deliberated within the framework of the general principles of law.  
HUK 433 Law of Administrative Sanctions   2 Credits   -
The general legal regime of administrative sanctions, the administrative penalties and the types of the same, the administrative measures and the judicial review of administrative sanctions are addressed and deliberated.  
HUK 434 Construction Law   2 Credits   -
In this course; the drawing-up of the construction contract between the contractor and the client, the obligations and the rights of the contractor, the obligations and the rights of the client, the termination of the construction contract and the legal consequences of such termination, the legal relations between the client and the subcontractors, and the flat for land contracts are analyzed.  
HUK 435 Forensic Medicine   2 Credits   -
In this course, which discusses certain issues and problems in law in accordance with the knowledge and principles of medicinal sciences; death, injuries, identification, accidents of transportation, drowning in water, sex offenses, medical malpractice, intoxication, child abuse and forensic psychiatry are analyzed.  
HUK 436 Law of Criminal Procedure   2 Credits   -
In this course; case analyzes regarding investigation and prosecution phases are conducted on the basis of Turkish Law of Criminal Procedure.  
HUK 437 Execution Law   2 Credits   -
The fundamental concepts of execution law, the execution of punishments restricting freedom, the concept of punishment, the rights and obligations of the convict and the cognizance of execution are analyzed.  
HUK 439 Intellectual Rights   2 Credits   -
The fundamental rights of the owners of ideas and intellectual products, trademarks, patents, utility models and similar rights as well as the protection of such rights in Turkey and in the international domain are addressed and deliberated.  
HUK 440 Collective Labor Law   2 Credits   -
The entities and institutions of collective labor law and in that sense, labor unions, collective bargaining agreements, collective labor disputes, and collective bargaining rights of public officials are analyzed.  
HUK 441 Occupational Health and Safety Law   3 Credits   -
The concept of occupational health, the concept of occupational safety, the place of occupational health and safety within national and international instruments, the measures to be taken in order to ensure occupational health and safety, the obligation to take such measures, the methods of supervision in respect of occupational health and safety, and the legal consequences that arise from the failure to take such required measures are analyzed.  
HUK 442 Labor Law Practices   2 Credits   -
The judicial authorities with jurisdiction over the disputes related to labor law, the rules and the principles, on which such authorities base while instituting judgments, are addressed and deliberated, and the current judicial decisions regarding the labor law are analyzed.  
HUK 444 Turkish Tax System   2 Credits   -
In this course; basic information is provided in relation to the taxes levied on the income, the taxes levied on the expenses and the taxes levied on wealth.  
HUK 445 International Criminal Law 2 Credits   -
In this course, the basic concepts of international criminal law, jurisdiction, international legal cooperation, international criminal courts and some international crimes are examined.
HUK 446 Alternative Dispute Resolution   2 Credits   -
The concept of alternative dispute resolution and the historical development of the same, the field of application of alternative dispute resolution, the relation of the same with the state jurisdiction and the arbitration, and the alternative dispute resolution methods are analyzed.   Also addressed and deliberated within the course are the concept of mediation and the relation of the same with similar concepts, the disputes that are eligible for mediation, and the initiation, continuance and ending of the mediation process within the framework of the Code on Mediation in Legal Disputes, the fundamental principles that govern the said code, the course of the mediation process, the rights and teh obligations of mediator, the conclusion of the mediation activity, the characteristics and the execution of the formal record issued upon the completion of the mediation activity.  
HUK 447 Nationality Law   2 Credits   -
This course is about the formal aspect of the nationality law:   In that scope; the concept of nationality (citizenship), the general principles and sources of nationality law, the acquisition and forfeiture of Turkish nationality (citizenship), the consequences of the acquisition and the forfeiture of nationality (citizenship) and the proof of nationality are analyzed within the framework of the Constitution and Turkish Nationality Act.  
HUK 448 International Tax Law   2 Credits   -
In this course; the international economic and legal double taxation concepts, the principles and institutions of tax harmonization, the nature and the construction of, and th binding rules contained within the double taxation agreements, and the position of such agreements within Turkish law are analyzed.  
HUK 449 International Commercial Arbitration 2 Credits   -
This course covers the basic issues regarding international commercial arbitration. In this context, the topics such as arbitration agreement, arbitrators, arbitration procedure, applicable law, arbitral award and recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards are studied.

Constantly Opened Elective Courses of the Faculty of Law:  

International Law   Economic Law   Public Law  
HUK 208 Human Rights   HUK 208 Human Rights   HUK 208 Human Rights  
HUK 213 Legal English III (1)   HUK 213 Legal English III (1)   HUK 213 Legal English III (1)  
HUK 214 Legal English IV (1)   HUK 214 Legal English IV (1)   HUK 214 Legal English IV (1)  
HUK 311 Turkish Legal History   HUK 311 Turkish Legal History HUK 311 Turkish Legal History
HUK 323 International Organizations      
HUK 324 International Transport Law   HUK 324 International Transport Law   
HUK 325 American Contract Law   HUK 325 American Contract Law    
HUK 326 Intellectual and Industrial Property Law   HUK 326 Intellectual and Industrial Property Law    
HUK 327 Protection of Personal Data   HUK 327 Protection of Personal Data  
  HUK 328 Contracts of Market Release (Dealership, Executive Distribution, Franchising)    
HUK 329 Legal Ethics   HUK 329 Legal Ethics   HUK 329 Legal Ethics  
  HUK 330 Zoning Law   HUK 330 Zoning Law  
  HUK 331 Banking Law    
  HUK 332 Capital Market Law    
  HUK 333 Economic Analysis of Law    
  HUK 334 Environmental Law   HUK 334 Environmental Law  
HUK 336 Comparative Constitutional Law     HUK 336 Comparative Constitutional Law  
    HUK 338 IT Crimes  
  HUK 335 Consumer Law    
  HUK 339 Public Procurement Law   HUK 339 Public Procurement Law 
    HUK 341 Law of Political Parties and Elections  
HUK 342 Juvenile Law     HUK 342 Juvenile Law  
    HUK 343 Criminology  
HUK 344 European Convention on Human Rights     HUK 344 European Convention on Human Rights  
HUK 345 Modern Political Ideologies     HUK 345 Modern Political Ideologies  
    HUK 346 Parliamentary Law  
HUK 347 Moot Court HUK 347 Moot Court HUK 347 Moot Court
HUK 348 Law of the European Convention of Human Rights   HUK 348 Law of the European Convention of Human Rights
HUK 350 Communication and Negotiation Skills for Lawyers HUK 350 Communication and Negotiation Skills for Lawyers HUK 350 Communication and Negotiation Skills for Lawyers
HUK 351 International Policies of Europe and European Project Management   HUK 351 International Policies of Europe and European Project Management
  HUK 353 Notification Law   HUK 353 Notification Law  
HUK 354 Law of Legal Profession   HUK 354 Law of Legal Profession HUK 354 Law of Legal Profession
HUK 355 Procedures of Judicial Correspondence   HUK 355 Procedures of Judicial Correspondence   HUK 355 Procedures of Judicial Correspondence  
HUK 357 ICSID Arbitration HUK 357 ICSID Arbitration HUK 358 Law and Literature  
HUK 349 Common Law Theory and Application HUK 349Common Law Theory and Application  
  HUK 410 Social Security Law (2)   HUK 410 Social Security Law (2)  
HUK 420 Bankruptcy Law   HUK 420 Bankruptcy Law   HUK 420 Bankruptcy Law  
HUK 421 Competition Law   HUK 421 Competition Law   HUK 421 Competition Law  
HUK 422 International Criminal Law     HUK 422 International Criminal Law  
HUK 423 Maritime Law   HUK 423 Maritime Law    
HUK 424 International Commercial Arbitration   HUK 424 International Commercial Arbitration    
HUK 426 International Environmental Law HUK 427 Guarantee Law   HUK 426 International Environmental Law
  HUK 430 Insurance Law    
  HUK 432 Energy Law   HUK 432 Energy Law  
  HUK 434 Construction Law   HUK 433 Law of Administrative Sanctions  
    HUK 435 Forensic Medicine  
HUK 428 Electronic Communications Law   HUK 428 Electronic Communications Law   HUK 428 Electronic Communications Law  
    HUK 436 Law of Criminal Procedure  
    HUK 437 Execution Law  
HUK 439 Intellectual Rights (2)   HUK 439 Intellectual Rights (2)    
HUK 340 Crime and Law in the USA   HUK 340 Crime and Law in the USA
HUK 441 Occupational Health and Safety Law (2)   HUK 441 Occupational Health and Safety Law (2)   HUK 441 Occupational Health and Safety Law (2)  
HUK 442 Labor Law Practices   HUK 442 Labor Law Practices   HUK 442 Labor Law Practices  
HUK 445 International Criminal Law   HUK 445 International Criminal Law
HUK 446 Alternative Dispute Resolution   HUK 446 Alternative Dispute Resolution   HUK 446 Alternative Dispute Resolution  
HUK 447 Nationality Law   HUK 447 Nationality Law   HUK 447 Nationality Law  
HUK 448 International Tax Law     HUK 448 International Tax Law  
HUK 449 International Commercial Arbitration HUK 449 International Commercial Arbitration  
  1. Each of these courses corresponds to (1) one credit.  
  2. Each of these courses corresponds to (3) three credits.  

Rules Regarding Elective Courses:  
                   
1-) Each student, who attends the 30% English Program of the Faculty of Law must successfully pass elective courses lectured in English that correspond to at least 9 credits in total.  
2-) Each students of the Faculty of Law, who enrolls for the undergraduate program as of the Academic Year of 2016-2017, are obliged to successfully pass 6 elective courses, each of which corresponds to minimum two credits, in addition to the University Elective Courses.   Students may take such elective courses from the International Law, Economic Law and Public Law modules by participating to the modular system.   Participation to the modular system is not mandatory.   The students, who choose not to participate to the modular system, must successfully pass any 6 elective courses among those, which correspond to minimum two credits.  

Electives of the University  

TAR 413 Contemporary Turkish History I   3 Credits -
TAR 414 Contemporary Turkish History II   3 Credits -
TAR 121 Contemporary World   3 Credits -
TAR 124 History of Political Thoughts   3 Credits -
TAR 323 Socio-Economic History   3 Credits -
TDE 152 Eloquence and Presentation Techniques   2 Credits -
TDE 442 Semantics 2 Credits -
SAT 209 Writing and Expression Skills   3 Credits -
SAT 211 Aesthetics   3 Credits -
SAT 205 Photography I   3 Credits -
MTA 327 Personality and Image   3 Credits -
SAT 213 Mythology   3 Credits -
SAT 219 Communication Sociology   3 Credits -
İŞL 111 Introduction to Business Administration   3 Credits -
İŞL 112 Introduction to Management   3 Credits -
İŞL 313 Negotiation Techniques   3 Credits -
TDE 131 Introduction to Literature   3 Credits -
TDE 471 World Literature   3 Credits -
TDE 482 Comparative Literature IV   3 Credits -
TDE 142 Turkish Literature in the Republican Period (1923-1960)   3 Credits -
İKT 472 History of Economic Thoughts   3 Credits -

 

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