Information Package / Course Catalogue
Development of International Organizations
Course Code: UYL514
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 5
Objectives of the Course

The aim of the course is to study the structures of the international organizations and comprehending their positions, functions and effects in the international system.

Course Content

This course covers a comprehensive study of the development of international organizations and their role in world politics. The central part of the course deals with the world-wide international organizations such as the League of Nations and the United Nations in particular, with special emphasis on their history, structure, performance and prospects, both in the maintenance of peace and in the economic and social field. Specialized and regional organizations will also be treated on a comparative and descriptive basis.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to identify the authorities and responsibilities of the international organizations
2.To be able to analyse the structural characteristics of the United Nations
3.To be able to recall the role of the international organizations in international politics and their impact on international law
4.To be able to understand the historical background and functioning of major international organizations
5.To be able to elaborate activities of the major international organizations in such fields as collective security, peacekeeping operations, international economy and trade.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Karns, M. P., & Mingst, K. A. (2004). International organizations: The politics and processes of global governance. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers.
2.Karns, M. P., & Mingst, K. A. (2004). International organizations: The politics and processes of global governance. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Preparation Work
Mehmet Hasgüler-Mehmet Uludağ, Uluslararası Örgütler, İstanbul, Alfa Yayınları, 2012, s. 1-28.
Week 2 - Preparation Work
Mehmet Hasgüler-Mehmet Uludağ, Uluslararası Örgütler, İstanbul, Alfa Yayınları, 2012, s. 28-65.
Week 3 - Preparation Work
Mehmet Hasgüler-Mehmet Uludağ, Uluslararası Örgütler, İstanbul, Alfa Yayınları, 2012, s. 65-90.
Week 4 - Preparation Work
Mehmet Hasgüler-Mehmet Uludağ, Uluslararası Örgütler, İstanbul, Alfa Yayınları, 2012, s. 90-176.
Week 5 - Preparation Work
Mehmet Hasgüler-Mehmet Uludağ, Uluslararası Örgütler, İstanbul, Alfa Yayınları, 2012, s. 176-307.
Week 6 - Preparation Work
Mehmet Hasgüler-Mehmet Uludağ, Uluslararası Örgütler, İstanbul, Alfa Yayınları, 2012, s. 301-307.
Week 7 - Theoretical
Revision for Midterm
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exams
Week 9 - Theoretical
Regional Organisations in the Western World (European Continent)
Week 9 - Preparation Work
Mehmet Hasgüler-Mehmet Uludağ, Uluslararası Örgütler, İstanbul, Alfa Yayınları, 2012, s. 307-367.
Week 10 - Theoretical
Regional Organizations in the Western World (the Americas)
Week 10 - Preparation Work
Mehmet Hasgüler-Mehmet Uludağ, Uluslararası Örgütler, İstanbul, Alfa Yayınları, 2012, s. 367-380.
Week 11 - Theoretical
Regional organizations in the Middle East
Week 11 - Preparation Work
Mehmet Hasgüler-Mehmet Uludağ, Uluslararası Örgütler, İstanbul, Alfa Yayınları, 2012, s. 380-416.
Week 12 - Theoretical
Regional organizations in Africa
Week 12 - Preparation Work
Mehmet Hasgüler-Mehmet Uludağ, Uluslararası Örgütler, İstanbul, Alfa Yayınları, 2012, s. 416-422.
Week 13 - Theoretical
Asia-Pacific regional organizations
Week 13 - Preparation Work
Mehmet Hasgüler-Mehmet Uludağ, Uluslararası Örgütler, İstanbul, Alfa Yayınları, 2012, s. 422-431.
Week 14 - Preparation Work
Mehmet Hasgüler-Mehmet Uludağ, Uluslararası Örgütler, İstanbul, Alfa Yayınları, 2012, s. 431-439.
Week 14 - Intermediate Exam
Intercontinental Organizations
Week 15 - Preparation Work
Mehmet Hasgüler-Mehmet Uludağ, Uluslararası Örgütler, İstanbul, Alfa Yayınları, 2012, s. 441-493.
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final Exams
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory143384
Assignment115116
Midterm Examination110111
Final Examination115116
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)127
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