Information Package / Course Catalogue
World Geopolitics and G-20
Course Code: UYL525
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

Studying the international power relationships within the frame of geographic, economic and technologic potentials of the states and analysing the impacts of geoeconomic policies on economic development and security.

Course Content

Analysis of political, economic and commercial relations between states depending upon the increasing role of geoeconomics as a global power determinant; geoeconomic theory, global competition and geoeconomic security, G20 countries, Turkey's geoeconomic potential

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to identify the role of geoeconomics in the interstate power struggle.
2.To be able to tell theoretical information about geoeconomics.
3.To be able to describe the G20.
4.To be able to describe the interstate relations based on interdependency.
5.To be able to analyse jeo-economics
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Doğan, N. &Kula, F. & Öcal, M. (2007). Türkiye'nin Jeoekonomisi ve Jeopolitikası. Ankara: Nobel Akademik Yayıncılık
2.Nester, W. (1995). International Relations: Geopolitical and Geoeconomic Conflict and Cooperation. New York: Harper Collins College Publishers
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction to Geo-economics
Week 1 - Preparation Work
Doğan, N. &Kula, F. & Öcal, M. (2007). Türkiye'nin Jeoekonomisi ve Jeopolitikası. Ankara: Nobel Akademik Yayıncılık
Week 2 - Theoretical
The Process of Transformation from Geopolitics to Geo-economis
Week 2 - Preparation Work
Doğan, N. &Kula, F. & Öcal, M. (2007). Türkiye'nin Jeoekonomisi ve Jeopolitikası. Ankara: Nobel Akademik Yayıncılık.
Week 3 - Theoretical
Geo-economic Concepts & Debates
Week 3 - Preparation Work
Doğan, N. &Kula, F. & Öcal, M. (2007). Türkiye'nin Jeoekonomisi ve Jeopolitikası. Ankara: Nobel Akademik Yayıncılık
Week 4 - Theoretical
Geodemography, Geoenergy, Geosecurity, Geodiplomacy
Week 4 - Preparation Work
Doğan, N. &Kula, F. & Öcal, M. (2007). Türkiye'nin Jeoekonomisi ve Jeopolitikası. Ankara: Nobel Akademik Yayıncılık
Week 5 - Theoretical
Geoeconomy and Power
Week 5 - Preparation Work
Doğan, N. &Kula, F. & Öcal, M. (2007). Türkiye'nin Jeoekonomisi ve Jeopolitikası. Ankara: Nobel Akademik Yayıncılık.
Week 6 - Theoretical
Geoeconomic World System
Week 6 - Preparation Work
Doğan, N. &Kula, F. & Öcal, M. (2007). Türkiye'nin Jeoekonomisi ve Jeopolitikası. Ankara: Nobel Akademik Yayıncılık
Week 7 - Theoretical
Revision for Midterm
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exams
Week 9 - Preparation Work
Doğan, N. &Kula, F. & Öcal, M. (2007). Türkiye'nin Jeoekonomisi ve Jeopolitikası. Ankara: Nobel Akademik Yayıncılık
Week 10 - Theoretical
Schools of Geoeconomy
Week 10 - Preparation Work
Doğan, N. &Kula, F. & Öcal, M. (2007). Türkiye'nin Jeoekonomisi ve Jeopolitikası. Ankara: Nobel Akademik Yayıncılık
Week 11 - Theoretical
Geoeconomic strategy of China and Russia
Week 11 - Preparation Work
Doğan, N. &Kula, F. & Öcal, M. (2007). Türkiye'nin Jeoekonomisi ve Jeopolitikası. Ankara: Nobel Akademik Yayıncılık
Week 12 - Theoretical
Turkey's Geoeconomy
Week 12 - Preparation Work
Doğan, N. &Kula, F. & Öcal, M. (2007). Türkiye'nin Jeoekonomisi ve Jeopolitikası. Ankara: Nobel Akademik Yayıncılık
Week 13 - Theoretical
Historical and national geoeconomic structure of Turkey
Week 13 - Preparation Work
Doğan, N. &Kula, F. & Öcal, M. (2007). Türkiye'nin Jeoekonomisi ve Jeopolitikası. Ankara: Nobel Akademik Yayıncılık.
Week 14 - Preparation Work
Doğan, N. &Kula, F. & Öcal, M. (2007). Türkiye'nin Jeoekonomisi ve Jeopolitikası. Ankara: Nobel Akademik Yayıncılık.
Week 15 - Theoretical
Geoeconomy and Economic Intelligence
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
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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