Second Cycle Programmes    (Master's Degree)
Master (with thesis) - European Union Institute - EU Law (English)
General Description  |  Key Learning Outcomes  |  Course Structure Diagram with Credits
General Description ^
History
The European Union Institute was founded to conduct post-graduate education and research in EC affairs on April 14, 1987, two months after Turkey's membership application to the European Community. The Institute is the first academic institution established in Turkey with a focus on European Studies. MA and PhD programs in European Union Institute were established by 1996.
Qualification Awarded
M.A. (Master of Arts degree)
Specific Admission Requirements
Graduation from an undergraduate program, a minimum score of 60 for the ALES examination in equal weight (Mathematics plus social sciences), proficiency in English via KPDS, ÜDS, TOEFL examinations or another exam that is accepted by interuniversity council (applicants who did not take these exams should take Marmara University School of Foreign Languages central language exam with a minimum score of 60). Being successful in oral interview. Weighted average: For Turkish students: ALES (50%) + GPA (20%) + Exam (15%) + Oral interview (15%) For Foreign students: ALES (15%) + GPA (40%) + Exam (30%) + Oral interview (15%)
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)
Formal – For those students who do not hold a document showing their ability in English and apply to Institute’s graduate programs can enter foreign language exam done centrally by Marmara University School of Foreign Languages.
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
No qualification exam in MA programs.
Profile of The Programme
The Institute aims at supporting Turkey's integration process into the European Union through comprehensive research and teaching. Reflecting the interdisciplinary nature of European Studies, the Institute offers MA and PhD programmes in three sub-disciplines: "European Union Politics and International Relations", "European Union Economics" and "European Union Law". The Institute has engaged in close cooperation with various universities and think tanks from all over the world. It has conducted various projects in collaboration with the European Commission and within the framework of the research fund of Marmara University. The Institute has been awarded the title, Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence. It holds a Jean Monnet Chair, and, it has a significant number of Jean Monnet Permanent Courses. The Institute works in close cooperation with the European Research and Documentation Centre. The Centre holds the status of a 'European Documentation Centre' and hosts the official publications of the European Union. The Institute also coordinates the activities of the Turkish University Association for European Community Studies (TUNAECS) which is a member of the European Community Studies Association (ECSA). Faculty: Prof. Dr. İbrahim Kaboğlu, Prof. Dr. Selami Kuran, Prof. Dr. Sibel Özel, Asst. Prof. Dr. Murat Tahsin Yörüng, Dr. Mustafa Tayyar Karayiğit, Dr. Gerçek Şahin Yücel
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
In law offices: Muharrem Küçük, Murat Karkın, in Universities: Yrd. Doç. Dr. Faruk Kerem Giray, Yrd. Doç. Dr. Özlem, İnanç Armağan, Secretariat General for European Union: Hüseyin Galip Küçüközyiğit, Istanbul Technical University EU Center: Didem Özgür, Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency: Mehmet Sıddık Yurtçiçek, Turkish Airlines Law Supervisor: M. Cem Artekin
Access to Further Studies
Students enrolled in Institute’s graduate programs have the right to access to further studies, that is PhD programs, after finalizing their courses and being successful in their thesis. Students graduated from Institute’s MA programs will face the same procedure as the students from other department and/or university.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
For students enrolled in Institute’s graduate programs, examination evaluation criteria are given below: Midterm 40% (forty percent), Final Exam 60% (sixty percent). There is no Make-up examination.
Graduation Requirements
For students, who are enrolled in Institute’s graduate programs, to graduate from their programs, the conditions given below should be fulfilled: -Passing all courses, -Finalizing and successfully presenting thesis.
Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )
Full-Time
Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
Head of the Department: Prof. Dr.Selami Kuran Address: Marmara Universitesi Avrupa Birligi Enstitusu Goztepe Kampusu 34722 Kuyubasi - Kadikoy / Istanbul - Turkey
Facilities
Library of the Institute which is established by European Union funds is attached to the Univeristy’s central library in 2011. Therefore, students are forwarded to central library in their studies regarding European Union. The courses are given together with the help of laptops and projectors.
Key Learning Outcomes ^
1 To develop and deepen the level of expertise and knowledge of the methods and law concepts and institutions in the field of European Union private and public law
2 To gain an understanding and establish a connection between the methods and law concepts and institutions in the field of European Union private and public law and social sciences.
3 To use the expertise and knowledge acquired on European Union public and private law in the analysis of issues and subjects arising from the theory of law and its application.
4 To create new knowledge by interpreting and evaluating the knowledge acquired on European Union public and private law together with the knowledge acquired from other disciplines
5 To resolve problems arising from the legal theory and its application in the field of International law by using the research methods used in the field of European Union Law
6 To conduct a research requiring expertise in the field of European Union private and public law and connected disciplines
7 To develop new strategic approaches, to take responsibility and to lead to the works aiming to resolve sophisticated and unpredictable problems that requires expertise encountered in the field of European Union private and public law and connected disciplines.
8 To evaluate his knowledge and skills acquired at the level of expertise by a critical approach in the field of European Union private and public law
9 To conduct English at B2 level in order to fallow the developments in the field of European Union Law and communicate with colleagues.
10 To conduct computer software and advanced information and communication technologies at the required level in order to fallow Acquis Communautaire
11 To improve the consciousness of ethics, justice and good faith required too became juriste and teach them to the people around.
12 Improving the capability of creating new ideas, planning, concducting and finalizing in the realization of an academic study.
Course Structure Diagram with Credits ^
T : Theoretical P: Practice
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 EUL-C1,2 Core 1,2 Elective 6 0 12
2 EUL-E1,2-YL Elective 1,2 Elective 6 0 10
3 EUL-E3,4-YL Elective 3-4 Elective 6 0 8
Total 18 0 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 EU700 Seminar Compulsory 0 2 4
2 EUL-C3 Core - 3 Elective 3 0 6
3 EUL-E5..8-YL Elective - 5..8 Elective 12 0 20
Total 15 2 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 Thesis Compulsory 60
Elective
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 EUL710 Law and Institutions of the EU Compulsory 3 0 6
2 EUP701 Turkey-EU Relations I Compulsory 3 0 6
1 . Semester > EUL-E1,2-YL Elective 1,2
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 EU750 Methodology of The Social Sciences Compulsory 3 0 5
2 EUL703 EU Constitutional Law Compulsory 3 0 5
3 EUL711 Conflict of Laws and EU I Compulsory 3 0 5
4 EUL715 Legal Theory and Philosophy Compulsory 3 0 5
1 . Semester > EUL-E3,4-YL Elective 3-4
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 EUL701 Administrative Law in the EU I Compulsory 3 0 4
2 EUL707 Judicial Review in European Law Compulsory 3 0 4
3 EUL713 Law of Taxation in the EU Compulsory 3 0 4
2 . Semester > EUL-C3 Core - 3
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 EUP702 Turkey-EU Relations II Compulsory 3 0 6
2 . Semester > EUL-E5..8-YL Elective - 5..8
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 EUL702 Administrative Law of the EU II Compulsory 3 0 5
2 EUL704 EU Human Rights Law Compulsory 3 0 5
3 EUL705 International Commercial Arbitration Compulsory 3 0 5
4 EUL706 External Relations Law of EU Compulsory 3 0 5
5 EUL708 Law of Economy of the EU Compulsory 3 0 5
6 EUL709 EC Competition Law Compulsory 3 0 5
7 EUL712 Conflict of Laws and EU II Compulsory 3 0 5
8 EUL714 Law of Intellectual Property Rights in the EU Compulsory 3 0 5
9 EUL716 Legal Aspects of Turkey-EU Relations Compulsory 3 0 5
10 EUL718 National Legal Systems and EU Law Compulsory 3 0 5
11 EUL720 Banking and Financial Markets Law in the EU Compulsory 3 0 5

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