Academic Catalog

EUS522 INTERNATIONAL, EU AND TURKISH HUMAN RIGHTS SYSTEMS

Course Code: 8330522
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: European Studies
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. SERVET ALYANAK
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

General principles of international human rights law, European Human Rights Convention, definiton of human rights, the basic mechanisms for enforcing human rights and the role of the political realities in promoting human rights. The principles and rules Turkish human rights and ombudsman law, Turkish Human Rights Act, secondary legislation in the field of human rights under the Turkish Law, legal remedies in the field of human rights in Turkish law.