PhD in Private Law (in Turkish)

PhD in Private Law (in Turkish)

The School of Law at Ibn Haldun University is a faculty that develops its own methods, using classical as well as innovative approach by the help of advanced technology.

Ibn Haldun University PhD in Private Law Program aims to respond this need by training scientists and practitioners who are experts in the field of private law, who know the legal methods in depth, can identify problems correctly and have an interdisciplinary point of view that is necessary for the solution of problems, interpret legal texts with this accumulation, introduce new proposals, take into account the developments in the world, can assert original opinions.

Ibn Haldun University, as an international research university, offers outstanding opportunities to researchers with qualified academic staff, 24/7 open library which provides a great collection, extensive scholarship and international network.

Program Coordinator:

Associate Professor Ömer Çınar

Ibn Haldun University PhD in Private Law program aims to educate scientists and practitioners who can offer qualified and new approaches, and consider developments in the world and assert unique opinions in the field. For this reason, it aims at in-depth study of the following fields and sub-branches of these areas.

  • Civil Law
  • Fundamental Concepts of Civil Law
  • Law of Persons
  • Family Law
  • Property Law
  • Inheritance Law
  • Commercial Law
    • Law of Commercial Enterprise
    • Company Law
    • Negotiable Instruments Law
    • Maritime Law
    • Insurance Law
    • Law of Capital Markets
    • Banking Law
  • Labor and Social Security Law
    • Individual Labor Law
    • Collective Labor Law
    • Social Security Law
  • International Private Law
  • Law of Contracts and Torts
    • General Provisions of Contracts Law
    • Special Provisions of Contracts Law
  • Law of Civil Procedure
  • Execution and Bankruptcy Law
  • Consumer Law
  • Warranty Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Information Technologies Law
  • International Commercial Law
  • Investment Law
  • Arbitration Law

PhD in Private Law Program  Minumum 8 Courses + Seminar, PhD Proficiency Exam, PhD Proposal and PhD Thesis, total 24 credit (270 ECTS)

 

1st Semester
Course Code Course Name Credit/Theory/ECTS
HUK 601 Scientific Research Techniques and Publication Ethics 3            /  3  /10
HUK Field elective 3            /  3  /10
HUK Field elective 3            /  3  /10
HUK Field elective 3            /  3  /10
HUK Field elective 3            /  3  /10
2nd Semester
Course Code Course Name Credit/Theory/ECTS
HUK 600 Seminar 0            /  1/  10
HUK Field elective 3            /  3  /10
HUK Field elective 3            /  3  /10
HUK Field elective 3            /  3  /10
 
Third and Forth Semester
Course Code Course Name Credit / ECTS
HUK 697 PhD Proficiency Exam 0/40
HUK 698 PhD Proposal 0/20
Third and Forth Year
Course Code Course Name Credit/ ECTS
HUK 699 PhD Thesis 0/120

 

Courses
Course Code Course Name Credit Theory ECTS
HUK 600 Seminar 0 1 10
HUK 601 Scientific Research Techniques and Publication Ethics 3 3 10
HUK 602 Collateral law 3 3 10
HUK 603 Consumer Law – I 3 3 10
HUK 604 Freedom of Union and Union Rights 3 3 10
HUK 605 Death-related Savings and Reduction 3 3 10
HUK 606 Consumer Law – II 3 3 10
HUK 607 Current Developments in International Private Law 3 3 10
HUK 608 International Investments and International Investment Arbitration 3 3 10
HUK 609 Current Issues of Arbitration Law 3 3 10
HUK 610 Current Issues of Execution and Bankruptcy Law 3 3 10
HUK 611 Intellectual property law – I 3 3 10
HUK 612 Intellectual property law – II 3 3 10
HUK 613  Effects of Technological Developments on Labor Law 3 3 10
HUK 614 Personal Data Protection of Workers 3 3 10
HUK 615 Atypical Employment Contracts 3 3 10
HUK 616 Public Activities of Private Legal Persons 3 3 10
HUK 617 Fundamental Principles of Air Law 3 3 10
HUK 618 Foundation Law 3 3 10
HUK 619 Public Private Partnership (PPP Contracts) 3 3 10
HUK 620 Notice Law 3 3 10
HUK 621 Untitled Contracts in the Obligations Law 3 3 10
HUK 622 According to the Law No. 6102 Limited and Stock Company 3 3 10
HUK 623 Current Issues of Competition Law 3 3 10
HUK 624 Public Procurement Contracts 3 3 10
HUK 625 Energy Law as Comparative with European Union Legislation I 3 3 10
HUK 626 Energy Law as Comparative with European Union Legislation II 3 3 10
HUK 627 Warranty and Surety Contarcts 3 3 10
HUK 628 Electronic Communication Law 3 3 10

Scientific Research Techniques and Publication Ethics

To provide students with knowledge about methods and techniques of scientific research. In a study using Scientific Research Method, what should be done, how to proceed, how to identify the problem, how to determine the correct method for the research, how to develop the test materials, how to transfer the references and how the results will be discussed and how to find the results. Analysis of various articles about the development of research methodology. Publication Ethics, Education and Ethics, Ethical Justification and Basics.

Notice Law I-II

The aim of this course is to give general information about the law of law, which is the starting point for the solution of the legal dispute, to teach the basic information about this law field.

Consumer Law I-II

The Council of the European Union has adopted a number of directives to protect consumers. As all of these directives have been transposed by the EU member states into domestic law, many legal arrangements have been made in Turkey in order to harmonize the legal arrangements in the field of consumer law with the EU. For this purpose, the Law on the Protection of Consumers No. 6502 and various regulations were enacted for the implementation of the Law. In this course, the legal regulations adopted by the EU for the protection of the consumer will be examined comparatively with the Turkish law.

Fundamental Principles of Air Law

In this course, the formation of the air law, the historical development process and the current point will be discussed. After that, the main sources of air law and the international and national characteristics of these sources will be examined. Considering the international and national aspects of air law, the relationship between the international conventions providing the formation of air law and the civil aviation legislation of the countries will be determined. Thus, in the context of international law, the basic principles determined by the contracts related to air law will be examined and in the context of comparative law, civil aviation legislation of foreign states will be compared within the scope of the basic principles of air law.

Current Issues of Arbitration Law

Many problems with arbitration law have been resolved over time. However, in addition to the unchanging problems of developing arbitration law, there are problems that arise in the light of developments. The aim of this course is to examine current problems related to developing arbitration law.

IP Law I-II

The protection of intellectual property rights under the European Union Law has an important place in the acquis communautaire. In this context, various directives and regulations on intellectual property are applied in EU Law. Even though our country is not a member of the EU, these regulations affect our law when the Customs Union and the EU membership process are taken into consideration. Within this framework, regulations such as Information Society Directive, Implementation directive and decisions of the community court about these regulations and comparative examination of Turkish intellectual property rights constitute the course content.

Effects of Technological Developments on Labor Law

In this course, the comparative analysis of the current issues arising from technological developments, particularly the effects of personalized internet access in the workplace, social media sharing of the workplace, electronic surveillance applications, the right not to be reached out of business hours, and the effects of the Personal Data Protection Law on labor law, are aimed to be discussed.

Current Developments in International Private Law

The aim of this course is to evaluate the developments in Turkish International Private Law in terms of foreign law with respect to comparative court decisions and comparative law. The topics to be examined in this course include international family law, international conventions and law applied to non-contractual relations, international inheritance law.

Personal Data Protection of Workers

In this course, legislation and practices related to the protection of personal data in general and the identity, address, ethnicity, physical characteristics, health, education, work status, individual or family life of the worker will be examined.

Public Activities of Private Legal Persons

Within the scope of the course, the legal status of foundations and associations established by the law and their legal status and position in terms of administrative law will be discussed and the public activities carried out by these bodies will be examined. In addition, the course content will include procedures for conducting public services by private legal persons.

Freedom of Union and Union Rights

In this course, the historical development of the right of the union, positive and negative union freedom, trade union assurances, such as union law concepts and institutions related to the Turkish Labor Law, International Agreements and the German Law in particular is aimed at examining. In this framework, students who are successful in the course are expected to do researches by means of library and electronic databases, to systematize the resources found, to use research methods in the frame of scientific ethics by using citation methods.

 International Investments and International Investment Arbitration

The aim of this course is to teach the sources and development of international investment law and to evaluate international investment dispute resolution methods in terms of current problems. In this context, the cases regarding investment disputes which Turkey and Turkish investors are party to will be investigated in our lesson.  Topics to be covered in this course include mediation and arbitration of international investment disputes, and in particular issues related to the ICSID arbitration, problems in the ICSID arbitration proceedings and enforcement of the ICSID arbitral awards.

Current Issues of Execution and Bankruptcy Law

Execution and Bankruptcy Law is one of the most interesting law fields today. The amendments to the Execution and Bankruptcy Law are carried out. A new regulation on concordatia has been recently adopted. The aim of this course is to examine current problems related to Execution and Bankruptcy Law.

Activities of Administration under Private Law

The legal relations established by the administration within the framework of equal rights and obligations with the private law persons will be discussed especially within the scope of the contracts of the administration subject to private law. In addition, the way in which industrial and commercial public services are carried out will have an important place in the course content.

Atypical Employment Contracts

In this course, the types of employment such as the fixed-term employment contracts, partial-term employment contracts and remote work etc, which are out of the typical form of employment as employment contracts for indefinite duration or full-time employment contracts, are aimed to examine comparatively in the context of Turkish Labor Law and European Union Labor Law and to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of this type of employment against typical employment.

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