Master TR-NQF-HE: Level 7 QF-EHEA: Second Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 7

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
UIL5461 Globalization and International Migration Fall 3 0 3 8
This catalog is for information purposes. Course status is determined by the relevant department at the beginning of semester.

Basic information

Language of instruction: Turkish
Type of course: Departmental Elective
Course Level:
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Dr. Öğr. Üyesi SİNEM ERAY
Recommended Optional Program Components: None
Course Objectives: Learning the phenomenon of migration, discussion and problem areas

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
Will be able to explain the interaction between globalization and migration processes.
Will be able to analyze migration structures based on theoretical approaches.
Will be able to evaluate the consequences of migration patterns on a global scale.
Will be able to understand the developing migration structures specific to Türkiye.
Will be able to develop a unique understanding of international migration and related structures based on the literature.

Course Content

In this course, the phenomenon of migration and migration theories, business migration and external migration issues, international migration and the problems, debates and effects of immigrants on societies will be discussed. Field studies will be conducted on migration events affecting Turkey.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Sociology of Migration as a Sociological Discipline and Basic Concepts
2) Migration Phenomenon and Migration Theories
3) Chain Migration and Citizenship in the Context of Migration and Urbanization
4) International Migrations and Turkey's Position
5) Global Illegal Migration Traffic
6) Migration and Immigrants in Welfare Societies
7) Midterm
8) Immigrant Solidarity Networks
9) Integration of Immigrants: Integration and Assimilation Debates
10) Immigration and Immigrant Policies in Europe
11) Diaspora and Identity Discussions
12) Migration and International NGOs
13) Project Presentations
14) Project Presentations
15) Final


Course Notes / Textbooks: Bitmeyen Göç: konuk işçilikten ulus-ötesi yurttaşlığa. (1. Basım). İstanbul: İstanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi Yayınları.Castles, S. ve Miller, M.J. (2008).

Göçler çağı modern dünyada uluslararası göç hareketleri. (1. Baskı). (Çev. B. Uğur Bal; İ. Akbulut). İstanbul: Bilgi Üniversitesi Yayınları.Faist, Thomas. (2003).

Uluslararası göç ve ulusaşırı toplumsal alanlar. (Birinci Basım), Ankara: Bağlam Yayıncılık.Parekh, B. (2002). Çokkültürlülüğü yeniden düşünmek: kültürel çeşitlilik ve siyasi teori. Çev. B.Tanrıseven. Ankara: Poenix..

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Presentation 1 % 10
Project 1 % 20
Midterms 1 % 20
Final 1 % 50
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 13 3 39
Study Hours Out of Class 10 11 110
Presentations / Seminar 4 8 32
Project 1 10 10
Midterms 1 3 3
Final 1 3 3
Total Workload 197

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) To examine knowledge and skills acquired with understanding the interaction between other disciplines in the interdisciplinary dimension.
2) Have the social, scientific and ethical values under any circumstances with related to the field of International Relations and Politics in data collection, interpretation, and dissemination stages.
3) Have the knowledge of the political, economic and juridical foundation of the state.
4) To develop and deepen the information level of expertise Master's Degree on the basis of qualifications at the Global Politics and International Relations Program.
5) Have a critical perspective on concepts, arguments, and current issues.
6) To examine and evaluate countries and regions at the international level which embedded in practical and theoretical knowledge.
7) Evaluated to be critical a variety of security issues, strategies, and practical consequences in the international arena.
8) Have a good formation of the social sciences.
9) Have the knowledge of the nation state to the present day about geographical, institutional, structural, conceptual and theoretical development of the international relations.
10) Have the knowledge of Turkish foreign policy formation and decision-making process.