Faculty of Law

HUK 250 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Sports Law
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 250
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
4

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The objective of this course is to give to the students of the Faculty of Law a basic information about sports law and also to give them the opportunity to examine the key issues in this area.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Analyse fundamentals of Sports Law.
  • Compare theoretical and practical knowledge of Sports Law.
  • Examine Alternative Dispute Resolution Methods in Sports Law.
  • Evaluate judicial decisions and doctrinal opinions about sports law.
  • Compare Sports law with other disciplines.
Course Content The course unit covers topics such as the concept of sports, basic concepts of sports law, sports jurisdiction and Court of Arbitration for Sports, influences of sports institutions of sports law, sports jurisdiction and the contribution of this branch of law to Lex Sportiva, free movement of Professional sports people and Bosman ruling, the fight against doping and WADA, sports sponsorship.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
X
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction and brief information about the content of the course preprepared material
2 The Concept of Sport and Basic Principles of Sports Law preprepared material
3 International Sport Governing Bodies preprepared material
4 National Sport Governing Bodies preprepared material
5 The structure of Court of Arbitration for Sports. preprepared material
6 The concept of Lex Sportiva and the contribution of Court of Arbitration for Sports to the development of this concept preprepared material
7 Midterm Exam preprepared material
8 Court of Arbitration for Sports and the concept of mediation as an alternative dispute resolution method preprepared material
9 Free movement of Professional athletes preprepared material
10 The meaning of free movement in sports before Bosman Case preprepared material
11 Bosman Case and its consequences preprepared material
12 The effects of Bosman Case on non-EU countries preprepared material
13 Contract types of Professional athletes preprepared material
14 Sport Sponsorship preprepared material
15 The fight against doping and general revision preprepared material
16 General Revision preprepared material

 

Course Textbooks
References Yrd. Doç.Dr. Cem ÖZCAN Bosman Kararı ve Profesyonel Sporcuların Serbest Dolaşımı; İzmir Barosu Dergisi Ocak 2010,s.18. Yrd.Doç.Dr.Cem ÖZCAN ;Spor Tahkim Mahkemesinin Kuruluşu ve İşleyiş; İstanbul Aydın Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi, 2011, sayı:3, s.15. Yrd.Doç.Dr.Cem ÖZCAN;Spor Tahkim Mahkemesi ve Arabuluculuk; İzmir Barosu Dergisi Ocak 2011.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
40
Final / Oral Exam
1
60
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
40
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
60
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
16
2
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
20
Final / Oral Exam
1
20
    Total
120

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1

To solve problems, to have analytical and holistic viewpoint and to develop strategic thinking as a principle in the field of law

X
2

It is aimed to graduate students whom are able to critique what they have already learn in the field of law, adopting lifelong learning and continuously developing themselves

X
3

It is aimed to graduate students whom are able to analyze and interpret their academic knowledge and express their solutions regarding legal problems both oral and written

X
4

It is aimed to graduate students whom are able to understand the legal concepts and ideas in both national and multinational settings and practice cross disciplinary and comparative analysis

X
5

To be aware of principles of social, occupational, and legal ethics

X
6

To create solutions with creative and innovative motives when coming across with unexpected legal situations, and be able to apply the academic gain during new and unconventional occasions

X
7

Acquiring leadership qualifications and applying them successfully

X
8

Working efficiently and effectively, learning how to be a team member, taking responsibilities, being open minded, constructive, vulnerable to criticism and having self confidence

X
9

To be able to reach the latest scientific resources, court decisions and other sources of law and be able to transfer the academic knowledge to real life with both national and international thinking

X
10

To know and act according to the social, scientific and ethical values under any circumstances such as data collection, interpretation, announcing and practicing regarding legal, social and political progress

X
11

To be able to use a foreign language as fluent as possible for both pursuing the legal information and court decisions and developing proper communication with colleagues from other countries, (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale”, Level B1)

X
12

Intermediate in both written and spoken of a second foreign language

X
13

Able to use computer programs and technology to an adequate level required by the field of law (“European Computer Driving License”, Advanced Level”)

X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

 


 

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