EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN UNIVERSITY

PRINCIPLES FOR GRADUATE PROGRAM FEE APPLICATION

 

  

 

I. GENERAL PROVISIONS

Aim

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1.        

The aim of these principles is to define the principles for Eastern Mediterranean University’s postgraduate (master’s) and doctoral degree program tuition fee applications.

 

 

Scope

2.        

These principles cover postgraduate students, either currently registered or with frozen or awaiting registration, who registered or have registered or are going to register for Eastern Mediterranean University’s postgraduate programs either during or as of the 2009-2010 Academic Year Spring Semester.

 

 

 

II. TUITION FEE

Specification of the Tuition Fee and Fees

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(1)

Graduate studies in Eastern Mediterranean University is charged. Fees for graduate level courses, thesis, seminar, the term project, qualifying exam, and scientific preparation and English or Turkish support courses for thesis and non-thesis postgraduate programs as well as doctoral degree programs are annually determined by the Board of Trustees and announced by the Rector’s Office.

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(2)

In postgraduate programs with thesis requirements, students are required to pay the thesis registration fee for each semester they register for the thesis course. 

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(3)

First time registration to the non-credit seminar course in postgraduate programs is free of charge. In the event of re-registering for the seminar course due to failure, the student becomes subject to a registration fee for the said course, which is equal to 20% of the fee specified for a postgraduate course during the relevant semester.

 

 

(4)

In postgraduate programs, the fee specified for seminar courses with credit is equal to the fee specified for a postgraduate course (course credit)/3

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(5)

Courses taken within the scope of the English or Turkish Support Programs and English or Turkish elective courses offered to postgraduate students are charged. Students wishing to register for these courses are required to pay the fee specified for each English or Turkish course during the relevant semester.

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(6)

In doctoral degree programs, thesis registration carrying the purpose of the preliminary preparation for the thesis topic taking place prior to the semester when the registration for the qualifying exam takes place is free of charge. During the semester when the registration for the doctoral degree qualification exam takes place, for thesis registration carrying the purpose of the preliminary preparation for the thesis and doctoral degree qualification exam, the student is required to pay the tuition fee specified for thesis registration.

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(7)

Those students who have successfully passed the qualifying exam in doctoral degree programs are required to register for the thesis during the following semesters without any intervals, unless they freeze their registration.

Tuition Fee Payments

4.        

(1)

Regardless of their academic status (e.g., full-time, part-time, special or visiting), postgraduate students are required to pay the tuition fee corresponding with the number of registered courses per semester, thesis, the second time registration for the seminar course and the semester project, qualifying exam and thesis preparation study.

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(2)

All postgraduate students including those registering for the first time during the 2020-2021 Academic Year are required to gain “access” by paying for the fees for a minimum of 1 postgraduate course.

 

 

(3)

Students are required to pay all outstanding dues for all registered courses until the end of the first week following the last day of the course add-drop period. Late payment interest is applied for the outstanding payments.

 

 

(4)

No refunds are issued for the first time registering students who have taken less than two courses during the first semester. The remaining amount is transferred to the student’s account and can be used for course fee payment purposes during the upcoming semester.

 

 

(5)

No refunds for the tuition fees are issued to first time registering international students if they cancel their registration from the University.

 

 

 

(6)

While carrying out registration procedures every semester, students are also required to pay premiums and funds (e.g., student activity fund, health insurance and so forth) specified for each academic semester by the University.

English or Turkish Course Fees

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Courses taken within the scope of the English or Turkish Support Programs and English or Turkish elective courses offered to postgraduate students are charged. Students wishing to register for these courses are required to pay the fee specified for each English or Turkish course during the relevant semester.

Fees for the Scientific Preparation Courses

6.        

Students registering for the scientific preparation courses are required to pay the course fees specified for the scientific preparation courses during the relevant semester.

Summer Period Course Fees

7.        

Courses taken during the summer period within the scope of the postgraduate program are subject to the fee per course specified in the program in which the student is registered, regardless of the summer school price of the relevant course.

 

 

 

III. VARIOUS PROVISIONS

Fees for Exempted Courses

8.        

No fees are charged for exempted courses taken from another institution of higher education prior to the student’s commencement of postgraduate studies in EMU.

Fees for Courses Taken at Another Institution

 

9.        

Students who have taken courses from another institution of higher education during their postgraduate education in EMU are subject to the fees specified within the framework of the “Regulation for Taking Courses Outside the University” and the “Regulation for Tuition Fee Application”.

Transfers between Programs

10.    

(1)

Students who transfer between programs within the University are not subject to any transfer fees and exempted courses are transferred to the new program.

 

 

(2)

Students transferring from a non-thesis program to a program with thesis requirements are required to pay the difference in fees per course.

Awaiting or Cancelled Registration, Leave of Absence, Drop Out

11.    

Those students with incomplete registration, or who drop out from the university or is on a leave of absence (frozen registration) or who cancel their registration from the university are required to pay the fees specified in the Regulation for Tuition Fee Application. 

Students with Scholarship

12.    

Scholarships of students registered at postgraduate programs (including the horizontal transfers between thesis and non-thesis programs with identical program titles) continue during their studies at their registered programs.

Inexplicit Matters

13.    

Matters that are not clearly stated in these principles are evaluated within the framework of the Regulation for Tuition Fee Application.

 

 

 

IV. TEMPORARY PROVISIONS

Temporary Provision

1.

Following the date these principles take effect, “Package Program Fee Application” falls into desuetude.

Temporary Provision

2.

In the event of the existence of postgraduate students having registered and paid for thesis within the framework of the “Package Program Fee Application”, the payment covers for thesis registrations for two semesters. Registration for thesis for the third time and more is charged for students falling into such category.

Temporary Provision

3.

Following the date these principles take effect, payments already made for the thesis registration of doctoral degree students who have not taken the qualifying exam yet are used for their further registrations.

Temporary Provision

4.

These principles take effect as of the 2012-2013 Academic Year Spring Semester.

Temporary Provision

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Thesis registration fee for postgraduate and doctoral degree students who have registered to Eastern Mediterranean University prior to the Fall Semester of the 2016-2017 Academic Year is equal to the fee specified for a postgraduate course in programs with thesis requirements.

 

 

 

V. FINAL PROVISIONS

Executive Power

14.    

These principles are executed by EMU Rectorate.

 

Coming into Force

15.    

These principles take effect following their approval by the Board of Trustees.