Main Regulations and Method of Calculating Tuition Fee
A. During their studies students will pay a base tuition fee for each degree they study, with the addition of ancillary fees and other charges according to the rules set forth in the following definitions:
- Base tuition fee – the tuition fee as determined by the Council for Higher Education. Fee rates <
- Ancillary fees – security and social services. The ancillary fees fully apply to all students, whether they studied for one or two semesters during the academic year, and they are not dependent on any percentage of the annual tuition fee.
- Standard years for degree – the minimum number of years to obtain a degree. Standard years for a degree table <
- Surcharge – 10% of the base tuition fee. During the standard years, a student studying less than 50% owes a surcharge on the annual tuition fee for a degree in each of the degrees. (In Semester 1 and in Semester 2, not including the Summer Semester). A student studying only one semester in a year amounting to less than 25% will pay a surcharge at a rate of only 5%. The surcharge is not accrued to the minimum tuition fee for a degree.
B. Prolonged studies – studies beyond the standard years are charged a prolonged studies charge at a rate of 10% per year (5% per semester), including the prolongation of any paper/examination. This prolonged studies charge does not accrue to the minimum tuition fee for a degree.
- Counting the standard years for a degree for students replacing their program of studies will start on the date of commencement of their studies in the new programs.
- Counting the standard years for a degree of student replacing one of their programs of study will start on the date of commencement of their studies in the older of the programs they are studying.
- Students will only be charged one prolonged studies charge or surcharge in respect of the same degree in the same academic year.
C. Standard credit hours for a degree – the cap on credit hours (semester hours) for a degree was determined for each study program according to the Academic Regulations. Standard credit hours for a degree are not the same in the various programs of study. The cap on credit hours is published in the faculty newsletters. The cap on hours is likely to vary in consequence of any change in the program of studies. A change in the cap on credit hours will lead to a retroactive calculation of the tuition fee from the commencement of the degree studies.
D. The number of hours of study – the number of semester hours for which the student is actually enrolled, including surplus courses, supplementary studies, repeated courses and courses from which an academic exemption has been granted and according to the Regulations they are not exempt from payment.
E. Annual tuition fee percentage – the tuition fee cost per year is according to enrollment for the various courses and degrees.
100 x number of standard years for a degree
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Number of standard hours for a degree
100 x number of standard hours for a degree number of hours fee percentage
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Number of standard hours for a degree actual studies annual studies
Actual number of hours – each course registered in timetable.
F. Index-linkage – the tuition fee is fully linked to the consumer price index for the month of July 2022, and not less than the tuition fee determined by the Council for Higher Education.
G. Academic exemption from courses in respect of previous studies – a financial exemption from tuition fee will be given only for courses studied at a recognized institution of higher education at the same level of degree and subject to not having received a degree for the same courses. Other exemptions will be charged for.
H. Language study – language courses which are not part of the requirements for a degree will be charged an additional payment (Main Regulations – Language Studies.)
I. Advanced English studies 1 – an additional payment is charged (Main Regulations – Language Studies).
J. Advanced English studies 2 – there is an exemption from payment if studied during the academic year (Semester 1 or 2); payment is charged if studied in the summer.
K. Foreign resident – the tuition fee for a foreign resident is 25% higher than the annual base tuition fee.
L. Funding from external entity – funding under employment agreements, wage agreements or in any other framework of institutional, state, public or other funding – tuition fees to be paid are 25% higher than the annual base tuition fee.