Article 1 –(1) Transfer procedures in the scope of Regulations for Transfers, Double Major and Minor Programs Between the Programs on Associate Degree and Undergraduate Degree Levels in Higher Education Institutions and Credit Transfer between the Institutions dated 24.04.2010 and numbered 27561, for associate degree (2-year) and undergraduate degree (4-year) programs of İzmir University of Economics from and outside the institution are made in accordance with the following principals.
Article 2 –(1) (Change SD 10.10.2013 216/A5-BTD 10.12.2013 39/19) The transfer applications of students from higher education institutions in Turkey or abroad, who studied in undergraduate programs for at least two semesters (1 year); and in Vocation School programs for at least 1 semester, excluding the foreign language preparatory program, are accepted based on academic standing.
(2) (Add SD 10.10.2013 216/A5-BTD 10.12.2013 39/19) Transfer applications of students, whose central placement scores in the year they took the exam (YGS/LYS/DGS), are equivalent to or above the base point of the University, are accepted at the beginning of each semester(including foreign language preparatory class) based on the requirements specified by the Higher Education Council.
(3)(Change SD 26.01.2015 240 A/17-BTD 03.02.2015/3) In transfers based on central placement scores, students are accepted within the quota specified in the OSYS guidebook for the relative year for each grade including the preparatory class of each diploma program.
(4)(Change SD 26.01.2015 240 A/17-BTD 03.02.2015/3) Transfer based on central placement scores is not accepted in programs that admit students through aptitude test.
Article 3 –(1)Students, who studied at least one semester in their own higher education program excluding foreign language preparatory program can apply for transfer.
Article 4 –(1)(Change SD 10.10.2013 216/A5-BTD 10.12.2013 39/19) Students can transfer to the 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th semesters of the undergraduate (4-year) programs; 2nd and 3rd semesters of the associate degree (2-year) programs based on academic standing.
(2)(Change SD 10.10.2013 216/A5-BTD 10.12.2013 39/19) It is not possible to transfer to the first two and last two semesters of the undergraduate diploma programs; and first and last semester of the associate degree programs based on academic standing.
Article 5 –(1)Transfers are made within the specified quotas.
Article 6- (1)The conversion tables specified by the Turkish Higher Education Council are used while turning the success grades obtained in 100 point grading system to 4 point grading system.
Article 7- (1) Freezing registration does not constitute impediment to benefit from the right to transfer.
Article 8 – (1)(Change SD 10.10.2013 216/A5-BTD 10.12.2013 39/19) In addition to complying with other requirements in transfers based on academic standing from other institutions or within the institution, the candidates must be successful in aptitude test while transferring to diploma programs that admit students through aptitude test.
Article 9-(1) (Change SD 26.01.2015 240 A/17-BTD 03.02.2015/3) Students, who transfer to a program in the respective year that does not offer the same type of scholarship, are considered giving up their right for scholarship.
(2)Full scholarship holders, whose Grade Point Average (GPA) is at least 3.00 in the program they are studying at and has OSYS score that is equal to or more than the base point in the type of score for Full Scholarship Quota of the program in the respective year the students wants to transfer to, will be allowed to transfer to other programs with full scholarship within the institution which will not exceed 10% of the full scholarship quota for the respective year.
(3)In the event that the same type of scholarships are offered in the program transferred in the respective year, students who are placed with 50% and 25% scholarship quota can continue their scholarships. In the event of same type of scholarship being unavailable, students are considered giving up their right for scholarship.
(4)Students who are placed with 25% scholarship quota and receive 5% preference discount also, lose their 5% preference discount when they transfer to programs with 25% scholarship.
Article 10 –(1)(Change SD 26.01.2015 240 A/17-BTD 03.02.2015/3). Students can only make transfers between same level diploma programs based on academic standing. According to this, students can transfer from undergraduate programs to undergraduate programs; from associate programs to associate programs.
(2)In transfers based on central placement scores, students can transfer from associate programs to undergraduate programs or from undergraduate programs to from associate programs given that the transfer requirements are met.
Article 11- (1)Students may transfer between the equivalent diploma programs, which have the same level, same name, or the content of which are determined to be at least eighty percent the same by the respective administrative boards.
(2)(Add SD 10.10.2013 216/A5-BTD 10.12.2013 39/19) In transfers based on central placement scores, the current program the students are enrolled at and the intended program to be transferred to, need to be the same.
Article 12- (1)Transfer is possible from international dual diploma programs to other international dual diploma programs in the same field or to normal formal education programs in the same field providing that the conditions specified in the related regulation be met.
Article 13 – (1)Students who are dismissed from the higher education institution abroad due to academic inadequacy while studying in an international dual diploma program, may transfer to an equal diploma program in his/her own higher education institution or in another higher education institution by taking his/her success grade in the higher education in Turkey as basis and in the framework of the transfer conditions in the related regulation.
Article 14 – (1) (Change SD 26.01.2015 240 A/17-BTD 03.02.2015/3). Students need to meet the foreign language requirement in transfers from a program in which the medium of instruction is Turkish to a program in which the medium of instruction is entirely or partially foreign language. Students, who fail to meet the foreign language requirement in Preperatory class or in first grade, need to continue foreign language preparatory education.
Transfers from Universities in Turkey
Article 15 –(1) (Change SD 10.10.2013 216/A5-BTD 10.12.2013 39/19) Below you can find the requirements for transfers based on academic standing from higher education institutions in Turkey:
a) To have completed at least one academic year (two semesters) in undergraduate program excluding foreign language preparatory program.
b) To have completed at least one semester in Vocational School Programs excluding foreign language preparatory program.
c) To have a cumulative grade point average of at least 60 over 100 or 2.29 over 4.00. (Students who have a failing grade may apply for transfer if they provide necessary cumulative grade point average.)
ç) (Change SD 10.10.2013 216/A5-BTD 10.12.2013 39/19)To have been successful in the foreign language (English) proficiency exam conducted by IUE, or to have obtained the necessary scores in foreign language exams that are nationally or internationally recognized when applying to transfer to programs fully conducted in foreign language.
d) Not to have received any disciplinary punishments except warning and reprimand.
Article 16 –(1) (Change SD 10.10.2013 216/A5-BTD 10.12.2013 39/19) When evaluating the transfer applications based on academic standing, the case of students with insufficient GPA, whose central placement point is equal to or above the base point of the diploma program that they want to transfer to, is taken into account only after if there is enough quotas left after the students with adequate GPA are placed.
Article 17 –(1)Transfer are possible from open or distance education programs to formal education programs. For this, the student’s GPA must be at least 80 over 100; 3.15 over 4.00 or the central placement point of the student must be equal to or above the base point of the diploma program s/he wants to transfer to.
Article 18 –(1) Students who want to transfer from evening education programs to normal formal education programs must be in the first 10% of the students in their class and their GPA must be 60 over 100 or 2.29 over 4.00.
Transfers from Universities Abroad
Article 19 – (1)Transfers are possible from higher education institutions abroad that are recognized by Turkish Higher Education Council.
Article 20 – (1) (Change SD 13/07/2015/251- A/4)Students, who study at universities abroad that admit students through aptitude tests, are allowed to transfer.
Article 21 – (1) It is not necessary to provide the adequate GPA (2.29 over 4.00) for the students whose central placement point is equal to or above the base point of the diploma program that s/he wants to transfer. The transfer applications of these students are directly accepted and their applications are evaluated outside of the quota.
Article 22 – (1)Requirements for applications made from higher education institutions abroad are as follows:
a) To have completed at least one academic year (two semesters) in undergraduate (4-year) program excluding foreign language preparatory program
b) To have completed at least one semester in Vocational School Programs excluding foreign language preparatory program.
c) To have obtained a cumulative grade point average of at least 60 over 100 or 2.29 over 4.00. (Students who have a failing grade(s) may apply for transfer if they provide necessary cumulative grade point average.)
ç) (Change SD 10.10.2013 216/A5-BTD 10.12.2013 39/19) To have been successful in the foreign language (English) proficiency exam conducted by IUE, or to have obtained the necessary score from foreign language exams that are nationally or internationally valid when applying to transfer to programs fully conducted in foreign language.
d) To have obtained the minimum point used in the placements to the related program in OSYS conducted in the year that the student is accepted to the university abroad or in the previous year, or to have one of the followings, SAT(at least 1000 points), ACT(at least 21 points), ABITUR, French Baccalaureate, GCE A Level Certificate (at least 2 courses), International Baccalaureate (IB), Austria Matura Diploma (Matura Reifezeugnis) and Italy Maturita Diploma (Diploma di Maturita). (This condition is not applicable for the students who have completed their secondary education abroad.)
e) Not to have received any disciplinary punishments except warning and reprimand.
Internal Transfer (Between the Departments/Programs)
Article 23 –(1) Internal transfer is possible only in 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th semesters.
Article 24-(1) (Changed: SD 05.01.2012-184/A-10)- Conditions for applications for internal transfer between departments/programs are as follows:
a) To have completed at least one academic semester in undergraduate program excluding foreign language preparatory program
b) To be successful in the common courses without IUE 100-Academic and Social Orientation that take place in the program of the department that the student wishes to transfer and the GPA that is determined by the grades of the student’s courses taken until the end of the semester must be at least 1.00.
c) The OSYS point needed to register to the department that the student wishes to transfer should not be below the lowest OSYS point of the student in the departments/programs in Turkey that have registered to that department in the same year
ç) To fall within the specified quota.
Evaluation and Announcement of the Results
Article 25- (1)Transfer applications are evaluated by “Commission for Evaluating the Transfers” assigned by the University Administrative Board.
(2)While evaluating the applications for transfer between departments/programs, the GPAs of the students are taken into consideration first. If they are equal, the students who never failed a course or who have less failed course will be given priority. If they are also the same, the students with the higher OSYS point will be given priority.
(3)As a result of the evaluation, the students who fall within the quota are determined as original and others are determined as substitutes and they are announced via the University website.
Article 26 –(1) The Commission determines which courses that the students have taken in their previous department/program are regarded as the equivalent of which courses in the program they have been transferred to by taking the opinions of the related faculty/department and the courses they have to take from lower classes and lower semesters, if any and finalized by the related Administrative Board.
Article 27 – (1)The class and semester that the transfer students will be adapted are found out by dividing the transferred credits into 15 by supposing that approximately 15-credit courses are passed each year. The amount of credits/hours that correspond to less than 1 (one) semester are not included to this calculation.
Article 28 – (1)(Change SD 15.08.2013 214/A7-BTD 27.08.2013 36) The total period that is spent in the previous program by the students who transferred within the university or from other institutions, will be included in the maximum education period.
Article 29 – (1)(Change SD 26.01.2015 240 A/17-BTD 03.02.2015/3) The grades of the successful courses the student has taken in the previous program are indicated in the transcript of the transferred program, and they are included in the Grade Point Average.
Article 30 –(1) This directive is executed by the Rector of the İzmir University of Economics.
Article 31 - (1)This directive takes effect on the date of the approval by the İzmir University of Economics Senate.
This regulation takes effect upon the decision of the Senate and dated 14/07/2010 and numbered 154-A/13.