European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) is a student oriented credit system based on the workload of the student. It is a value that represents all the studies (theoretical courses, applications, seminars, independent studies, examinations, assignments, etc.) that a student needs to complete in order to be successful in a course.
ECTS is one of the most important fields of study in the application phase of Bologna Process in Turkey. In recent years, many universities in Turkey intensified their studies for adjusting their credit and grading systems to ECTS principles.
İzmir University of Economics has prepared this specially designed ECTS Information Guide with the aim of clarifying details about the academic programs and the understanding of education for İzmir University of Economics which have been formed in tune with Bologna Process. Each detail in the ECTS Information Guide regarding the implementation of ECTS credits of courses, student workloads, evaluation process and the relation of all these components with each other have been explained step by step.
All of the information provided in the ECTS Information Guide is a complete package which integrates the National Qualifications defined by Higher Education Council of Turkey (YÖK) and their compatibility with the implementation of Bologna Process.
The beneficiaries of this web site will not only be able to access programs offered, course contents but also general information about the student life and extracurricular activities both in İzmir and at IUE.