Bologna Commission

After Turkey’s participation in Bologna Process in 2001, İzmir University of Economics has initiated activities regarding this process in parallel with the studies carried out by Higher Education Council.

First, studies are carried out in the academic units to determine ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits of the courses that take place in the curricula of the University and it is put into effect following the approval of the University Senate.

DS (Diploma Supplement) samples are prepared for the associate degree, undergraduate degree, master, PhD degrees offered at the University, and the approval of the Higher Education Council is received on April 27, 2005.

Although Higher Education Council anticipated to make it compulsory as of 2005 – 2006 academic year, İzmir University of Economics has been giving Diploma Supplement (DS) to the students together with their diplomas since the graduation of the first undergraduate program students in 2004 – 2005 academic year.

With the Diploma Supplement issued in English for each of the graduates, İzmir University of Economics was awarded the Diploma Supplement Label, by European Commission which is considered as an honorary distinction for universities. Among all the universities in Turkey, only 11 of them have this Label.

On the other hand, it has been approved in the Senate meeting dated January 08, 2010 to initiate studies for preparing learning outcomes for associate degree, undergraduate degree, master, PhD degrees of the curricula of the University compatible with “European Higher Education Competence Frame” and “National Competence Frame” and redefining the ECTS credits of the courses in curricula based on workload. Studies are carried out in accordance with the specified calendar.

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