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The Right to Continue in Higher Education – Academic Amnesty

The Right to Continue in Higher Education – Academic Amnesty
Published Date: Wednesday, 14 December 2022

The Right to Continue Studies in Higher Education

Academic Amnesty (AF)

 

The legislation (temporary) (amendment) granting the right of academic amnesty to students whose studies have been terminated from institutions of higher education operating under the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus Higher Education Act with reference number 65/2005, has been published in Official Newspaper on 11 November 2022 (https://basimevi.gov.ct.tr/Portals/6/2022/263.pdf?ver=2022-10-20-224356-020).

In this case, former students studying at graduate programs (Master & PhD) of Eastern Mediterranean University whose studies were terminated before 01 November 2022 due to one of the reasons listed below can apply for Academic Amnesty within five (5) months starting from the said legislation's (amendment) date of effect stated in the Official Newspaper.

  1. Students whose studies have been terminated at English Support Program stage,
  2. Students whose studies have been terminated at Scientific Preparation Program stage,
  3. At course completion stage: Students whose studies have been terminated at the master's and PhD programs' course stage,
  4. Students whose studies have been terminated at Thesis / Project writing stage,
  5. Students whose studies have been terminated at PhD Qualifying Exam stage.

Students wishing to benefit from the aforesaid Academic Amnesty and return back to studies are required to write a petition to Eastern Mediterranean University Registrar's Office (registrar@emu.edu.tr and gul.kizilbora@emu.edu.tr). Further information may be obtained either from the Institute of Graduate Studies and Research or Registrar's Office.


The Institute of Graduate Studies and Research
Tel: + 90 392 630 1157
Web: https://grad.emu.edu.tr

Registrar's Office
Tel: + 90 392 630 1217
Web: https://registrar.emu.edu.


Best regards,

The Institute of Graduate Studies and Research
Eastern Mediterranean University

14.12.2022


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