ISTANBUL AREL UNIVERSITY

ECTS Information Package

General Registration Procedures

At Istanbul Arel University, each academic year begins on the date determined by the University Senate. An academic year consists of fall and spring semesters and each semester includes 17 weeks (including final examinations).

Students entitled to register enroll with the required documents for registration between the dates announced each year. Registration procedures are carried out with the collaboration of the Student Affairs Office and the Health, Culture and Sports Office which is directly related to the procedures concerning dormitories, transportation and health. Students entitled to register complete their initial registration and data submission online using the link provided on the internet in accordance with the guidance brochure and documents sent to their addresses. Students submit the required registration documents to the Students Affairs Office where they receive the Registration Form, do financial registration at the Office of Financial Affairs and complete their registration between the announced dates by submitting the Registration Form to the Student Affairs Office where they receive an ID. Registration procedures are carried out at the Sefaköy-Küçükçekmece Campus by students in person. The Registration of continuing/senior students is made after their fulfillment of financial obligations in accordance with the Istanbul Arel University Academic Rules and Regulations for Associate /Undergraduate Degree Programs and Exams between the dates announced in the academic calendar at the beginning of each term. Students enroll in courses by logging into the Student Information System (http://sis.arel.edu.tr) using their personal passwords.

Required Documents for Registration of Turkish Students
  • Original copy of high school diploma or a certificate given by high school verifying the date of graduation,
  • Copy of identity card,
  • Printed pre-enrolment form (please find it on www.arel.edu.tr ),
  • Receipt verifying the first payment of tuition fee,
  • Foreign Language Examination result (if it is taken by the student),
  • Two photographs (4,5x 6 cm),
  • Health reports obtained from state hospitals.
Required Documents for Registration of Foreign Student:
  • Diploma of the secondary school and the certification of equivalence of the diploma,
  • Notarized copy of residence permit,
  • Notarized copy of student visa obtained from Turkish Embassy/Consulate,
  • Notarized copy of the passport,
  • Receipt verifying payment of tuition,
  • Four photograph,
  • Wellness report from medical board

International full time students who gain the right to enroll at Istanbul Arel University are also announced on the web site after the evaluation of their application. They are provided with a “Letter of Acceptance” in order for them to apply for a student visa and diploma equivalency. During the registration dates, the students must submit the required documents and complete the registration procedure on time.

International exchange students are accepted in the framework of a bilateral agreement between İstanbul Arel University and a partner university. The exchange students are enrolled into courses and carry out the procedures in light of the terms determined in the bilateral agreement. At the end of the study period, exchange students are provided with an official transcript in which all the courses they are enrolled are listed with their ECTS grades and credits.