Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I learn the summer school calendar, courses that are recommended to be opened and fees?
You can find out all the details at as of June 6, 2020

What courses are offered in the summer school?
All compulsory and elective courses in fall and spring semesters may not be opened in summer school. On the other hand, both the faculties and the Summer School Coordination Department make a special effort to open in-semester compulsory courses. In addition, the number of general elective (GE) courses, mostly given online, has increased in time.

Is there a requirement for number of registered students to open classes in Summer School?
Yes, there is. These numbers are decided by the Board of Trustees and Rectorate when the registration process is finalized.

How many classes in maximum can I take in Summer School?
21 credits can be selected with a maximum of 3 courses. If the student may graduate after the courses in summer school, a maximum of 5 courses can be taken with the approval of Faculty Executive Board.

What happens if the course for which I paid the credit fee doesn't open?
The total fee paid for applications that is delivered until the end of working hours on June 29, 2020, as specified in the summer school calendar, is refunded no later than 10 working days.

Is it possible to take a course in summer school from another university? 
Students, who want to substitute course or credit as they take course from other institutions of higher education, are firstly required to apply to executive boards of the faculty, school or vocational school where they are registered. Students are required to inform the related executive board about the university, faculty, school, vocational school or program as well as the courses they want to take. The related executive board must already have the pre-decision about BİLGİ’s conditions to substitute the courses taken in a higher education institution other than BİLGİ. If the student successfully completes the course he/she took in a higher education institution other than BİLGİ, he/she will only be accepted as passed from the course and the grade she/he received will not affect his/her grade point average.

What should be done for the courses that are not opened in Summer School?
If a petition consisting of a sufficient number of names is submitted to the Summer School Coordinating Department, the Department may conduct a special study with the relevant department for the opening of the course.

Is it possible to withdraw from the course in Summer School?
It is possible to withdraw from the courses on the dates specified in the calendar with or without refund.

Is it necessary to obtain approval from the registration advisor in Summer School?
No. In summer school, if there is a consent requirement, it is only necessary to obtain approval from the instructor of the related course. No approval is required for registration or add-drop.

How are the exams applied in Summer School?
The grade evaluation system in the summer school must be the same as it was given in the academic year (fall-spring). For example, a course that has a final exam in the normal semester must have a final exam in the summer school.

How the fee refund is provided in case of passing the course/courses with the resit exam?
If students enrolled in Summer School pass the courses after the resit exam results are announced, refunds will be made to the relevant students for the courses they have passed without any condition.