Obligations of Postgraduate Students
1. The postgraduate students of the Programme are obliged:
- to attend the courses, signing the list of attendance.
- to submit within the stipulated deadlines the required assignments for each course.
- to participate in the examinations of the courses.
- to submit, by the date announced by the Secretariat, the selection of the courses they wish to attend every semester, in accordance with the programme’s structure.
- to submit to the Secretariat, before the evaluation of their dissertation, a statement that the dissertation does not contain any plagiarism.
- to meet their financial obligations on the dates set by the Secretariat of the programme. In order for the students to be allowed to undertake a dissertation, their financial obligations for the first two semesters must have been settled.
- to respect and abide by the decisions of the SIC as well as academic ethics.
- to offer tutorial work in the courses, in the Laboratories and in the research activities of the programme (only for students holding a scholarship)
Non-observance of all the above, without a proper and substantiated justification, will result in expulsion from the programme.
2. Permissible limit of absences per course: Four (4) lectures.
If a postgraduate student accumulates five (5) absences or more, he/she will have to attend the course again and participate in the respective examination, with additional payment of the respective tuition fees. A further accumulation of five (5) absences will lead to expulsion from the programme.
If a postgraduate student accumulates five (5) or more absences in three or more courses per semester, he/she is deleted from the programme.
3. In case of a postgraduate student being caught for cheating or plagiarism in assignments or exams for the first time, the student is excluded from the examination of the respective course, and is obliged to attend the course again the next period with the corresponding additional financial obligations. In case of a postgraduate student being caught for cheating or plagiarism in assignments or exams for a second time, the student is expelled from the programme. In cases of plagiarism or omission of proper reference in the postgraduate dissertation, the SIC may, at minimum, oblige the student to choose another supervisor with a different dissertation topic and to repeat the third semester with the corresponding additional financial obligations, and, at maximum, expel the student from the programme. In cases of plagiarism or omission of proper reference in the postgraduate dissertation being discovered after graduation, the postgraduate title is revoked and the issue is forwarded by the SIC to the Legal Counsel of the University for the relevant legal proceedings.
4. The reasons for expelling postgraduate students from the programme are the following:
- Failure to complete the courses as described in the Curriculum and with the restrictions described in this Regulation.
- Failure in the re-examination of a course, after attending the course for a second time.
- Failure to fulfill all academic obligations within the maximum time limit.
Failure to fulfill all financial obligations within the set deadlines.