Summer Term

Summer Term is the education program that is carried out during the summer outside of fall and spring terms, which aims to increase education capacity and efficiency by taking advantage of the education opportunities of the faculties and vocational schools and to help students graduate in a shorter period of time. However, it’s not considered to be a third semester.

Dear Students,

2019-20 SUMMER TERM: 2019-20 Summer Term will be held in the form of distance education

2019-20 SUMMER TERM REGISTRATION: Registrations will be held online
IKU Students: 2019-20 Summer Term online registrations will be held at .
Students from Other Universities: Please click for the 2019-20 Summer Term online registration.

For students who will come to the 2019-2020 Summer School outside IKU, Click for online registration of 2019-20 Summer Education..

İKÜ List of 2019-2020 Summer Term Department/Program Based Courses  

İKÜ Students

Here are the conditions for taking a course and attendance during the Summer Term:

  • In the summer term, students may be able to take the courses that they have never taken or have taken but failed, with the purpose of increasing their GPA.
  • In the summer term, students may take a maximum of 30 ECTS or 20 national credits if they are subject to the national credit system.
  • Students need a GPA higher than 2.00 in order to take a course from the following semesters.
  • Class attendance is obligatory in the summer term, in accordance with the relevant regulations.

For the documents explaining the course selection procedures for the İKÜ students who wish to enroll in the summer term, both in English and Turkish: 

Summer Term Payment Procedures Supporting Document  
Summer Term Course Selection Supporting Document  

Points to take into consideration for İKÜ students who wish to take courses at other higher education institutions;

  • The course should not be available in the İKÜ Summer Term curriculum.
  • The relevant board needs to have decided with the suggestion of the relevant department/program, taking into consideration the credits and the content of that course.
  • The student needs to have re-registered at İKÜ in the Summer Term. 
  • Both at İKÜ and other higher education institutions, students are only allowed to take a maximum of 30 ECTS credits or 20 national credits if they are subject to the national credit system.

Students coming from universities other than İKÜ

The students who are coming from other universities to register in the İKÜ Summer Term must apply to the Directorate of Student Affairs with the following documents.

Documents needed for registration

  • Up-to-date Student Certificate
  • Approval/decision from the university that they are registered in
  • Photocopy of their National ID

The students who are registered in our summer term, but are not enrolled in our university receive a document stating the codes, names, weekly course load (theoretical/practical/laboratory), ECTS credits and the grade of the courses that they have taken.

Summer Term within the Foreign Language Department

  • The students who fail the Foreign Language Proficiency Exam, which is carried out at the end of each term in the Preparation Year, may continue their studies in the summer term.
  • The students that are not registered at our university may also enroll in the foreign language education in the summer term.
  • The Foreign Language Proficiency Exam at the end of the summer term may only be taken by the students who continued their studies in the summer term.
  • The minimum weekly course load should be 30 hours in the foreign language program.

Summer Term Calendar:




Application Dates

Bachelor’s Degree – Associate Degree 

25 – 30 June 2020 (Until 18.00)

Foreign Language Preparation
Course Add-Drop  2 - 7 July 2020
Course Add-Drop Advisor Approval Last Day 8 July 2020


Summer Term Period

Bachelor’s Degree – Associate Degree  

1 July 2020 - 14 August 2020
Foreign Language Preparation


Final Exams

Bachelor’s Degree – Associate Degree 15 – 20 August 2020
Foreign Language Preparation
17 – 19 August 2020
Last day of updating the grades on the ÖBYS system 21 August 2020
Announcement of the Grades 22 August 2020 (10.00 am)
Grade objection 25-25 August 2020 (18.00)
Announcement of the Objection Results 25-28 August 2020
Last Course Application 26 August - 03 September 2020
Last Course Exam 10 September 2020

The courses that are planned to be opened by all programs and departments of the University in Summer Education will be entered into ÖBYS (Student Information Management System: ORİON Automation) between 12  and 24 June 2020 (until 18:00).

Definete Opening of the Courses

  • In order to open a course that is planned to be opened in summer education, the number of students that must be registered to that course is at least five (5).
  • This requirement does not apply to the students who are in the last two semesters of their associate and undergraduate program periods (third and fourth semesters for associate degree, seventh and eighth semesters for undergraduate).
  • In all programs and departments of the university, the courses opened in 2018-19 Summer Education until July 1, 2020 (Wednesday) at 09.00 am are determined and announced by determining the number of students and related faculty members.

Within the context of the courses opened precisely, “Add-drop” courses are done between 2 July 2020 (Thursday) (System Opening Time 00:01) - 7 July 2020 (Tuesday) (System Closing Time 21:00). It is notified to the Faculty / Vocational School / Department Summer Education Coordinators by the Presidency.

Withdrawal or Course Cancellation:

  • If a student withdraws from a course for any reason before July 8th, 2019, their tuition is partially refunded. There’s a one hour cut in the refund for each course.
  • As of July 8th, 2020:
    1.    If a course has been opened, the student may not drop the course. There’s no refund.
    2.    Students may not withdraw from the Summer Term for the English Preparation Course. There’s no refund.
  • If a course could not be opened due to a failure in meeting the conditions, the tuition is fully refunded. The refund procedure is carried out by the Directorate of Financial Affairs between August 4 - 10, 2020.
  • For English Preparation Year: If a student withdraws from the Summer Term for any reason before July 8, 2020, their English Preparation tuition is refunded with a 20% cut.

As of 02 July 2020 (Thursday), the courses to be opened in summer education are certain:

  • Students from inside the university and students from outside the university can register with the approval of the Student Affairs Office.

Course Sharing: It involves an instructor co-teaching a course with another instructor in the Summer Term. The course sharing information and ratio are submitted to the Summer Term Coordinators of the Faculty/Vocational 

School/Department until the end of working hours on Friday August 21th, 2020.

After the curriculum of a course is announced and the course is open for certain, the course needs to take place in the announced place at the announced time and it has to be taught by the announced instructor(s). An instructor is only able to teach a conflicting course if they are sharing the course with someone else.

Payment Conditions:

  • Payment via Bank (in Cash); may be paid in three equal installments,
  • Payment by Credit Card; may be paid in three equal installments.

İKÜ 2019-2020 Summer Term Fees