All students must be registered before commencing a course of study at the University. Registration refers to a formal process whereby a student enrolls at the start of his/her period of study to become part of the Epoka University student community.
The student has to complete the registration procedures, before the beginning of the semester and signed the Education Agreement.
Course Selection (EIS)
Epoka Interactive System (EIS) is an interactive system where you can manage most of your procedures within the computer medium.
You can access your EIS page from URL http://eisapp.epoka.edu.al/login/ or simply by the following the EIS link present within the Quick Links of Epoka Home Page.
From the login page using your Student mail adress and password (you can get your password from Registrar’s Office) you can access your page.
My Profile: Page includes information regarding your credential information and details.
Courses Selection: Includes main courses the student has failed, main courses the student has not taken in previous semesters, and main courses of the current semester respectively as well as a link for area and non-area elective courses.
Selected Courses : List of courses the student has selected and section for final approval. After course registration has been approved, the student cannot make any changes in the program. In case of probable mistakes, advisors have an option for cancelling course registration.
Current students must primarily take the courses which they have failed in previous semesters, FD and FF, and those which they have not taken until then. These courses will be given in the time order of the previous semesters. The maximum credit number that a student can take in one semester is 45 ECTS.
Course Registration Approval
The relevant department assigns a lecturer as an advisor to each student. Such advisor assesses the student throughout his/her training at the University. The student is responsible for renewal and registration for each semester. After completing registration for any semester, the student meets with his Advisor in order to take his/her approval of course registration. The course registration form is signed by the Advisor and student. Finally the Advisor submits one copy of the course registration form to Registrar’s Office.
Adding and Dropping Courses
The student may add one or more courses, and/or drop other courses from their system personal page within the defined period in academic calendar. The student’s courses will appear automatically in the system.
The student should submit to the advisor’s office in order to take his/her approval and after he/she submits the registration form
Identification (ID) Card
Students who complete their final registration shall be given identification (ID) card. Epoka ID cards contain a photograph and basic personal details, demonstrating that they are students of University. All students should take the Epoka ID card in order to use it during the exams.
An academic year consists of the fall and spring semesters. The normal period of the fall and spring semesters is fourteen weeks. If necessary, the University Senate may extend the duration period of the semester. The starting and ending dates and examination periods of each semester are announced in the academic calendar determined by the Senate. No classes and exams are held on official holidays. But if necessary, the education activities proposed by the relevant unit and by Senate approval can also be conducted on Saturdays and Sundays.
Method and Language
The education program includes theoretical and applied courses, applications, projects and studios, laboratories and workshops, practical studies, applied land studies, seminars, graduation projects. The medium of instruction at the University is the English language. Some courses at the certain programs can be held in other language by the proposal of the Senate and approval of the Higher Board of the University.
Period of study
Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle) can normally be obtained on the completion of 3 academic years-at least 180 ECTS. The maximum education period is 6 academic years.
Integrated Second Cycle Degree (equivalent to Second Cycle Degree) can normally be obtained on the completion of 5 academic years – at least 300 ECTS. The maximum education period is 10 academic years.
Professional Master Degree (Second Cycle) can normally be obtained on the completion of 1 academic year – at least 60 ECTS. The maximum education period is 2 academic years.
Master of Science Degree (Second Cycle) can normally be obtained on the completion of 2 academic years – at least 120 ECTS. The maximum education period is 4 academic years.
Doctorate (PhD) Degree (Third Cycle) can normally be obtained on completion of 3 academic years – at least 60 ECTS. The maximum education period is 6 academic years for full-time study and 6 academic years for part-time study.
In case of overpassing this period the Institution of Higher Education interrupts the relations with the student.
Each student must attend the courses, applied studies, laboratories, projects, seminars, workshops, graduation projects and other studies of the semester she/he enrolled for.
Bachelor Students who have not attended at least 70% of theoretical courses and 80% of applied and laboratory studies are not allowed to take final exam of those course.
Master`s and PhD Students have the obligation to attend at least 80% of the research curriculum held in class of the theoretical courses and the research courses held in laboratories and practice.
If the students fail to comply with the above condition, they have to retake the course with all the relevant obligations.