Academic calendar

The first control
week of semeste
The second control
week of semester
Final
exams

Holidays
Test
week
The summer
Internship

* During one of the summer months the student must pass an internship

Call schedule

1 double
period
09:00-09:45
09:50-10:35
2 double
period
10.50 - 11.35
11.40 - 12.25
3 double
period
12.40 - 13.25
13.30 - 14.15
4 double
period
14.30 - 15.15
15.20 - 16.05
5 double
period
16.20 - 17.05
17.10 - 17.55
6 double
period
18.10 - 18.55
19.00 - 19.45

Duration of a course unit

1 full
academic year
= 2 semesters

Credits

The NSU student academic load is based on 'academic hours'.

1 academic
hour
= 45 minutes
1 credit = 36 academic
hours

Total load is made up of contact hours and independent student work.

60 credits

The required load for an academic year is 60 credits, 27-33 credits in each term.

There are three forms of knowledge assessment: tests, exams and portfolio.

Grading System

Assessment results are evaluated on a 5-point scale and have qualitative characteristics.

ECTS Grades 5-point scale
А+
Excellent 5
А
Very good 5
B+
Very good 5
B-
Good 4
A+
Good 4
C+
Good 4
C-
Good 4
D+
Satisfactory 3
D
Satisfactory 3
D-
Satisfactory 3
E
Satisfactory 3
FX
Fail 2
F
Fail 2

Students are expected to attend lectures and seminars,
take tests and complete tasks assigned by teachers.

The grade of a course is comprised of:

  • Form of assessment and requirements (determined by the teacher in each course description; the teacher determines the structure of the grade and number of points)
  • Attendance (Optional)
  • Work in seminars
  • Independent student work
  • Interim tests
  • Final exam