Document containing the official final grades of the students in an examination call for a specific subject/course/unit. It is signed by the lecturer of the subject/course/unit and by the secretary of the centre and it is filed in the secretary's office.
Tutorial Action Programme aims to provide students with academic guidance and support in their personal, academic, and professional performance and to make their adaptation to the university social context easier.
For this purpose, there will be lecturers and students with proper training and specific dedication, who will be responsible for the development of the various activities and tasks planned in this programme.
Tests to allow access to the University to people over 25 lacking the required academic qualifications.
The University Admission and Promotion Secretariat organises an orientation seminar. Its aim is to establish working guidelines to guide the students in the preparation of common and specific subjects that make up the tests.
It is an admission channel to university studies for people over 25, 40 and 45 years old who lack the required academic qualifications to enter university but have accredited professional experience (Royal Decree 1892/2008. Art. 27)
Entrance for these groups is performed by passing several tests:
Entrance for people over 40 is performed through the accreditation of work experience related to the university studies they are going to take.
It is the service of the University of Alicante in charge of the teaching of foreign languages (English, French, German, Italian and Arabic).
The National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation (ANECA) is a state foundation that aims to contribute to improving the quality of the higher education system through the evaluation, certification and accreditation of taught programmes, teachers and institutions.
It also evaluates the proposals for the curricula designed in line with the objectives established for the European Higher Education Area.
The process by which an agency (National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation (ANECA), Assessment Bodies of the Spanish regions) ensures that the taught programmes leading to the granting of an official university degree (undergraduate, Master's and doctoral programmes) comply with the criteria and quality standards established within the European Higher Education Area.
Exceptionally, due to force majeure (sudden accident or serious illness) and whenever it is properly justified and requested before the ending of the special examinations period for the subjets/units of the first and second semester, will be able to concede the cancellation of the registration subsequently, once each case is studied.
The University shall cancel registration under the following circumstances:
In general, the registration cancellation will not involve the refund of the tuition fees. Nevertheless, tuition fees shall be refunded in the case of students registered for the first time in the first year of a regular university degrees and have been admitted to another university programme of the same level provided that students request the cancellation of the registration and the refund of the tuition fees prior to 15 December of the current academmic year. If the new study in which they have registered belongs to the University of Alicante, students should request request the compensation of the tuition fees to the secretary's offices affected, whenever students cancel their first registration after no more than 5 working days since the last registration.
It is an homogeneous area of study sharing a common historical tradition with research communities.
The university departments are created organised by areas of knowledge.
They are group of contents and training activities which allow student to acquire competences related to it. A course can be structured in one or more subjects/units.
Core, compulsory and optional subjects/units will be taken on a semester basis and their workload shall be 6, 7.5 or 9 ECTS credits.
It consults the plans of studies and the file of each subjet here.
It is a representation of students and their purposes may vary depending on the interests of the group of students (academic, professional, international, etc.) There are several associations representing our students.
Students groups should fulfill the legal requirements established (statutes, register, etc) to be recognised as a university association.
The physical space where the subjets/units are taught.
In the University of Alicante, most of the lessons are taught in the lecture room buildings, except for some centres that have their own classrooms in their premises. Lecture Room Building I (building. 25), Lecture Room Building II (building 30), Lecture Room Building III (building 42)
The Organic Law of Universities establishes the foundations of the university autonomy whose basic principle is the academic freedom that manifests the freedom to teach, research and study. The university autonomy demands and allow teachers, researchers and students to fulfil their respective responsibilities, meeting the educational, scientific and professional needs of society, as well as demanding universities to account for the use of their means and resources to society.
University autonomy allows universities to elaborate their own internal rules, to choose their own government and representation bodies, to create their own research and teaching structures, to prepare their own curricula and research programmes, to select, train and promote their personnel, to establish admission and continuation regulations for their students, to issue official and own degrees, to prepare and manage their budgets and assets, to establish their related job positions report and establish relations with other institutions.
Notwithstanding the competences attributed to the Council of Universities, it is the regional governments who are in charge of coordinating the tasks of the universities in their of his competition.
It is the financial aid that students receive to start or continue their university studies.
Article 45 of the Act on Universities guarantees the establishment of a regular scholarship/grant scheme - summoned by the Spanish State and charged to the general budget of public administrations- to help those students with economic hardship and good academic performance, to start or continue higher education.
The most relevant announcement in this regard to take official university degrees is the one issued by the Ministry of Education. In order to apply for this aid, student should meet some academic and economic requirements. The scholarships from the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports include financial help for tuition fees, residency, teaching material and transport; student wage, food and mobility.
These two types of funding are not compatible with each other.
This type of funding is aimed at graduates and postgraduates in order to promote their research activity in Master's and doctoral programmes.
They are scholarships announced by the Ministry of Education for students in their last year of university studies in order to start research and teaching activities, collaborating in a university department.
Also, the University of Alicante announces collaboration grants for other university activities (online registration campaign, visiting programme for secondary school students, guided tours, sports monitors, computing support services, preparation of teaching material and translations into Catalan, etc)
It is made up by all the bibliographic collections and documentaries of the University, wherever they are located.
The UA Library is organised into Central Services, Main Library and reference libraries.
The Service responsible for the university libraries is the Bibliographical and Documentary Information Service (SIBID)
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