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General information about requests

4 February 2014

General information about requests submitted to the Academic Committee of the Liszt Academy of Music

The Academic Committee (AC) is a committee that act in cases related to (more relevant) study issues of students. The Board of the AC consists of academic staff and students.

 

In what matters should one turn to the AC?

The AC decide among others about the following matters:

  • merging academic years and semesters
  • temporary suspension of student status before the successful completion of the first semester
  • temporary suspension of student status due to childbirth, illness, accident etc.
  • establishing visiting student status
  • preferential study schedule- exceptional absence
  • postponing and retaking main subject examination (due to illness etc.)
  • retaking failed retake examinations
  • taking the final examination after the maximum of two years has passed after receiving the final certificate
  • transferring between (partially) state-subsidised and fee-paying places

 

Submitting request, evaluation, and information about the proceedings

The requests are to be submitted to the AC

  • in person, through the (International) Registrar's Office;
  • by post, to the following address:

Liszt Ferenc Zeneművészeti Egyetem
Oktatási és Tanulmányi Bizottság
1391 Budapest, Pf. 206.

 

Deadline for submitting requests:

  • in case of merging academic years and semesters, establishing visiting student status and preferential study schedule: last day of the registration period
  • in case of temporary suspension of student status due to childbirth, illness, accident etc.: 15 days after the event
  • in case of exceptional absences: 30 days before the first day of the planned absence
  • in case of postponing, retaking main subject examination due to illness etc, and retaking failed retake examinations: 8 days after the failed examinations;
  • in case of taking the final examination after the maximum of two years has passed after receiving the final certificate: 60 days before the examination period in which the final examination is taken
  • transferring between (partially) state-subsidised and fee-paying places: 30 days before the first day of the academic year;

 

The requests are evaluated by the AC within 30 days of receiving them. If a request is incomplete or the AC judge that further information is necessary for a well-grounded decision, they may request additional documents.
 
To speed up proceedings, the AC inform students about decisions via e-mail or phone, however, the official printed documents are also to be picked up

a) by post:
The official documents detailing the decision are posted by the AC to the address indicated on the request.

b) in person:
in the Wesselényi building, Room 108. Documents can be picked up within 8 days of notification via e-mail or phone. (If the student chooses to pick up the documents in person, but fails to do so in 8 days, they will be posted to the address indicated after the 8th day. By default, the documents are sent by post, unless the student indicates their intent to pick them up in person in advance.

 

Forms

Requests to the AC are to be submitted on forms especially created for this purpose. There are two forms:

  • the General Request Form (to be used in all cases except for requesting a preferential study schedule)
  • Request Form for Preferential Study Schedule

Depending on the request, a signature from the main subject teacher, the opinion of the head of department, recommendation, etc may be necessary when submitting the forms. Without these, the requests are incomplete.
Other documents may be attached (certificate of employment, miscellaneous recommendations, credit transfer provisions) as well, if they help the decision of the AC.
 
The necessary recommendations, consents, certificates etc. are the following:

RequestOpinion/recommendation/suggestion/consent/certificate
merging academic periods(detailed) recommendation by the main subject professor, consent of the head of department
temporary suspension of student status before the successful completion of the first semesterconsent of the head of department
temporary suspension of student status due to childbirth, illness, accident etc.doctor's certificate (or if the reason is not related to medical treatment, any other relevant certificate)
establishing visiting student statusconsent(s) of the head of the department where the courses in question are taken
preferential study scheduleconsent of the head of department/professor (submitted on the Request Form for Preferential Study Schedule)
exceptional absencerecommendation by the head of department and the main subject professor
postponing or retaking main subject examination, due to illness etc.consent of the main subject professor and the head of department
retaking failed retake examination
taking the final examination after the maximum of two years has passed after receiving the final certificate
transferring between state-subsidised and fee-paying places

 

For request forms and further information about documents necessary for other types of requests not listed here, please turn to the staff at the International Registrar's Office.