• General Regulations of Admission
Article 1 - University admission will be governed by the rules contained in the present regulations.
I. ABOUT THE ADMISSION ANNUAL PLAN
Article 2 - The University admission annual plan is the set of particular provisions in order to comply with:
1) the external promotion of the courses.
2) the enrolment of candidates in the hereinbefore mentioned courses.
3) the adjustment to the university environment
4) the specific admission to each course.
Article 3 - The Admission Department will elaborate the admission annual plan of the University in accordance with the specific schedule for each course set forth by the Deans, supervise the efficient and strict compliance of the same and coordinate its development.
Article 4 - Pursuant to the respective fields of competence, the Academic Vice Rector, the Formation Vice Rector and the Secretary will supervise the compliance of the admission annual plan of the University.
Article 5 - The applicants to enter the university as 1st year regular students of graduate courses will submit their secondary and/or tertiary duly certified documents.
Article 6 - The applicants must:
a) attend the university environment adjustment courses;
b) fulfill the admission specific requirements of the different courses.
II. ABOUT EXTERNAL PROMOTION
Article 7 - The Admission Department will be responsible for the coordination of the external promotion activities through oral and written publicity, information activities in schools, conferences and any other means leading to the compliance of above mentioned aim. The graduate, postgraduate and extension courses will be made known through the Information Centre. These activities will be carried out together with the Faculties and Schools and the Secretariat.
III. ABOUT UNIVERSITY ENVIRONMENT ADJUSTMENT
Article 8 - University environment adjustment is the set of activities set forth by the Formation Vice Rector to transmit, since the beginning of university life, the academic and spiritual foundations which are the basis of the integral formation undertaken by the University and which may allow the student to make a conscious decision about the election of the institution where he will carry out his studies.
Article 9 - All the applicants to graduate courses must comply with the university environment adjustment activities, except those graduates from Catholic universities.
Article 10 - The calendar of the university environment activities will be scheduled by the Admission Department in accordance with the courses admission activities, trying to fix the corresponding dates before those set forth for the latter ones.
IV. ABOUT UNIVERSITY ORIENTATION
Article 11 - The issues on the psychological orientation and evaluation of the applicants will be carried out by the University Orientation Centre of the Admission Department unless the Faculty or School is prepared for said purpose on the date of approval of the present admission regulations.
Article 12 - The Faculty or School which includes a psychological evaluation in the admission activities will apply said service to the Formation Vice Rector upon submittance of the respective plan.
Article 13 - The University Orientation Centre will, in cooperation with the Dean, elaborate a plan in accordance with the needs of the courses which will contain details of aims, objectives, evaluation and execution techniques and operative modalities. The abovementioned plan will be submitted to the approval of the Formation and Academic Vice Rectors.
Article 14 - The written report submitted by the University Orientation Centre will be kept most confidential among the Formation and Academic Vice Rectors and the Dean of the Faculty or School. By joint agreement with the authorities, the Centre will help the applicants who are admitted in 1st year to facilitate their educational development.
V. ABOUT THE COURSE ADMISSION SPECIFIC ACTIVITIES
Article 15 - Every year, before April 15th, the Admission Department will submit the Calendar which the Faculties and Schools may decide on the performance of the admission activities.
Article 16 - The Faculties and Schools will be able to organize and carry out admission activities for their courses in relation to the orientation, evaluation and selection areas.
Article 17 - The admission aptitude and formation activities will be oriented towards the achievement of a conscious reflection and the participation of the applicants in the leading orientation principles of the institution to put forward a synthesis between Science and Faith.
The Formation and Academic Vice Rectors, in cooperation with the Deans, will coordinate the general orientations in relation to the hereinbefore stated activities.
Article 18 - Every year, before May 15h, the Deans will submit to the Formation and Academic Vice Rectors the corresponding file of the admission plan for each of the courses which will contain:
a) the calendar selected pursuant to Article 15 for the performance of activities;
b) number of vacancies for 1st. year;
c) subjects to be developed setting forth the objectives, contents, bibliography and methodology;
d) attendance, evaluation and selection regimes
e) special requirements of the course.
The Formation and Academic Vice Rectors will return the Faculties and Schools the files with the respective reports within a term no longer than 20 working days.
Article 19 - The procedure hereinbefore set forth in the previous Articles must be followed if amendments may arise to the approved admission activities. Said amendments must be submitted sixty (60) running days before the date set for the beginning of the admission activities.
Article 20 - The Admission Department may require any additional information it may deem necessary to carry out its duties.
VI. ABOUT DIRECT ADMISSION
Article 21 - Direct admission must be applied for, by means of a note together with the duly certified non university tertiary degree or the university certificates or the university degree, at the Secretariat Sorting Office, which will prepare and send the file to the Dean of the corresponding Faculties and Schools.
Article 22 - The Dean of each Faculty and School will set forth the amount of applicants who will be directly admitted, the admission activities which may deem necessary for them and will state each case in a Dean Resolution. The file will be finally submitted to the Academic and/or Formation Vice Rectors in order to be supervised.
VII. ABOUT ENROLMENT
Article 23 - The University Secretariat, through the Enrolment and General Registration Department, will be in charge of the enrolment of the applicants for each of the graduate courses.
Article 24 - Once the enrolment term is over, the Secretariat will send the Faculties and Schools and the Admission Department the list of the applicants who have fulfilled the relevant administrative requirements. Only the applicants who appear on said list will be able to perform the admission activities.
Article 25 - The Deans will send the Admission Department the roll of the applicants and the obtained marks in two separate lists: passed and not passed. The delivery term will be of seven (7) running day as from the date of the last test.
Article 26 - After the corresponding verification, the Admission Department will send the Secretariat the list of the candidates who are ready to be enrolled in 1st year provided that they comply with the requirements set forth in articles 6 and 7 of the General Regulations of Study.
VIII. ABOUT THE APPOINTMENT OF TEACHING STAFF
Article 27 - The Formation Vice Rector and the Deans will submit the proposals of the teaching staff who will be in charge of the university environment adjustment courses and of those specific for admission, pursuant to their field of competence sixty (60) days prior to the beginning of the abovementioned courses.
The teaching staff who have already been appointed by Rectorial Resolution can be assigned the teaching duties stated hereinbefore.
IX. ABOUT THE SPECIFIC REGULATIONS
Article 28 - The admission specific regulations of each graduate course will conform their provisions to the present regulations.
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