Internal regulation about tuition fee and other fees

Internal directives designating tuiton and fees at AFAD 

Statute of AFAD

Eight Part

FRAMEWORK PROVISIONS ON TUITION AND FEES ASSOCIATED WITH STUDIES AT AFAD 

Article 38

Tuition and Fees Associated with Studies at AFAD

  1. Tuition and fees associated with university studies shall be charged by AFAD in line with Section 92.
  2. Tuition and fees shall be paid in a form of cashless payment system.
  3. Tuition shall be payable by a single application, within one month from the day of the delivery of the decision concerning the obligation to pay tuition so that the payment will be credited to the AFAD account no later than within this period of time. 
  4. Fees shall be payable prior to offering a service for which a fee is charged. The Rector of AFAD shall not remit or reduce fees or postpone their due dates.
  5. The Rector of AFAD can reduce, remit tuition associated with studies or postpone their due dates depending on the study results, social and health situation of the student or other circumstances being worthy of special consideration based on an individual application of  the student. However, tuition associated with external studies of the third level cannot be reduced, remitted or their due dates cannot be postponed except for the condition mentioned in the No. 8, letter c) of this article.
  6. The student shall submit a written Application for reduction, remission or postponement of the tuition’s due date to the Rector together with the statement of the head of the department at which the student is enrolled in. The student is obliged to submit the Application through the Study Department no later than within a period of 8 calendar days from the day of delivery of the decision concerning the obligation to pay tuition. Applications delivered after the deadline shall not be considered.
  7. A complete and timely submitted written application for the reduction, remission or postponement of the tuition’s due date shall have a suspensive effect until the decision of the Rector of AFAD. The Rector’s decision concerning the application for the reduction, remission or postponement of the tuition’s due date is final and cannot be appealed against. 
  8. The Rector can remit tuition in the following cases:
    a) the student is a holder of DID (Disabled Identification) card with the functional impairment rate of more than 70 %,
    b) the student’s parents are recipients of a benefit in material need and a student has not reached the age 26 at the time of submitting the application,
    c) the student is an external PhD student, and he or she is also an AFAD employee,
    d) the student has had serious health problems for over one year causing the student to exceed the standard length of studies.
    e) the student is an orphan or half-orphan and the student has not reached the age 26 at the time of submitting the application.
  9. The Rector can reduce tuition by
    a) 25 %, if the student
    – 1. represented AFAD at the event of the national significance in the previous academic year,
    – 2. achieved the weighted study average 1.15 – 1.30 in the previous academic year,
    – 3. exceeded the standard length of studies due to academic mobility approved by AFAD during which he or she earned from 20 – 59 credits,
    – 4. has one parent registered as a jobseeker receiving an unemployment benefit and the student has not reached the age 26 at the time of submitting the application.

    b) 50 %, if the student
    – 1. represented AFAD at the event of the international significance in the previous academic year,
    – 2. achieved the weighted study average 1.00 – 1.14 in the previous academic year,
    – 3. exceeded the standard length of studies due to academic mobility approved by AFAD during which he or she earned at least 60 credits,
    – 4. is obliged to pay the tuition due to the parallel studies and in the first year of studies by September 30, he or she quits the studies in the first study program which he was admitted to,
    – 5. the student has had serious health problems for less than one year causing the student to exceed the standard length of studies.
    – 6. has both parents registered as jobseekers receiving an unemployment benefit and the student has not reached the age 26 at the time of submitting the application.

    c) 75 %, if the student
    – 1. is a holder of DID (Disabled Identification) card 
    – 2. has one parent registered as a jobseeker without receiving an unemployment benefit and the student has not reached the age 26 at the time of submitting the application.

    d) 25% - 100% if the student qualifies for the disadvantaged bursaries
    e) 50% - 100% if the student exceeds the standard length of studies due to the maternity leave
    f) 60% - 70% if the student exceeds the standard length of studies due to having enrolled in the  following year of study or due to having enrolled after the  interruption of studies to complete the state examination or the defend a bachelor’s, master’s or dissertation thesis. 
  10. The Rector can postpone the due date of the tuition and can allow the payment of tuition in two instalments 
    a) payment of the first instalment to October 31 of the given academic year,
    b) payment of the second instalment to February 28 of the given academic year.
  11. Obligation to pay tuition and fees associated with studies can be borne by a natural person or legal person.

Payee’s Bank:
ŠTÁTNA POKLADNICA
Radlinského 32
810 05 Bratislava
Slovakia

IBAN: SK42 8180 0000 0070 0007 2516

SWIFT (BIC): SPSRSKBAXXX

Constant, variable and specific symbol remain valid as stated in the internal regulations