Student rights and obligations



Students are entitled:

to participate in different lesson sessions;
to use all College equipment for completion of their learning and scientific assignments according to respective programs;
to use the library and reading facilities;
to participate in elections for student positions in bodies established under the provider’s Statute and other respective acts.
to be represented in the governing structures of the College, foreseen by the College’s organogram;
to complain about the quality of the teaching process, or regarding the premises where the lesson is held.

Students have the following obligations:

– to respect all the obligations arising from the curricula;
– to respect the rules established by the College;
– to respect the rules established by the College;

Organization of students

-Students have the right to establish a student organization that may belong to all students.
The student organization has its own Statute that is approved by its members.

Students’ interests, within the College, are represented by:

The Student Parliament, established at the College level
Representatives of the Medical Education Unit
Five (5) representatives in the NNjShBioM
Five (5) representatives in the NNJMK
Five (5) representatives in the KEPP
Members of the Student Parliament and student representatives in the governing bodies of the College will be elected in accordance with parliamentary elections procedures.
The mandate of the student representatives is 3 years.
Administration within the student organization is autonomous and regulated by the statute of the Student Parliament.

Students’ rights and obligations according to Kosovo Law on Higher Education no. 04 / L-037

Article 31

Student rights and obligations

1. Students who are admitted to and enrolled in a provider of higher education enter into a legal relationship with that provider.
2. Students are entitled to the following rights, which may be elaborated further in the Statute of the provider:
2.1. to attend all lectures, seminars and other educational activities organized in their courses, according to their level and following, if any country other organized processes of teaching;
2.2. to use the facilities of libraries and other services for students located at the provider premises; and
2.3. to participate in elections for student positions in bodies established under the provider’s Statute.
3. Students have the following obligations:
3.1. to respect rules made by the provider;
3.2. to have due regard to the rights of staff and other students;
3.3. to give due and full attention to their studies and participate in academic activities; and
3.4. to pay fees and charges that are specified.
4. The Statute or equivalent establishment document of every provider of higher education contains provisions, which:
4.1. guarantee the freedom of students, within the law to present new ideas and controversial opinions without risking losing their student or privileges they may have with the provider;
4.2. guarantee students’ freedom of speech, of association and of assembly according to the legal provisions.
4.3. protect students against any kind of discrimination;
4.4. ensure fair and impartial mechanisms for handling disciplinary matters dealing with students.
5. Students have the right to complain about the quality of the teaching or providers infrastructure. The statute contains provisions on fair dealing with such complaints.
6. The circumstances under which students may cancel academic or disciplinary reasons and procedures for appeal are set out in details in the status of the provider.
7. Students have the right to challenge a decision or action of holders of higher education toward them in the Ministry and the competent court.
8. Persons who have completed the final examination for the level for which they are enrolled cease to have the status of the student.
Article 33

Students Organizations
1. Statute or any other document establishing the higher education provider foresees the creation of one or more organizations that represent students and that contribute in fulfillment requirement social, cultural, academic and the entertainment of students.
2. Public providers of higher education contribute financially to the establishment of student organizations, including in appropriate cases, capital and flowing costs for premises and environment.