Studies at the Open University The Open University of Israel

Suspension of Studies

  1. Suspension of studies towards a degree
    The University reserves the right to deny students the right to study toward a degree in a discipline or a field of study in which they have failed four courses.

  2. Suspension procedure
    The Dean of Academic Studies is authorized to decide on suspension of degree studies under the circumstances specified above.

    The Dean of Academic Studies will make the decision after consulting with the relevant faculty members and course coordinators, and after meeting with the student to discuss the issue. The student can appeal to the President of the University; the President's decision is final.

    The Dean of Academic Studies will inform the student and the Registration Center of the suspension.

  3. Students' continued studies
    Students whose degree studies in a specific discipline or field of study have been suspended may enroll in courses in the discipline or field of study in which their degree studies have been suspended, but may not take exams in these courses.

    They have full rights with respect to courses in all other fields of study.

    Two years after the suspension date, students may ask to be accepted to degree studies in the discipline or field of study in which studies were suspended.

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