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Specialisation courses - Fees and contributions

Specialisation programmes - Regulations for establishing fees and contributions Academic year 2017/2018 - Approved by the Board of Directors during the meeting of 17.10.2017

Art. 1 – Specialisation programmes

Through enrolment fees and contributions, students registered on specialisation programmes contribute to cover the expenses of university services. Those who already possess a specialisation diploma must pay the maximum fees and contributions (in accordance with the Board of Directors’ deliberations of 19.04.2011 and 06.06.2011).

 

Art. 2 – Stamp duty

Stamp duty in accordance with Presidential Decree 26/10/72, no. 642, is waived virtually for those who register or enrol for any year after the first year in specialisation schools in the fields of medical surgery, healthcare, and veterinary science.

In all remaining cases, the student must attach the tax stamp when required. Fees and contributions for each year are divided into three instalments.

 

Art. 3 – Medical Specialisation Schools

3.1. – Enrolment fees and contributions

Fees are € 494,75
Contributions are € 938,49
for an overall total of € 1.433,24

Postgraduates in Medicine enrolled on specialisation programmes in the medical-surgical field with a ministerial/regional/private training contract, or those employed by the National Healthcare (S.S.N.)/police force/military healthcare on a full-time basis, must pay the top fee of € 1.433,24 + € 16,00 (virtual stamp duty) = € 1.433,24, divided as follows:

1st INSTALMENT € 251,74 (to be paid in full when enrolling/registering for any year subsequent to the first)

2nd INSTALMENT € 598,75 (payment deadline specified on the MAV (pre-filled payment slip)

3rd INSTALMENT € 598,75 (payment deadline specified on the MAV (pre-filled payment slip)

 

Art. 4 – Healthcare Specialisation Schools (with admission for non-medical graduates)

4.1. Enrolment fees and contributions

Fees are € 494,75
Contributions are € 938,49
for an overall total of € 1.433,24

 

4.2. – Top fee

The top fee is € 1.433,24 + € 16,00 (virtual stamp duty) = € 1.499,24, divided as follows:

1st instalment € 251,74 (to be paid in full when enrolling/registering for any year subsequent to the first) (**)

2nd instalment € 598,75 (payment deadline specified on the MAV (pre-filled payment slip)

3rd instalment € 598,75 (payment deadline specified on the MAV (pre-filled payment slip)

(**) The first instalment also includes the Regional Agency for the Right to University Study (ADiSU) contribution, in accordance with art. 8 of the present regulation.

 

4.3. – Reduction of instalments 2 and 3 based on income

Students enrolled in healthcare specialisation schools with an ISEE (indicator of equivalent economic status) income bracket in 2016of ≤ € 14.518,38 are entitled to a 25% reduction on instalments 2 and 3, established as follows:

2nd instalment (€ 598,75 x -25%) = € 449,06 (to be paid in full by 31 March each year)

3rd instalment (€ 598,75 x -25%) = € 449,06 (to be paid in full by 20 June each year)

 

4.4. – Reduction of instalments 2 and 3 based on income and merit

Students enrolled in healthcare specialisation schools who, besides having an ISEE (indicator of equivalent economic status) income bracket in 2016of ≤ €14.518,38, have also proved to be meritorious (***) are entitled to a 50% reduction on instalments 2 and 3, established as follows:

2nd instalment (€ 598,75 x -50%) = € 299,38 (to be paid in full by 31 March each year)

3rd instalment (€ 598,75 x -50%) = € 299,38 (to be paid in full by 20 June each year)

(***) Meritorious graduates are those who have obtained the highest mark for their degree (110/110 or 110/110 cum laude). The achievement of students registered for years subsequent to the first is established on the basis of the examination marks obtained during the previous year (50/50 cum laude).

 

Art. 5 – Veterinary science Specialisation Schools

With the deliberation of 06.06.2011, the Board of Directors established a 15% increase in registration fees for years subsequent to the first, and a 9% increase in contributions for specialisation schools in veterinary science, starting from the academic year 2011/2012.

5.1. – Enrolment Fees and Contributions

Fees are € 1.256,76
Contributions are € 2.380,91
for an overall total of € 3.637,67

 

5.2. – Top Fee

The top fee is € 3.637,67 + € 16,00 (virtual stamp duty) = € 3.653,67, divided as follows:

1stinstalment € 1.040,34 (to be paid in full when enrolling/registering for any year subsequent to the first)

2ndinstalment  € 1.306,75 (to be paid in full by 31 March each year)

3rd instalment € 1.306,75 (to be paid in full by 20 June each year)

 

5.3. – Reduction of instalments 2 and 3 based on income

Students enrolled in veterinary science specialisation schools with an ISEE (indicator of equivalent economic status) income bracket in 2016 of ≤ € 14.518,38 are entitled to a 25% reduction on instalments 2 and 3, established as follows:

2nd instalment (€ 1.306,75 x -25%) = € 980,06 (to be paid in full by 31 March each year)

3rd instalment (€ 1.306,75 x -25%) = € 980,06 (to be paid in full by 20 June each year)

 

5.4. – Reduction of instalments 2 and 3 based on income and merit

Students enrolled in veterinary science specialisation schools who, besides having an ISEE (indicator of equivalent economic status) income bracket in 2016 of ≤ € 14.518,38, have also proved to be meritorious (***) are entitled to a 50% reduction on instalments 2 and 3, established as follows:

2nd instalment (€ 1.293,81 x - 50%) = € 653,38 (to be paid in full by 31 March each year)

3rd instalment (€ 1.293,81 x – 50%) = € 653,38 (to be paid in full by 20 June each year)

Please note: Meritorious graduates are those who have reached the highest mark for their degree (110/110 or 110/110 cum laude). The achievement of students registered for years subsequent to the first is established on the basis of the examination marks obtained during the previous year (50/50 cum laude).

 

Art. 6 – Humanities and Law Specialisation Schools 

Students enrolled in humanities and law specialisation schools must pay fees and contributions in accordance with the deliberation of the Board of Directors of 28.10.2008.

6.1. – Law Specialisation Schools

The top fee is € 2.024,90 + € 16,00 (virtual stamp duty) = € 2.040,90, divided as follows:

1stinstalment  (to be paid in full upon enrolment/registration) € 1.033,10

2ndinstalment (to be paid in full by 20 June each year) € 1.007,80 (for those with an ISEE (indicator of equivalent economic status) income bracket higher than € 14.518,38);

or

€ 755,89 (for those entitled to a partial reduction on the basis of income, with an ISEE of ≤ € 14.518,38);

€ 504,95 (for those entitled to a partial reduction on the basis of income and merit, with an ISEE of ≤ € 14.518,38 + a top degree mark of 110 or 110 cum laude for those enrolled in the first year; “excellent” marks for those registered for the second year).

 

6.2.Archaeology Specialisation School

Fees are € 495,75
Contributions are € 938,49
for an overall total of € 1.433,24

The top fee is € 1.433,24 + €16 (virtual stamp duty) = € 1.449,24, divided as follows:

1stinstalment  (to be paid in full upon enrolment/registration) € 251,74

2ndinstalment  (to be paid in full by 31 March each year) € 598,75 (for those with an ISEE income bracket higher than € 14.518,38);

or

€ 449,86 (for those entitled to a partial reduction on the basis of income, with an ISEE of ≤ € 14.518,38);

€ 299,91 (for those entitled to a partial reduction on the basis of income and merit, with an ISEE of ≤ € 14.518,38+ a top degree mark of 110 or 110 cum laude for those enrolled in the first year; 50 cum laude for those registered for years subsequent to the first).

3rdinstalment  (to be paid in full by 20 June each year) € 598,75 (for those with an ISEE income bracket higher than € 14.518,38);

or

€ 449,86 (for those entitled to a partial reduction on the basis of income, with an ISEE of ≤  € 14.518,38);

€ 299,91 (for those entitled to a partial reduction on the basis of income and merit, with an ISEE of ≤  € 14.518,38 + a top degree mark of 110 or 110 cum laude for those enrolled in the first year; 50 cum laude for those registered for years subsequent to the first).

 

Art. 7 – Specialisation courses for support teachers

Students enrolled in Specialisation courses for support teachers must pay the total amount of € 2.500,00, divided as follows:

1st instalment  € 1.600,00 (inclusive of €16,00 stamp duty, to be paid upon enrolment)

2nd instalment  € 900,00 (to be paid upon submission of the final examination admission request).

 

Art. 8 – ADiSU contribution

Graduate students enrolled in healthcare, veterinary science, and humanities and law specialisation schools are required to pay the ADiSU contribution.

According to art. 11 of Regional law no. 45 of 28 December 2012, the regional contribution is divided into three bands, and it is applied to those whose economic status is not higher than the indicator of equivalent economic status established by the eligibility requirements for access to the LEP (essential performance levels) of the right to study:

1. First band € 120,00 for students with a university performance ISEE below or equal to € 23.000,00;

2. Second band € 140,00 for students with a university performance ISEE between € 23.000,01 and € 46.000,00;

3. Third band €160,00 for students with a university performance ISEE higher than €46.000,00.

In accordance with art. 190 of the teaching regulations of 31 August 1933, no. 1592, those who obtain the qualification to exercise a chosen profession are required to pay the regional ADiSU contribution at the flat rate of €140,00.

 

Art. 9 – Individual grant for specialisation students

Every student enrolled in a specialisation school is granted an individual budget for specialisation activities (research in Italy or abroad, publications, financial support for research projects, purchase of IT material, etc.). It is commensurate to the existing financial resources, and equal to at least 30% of the fees and contributions paid to the Department.

Graduate students wishing to benefit from this type of grant must fill in and send a request for authorisation to the coordinator of the specialisation school.

Any unspent funds will be re-attributed to the same students for activities the following year, and so on until they obtain their qualification.

 

Art. 10 – Exemption

Total exemption

The following categories are totally exempt from paying fees and contributions:

10.1. Graduate students with a disability equal to or greater than 66%, even when already in possession of a postgraduate degree.

10.2. Graduate students enrolled in healthcare and veterinary science who have won or are eligible for an ADiSU contribution.

10.3. Graduate students whose parents have a disability pension, with an ISEE no higher than € 4.000,00.

10.4. Graduate students who are beneficiaries of law no. 302 of 20 October 1990 and subsequent modifications (regulations for victims of terrorism and organised crime).

10.5. Graduate students on maternity leave during the academic year of the child’s birth (prior certification is required).

 

Partial exemption

The following categories are partially exempt from paying contributions:

10.6. Graduate students with a disability of between 45% and 65%, even when already in possession of a postgraduate degree, are entitled to a 50% reduction.

Please note that graduates wishing to be exempted from university fees and contributions are required to make a special request to the ADiSU offices to receive a full refund of the ADiSUcontribution, by the specified deadline (see www.adisupuglia.it).

10.7. Graduate students with one or more siblings enrolled on specialisation programmes at the University of Bari are entitled to a 30% reduction in university contributions. This is calculated on the basis of their ISEE and is valid for as long as the student passes his/her examinations within the prescribed time limit until the first registration to years beyond the set course time. The reduction is awarded to only one of the graduate students, preferably the second enrolled, and only if the sibling is still part of the family household and shares the same residency. It is maintained in subsequent years even when the sibling is no longer enrolled at the University of Bari, as long as they have completed the programme and received their degree.

10.8. Exclusively for graduate students who are not at medical school, those who upon enrolment are employed with a permanent or fixed-term contract working at least 18 hours a week (700 hours a year), with an ISEE lower than € 25.000,00, are entitled to a 10% reduction in fees and contributions. To this end, graduate students must show a copy of their contract of employment and their income tax declaration (known as CU, previously as CUD) of the year prior to enrolment or registration. These documents must be handed in to the Student Administration Office by the enrolment/registration deadline.

10.9. Graduate students with the right to political asylum or refuge, or international, subsidiary, or humanitarian protection are entitled to a 30% reduction on contributions established on the basis of ISEE and merit.

 

Art. 11 – Further allowances and benefits

11.1. Allowances for graduate student-athletes

As proposed by the Committee for University Sport, and within the limits of the funding available, each year the Board evaluates the possibility of attributing awards to graduate athletes with high-ranking sports performances on a national or international level, also in the form of partial exemption of fees and contributions.

11.2. Grants

Students who have obtained their postgraduate qualification from the University of Bari within the set time frame of the study programme may be entitled to a grant (a reduction in fees and contributions) to enrol on a postgraduate programme at the University of Bari, including specialisation programmes in medicine and surgery.

Students who have graduated from the University of Bari within the set time frame of the degree programme may be entitled to a grant (a reduction in fees and contributions) to enrol on a Masters or postgraduate programme at the University of Bari.

The grant amounts to 80% of the value of fees and contributions for the final year (as long as the student has passed all his/her examinations within the set time frame) of the Masters or postgraduate programme.

This benefit may be awarded once only, and as long as the enrolment in the Masters or postgraduate programme takes place within two academic years after obtaining a first cycle or second cycle degree.

The grant is for the whole study programme, and may not be used for individual modules.

 

Art. 12 – Diploma costs

Graduate students are required to pay by the established deadline an additional € 67,60 to cover the costs of the diploma. This applies to all students registered on a specialisation programme, including those entitled to reductions.

 

Art. 13 – Transferring to another university

Graduate students who submit a request to transfer to another university by the deadline established to enrol in years subsequent to the first are required to pay the contribution of € 67,60. Transferring to another university after the established deadline entails further payment of the first enrolment fee.

 

Art. 14 – Graduate students on specialisation programmes coming from other universities

Graduate students from other universities wishing to enrol on specialisation programmes must pay the fees and contributions required by the University of Bari.

 

Art. 15 – Withdrawing from a study programme

Graduate students wishing to withdraw from a study programme are not entitled to a refund.

 

Art. 16 – Duplicate of the examination booklet and specialisation diploma

A duplicate of the specialisation diploma costs € 67.60.

 

Art. 17 – Payments due on a national holiday

All payments with a deadline on the day of a national holiday day are postponed, penalty-free, to the first available working day.

 

Art. 18 – Penalties for late payments

The penalties for late payments are as follows:

€ 20,00 for payments no later than 30 days after the deadline,
€ 40,00 for payments no later than 60 days after the deadline,
€ 80,00 for payments 60 days after the deadline.

The penalty is applied to each instalment.

 

Art. 20 – Ascertainments

Failure to provide ISEE certification entails paying the maximum fee.

In order to check the data provided by the students entitled to exemption, the University, ADiSU, the Financial Administration Office (income revenue authority), and INPS (social security and pension service) exchange and compare the information in their possession.

In order to verify the data of ISEE certification the University of Bari, in agreement with the competent authorities, may carry out the necessary cross-checks to confirm the information provided on self-certifications produced according to criteria laid down by the University Administration.

The University of Bari Aldo Moro, applying the rules in force, makes sample checks on the declarations reported in self-certifications, also in collaboration with other authorities and in particular with the Financial Administration and the Italian Finance Police.

In the case of false declarations and/or discrepancies between the actual ISEE and the ISEE declared in the self-certification, over and above paying the remaining fees and contributions resulting from the re-calculation, a penalty equal to 80% of the fees and contributions will be applied.

For anything that is not expressly specified herein, the laws currently in force are applied.

Pubblicato il: 04/04/2018 


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