The basic admission requirements for entering a graduate program leading to an M.A. or M.Sc. degree at any faculty will be a corresponding B.A or B.Sc. degree with a certain minimal grade point average or higher, and satisfactory TOEFL and GRE (Graduate Record Exam) or IUS Graduate Program Entrance Examination Test.
The normal period for completion of graduate studies leading to M.A. or M.Sc. degree will be two years or four semesters. The normal requirements for a Master degree will be a successful completion of 30 graduate level credit hours (60 ECTS points) with Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.0 or higher and a successful completion of the Master's Comprehensive Exam and the Master's thesis, or as prescribed by the faculty.
The basic admission requirements for entering graduate program leading to Ph.D. at any faculty will be a corresponding B.A. or B.Sc. degree with grade point average 3.0 or higher, and satisfactory results in TOEFL and/or GRE examinations or the already completed M.A. or M.Sc. degree in the same discipline
The normal period for completion of graduate studies leading to a Ph.D. degree will be five to six years or ten to twelve semesters, respectively four years or eight semesters if the candidate has already completed a corresponding M.A. or M.Sc. degree. The normal requirements for a Ph.D. degree will be a successful completion of a total of 60 graduate level credit hours, including the Master's program courses (120 ECST points) completed at IUS and another accredited university, with the Cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.0 or higher, a successful completion of the comprehensive exams, recommended languages exams and the Ph.D. thesis, as prescribed by each program.