ECTS credit allocation

ECTS credit allocation based on the student workload needed in order to achieve expected learning outcomes

Sabancı University’s credit and grade system has been adapted to the ECTS.  ECTS credits at Sabancı University are calculated based on student workload. All contact hours, recitations, laboratory work and self-study are included in this calculation. Through the use of student course evaluations the workloads are updated regularly.

workload per semester: 30 ECTS Credits
workload per year: 60 ECTS Credits

ECTS Grades

ECTS grades at Sabancı University are based on statistical data which is up-dated regularly. Based on the statistical distribution of SU grades of our students, the following scale has been developed to convert SU grades into ECTS grades.

The below table is used to convert SU grades to ECTS grades.
SU Grade ECTS Grade

SU Grade ECTS Grade
A A
 A-
  B+
B
B
 B-
  C+
C
C
 C-
  D+
D
D E
I FX
F F
P P
W W
S S
U F

The below table is used to convert ECTS grades to SU grades

ECTS Grade SU Grade
A A
B A-
C B
D C
E D
FX I
F F*
P P
W W
S S

 

(*) This “F” is treated as “U” for non-credit courses.