Requirements

Program Facilities & Requirements

 

  • PURE program is open only to undergraduate students, including Sabancı University students as well as domestic and international applicants during summer program.
  • Duration of PURE summer program is 8 weeks.
  • Students can apply up to 6 research projects, which are announced by Sabancı University faculty members and researchers, in an order of precedence and in accordance with their research interests.
  • Students are assigned to the projects they selected as a result of the evaluations done by the faculty members/researchers.
  • Students receive a certificate of participation upon completing the program successfully.
  • Students are expected to have good academic standing and adequate knowledge of English which is sufficient to fulfill the requirements of their projects. The expected level of language and academic success may change according to the demands of the project and faculty member/researcher.
  • Registration for the program and accommodation is free of charge for the students admitted to the program. Free accommodation is provided only for summer terms in shared dorm rooms in campus.
  • Students can use the facilities within the campus, such as the Information Center, Cafeteria and Sports Facilities.
  • Students who will use the laboratories are required to take the “Lab Safety” training provided by the Laboratory Specialists.
  • Students who will participate in the program are expected to have health insurance.
  • Sabancı University students who are enrolled either in Summer Internship (PROJ 302, PROJ 300, PROJ 303) or more than one course in Summer School are NOT eligible for PURE. 
  • As long as there is no conflict for the Summer internship, SU students can work on PURE projects. There is no obstacle for them to apply.
  • For non-SU students, PURE may be accepted as internship upon approval of students' own universities and departments.
  • Students are expected to make a presentation about their research in the specified date in parallel sessions. Each of the students must attend their own session (Each session contains 3-4 research presentation).
  • Students are expected to attend at least 3 seminars during summer term. 

International students are also responsible for following items:

  • International students are REQUIRED TO have travel and health insurance which cover their stay in Turkey throughout the PURE Program.

Health insurance for international students must be prepared in accordance with the regulations set forth by Ministry of Interior Directorate General of Migration Management.

  • For international students who do not have visa exemption or whose visa exemption covers less than 90 days of stay in Turkey need to apply for a visa for research purposes and residence permit.
  • ​Guidance for international students will be provided by Sabancı University International Relations Office for visa, residence and health insurance applications. Students are responsible for the expenses for these procedures.

Special Requirements for Fall and Spring Terms:

  • ONLY Sabancı University students can apply PURE Fall & Spring Program.
  • Duration of PURE Fall & Spring Program is whole term.
  • School of Languages ​​students can participate in projects in the Spring and Fall semesters.
  • There is NO Poster Submission and Presentation,
  • There is NO Certificate Ceremony,
  • There are NO Student Presentations, 
  • There are NO Seminars during Fall and Spring terms. 

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Requirements for Certificate- PURE Summer Program:

  • There is an obligation to continue the projects.
  • Students are required to make project presentations on the specified date.
  • Students are required to upload their final reports to the system on the specified date.
  • Students should upload their posters to the system on the specified date.

** Students are expected to attend at least three of the seminars.

Students who do not fulfill the conditions that exists above will not be able to receive a certificate.

Requirements for Certificate- PURE Fall & Spring Program:

  • There is an obligation to continue the projects.
  • Students are required to upload their final reports to the system on the specified date.

Students who do not fulfill the conditions that exists above will not be able to receive a certificate.