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Law No. 4566 Date of Admission: 05/11/2000
Purpose, Scope and Definitions
Article 1 - The purpose of this Act, the Turkish Armed Forces to determine the purpose and principles of higher education in military academies, the organization of military academies, duties and responsibilities, education, training, research, publications, instructors to regulate the principles concerning and students. scope
Article 2 - This Law, the Turkish Armed Forces military academies, due to their educational institutions and covers activities and procedures related to them. Definitions
Article 3 - the concepts and terms used in this Law are as follows: a) The Council of Higher Education: Higher Education Law No. 2547 dated 11.04.1981 has established created according to Article 6.
b) Interuniversity: 2547 Higher Education Act was established according to Article 11 created.
c) Higher education institutions: universities, higher technology institutes, military academies and their on-site faculty, institutes, colleges, conservatories, vocational schools, and application and research centers.
d) The Harbor School: Military Academy, Naval Academy and Air Force Academy is, the establishment of the force commander, linked to Atatürk's principles and values having active duty military officers trained; undergraduate and graduate level in education and training, scientific research, publishing and consultation is a higher education institution holding scientific autonomy.
e) Institute: Harbor in disciplines relevant postgraduate education in schools is a higher education institution engaged in scientific research and practice.
f) Teaching staff: academic staff at Harbor school, faculty, adjunct faculty and lecturers are.
g) faculty: Harbor schools designated as permanent or temporary military or civilian, Turkish or foreign professors, associate professors and assistant professors.
(1) Professor denomination with the highest level of academic persons. (2) Professor: Associate exam has achieved is a person with academic title.
(3) Assistant Professor: successfully completed their doctoral studies, is the person with academic title in the first stage.
h) Instructor: The instructor responsible for the course and to make the application.
i) Lecturers: lessons identified as common core courses in various educational curriculum is read during or implementing instructor.
j) Teaching assistant: research assistants appointed for a specific period of time in school Harbor, specialists, translators and are educational planners.
(1) Research assistants: Harbor in the research school, and try to help in the investigation and education that are helping other tasks assigned by the competent bodies.
(2) Experts: Education-related teachings with which directly or indirectly are adjunct faculty appointed for a specific period of time to an activity which needs special knowledge and expertise.
(3) Converters: adjunct faculty who are running for a certain time in the translation work verbally or in writing.
(4) education planners: With educational planning The teaching assistants are helping.
k) Section: Purpose, scope and nature as a whole constitutes the direction of, or complementary to each other near the military school of education consists of several departments, scientific research and training units.
l) Head of Department: It forms part of the majors heads of rank and seniority of the biggest is military instructor.
m) Main discipline: covering at least a branch of science that make up the department, education is an academic unit that carried out the practice and research activities. n) Discipline: Main science in education, which is an academic unit and research applications.
o) Other concepts and terms: the Higher Education Act of 2547, are related to other concepts and terms defined in Article 3 different and implementation of this Act.
The purpose of the school Harbor
Article 4 - 4.1.1961 211 dated Turkish Armed Forces have the necessary qualifications to engage in military personnel specified in the Civil Service Law, leadership qualities developed, with enough physical talent, relevant force in the discipline determined by the needs of the commander license has seen the training and education to train active duty officers and to provide postgraduate education and training in case of need the appropriate force command. The main principles
Article 5 - the planned Harbor school education and training, in the programming and implementation are taken into account the following main principles: a) students of Ataturk's principles and reforms in line and Atatürk nationalism, democratic, secular and social state of law based on service awareness to the principles and provided to gain professional values.
b) our national culture, customs and traditions of our development depends on maintaining the shape and features of the universal values and empowering students to national unity and spirit and will power is gained.
c) educational plans and programs, contemporary, scientific and technological basis, and the needs of the country concerned is prepared to provide strength and also enables the students to take graduate-level education and training. Coordination of these plans and programs developed continuously force commanders and General Staff made.
d) increasing the efficiency of the Harbor School, in the framework directive and principles of the General Staff of the development and faculty training of them, force commanders are planned and carried out.
Article 6 - Harbor schools and institutions of staff, prepared by the respective force commanders and General Staff confirmed.
Article 7 - The task of the Harbor school: a) the objectives set out in Article 4 and Article 5, according to the nature and force commands duties and responsibilities; basic sciences, engineering and the knowledge and skills at the undergraduate level in one of the social sciences after graduation to do the task will be following the basic education and training, under the command staff and / or train officers serving at educating union and can manage,
b) if required and deemed necessary by the relevant force commander; Will be formed within the institute or institutes serving officer with the General Staff of the civilian people in the same academic level deemed appropriate, it is to provide postgraduate education and training in their respective disciplines.
Organs and Tasks
Article 8 - academic and administrative affairs of the school Harbor; a) Military Academy Commander,
b) The Supreme Council of Education,
c) The Dean
d) The Director of the Institute,
e) Scientific Supervisory Board
f) Student Regiment Commander,
g) High Disciplinary Committee
Commander of the Military Academy
Article 9 - Military Academy Commander of all activities of the academy and its unit management is responsible for the supervision and control. The Commander of the War College professor himself, if he commands is a member of a professor from the Interuniversity Council. The appointment of the commander of the Harbor School, and No. 926 dated 27.07.1967 made according to the Turkish Armed Forces Personnel Law.
High Council of Education and Training ARTICLE 10 Education and Training High Council, chaired by the Commander of the War College; dean, institute director, chief of staff, students consists of regimental commander, and heads of departments. Commander of the Military Academy, chaired by senior members of the Board shall in his absence. Education and Training High Council at the beginning and end of each academic year, including, meets at least twice a year. Commander of the Military Academy, education and training where necessary may call a meeting of the Supreme Council.
Education and training in line with the basic principles set by the High Council about Force Command; Application for the training and education of military academies and for developing principles and procedures to detect, takes decisions on scientific research and publication activities, military academies of the whole society of laws, regulations and guidelines need to expressing their views on matters arising in examining the force commander for the implementation of existing legislation, the annual training -Teaching program eligibility issues and education in the curriculum decided that connects discuss problems that may arise is the highest academic body. Dean
Article 11 - Dean, undergraduate education and training in the implementation of the Military Academy cadets were responsible military personnel against the commander. The appointment of the Dean, No. 926 made according to the Turkish Armed Forces Personnel Law.
Article 12 - Dean is a maximum of two assistants, are in charge of military personnel to assist the dean in the study. Dean aides, and perform the tasks that give them the dean. Where does the Dean of greater rank and seniority, which is acting dean vice dean.
The appointment of the dean; No. 926 is made according to the Turkish Armed Forces Personnel Law. Director of the Institute
Article 13 - Director of the Institute; the execution of post-graduate education and training in the Military Academy cadets were responsible faculty member against the commander of military personnel. Appointment of lecturers military institute director; 926. According to the Turkish Armed Forces Personnel Law is made.
Scientific Supervisory Board
ARTICLE 14. Scientific Board of Auditors; For each section of the top academic career with a year among the members, one elected by secret ballot that faculty members, including original spare other. Selected among the original members of the rank and seniority, the largest chaired this Committee.
Students Regiment Commander
Article 15 - Students Regiment Commander; The training of students in the relevant legislation, discipline, management and other services for the implementation of the War College is responsible for military personnel against the commander. Appointment of Student Regiment Commander; No. 926 is made according to the Turkish Armed Forces Personnel Law.
High Disciplinary Committee Article 16 - High Disciplinary Committee, chaired by the Commander of the War College; dean, student regiment commander, chief of staff consists of officers and discipline. High Disciplinary Committee; Assembly referred the safahat students about discipline and examining the compliance with the legislation of the transaction, it decides to cut or not to cut the dismissed from school. The decision about the discontinuation of the school attached, enters into force with the approval of the respective commanders.
The duties of the teaching staff
Article 17 - The duties of the teaching staff are as follows: a) War in school, undergraduate and graduate level education in accordance with the purposes and principles of this Act, and to make teaching and do practical work.
b) to carry out projects.
c) To participate in scientific, research and publications.
d) To carry out academic counseling and guidance services.
e) to perform other duties assigned by the competent bodies and The authorities. Assistant Professor appointment
ARTICLE 18. Military Academies commanders and staff assistant professor of open detected every year is declared by the respective force commanders to identify bidders. Force commanders nomination approved bidders are reported to the commander of a military academy. Military Academy Commander, dean, institute director chaired by relevant departments and schools within or from outside the main science or as science from moving a committee formed consisting of three professors or associate professors, each of the candidates from these boards require a written opinion on. Military Academy is located in the proposal to the relevant force commander to ensure the appointment stating his opinion. Assistant priority given to military personnel and to propose the appointment of associate professor. Assistant professors, if deemed appropriate by the relevant Force Command, the first three years following, one can stay a maximum of six years in these positions until the condition to be extended by years.
Levers are conditions to be met in the appointment as assistant professor:
a) To have a PhD in the relevant disciplines.
b) The Turkish Armed Forces to be filled on the positive nature of the document for staff working in team.
c) The military academy command of, including one lecturer of the language, by a third person to be elected established, the examinee foreign languages than Turkish in their science, foreign language Turkish 150-200-word is to achieve a foreign language exam covering the translation.
Associate Professor appointment
ARTICLE 19. - In order to be appointed Associate Professor; 2547 Higher Education associate professor promoted to fulfill the terms of the Law and the Turkish Armed Forces is required to be filled on the positive nature of the document for staff working in team. The military academy commanders identified open for associate professorship are announced each year by the respective force commanders to identify bidders. Force command of the nomination approved bidders are reported to the commander of a military academy. Military Academy Commander, dean, institute director chaired by relevant departments, the school from within or from outside the main science or as science from moving a committee formed consisting of three professors, each of the candidates from these boards require a written opinion on. Commander of the Military Academy, makes a recommendation to the relevant force commander to ensure the appointment stating his opinion. The appointment is made by the Command General Staff regarding the appointment of qualified forces. In proposing the appointment of Associate Professor and priority is given to military personnel. Professorship promotion and appointment
Professorship Article 20- In order to rise; 2547 Higher Education professor promoted to fulfill the requirements of the Law and the Turkish Armed Forces is required to be filled on the positive nature of the document for staff working in team. The military academy command of the detected light professorial staff are announced each year by the respective force commanders to identify bidders. to examine the situation of the applicants, the relevant command of the force; Harbor School under the direction of Commander, dean or director of the institute will be selected by a panel of five professors are formed. Three of the professors, the university will be determined by the Higher Education Council, two consists of seven people, including from the military academies. One professor of the department staff is open to them, that someone from outside the department, one prerequisite for this is that the relevant science. The result of the evaluation committee, to be submitted to the Higher Education Council opinion on the command of the force. Appointment, Board of Higher Education reported that a favorable opinion of the General Staff and also among the candidates it deems appropriate, regarding command of forces is done. In proposing the appointment to full professorship and priority is given to military personnel.
Those who received the academic title in a foreign country validity
ARTICLE 21. - Adopt titles of associate professor and professor received in foreign countries, 2547 in accordance with Article 27 of the Higher Education Act and Article 28 are determined by the Interuniversity Council. Protection of academic titles
ARTICLE 22 - The faculty academic title they have won those deprived the written provisions of this Law. assigned to another job, retire or resign or be removed from their teaching duties by Mustafa of those numbers may carry academic titles. But the professor, associate professor or assistant professor titles winners actually two years if they are to serve military academies in each title era in military academies or other military higher education institutions and other military higher education or higher education institutions in working outside, these titles can not use.
Retirement age limit ARTICLE 23 - retirement age limit of military faculty; 5434 dated 08.06.1949 and the Republic of Turkey Retirement Fund Law of the age limit of 40 th rank shown in the article. age limit of Civil faculty; 2547 Higher Education Act is the age limit specified in Article 30. General / admiral rank faculty members who have completed the waiting period, the Turkish Armed Forces Personnel Law No. 926 are evaluated according to the provisions of Article 54. With these service needs as Chief of Staff of the proposal and the decision of the Supreme Military Council; The record to be re-evaluated every year, can continue to serve up to the age limit of rank. Kadrosuzluk due to being retired generals / admirals about, the Turkish Armed Forces Personnel Law No. 926 of the Article 49 (f) of Article shall apply.
appointment and assignment out of the academy of the teaching staff
Article 24 - The academic staff of the Harbor school, regardless of the duties and titles, discipline, termination, staff, kadrosuzluk or other military needs due to respective force commanders, on the proposal of a military academy commander or directly continent except military academies, can be assigned to headquarters and agencies . Harbor assigned to faculty members outside of school, the provisions of this Act relating to the retirement age limit does not apply.
Harbor academic staff in schools; Entity, where appropriate, the state of emergency, martial law, mobilization and state of war in command of the relevant forces are deployed outside the personal rights of military academies prejudice.
Article 25 - Harp lessons are not faculty members appointed in accordance with this Law, in school or training of any class of private information and issues requiring expertise, working in their area of expertise for teaching and practice and / or recognized military or civilian persons entrusted with the work. Military instructors determination with or temporary duty, while non-teaching staff taking the opinion of the relevant department head will be appointed, war proposed by the school and related forces can be assigned to commander of the permit with empty lecturer or lecturer staff or operated on a contractual basis. Lecturers
ARTICLE 26 - A military instructor ration with or temporary officials, and civilian instructors term or permanently opinion on the proposal of the military academies of the relevant department head will be appointed, shall be appointed with the consent of the relevant force commander. At the end of the assignment period of civilian tasks assigned as an instructor term is automatically terminated. These reassignment is possible with the same method. Teaching assistants
ARTICLE 27 - War of research assistants in schools and education specialist converter of soldiers who will need help teaching as planners are appointed in accordance with the principles and procedures for the appointment of the Turkish Armed Forces. If that civilians, cadets were taking the opinion of the proposal of the department chair and the related work will force commander with the permission of the research assistants are assigned with a maximum of three years. At the end of the assignment period will automatically terminate tasks. They may be reappointed to the same procedure. Specialists, translators and also the appointment of education planners, monitored the method of appointment of a research assistant. Foreign instructors
ARTICLE 28. - The foreign lecturers to be appointed in the school Harbor; Need to show command of a military academy, the proposal of the force commander, with the approval of the General Staff of the Ministry of Interior and be taken on a favorable opinion, they are operated on a contractual basis with the approval of the Ministry of National Defense. In this way the contractual fees paid foreign instructors to run airports, and No. 2914 dated 11.10.1983 in accordance with Article 16 of the Law of Higher Education Personnel substance, under the principles determined by the Council of Ministers are determined by the Ministry of National Defense. Instructor training
ARTICLE 29 - Harbor lecturers needed by the school, the relevant force commander, expert staffing and training plans are grown in accordance with the country and abroad. CHAPTER FIVE
Operation and Control
ARTICLE 30. - The war in the form of weekly and daily working time and the teaching staff in schools; Civil Servants Law No. 657, No. 926 and No. 211 of the Turkish Armed Forces Personnel Law of the Turkish Armed Forces Internal Service Law shall apply. weekly teaching load of faculty members at least ten hours. they make their application and their lecturers, seminars and graduate studies what extent they manage the workload specified in the directive will be considered. Harbor weekly course load for lecturers and university lecturers in the school can not be less than twelve hours. weekly course load with department heads to help Dean of faculty course load is half. Dean and director of the institute for the weekly course load given from working on missions outside the teaching staff at the school is not required load requirements. appointments in public institutions
ARTICLE 31 - at the request of the relevant institutions, the positive opinion of the academy commander, in matters that needed the approval of the relevant force commander's permission, and the General Staff, faculty, on a temporary basis in public institutions and with other higher education institutions. In this regard, the Turkish Armed Forces Personnel Law No. 926 of the provisions of Article 124 are reserved. Domestic and overseas assignments
Article 32 - The Congress in the country without any runner or runners of faculty members, conferences, seminars and other scientific meetings with science and the professions related to attend other meetings, research and investigation tasks to do, is subject to the proposal of the academy command and approval of the relevant force commander. short-term will be held in the country to participate in scientific meetings, allowing commanders of military academies by giving information to the appropriate force command. approval authority from participating in similar studies abroad and commissioned by the General Staff.
runners will be given to faculty members will be deployed domestically and abroad, travel expenses and per diems are paid in accordance with the general provisions.
If appointed lecturers abroad for this purpose the provision of scholarships from foreign institutions, are considered paid leave as long as they do their duty.
Extension of time to stay in foreign countries, the proposal of the commander of a military academy, is subject to the approval of the favorable opinion of the relevant force commander and Chief of Staff.
ARTICLE 33 - The academic staff of the school Harbor, upon request; At the request of staff, commander of the military academy and positive opinion about the force commander be appointed with the approval of the other war to provide additional courses in schools or higher education institutions. Harbor schools with teaching staff in higher education institutions related to those in need, may request to coordinate directly with them while working in an institution. Higher force regarding requests for additional staff members to be made of the institutions and agencies outside the command is done by channel. Harbor appointed to the additional courses of the teaching staff in the schools approved by the relevant contracts Force Command.
In this way a military academies and other higher education institutions in the mutual teaching staff assigned to provide additional courses between 40 and Higher Education Act 2547 made additional payments pursuant to the provisions of Article 41.
Higher education institutions will be held outside of the teaching staff will be provided to give additional tuition additional tuition payment is not required for course load requirement.
ARTICLE 34. - The military academy of education and training, auditing of administrative and other related activities performed by the Chief of General Staff and force commanders. Scientific audit
Article 35 - Verification of the scientific aspects of the teaching activities carried out by the Military Academy of Scientific Supervisory Board. Scientific monitoring; supervising the scientific aspects of the teaching staff, their training, education, scientific research, publications, seminars and also covers the enforcement activities. Scientific Supervisory Board can be appointed by the Commander of the Military Academy, training, education and other activities in order to oversee compliance with the objectives and principles set out in this Act, be appointed by the commander of the force concerned.
Education, Training and Students
ARTICLE 36 - mainly school students are sources of War military school. If necessary, the relevant force commanders determined and approved by the General Staff of non-high school graduates and students who have conditions described in the regulations as they are taken to a military academy. admission of foreign students of military academies will be held in legislation or treaties would be determined by the Council of Ministers.
mainly related to the selection of foreign students in the Regulation.
Teaching at the undergraduate level
Article 37 - Education and training is done in Harbor as boarding schools. Students need to be determined in the regulations are met by the State. Harbor higher education in the schools, the objectives specified in this Act and in accordance with the main principles is regulated in the following manner: a) education and training in undergraduate school Harbor is four years. However, in case of need, with the approval of the proposal of the relevant force commander and Chief of Staff, it opened a one-year preparatory class in military academies. The cadets of the year preparatory classes and graduate education and training of five years except for health reasons, including health reasons are required to complete a maximum of six years. Harbor school students in military training, including practical lessons such as physical education are required to attend all classes. Students described in the regulations under which conditions it will forfeit the academic year. War and a state of emergency in the General Staff interrupted education and training or education and training time can be shortened. The principles and procedures to be applied after training than those who are missing education is determined by the General Staff. b) Harbor examinations in schools, evaluation and regulated in the regulations to be issued mainly to pass the class.
c) Harbor made according to the organizational structure of schools and educational needs and principles based on the diploma as it is shown in the regulation.
d) Harbor graduated from school, No. 926 Turkish Armed Forces personnel are serving lieutenant nasbedil according to Law.
Discipline and removal from school
ARTICLE 38 - Harbor grade each student received school discipline is given. Which will be deducted from the amount specified in the regulations for how the discipline not punishment. Harbor studying and learning in the school, students will be dismissed from school following circumstances;
a) in accordance with regulations to be issued in accordance with this Law shall be given to each student disciplinary note of the losers
b) Within the procedures to be specified in the Regulations, the decision in the higher disciplinary committee that they lose their rights to student characteristics,
c) Article 37 of this Law, paragraph (a) of those who do not complete their education within the specified time,
d) Those who lose their legal by a court decision,
e) report to the health councils will be given based on health status in terms of having the opportunity to continue their education academy who,
f) Introduction agreed during their transport related education qualifications or education period these qualities in varying cost.
Except those excluded from school because of health status, those issued by other reasons, are obliged to recover the costs incurred by the state for themselves with interest rates.
Harbor schools students studying from, and who is removed from school for reasons mentioned in this article No. 926 of the Turkish Armed Forces Personnel Law Article 115 in accordance with the school voluntarily releases, in no way are not addressed to other military higher education institutions and can not be employed in the Turkish Armed Forces. Dated 21.06.1927 and numbered 1111 and dated 16.06.1927 No. 1076 Military Service Law and the Reserve Officers and Reserve Military Officers Law are reserved. These students IDs to all military higher education institutions, the security authorities and the respective military branches will be notified with the decision to remove received.
Postgraduate education and training
Article 39 - The war needs and does not need the appropriate force command in schools within and Chief of Staff of the institute will be formed with the consent of the armed branches of science for the needs of the force with post-graduate education and training is done scientific research. The shape of this institute will be held in the institute of postgraduate education student selection, duration, and degree programs on the basis it is specified in the regulations to be issued.
War and state of emergency, the General Staff of interrupted education and training. The principles and procedures to be applied after training than those who are missing education is determined by the General Staff.
ARTICLE 40 schools in Harbor pay for the personal rights of soldiers from the Turkish Armed Forces Personnel Law No. 926 instructors provisions apply. However, the military instructor, No. 2914 shall be calculated Higher Education Personnel Law According to Article 12 of the university's benefit 926. The Turkish Armed Forces Personnel Law Annex 17 th paid according to the articles of the Turkish Armed Forces over which the service compensation if it is paid. Faculty members from 28/02/1982 dated 2629 Law No. benefiting from that of, the compensation paid pursuant to this Act, the Turkish Armed with Force service compensation in case of more than college grants, paid compensation according to the 2629 numbered Law. In addition, the Commander of the Military Academy, dean, institute director, deans and department heads to help No. 2914 Higher Education Personnel administrative duty allowances according to Article 13 of the Law. Harbor School administrative duties allowance will be given to the Commander, is the amount paid to the rector. Harbor personal rights of designated civilian instructor at the school, with the 2547 Higher Education Act No. 2914 issued pursuant to the provisions of Higher Education Personnel Law.
except compulsory course load to be taught weekly, harp schools in academic staff, in accordance with the principles determined by the respective force commanders, a week at most for the courses will be given up to twenty hours No. 2914 Higher Education Personnel Law of the additional tuition fees in accordance with Article 11 shall be paid.
ARTICLE 41 principles stated in this law and other matters written below is a regulation to be issued within six months by the Ministry of National Defense. a) Operating principles, daily working hours and weekly load, what they do and they are built of faculty members, what will be considered the degree course load of seminars and graduate study and manage issues related to additional courses,
b) to apply for suppression of textbooks and duplicator principles and issues related to copyright, and c) Things to scientific and technical research, investigation procedures and principles related to publication
d) Harbor to school entry requirements and registration issues related to admission requirements,
e) The selection of students to the Institute, the shape of post-graduate education and training, time, issues related to the programs,
f) principles regarding the conditions under which they will forfeit the students in that school year,
g) War in school exams, assessments and class warfare principles and pass the school made according to the needs of the organizational structure and procedures relating to education and diploma will be given based on it,
h) The military academy of war and a state of emergency in undergraduate and graduate education and training to be interrupted, shortened the candidate of the missing students complete their education and matters relating to the diplomas to be given in this case,
i) of the General Staff of the War Department and school rules and procedures for inspection by the relevant force commanders,
j) Foreign students will be implemented in the education and training methods and principles,
k) discipline students with disciplinary procedures, failure, health and other reasons, leaving the school or in the removal procedures and principles to be applied,
l) other matters related to the implementation of this Act.
Article 42- dated 04.08.1971 and numbered 1462 Harbin Schools Act is repealed. Provisional Article 1 - Harbor raising the academic career of teaching in schools staff members associate enough the council to be established for the purpose and professor until employment, academy commanders need professors to be heard and professors demand is supplied from Higher Education Institutions with the relevant force commands channel.
Provisional Article 2 - konulunca force until the regulations issued pursuant to this Act, it shall continue to apply the existing regulations are not contrary to the provisions of this Act. Article 43 - This Law shall enter into force on the date of publication. Article 44 - This Law shall be enforced by the Council of Ministers.
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