ISM EAST CAMPUS structure
The divisions/departments of the ISM East Campus that are following allow organizing school work according to main principles and international standards of medical educational institution.
Academic Affairs Department – supervises undergraduate and postgraduate programs and guides students during their studies.
Dean Office is primarily responsible for overseeing school’s academic operation, managing students and making relevant academic decisions. It serves as a bridge between students, faculty and administration.
International Affairs Department is accountable for international communications, represents faculties’ interests in international projects and provides visa support for students.
Student Affairs Department keeps all the records (financial and academic performance related, etc.) of all ISM students and is primarily responsible for processing and issuing various academic documents to students.
The basis for organization of the educational process in the ISM is the use of credit approach. Credit-hours (credit units) are used according to the type of ECTS – the European system of credit transformation and enable to achieve several positive things at once. Because of the credit-hours technology, the transparency of the educational process is ensured.
Both teacher and student are aware of the structure of the program, which alleviates students’ better understanding of the program as a whole and its parts, their positioning and significance in the structure of learning. The credit hours system allows student to assess the quality and pace of gaining knowledge, it increases the motivation of students and their subjective satisfaction with the learning process, and also plays a significant role in professional self-determination.
The credit system has the following objectives:
1. Activation of systematic work of students, development of students’ skills of independent work; teaching increased responsibility for the quality of training;
2. Intensification of the work of teachers in improvement of the methods of teaching of students;
3. The development of a genuine partnership between a teacher and a student;
4. Obtaining an accurate and objective assessment of the level of knowledge, skills and proficiency in professional training of students.
After completion the full course of discipline, the student’s progress is assessed on a 100-point system.