8 teams, each plays the others 4 times - twice at home and twice away - for a total of 28 games each, over 28 game weeks.
3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss.
1. points won; 2. play-off (only for deciding the champion); 3. games won; 4. points in head-to-head matches; 5. games won in hth matches; 6. goal difference in hth matches; 7. goals scored in hth matches; 8. away goals in hth matches; 9. total goal difference; 10. total goals scored.
Qualification for European competitions:
1 place: 2016/2017 UEFA Champions League qualifiers
2-3 place: 2016/2017 UEFA Europa league qualifiers
4 place: possible 2016/2017 UEFA Europa League qualifiers (depends on Cup outcome)
Relegation from the league:
8 place: relegated to 2016/2017 First League
Promotion to the league:
1 team from 2016/2017 First League
Changes from last season:
no teams relegated to First League
no teams promoted from First League
* - no relegation/promotion as none of the teams in First League is eligible for promotion.