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Top Universities in North Cyprus

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Eastern Mediterranean University / EMU www.emu.edu.tr

It is the largest and oldest public university in Northern Cyprus. It was founded in 1979 in Famagusta as the Institute of High Technologies. The university offers 139 educational programs (11 faculties and five schools) with bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees, including the faculties of architecture, business, art, mathematics, polytechnic, and tourism schools, programming departments, and others. The university also has an English Language Preparatory Faculty, a college, and a kindergarten. The main advantage of the Eastern Mediterranean University is 100% employment of its students, both in the learning process and after graduation, in Cyprus, Europe, and the USA. 

Girne American University / GAU www.gau.edu.tr

The first private higher education institution in the city of Kyrenia, founded in 1985. In addition, GAU is the first TRNC university to receive international accreditation. The university campuses are located in the USA, UK, Hong Kong, and Turkey. Education at the university is conducted based on the American education system and meets the highest international educational standards. The university has students from 74 countries in 13 faculties, including law, pedagogy, engineering and architecture, business and economics, aviation school, marine school, applied sciences, performing arts, commercial fishing, nursing, etc.

Cyprus International University / CIU www.ciu.edu.tr

The largest private university in the capital of Northern Cyprus – Nicosia, was founded in 1997. More than 12,000 students from 90 countries of the world study here. The University provides its students with professional knowledge and skills in the field of modern communication technologies and informatics and prepares qualified specialists by modern international standards. The university offers 46 educational programs (6 faculties and three higher schools) with bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degrees. CIU diplomas are recognized all over the world.

Near East University / NEU www.neu.edu.tr

Private international higher institution founded in Nicosia in 1988. More than 27 thousand students from 102 countries of the world study at the university. NEU offers 19 undergraduate faculties with 220 educational programs, five postgraduate faculties with 200 graduate and doctoral programs, four high schools, and 28 research institutes. It is the only university in North Cyprus with medical, dental, pharmacological, and medical sciences faculties.

European University of Lefke / EUL  www.eul.edu.tr

State International University, founded in 1990 by the Cyprus Science Foundation. More than 7000 students from 49 countries of the world study at the university. EUL offers 42 bachelor’s programs, 21 master’s programs, and ten doctoral programs. The University has received worldwide recognition and has developed international relations. The philosophy of EUL is «knowledge is a source of innovation», and the goal is to provide a quality education that meets all European and international standards, based on a modern material and technical base and a well-thought-out system of the educational process. This university is one of the most affordable universities in terms of tuition fees for international students.