Near East University

About the university

Establishment date :  1988
City :  Cyprus
Type of university : Private
Language of study : English – TURKISH

About the university:

The Near East University was established in 1988 in Nicosia , the capital of Northern Cyprus, as an institution of higher education that provides a world-class education by adopting the training and practice principle on which it has developed its educational programs.
Near East University was able to develop itself in record time and highlight its educational power in the world, to be ranked by the Times World University Rankings Agency for 2021 as 30th in the world and 2nd at the level of Turkish universities and first in Northern Cyprus, in addition to that it obtained the most important International accreditations and became an important member of 118 local and international organizations, which made it a destination for thousands of students from all over the world.

Mission and vision of the university:

Near East University aims to raise the educational level in the country by training individuals to assume responsibility and free thinking in analyzing problems and finding innovative solutions, taking into account their professional values ​​in order to provide qualified learners with the highest level of skills and experience.


Near East University has established a contemporary university campus that includes the latest educational and training facilities from centers and laboratories equipped with modern and advanced equipment and equipment. It has also enriched its campus with all the means that make student life in it lively and rich with recreational and cultural activities. It provided a university library, which is the largest in Turkish Cyprus, a car museum, restaurants and cafeterias. And wide green spaces to carry out the activities offered by the university. In addition, it has provided markets, banks, post offices and a mosque in order to make it easier for the student to adapt to life on campus and give him a rare educational opportunity.

Quick information about Near East University:

  • Near East University includes 20 colleges, including (Faculty of Medicine, College of Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy, College of Law, College of Engineering, College of Communication) divided into 220 bachelor and associate degree programs, and it has 8 institutes for postgraduate studies in which 218 master’s and doctoral programs are taught in addition to To 3 institutes, 4 vocational schools and 3 schools.
    The Near East University receives thousands of students from all over the world, reaching 30,000 students from 118 countries, meaning that life in them will be multicultural.
    Its research structure consists of 28 diverse centers for scientific research through which students are trained and refined their knowledge using the latest technological techniques and a strong training method.
    The student at the Near East University is allowed to express his opinions and hobbies through cultural and recreational events and activities that are held through 18 diverse student clubs.

Advantages of studying at Near East University:

  • English is the primary language of instruction at the Near East University, with programs in Turkish available.
    The Near East University enjoys owning the largest library in Turkish Cyprus, as it is separated by a private building with an area of ​​15,000 square meters, with a total book capacity of 10 million printed books, 150,000 electronic magazines, 700 DVDs, 12 study rooms, a huge theater and 4 auditoriums.
    Near East University owns 3 training hospitals for various medical specialties, through which students are informed about the real life of their specialties and trained to practice treatment under the supervision of its medical staff.
    Near East University has cooperation agreements with 51 Turkish universities, including Okan Private University, Istanbul University, Çukurova University and Yildiz Technical University.
    The university helps its students achieve their dreams and obtain the job opportunities they desire through its employment center, which provides training services and sets plans to ensure that he gets a job opportunity that suits him.
    The student can study two university majors by enrolling in the dual or minor programs offered by the university.
    Near East University is an official member of the Erasmus International Student Exchange Program, through which it contracts with the best universities in 18 countries, through which it provides high-level training for all medical departments and other specialties in the United States of America and Canada.

Near East University Hospitals:

  • Human Medicine Hospital.
    Dental Hospital.
    Veterinary Hospital.

Some research centers at Near East University:

  • Experimental Animal Research Center.
    IVF Center.
    Kidney dialysis center.
    Cyprus Studies Centre.
    Counseling and Psychological Research Center.

student housing:

  • At the Near East University, there is the opportunity to live in its student dormitories for both males and females, with different types and capacities of rooms, as it has been keen to prepare student housing that meets their requirements in terms of furniture, central heating, air conditioning, a permanent internet connection, in addition to educational and recreational facilities.

You can find out more information, details, grants and offers by contacting Mekki Study.

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