Eastern Mediterranean UniversityFamagusta , Cyprus
Having been providing higher education in TRNC since 1979 with all programs accredited by the Turkish Higher Education Council (YK).
- M.Sc. Banking And Finance
- B.Sc. Banking And Finance
- B.Sc. International Relations
- B.Arch. Architecture
- B.A. International Trade and Business
- B.Sc. Management Information System
- B.Eng. Mechanical Engineering
- M.A. Visual Art and Visual Communication Design
- B.A. Visual Art and Visual Communication Design
- B.Sc. Tourism and Hospitality Management
- M.Sc. Tourism Management
- B.Sc. Software Engineering
- M.Sc. Architecture
- B.Sc. Recreation Management
- B.A. Radio-Tv and Film Studies
- B. Pharm. Pharmacy
- Pharm. D Pharmacy
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EMU is The Only State University
Having been providing higher education in TRNC since 1979 with all programs accredited by the Turkish Higher Education Council (YÖK), Eastern Mediterranean University is the only state university in TRNC.
With the inauguration of the newly established Medicine Faculty during the 2012-2013 Academic Year, EMU has been offering quality education through 95 undergraduate and school programs and 73 postgraduate and doctoral degree programs provided by 11 faculties, 5 schools and Foreign Languages and English Preparatory School.
EMU is among the Best Universities of the World
Eastern Mediterranean University was ranked within the best 5% universities among 25,000 world universities. The university was also placed within the first 7% of 5500 European Universities which were included in the rankings. Additionally, in 2013 URAP evaluations, EMU took its well-deserved place within the first 2,000 universities of the world.
EMU Offers Education at International Standards
EMU is a full member of the International Association of Universities, the European University Association, Community of Mediterranean Universities and the Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World. Giving special importance to international recognition, EMU has received the accreditation of various prominent international accrediting bodies. Along with 5 universities in Turkey, all departments of EMU Engineering Faculty have been granted the accreditation of ABET, the most prestigious accreditation board in the field of engineering.
Similarly, EMU Architecture Faculty holds the MİAK accreditation. Business and Economics Faculty, Tourism Faculty and School of Computing and Technology have been granted the accreditation ofFIBAA. Education Faculty English Language Teaching (ELT) Department was accredited by AQAS. Additionally, EMU School of Tourism and Hospitality Management gained the accreditation ofTEDQUAL and the Computer Technologies and Information Systems offered by School of Computing and Technology (SCT) successfully passed ASIIN accreditation process. EMU Foreign Languages and English Preparatory School has successfully obtained EDEXCEL accreditation. Last but not least, our University’s Business and Economics Faculty is a full member of EFMD and AACSB along with only three universities in Turkey.
EMU Provides Education for an “International Career
With its highly developed infrastructure, prominent academic staff members, 16,000 students from 85 and 1,000 academics from 35 different countries, quality programs in English, the opportunity of learning a second foreign language, student exchange programs, rich sports, social and cultural activity opportunities, international accreditations, an international teaching context, and a diploma recognised throughout the world, EMU prepares its students for their international careers by educating them in becoming creative and competitive individuals with entrepreneurial skills.
Paid Military Service
The right of paid-military service will still be valid for those leaving England and entering the TRNC for study purposes on the condition that they provide relevant proof to the TRNC Military Office (Asal Şube) within 90 days upon their entrance to the country. The applications may also be submitted to the TRNC Representative Offices abroad.
EMU Offers High Quality and Rich Campus Life
Students of EMU benefit from a wide variety of sports facilities. A modern stadium with a capacity of 5,000 seats, tartan athletics track, cardio center, spinning and TRX halls and an open area of 66,500 m2 for sports and closed sports complex with a capacity of 3,500 seats are only some of the facilities from which students can benefit.
EMU offers a colorful and high quality campus life enriched by numerous social and cultural activities organised by more than 50 student clubs and international student associations operating under the International Center.
Special Centers Serving Students
EMU has a fully equipped Health Center with 13 specialist doctors and a private ambulance. As well as the Health Center, there are over 30 research centers some of which directly provide services for students. Students can directly benefit from the services of the Center for Psychological Counseling, Guidance and Research (PDRAM) and the Center for Graduate Communications and Career Research.
Unlimited Accommodation Opportunities
Modern on-campus dormitories provide residential facilities for 6,000 students. The University also rents houses/flats on behalf of students who wish to live in the city.
Double Major and Minor Program Applications
While giving the students a chance to gain expertise in a specific field, EMU also provides opportunities for developing oneself in other areas. Students registered to EMU programs may benefit from double major and minor program applications if they meet the required conditions.
Student Exchange Program Opportunities
With the aim of giving the students a chance to have an educational experience in different institutions, EMU has settled numerous student exchange program collaborations with prominent institutions throughout the world. Students who choose to take part in these student exchange programs are offered the opportunity of studying in a host institution for a semester and transferring the credits gained in these institutions back to EMU. Some of the institutions Eastern Mediterranean University has settled student exchange collaborations are with Central Connecticut State University, California Long Beach State University, San Diego State University and Louisiana State University in the USA.
EMU is pleased to offer a complete education experience on a magnificent campus, with a modern library, modern classrooms, computer laboratories with highly efficient computer and internet connections, research labs, research centers, dormitories, student activity center, student clubs, sport complexes, cafeterias and restaurants. Two table d’hot´e restaurants in campus offer 4 different meals for lunch and dinner at a discount price to students. The campus also offers bookstore, health center, Psycological Guidance And Reserach Center, post office, local banks and ATMs (i.e. HSBC), laundry services, Internet cafes, etc.
Life at EMU is fun. Students have the opportunity to participate in a variety of extracurricular activities and may join a broad range of social and cultural events in the university. There are numerous student clubs and societies at EMU for a wide range of activities including tennis, basketball, volleyball, football, handball, cricket, climbing, chess, ceramics, journalism, art, science and culture, literature, folklore, drama and animation, music, cinema, photography and many more. Also, every year EMU organizes a week-long International ‘Spring Festival’ which includes all kinds of social, cultural and sport activities. Moreover, the student cinema club holds film shows every week. The EMU Radio and TV station is run by students, and broadcasts musical and cultural programs.
Mission and Vision
The Mission Statement
To offer contemporary, sustainable and quality education at international standards, conduct research, contribute to the needs of the society, meet the needs of all stakeholders and graduate students in a multicultural environment having international knowledge and competences.
The Vision Statement
To become a preferred, participating, autonomous university open to change and development, producing science and technology and serving as a model with its multicultural diversity.
The Objectives and Principles
Our aim is to take EMU further ahead as the leading academic institution in the Middle East, North Africa and Eastern Mediterranean. The objectives and principles of EMU while proceeding in this direction are as follows:
To train the students in becoming honest, innovative and professionally responsible individuals with distinct personalities who are capable of critical thinking and able to contribute to the society on scientific matters.
To develop cultural diversity, intercultural competence, and empathy within the University and in the society;
To contribute to the welfare of the society and peace in the region and the world;
To assume a pioneering role in the economic, social and cultural development of the country by giving highest priority to quality in areas of academic freedom, education and research;
To become a democratic, transparent and autonomous institution;
To present certification programs more efficiently and in a more widespread manner to the society and institutions by means of continuous education or distance education;
To formulate university-community collaboration by pulling the attention of the entire community through activities like conferences, seminars, working groups and the like;
To prepare scientific research and developmental projects by considering the primary needs of the society and the country from the standpoint of development and growth;
To attach significance to collaboration of university-industry-institution-organization in scientific and technological research activities;
To accelerate the scientific and technological innovations and developments.
Visa & Travelling
Visa and Travel Procedures
Students/ visitors can get to Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) by air or sea travel. All flights to Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) are connected through Turkey. This means even the final destination is TRNC all flights first stop at Turkey. There are regular flights from the major cities in Turkey (Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir, Adana, Antalya) to TRNC that only take between 75 to 45 minutes journey time. Ercan International Airport is a 30 minute drive to campus. It is also possible to reach Gazimagusa or Girne (in TRNC) via ferries from Mersin and Antalya Harbours (in Turkey).
Visa applications should be done either to TRNC Representative Office (http://www.trncinfo.com) or to Turkish Embassy / Consulate (http://www.mfa.gov.tr) in your country. The tuition fee stated on the acceptance letter has to be paid first before applying for the visa. A copy of the payment bank decont should be submitted to the Registrar’s Office for a confirmation of your acceptance to be sent to the Turkish / TRNC Embassy in your country.
Residence permit for the first time necessary documents:
- Student Certificate
- Immigration Fees: For 1 Year 86 TL
- Original Health Reports: For Newly Registered Students (blood tests and Lung X-Ray)
- Original Passport and photocopy of the relevant pages. (First Page (with photo), the page that show expiring date, information page)
- Brand Stamp valued 9.00 TL
- 1 Passport size photograph
- Dormitory record sheet (which is living in dormitory)
If your health reports are incomplete or you do not have any, then the local governor will send you to the state hospital for medical tests. It may take 5-6 days to get the results. For Turkish Students who come from Turkey, medical reports need to be taken Turkish state hospital.
Residence Permit Renewal Procedures
Apart from health report and photograph, all other documents should be submitted to Students Services Office in person for the renewal. If all the required documents are ready, the residence permit can be immediately.