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EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN UNIVERSITY
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 77 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 in
2014 Webometrics Rankings of World Universities . The university was also ranked 440th among 5,500
universities located within the EU countries. Additionally, in 2014 URAP evaluations, EMU took its well-deserved
place within the best 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. EMU is only one of five
universities in the region to have been awarded the prestigious
ABET (Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology) 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 of FIBAA. Education Faculty English Language Teaching (ELT) Department
was accredited by AQAS. Additionally, EMU School of Tourism and Hospitality Management gained the
accreditation of TEDQUAL 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
EMU Provides Education for an “International Career”
With its highly developed infrastructure, prominent academic staff members,
20,000 students from 106 and 1,100 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.
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 7500
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.
Spring Term 2015 - 2016