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Near East University (NEU)


  • Founder: Suat Günsel
  • Year the Near East University was founded: 1988
  • Graduate Schools: 8
  • Faculties: 20
  • Research Institutes: 28
  • Undergraduate Programs: 220
  • Postgraduate Programs: 218
  • When to Apply: Applications for admission are accepted twice a year (fall and spring semesters)
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Number of students: 26,000+
  • International students represented: 100+ countries

Memberships & Accreditations of Near East University

As of 2022, the Near East University is already a full member of many prestigious associations like:

The Near East University is also accredited by many prestigious organizations like:

  • ASIIN – Accreditation Agency for Degree Programs in Engineering, Informatics, the Natural Sciences and Mathematics.
  • FIBAA (Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation)
  • FIP – International Pharmaceutical Federation
  • ACPE – Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
  • JCI – Joint Commission International 
  • ICOGRADA – International Council of Graphic Design Associations
  • EUPRERA – European Public Relations Education and Research Association
  • ICA – International Communication Association (MEMBERSHIP COMPLETED)
  • MIAK – Architectural Accreditation Board
  • ARCON – Architects Registration Council of Nigeria 

What Will You Like to Study at Near East University – North Cyprus


Ataturk Faculty of Education

Faculty of Agriculture

Faculty of Architecture

Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Faculty of Communication

Faculty of Dentistry

Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences

Faculty of Engineering

Faculty of Fine Arts and Design

Faculty of Health Sciences

Faculty of Law

Faculty of Medicine

Faculty of Nursing

Faculty of Open and Distance Education

Faculty of Performing Arts

Faculty of Pharmacy

Faculty of Sports Sciences

Faculty of Theology

Faculty of Tourism

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

Admission requirements for universities in North Cyprus – Near East University (NEU) included is not complicated.

Please refer to our post on general admission requirements for North Cyprus universities.

To learn more North Cyprus, visit this post about North Cyprus. Also, find out why many international students choose North Cyprus.

Did you also know North Cyprus is Visa free for the majority of African countries?

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The majority of international students upon admission to NEU receive a 50% scholarship on tuition.

The university provides an amazing opportunity to receive scholarship of 75% for Tourism and Hotel management department. NEU is interested in attracting talented, proactive and active young people who are drawn to knowledge.

Blue Ocean will help you in the preparation of all documents for admission in accordance with the requirements of NEU or any other university and will assist in obtaining a scholarship for tuition were applicable.


Students of the Near East University are proud of:

The Faculty of Dentistry

This is the first and only faculty of Dentistry in North Cyprus. It is worth noting that the Dentistry Clinics at Near East University are the first JCI accredited private dentistry clinics across the world.

The Super Computer Lab

The Near East University computer lab is one of the most advanced equipped with powerful computers giving the lab a capacity to provide support to several international research and academic studies throughout the world, including the CERN project.

Near East University Grand Library

NEU has the biggest and most comprehensive library of Eastern Mediterranean region with over a million printed materials and 115 million electronic sources. This structure hosts several national and international conferences.

Teaching Hospital

The Near East University Teaching Hospital is the most advanced research and training hospital of Eastern Mediterranean region.

Faculty of Pharmacy

Again, the Faculty of Pharmacy at Near East University is the first and only faculty on pharmacy studies in North Cyprus.

Other Facilities

All students of the Near East University, are provided with all-round on campus facilities and opportunities such as sports fields, shops, restaurants, dormitories (with a capacity of 5000 people), health and fitness centers, hospitals, cafes, student clubs, radio-TV center, library, Olympic swimming pool, national and international banks, travel agencies, post office, scheduled coaches traveling between cities and airport from early morning till late night.

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