NEU is a highly competitive institution with state of the art facilities, offering education in very high standards at one of the most affordable prices in Europe or the Middle East.
The university’s tuition structure is very much fixed for the majority of its programs but varies for some other programs.
Presently at the university, all international students that have been accepted into any programs in both undergraduate and graduate levels are entitled to a 50% scholarship on their tuition for the entire duration of their programs. This provision was made to solidify the university’s position as an international hub of higher education that is open to exceptional minds from around the world.
The annual tuition fee for international students under the general scholarship plan ranges from €2,800 to €12,500 depending on the program they choose.
Near East University offers its students "all-inclusive packages" which cover tuition and fees, accommodation (4-people dormitory room), and food at the university’s cafeteria for as affordable as €4,400 per year.
For graduate programs international students pay an average of €350 per course Near East University offers 1-year master programs and 2-year graduate programs, international students pay €800 per Ph.D. course on average.
There is an additional €200 for social activities and €50 for medical insurance added to the subsidized tuition at the beginning of an academic year.
The one year Master programs offered by Near East university costs €7000 of which students can enroll throughout the year; Fall, Spring, and Summer Terms.
The fee of €7000 includes registration fee, social activity, health insurance, thesis fee, bench fee, and tax, however, students who fail to finish the program within that time period are expected to pay €1850 for every semester added.
Near East University offers its students "all-inclusive packages" which cover tuition and fees, accommodation(4-people dorms), and food for as affordable as €4,400 per year. For graduate programs, International Students pay an average of € 350 per course Near East East University offers 1 year Master programs and 2 Year programs. International Students pay € 800 per Ph.D. course on average.
The one year Master programs offered by Near East university costs €7000 of which students can enroll throughout the year; Fall, Spring, and Summer Terms. The fee €7000 includes Registration fee, social activity, health insurance, thesis fee, bench fee, and tax, however, students who fail to finish the program within that time period are expected to pay €1850 for every semester extended
As a way to market the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus, all international students are subject to a 50% scholarship except for the Medicine and Dentistry programs furthermore, the students who get impressive results consistently get further scholarships pushing their tuition fees to a mere 25%.
Foreign Students Scholarships
As a way to market the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus and to uphold the universities standards as an international university, all international students enrolled into full-time programs at the university are subject to a 50% scholarship except for the Medicine and Dentistry programs furthermore, the students who get impressive results consistently get further scholarships pushing their tuition fees to a reduced 25% only.
Students from the Republic of Turkey who got accepted into the university via the ÖSYM student selection center are eligible to full or partial scholarships from the university for the duration of their programs on the grounds that they maintain a CGPA of 2.0 out of 4.0.
This scheme also rewards excellent students without enough financial means to complete their studies, students are placed in accordance with certain requirements and can obtain a significant amount of tuition waivers at NEU.
The university rewards full-ride scholarships to students with exceptional skills in certain sports or athletic capacities. These students actively participate and represent the university is different sporting activities and enjoy the benefit of completing their studies at no added costs whatsoever.
NEU has brilliant sporting facilities and many active sports teams that have gone on to excel in different competitions both locally and internationally.
Cost of living at Near East University
130 - 28- Euro monthly
50 euro monthly
Cost of living
70 Euro monthly
Free, shuttle by NEU
About Near East University
Turkish: Yakin Doğu Üniversitesi
Situated in Lefkosa/Nicosia, North Cyprus
International Representation: Students from about 124 countries globally
Near East University (NEU) founded in 1988 is one of the major and most highly regarded educational institutions of the Asian and European region. Already gaining a well-deserved international identity,
NEU offers a world-class education along with several academic and social opportunities to around 30,000 students coming from over 124 countries globally.
Built with a steer sense of aesthetic design the modern campus of NEU comprises 19 faculties, more than 100 departments, 5 graduate, and 4 vocational schools.
NEU is the only unrivaled academic institution in Northern Cyprus to offer courses in Dentistry and Medicine, and it is the only university of the Asian and European region that provides a wide range of training and research opportunities at its hospitals both accredited by the Joint Commission International for Clinical Excellence.
In collaboration with IBM, Near East established the innovation and information technology center in 2007. Here an IBM supercomputer is processed with a 40 terabyte memory and the potential to process up to 17 trillion operations within a second.
The Near East supercomputer is one of the most powerful computers in the world that provides free services and significant contributions to scientific studies and global projects.
Every student at NEU enjoys and is enriched by all that the university offers which includes, a world-class library, an MBM supercomputer, IT, research and training vessels, an Olympic indoor swimming pool, a sports center, cultural centers, a vast number of dormitories and much more.
The university prides itself on being one of the best in institutions in Europe and statistics truly support its claim as its students have gone on to be entrepreneurs.
Taking into consideration the quality of education, its infrastructure, and affordable tuition fees, the university is able to attract a respectable number of applicants each and every semester.
All tuition fee payments to Near East University should be deposited into the accounts below and as soon as you receive the payment receipt please send it to RocApply at [email protected].
Near East University in partnership with RocApply is welcoming foreign students to apply to any of the programs available and begin the amazing journey that awaits them on campus.
Please, never give the tuition fee payment to anyone else RocApply does do not collect any tuition fee direct from any student. All students should always make sure they include the following on their payment details name and surname, passport number and the detail of payment (tuition fee, dormitory fee, etc.)
Tuition Fees in euros
Bank name :
TURKIYE IS BANKASI
Branch cod :
Account name :
NEAR EAST UNIVERSITY (053)
Account no :
TR66 0006 4000 0026 8180 040581
Tuition Fees in USD
Bank name :
TURKIYE IS BANKASI
Account name :
NEAR EAST UNIVERSITY (053)
Account no :
TR32 0006 4000 0026 8180 0404 17
Near East University Near Address:
Near East University Near East Boulevard,
Nicosia TRNC Mersin 10 - Turkey
Student resources at NEU
Every student at NEU enjoys and is enriched by a wide range of resources that the university continues to provide. There is a world-class library that is filled to capacity with educational materials, books, journals, papers, and so much more.
The library also houses a large collection of online materials and periodicals that can be accessed anywhere on the university campus.
NEU’s grand library is the largest and most comprehensive library in Cyprus and in the Eastern Meditteranean region with over 150 million electronic and 800,000 printed sources, the library does not only offer services to NEU students, educators and staff but also to the general public for 20 hours and 7 days a week.
The university also has research and training facilities for a wide range of subject areas, there are 28 research centers that continue to do groundbreaking work every year much to the admiration of the world.
Just in 2019 alone, the university put out 1,400 publications in many reputable journals and conferences.
NEU is not only committed to academic excellence alone, but the university also has measures for social development, extracurricular activities, and proactive student events or symposiums.
Near East University has organized more than a dozen international conferences and hosted over 5,000 specialists, experts, and professionals from over a hundred different countries.
There are 75 student-led clubs that cater to different student interests and movements, the university is also an international environment where different cultures are displayed and celebrated at any of the university’s cultural centers.
What makes Near East University Impressive
International Study Environment
Near East University is accredited by the Joint Commission International for Clinical Excellence and also is the only facility in the Middle East region that offers such a wide range of training and research opportunities.
NEU is expanding rapidly and garnering favorable repute on the international scene with more foreign students accepted every year.
Students come from more than 120 countries globally across Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. The campus environment is multicultural and provides an international experience that is second to none.
Competent Academic Staff
Near East University has a number of international academic members from over 30 countries, and have been trained in some of the best universities in the world.
Teachers at NEU are highly skilled and professionally trained as well to deliver top-tier education and learning to the students.
Also, lecturers and advisors have a very hands-on approach towards education, and students have access to their advisors, promoting impressive academic achievement across all its faculties.
The university is equipped with cutting-edge technological facilities and installations such as modern laboratories, modern classrooms, a state-of-the-art physical and digital library, and many other important elements that set them apart from the rest.
NEU presents students with some of the best learning opportunities that can be translated into any society in the world today. NEU also stands out as a global, qualified higher institution that operates a distinguished student-focused method of education.
Near East's Dentistry and Medicine departments offered through the Near East Hospital are the best among all universities in North Cyprus and they are recognized internationally.
The cost of education at Near East University is one of the cheapest in the region, especially for the type of standards that they offer. NEU offers quality education, the same standard of their western counterparts, at an affordable price for all students.
All international students at Near East receive scholarships that cover 50 % of their tuition fees. Similarly, full scholarships and student discounts or tuition waivers are also offered on merit to students with outstanding academic standing.
International Affiliations and Recognitions
Near East University has garnered global recognition over the years, the university has several collaborations with leading universities, institutions and organizations around the world.
Today NEU has full membership to 118 national and international organizations worldwide and has won 16 international awards for its excellence and commitment to education and research.
RocApply Services to help Near East Students
Take advantage of our seamless online application process and get into the program of your choice in Near East University. We are offering a one-stop platform for all your university applications, visa, scholarships, housing, and transportation needs in the beautiful island of North Cyprus.
Our recently launched airport pick up service is very effective and stellar, treating students to an executive reception as they arrive in their new study-abroad destination.
Students and their properties are safely transported to their university campus or any other external home arrangements. We also assist with registration, payment of other fees, and subsequent integration into their new environments.
Our bank account services are also in place to help students obtain borderless bank accounts that enables them to receive money from anywhere in the world in any currency. Contact our on-hand team of experts for all questions and inquiries.
*€ = European Euro
Why Study at Near East University
International study environement
Near East is accredited by the Joint Commission International for Clinical Excellence and also are the only facilities in the Middle East region that offer such a wide range of training and research opportunities
ear East University has a number of international lectures promoting impressive academic achievement and these academics offer quality education to its respectable students.
Near East's Dentistry and Medicine departments offered through the Near East Hospital are the best among all universities in North Cyprus and they are recognised internationally.
All international students at Near East receive scholarships that cover 50 % of their tuition fees.100% scholarships are also offered on merit to students with outstanding academic achievement.
Accommodation Near East University
On Campus Accomodation at Near East University
NEU has a vast number of dormitories on campus that can accommodate over 5,000 local and international students.
The university student services have special priorities for international students, however, we carry out all the necessary arrangements for our students prior to their arrival into the country.
Accommodation in North Cyprus' Near East University costs between €160 and €280 per month on campus, however, students can find cheaper accommodation off-campus.
NEU’s on-campus accommodation has a capacity of over 5,000 students and more dormitories are constructed annually for the growing number of students every year.
New students are given priority, however, it's important to reserve a room earlier. Near East offers fully furnished apartments with a lounge, kitchen, and bathrooms with utilities such as heating, wireless internet, and a student lounge for relaxation.
Students are allowed to cook and prepare their own meals or opt to eat at any of the canteens or cafeterias across the campus.
With high priority for our students, we ensure that they get standard student housing tailored to their needs and their budget.
Our accommodation partners are littered across the city of Lefkosa offering premium housing and facilities for our students.
Sports at Near East University
Near East University is the most active in sporting activities among all universities in North Cyprus and it has an impressive sports infrastructure to support its activities.
The university has a sports center that hosts a great number of facilities like an Olympic indoor swimming pool, basketball court, tennis court and a football field amongst others.
There is also an indoor gym that is modern and environmentally-friendly, students can exercise, build muscles, and train at this gym facility which also has space for other exercise-based activities like yoga, zumba, and aerobics.
The sporting facilities at NEU are conducive for both summer and winter seasons considering that they have an indoor arena and outdoor facilities which both open until the late hours of the night.
Food at Near East University
There are numerous cafeterias and restaurants on campus offering worldwide cuisines. Near East University campus canteen offers different meals 3 times a day, breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
The dishes include but are not limited to meat, rice, pasta, potatoes, and vegetarian meals. Students are offered different options for the canteen meals, for example, a yearly fee for all meals or a pay per meal basis.
Within the university campus, there are multiple fast-food restaurants where students can enjoy different dishes both local and international.
Also, there is a huge supermarket on campus with all the grocery items students might need, all sold at subsidized student prices.
Branches of local and international banks, a launderette, a bookstore, a post office, and much more are also located on campus.
Transportation at Near East University
The university offers free shuttle services between the city center and the campus on both weekdays and weekends.
The shuttle service travels through various stops en route to the city center. Furthermore, free bus service is available from the airport for all new students of the university arriving in Northern Cyprus.
Near East University students and staff members can use the buses for free to travel around the city.
The University ring bus service follows four different routes between Nicosia/Lefkosa and the main campus from 7:00 in the morning up until midnight.
The oldest and yet biggest city in North Cyprus, its home to about 100 000 people of which a substantial percentage of them are students both local and international.
Lefkosa is culturally rich and full of life. It hosts a number of art and music festivals on a regular basis.
Sports arenas or facilities are easily accessible and it's frequent that students get together and play team sports.
The city also has the country´s biggest flea market where people can buy traditional food, clothes, accessories, art, and more at very affordable prices. The market is situated on the border between North and South Cyprus.
The city is pretty much resourceful with money exchange shops, designer shops, banks, hospitals, MoneyGram, western union, travel agents, and more.
The are plenty of traditional Turkish restaurants in the city as well as Kebab places which usually charge around €2 for a popular meal like “tavuk durum” or “kebab”.
Nevertheless, you can also find high-class restaurants which are usually very busy during the summer. The city also boasts of impressive cinemas of which one of them is newly built with 3D capabilities.
The cinemas usually charge less for students provided they bring their student cards. From the city of Lefkosia, you can travel to anywhere around Cyprus since the transport network revolves around the city.
In terms of touristic activities, there are a number of ancient buildings that command a respectable amount of history and interest.
The city has multiple hotels, bars, pubs, and betting houses, casinos where tourists usually spend a substantial amount of their time.