Eastern Mediterranean University

Ostmediterrane Universität

Eastern Mediterranean University

Number of students
1200€ - 9100€
Semester Tuition Fees
Ø monthly cost of living
Scholarships available
February 11, August 31
Application Deadline
Student - staff ratio
Nations represented

Offered Programs

EMU has over 11 faculties with diversified programs.

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Application Requirements for Bachelors:

  • A-Level Certificate
  • Bachelor's Degree

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Application Requirements for Phds:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

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Application Requirements for Masters:

  • A-Level Certificate
  • Bachelor's Degree

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Tuition and Scholarships at Eastern Mediterranean University

All international students at Eastern Mediterranean University receive a scholarship that covers 50 % of their tuition fees (excluding the Medicine and Pharmacy programs which offer scholarships based on merit). 100% scholarships are also offered to students who get impressive results on a consistent basis.

Other scholarships available at EMU include but are not limited to Sports Grant, Students Assistantship, Research Assistant Scholarship and Tuition Fee Discounts for Siblings.

Cost of living at Eastern Mediterranean University

180 - 250 Euro / month
65 Euro / month
Cost of living
75 Euro / month
Free, the University offers shuttles

About Eastern Mediterranean University

Eastern Mediterranean University

Eastern Mediterranean University also referred to as EMU is the biggest state international university in Northern Cyprus. The University has over 22 000 students from 110 different countries and more than 1,000 academic staff from around the world.

Eastern Mediterian university is located nearby the beach in a beautiful city of Famagusta, hence offers the students an amazing environment to wind down.

The university is highly committed to maintaining as well as developing international standards of excellence in both teaching and research at undergraduate and graduate level within in North Cyprus. It is expected that EMU will continue to keep up with the trends in education just like other respective universities globally.

Why Study at Eastern Mediterranean University

International study environment

EMU is a full member of the International Association of Universities, the European University Association and Community of Mediterranean Universities.

Affordable Education

All international students at EMU receive scholarships that cover 50 % of their tuition fees.100% scholarships are also offered on merit to students with outstanding academic achievement.

Modern Infrastructure

Eastern Mediterranean University is the largest state university in the whole of North Cyprus and offers a highly developed infrastructure to supplement its outstanding academic staff members.

Competent Lecturers

Eastern Mediterranean University has more than 80 academics from 13 different countries who are offering quality education to its respectable students.


On Campus Accomodation at Eastern Mediterranean University

Accommodation in North Cyprus' Eastern Mediterranean University costs between 160 Euro and 280 Euro per month on-campus, however, students can find cheaper accommodation off campus.EMU's has 15 on-campus dormitory complexes and can accommodate over 7500 students.

New students are given priority, however, it's important to reserve a room earlier. EMU offers fully furnished apartments with a lounge, kitchen, bathroom, toilet and a balcony. Students are allowed to cook and prepare their own meals or opt to eat in the canteen.

Off Campus Accomodation at Eastern Mediterranean University

Off-Campus accommodation prices and conditions vary depending on the what the student is specifically looking for.It is important to consult before paying for off-campus accommodation.

The university is close to a number of 5-star hotels, and cheap hostels which is very convenient for the visiting student's family or friends nevertheless booking early is advised.

Sports at Eastern Mediterranean University

EMU has an impressive sports infrastructure which includes but not limited to a swimming pool, basketball court, tennis court and running track. The students use sports facilities for the gym but the city also provides various options for the students who stay off-campus.

The sports facilities are open until the late hours of the night, giving students a chance to wind down after long days in class. There are possibilities to join teams or simply form clubs and compete against other clubs or other universities around North Cyprus.

Food at Eastern Mediterranean University

Eastern Mediterranean 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 restaurants where students can enjoy different dishes and also there is a huge supermarket.

Transportation at Eastern Mediterranean University

Eastern Mediterranean University students and staff members can use the buses for free to travel around the city. The University bus travels through different routes around Famagusta stopping in all the bus stops to pick up students.

The shuttle service starts at 7:00 in the morning to 00:15 midnight. EMU Transportation Unit also collects new students from the airport or maritime ports and transport them directly to the EMU campus free and seamlessly.

about Gazimagusa/Famagusta

Magusa, Gazimagusa or Famagusta, its home to more than 40 00 people with impressive cultural treasures for tourists to enjoy. Primarily a student city and boasts of having the oldest state university in North Cyprus.

Gyms and other sports facilities are easily accessible from any part of the city even during mid-night. Its surrounded by impressive hotels and a number of amazing beaches with incredible water sports facilities.

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