Near East University

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About Near East University

Near East University (NEU) is a private international institution of higher education founded in 1988 within North Cyprus and located in the historic city of Nicosia. 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.

As of today, Near East University consists of 27,000 students from over 65 countries and has over 17 facilities,92 Departments, 5 Graduate Schools,4 Vocational Schools and 28 Research Centres which all boost of impeccable lectures with impressive qualifications and personalities to handle students from different cultural backgrounds.

"One of the biggest universities in North Cyprus with the biggest hospital in the island. It has students from all around the globe and the staff is very welcoming..." Sipho, Economics

Near East University Tuition Fees and Scholarships

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.

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% .

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 PhD 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

The figures below are approximates please click on ApplyNow to see exact specific details per program;

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  • Bachelor

    2800 /Year
    • Duration: 4 Years
    • 82 Programs Available
    • Programs in English
    • Scholarships Available
  • Master

    2500 /Year
    • Duration: 2 Years
    • 34 Programs Available
    • Programs in English
    • Scholarships Available
  • PHD

    3800 /Year
    • Duration: 3 Years
    • 17 Programs Available
    • Programs in English
    • Scholarships Available

Bachelor Programs

Why Study in Near East University

State-of-the art technology

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.

Cost Effective Tuition Fees

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.

Competent Lecturers

Near East University has a number of international lectures promoting impressive academic achievement and these academics offer quality education to its respectable students.

International Environment

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

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Accommodation in Near East University

Creating a brighter future, together

Accommodation in North Cyprus' Cyprus International University costs between 160 Euro and 280 Euro per month on-campus, however, students can find cheaper accommodation off campus.

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On Campus: Studio

Near East's on-campus accommodation has a capacity of over 4500 students. New students are given priority, however, it's important to reserve a room earlier.

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On Campus: Apartment

Near East offers fully furnished apartments with a lounge, kitchen and bathrooms.Students are allowed to cook and prepare their own meals or opt to eat in the canteen.

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Off Campus: Accomodation

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.

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Hotels & Hostels

The university has Guest Houses on and off-campus for visiting parents and friends of students.It is also close to a number of hotels nevertheless booking early is advised.

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Student Life in Near East University

Restuarents, Sports, clubbing, bars,Cinemas, Concerts and Transportation.

Canteen

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

Sport

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 facilities consists of a swimming pool, basketball court, tennis court and a football field just to name a few.

The sporting facilities are conducive for both summer and winter considering that they have an indoor arena and outdoor facilities which both open until the late hours of the night.

Transport

Near East University students and staff members can use the buses for free to travel around the city.

The University ring bus service follows three different routes between Nicosia and the CIU campus from 7:00 in the morning to 00:15 midnight.

Near East Transportation Unit also collects new students from the airport or maritime ports and transport them directly to the Near East University campus free and seamlessly.

About Lefkosa Or Nicosia

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 euros for a Durum or Kebab. Nevertheless, you can also find high class restaurants which are usually very busy during 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 which commands a respectable amount of history and interest.

The city has multiple hotels, hostels and betting houses, casinos where tourists usually spend a substantial amount of their time.

"The Near East University is just a beauty, its big and has a lot of people from different nations, the staff and lecturers are very professional"

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