Why emu?

About EMU

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 has been offering quality education through 100 undergraduate and school programs and 81 postgraduate and doctoral degree programs provided by 11 faculties, 5 schools and Foreign Languages and English Preparatory School.

Listed Among the Best Universities in the World

United Kingdom based higher education ranking board Times Higher Education (THE) has announced its 2017-2018 Academic Year World University Rankings. On the list that features 1100 universities from 79 different countries the Eastern Mediterranean University is the only university from the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC). With this achievement, EMU furthers its success from the 2016-2017 Academic Year World University Rankings.

 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 AACSBalong with only three universities in Turkey.

For International Career


The advanced infrastructure, qualified teaching staff, 20,000 students from 106 countries of the world, over 1,100 teaching staff from 35 countries, English language training programs, second and third foreign language learning opportunities, student exchange programs, rich sports, social and cultural activities With its international accreditations, international teaching environment and a worldwide award, Eastern Mediterranean University educates its students as creative, entrepreneurial, globally competitive young people and trains them for international careers.

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 Office.

Special Purpose Research Center


In EMU, there are more than 30 special purpose Research Centers beside the Health Center, which has fully equipped private ambulance that 9 specialist doctors serve. Some of these are direct service units. Counseling and Research Center for Psychological Counseling and Career Research Center for Graduates are centers where all students who are established and wish to meet the needs of EMU students are available.

Unlimited Accomodation Oppurtunities

While 7500 students are accommodated in modern dormitories in the campus, the students are renting housing for students who want to live in the city.

Schorlaship Oppurtunities

Scholarships and discounts for students who are placed on scholarship and discounted tuition in EMU continue unconditionally during normal education!

  • ÖSYM Schorlarship (%100, %50 ve %25) 
  • Preferential scholarship (1. First preference %50; Second Preference %25)
  • Encouragement Grant (initial 2,000 to 2,001 – 5,000 )
  • Occupational Schorlarship (%20 for educators, Children of health Workers )
  •  Schorlarship for Spouses and Children of TSK Members
  •  Tuition Fee Schorlarship for Gazi Children
  • High School First Schorlarship
  • Sucessful Sportsman Schorlarship
  • High Honor Schorlarship
  • Siblings Schorlarship
  • Sport Discount

Double Major and Minor Practices

While EMU gives students a chance to specialize in the field, they also offer opportunities to improve themselves in other areas. Students who are enrolled in EMU programs may benefit from double major and minor applications if they wish and fulfill the necessary conditions.

Student Exchange Programs

The university has a cooperation agreement with more than 200 universities around the world. There is a student exchange program with reputable Higher Education Institutions in all countries of the world with the aim of allowing students to study in different environments in the globalizing world. Students are entitled to study for one semester / one academic year at the universities to which the university is contracted within the framework of the Student Exchange Program. For example, students in the United States have the opportunity to study in exchange programs at universities such as Central Connecticut State University, Long Beach State University, San Diego State University and Louisiana State University, where they can transfer their credits to their education in the DAU.

International Joint Programs (Dual Diploma)

Eastern Mediterranean University's T.C. The International Joint Medical Program (3 + 3) co-operated with Marmara University.