The advantages of studying in North Cyprus?

Why North Cyprus?

  • North Cyprus Universities are Internationally recognized and accepted globally.
  • Many North Cyprus Universities are better than many Universities in other parts of Europe.
  • Universities in North Cyprus are known for quality Education at International standards in English medium.
  • International Students have the opportunity to enjoy qualified faculty members at international standards.
  • Education in North Cyprus is in line with the American Credit System. Many of the lecturers are from the United States.
  • There are hundreds of courses available for undergraduate (first degree) and graduate (MSc) levels and all courses are taught in English language.
  • Affordable tuition fees ( all our students are awarded 50% scholarship. This makes the cost very moderate).
  • Moderate living expenses. The tuition fees are moderate and cheaper than most parts of Europe.
  • World class standard of Education with Excellent facilities for social, cultural and sports activities.
  • Accommodation is world class standard and available both on campus and around the city.

Great Place To Study

North Cyprus Universities for international Students.

The Island of Cyprus is home to a respectable number of international universities which have seen an incredible rise in international applicants over the past couple of years. Students from various parts of the world have been flocking to study in Cyprus because of its affordable tuition fees and quality of education. The degree programs in North Cyprus Universities are comparable to any of the top universities within Europe and other western countries, which allows students to pursue further education in countries like Canada, Australia, UK, Germany, USA, Lithuania and more.

Cyprus is the most easterly of the Mediterranean islands and the third largest in the area after Sicily and Sardinia. There are more than 88,000 university students from 135 different countries currently enrolled in 16 major universities in North Cyprus. For a quality education at affordable fees, North Cyprus is the choice that thousands of students make every year.


The educational system in the Republic of Northern Cyprus can be broadly defined in four parts:

Pre-school education, primary education, secondary education and higher education.

  • Pre-School Education: Pre-school education is provided by kindergardens and creches for the children between the ages of 3 and 6
  • Primary Education: Primary education is provided at two stages. First stage (elementary school) is designed for the 7-12 age-group which lasts for five years and is free and compulsory. Second stage (secondary-junior) lasting for three years is intended for the 13-15 age group which is again free and compulsory.
  • Secondary Education: This is designed for the 16-18 age group and has a three year programme of instruction. It is provided by high schools known as Lyceés and vocational schools. The technical and vocational schools are comprised of commercial lyceés, technical training schools, agricultural vocational school, the school of nursing and mid-wifery, and the tourism and hotel management and catering school.
  • Higher Education: In Northern Cyprus, the university education (Bachelors level) normally lasts 4 years (excepts subjects such as pharmacy, dentistry and medicine) and is provided by the following eight institutions

Higher Institutions In North Cyprus

  • Cyprus International University
  • Eastern Mediterranean University
  • European University of Lefke
  • Girne American University
  • Istanbul Technical University – North Cyprus Campus
  • Near East University
  • Middle East Technical University – North Cyprus Campus
  • University of Mediterranean Karpasia
  • Kıbrıs Sosyal Bilimler Üniversitesi
  • University of City Island
  • Cyprus American University
  • University of Kyrenia
  • Cyprus Science University


Capital: North Nicosia
Dialing code: +90
Currency: Turkish lira
Driving side: left
Population: 326,000 (2017)