The Near East University, a cultural center that reiterates its educational heritage of 39 years with the values of today and carries them into the future… The name of the records in every field from technology to sports and the pioneer of innovation…The most preferred university of Cyprus…
The Near East University, starting its journey with the promise of “living continental on an island”, succeeded in making its name known both locally and internationally. The Near East University, which is referred with the most prestigious universities of the world, continues to exceed the borders of the country and to make its name.
Becoming a member of the European Universities Association (EUA), the International Association of Universities (IAU) within the body of UNESCO, the Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW) and the International Society for Engineering Pedagogy (IGIP), the International Medical Accreditation System (JCI-Joint Commission International) and 118 other national and international organizations, the University is taking firm steps towards its objectives.
Multicultural Structure and Cultural Component
More than 30 thousand students coming from 124 countries are sharing the values of Near East University and studying at over 220 departments and programs, varying from medicine to pharmacy, from engineering to architecture, from communication to law, affiliated to 19 faculties, 3 high schools, and 4 vocational schools. The Near East University aiming to instill a continuously developing awareness into its students, provides a large number of students benefit from various scholarship opportunities. A majority of students studying at the university, which is a multicultural centre, are placed to university through the University Entrance Exam administered by the Higher Education Council of Turkey, thus the majority of students are from Turkey.
The studies carried out by the Faculty of Engineering of Near East University are presented at the international organizations. The NEUIslanders Robotic Football Team is also one of them. The robot footballers of the Near East University are competing with the teams of universities such as Harvard and MIT in the RoboCup organization, which is one of the biggest robotic organizations of the world and called as the world cup of robotic football.
The Animal Hospital of the Near East University is also the first and only Animal Hospital of Cyprus. The quality of the Faculty of Dentistry was approved by the International Health Accreditation Agency, the Joint Comission International (JCI) with a full score and it is the first Faculty of Dentistry Hospital.