Dogu Akdeniz Üniversitesi

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world rank  1814

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University Overview

Founded in 1979, Dogu Akdeniz Üniversitesi (Eastern Mediterranean University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Famagusta (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Northern Cyprus. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Yüksekögretim Planlama, Denetleme, Akreditasyon ve Koordinasyon Kurulu (Higher Education Planning, Evaluation, Accreditation and Coordination Council, North Cyprus), Dogu Akdeniz Üniversitesi (DAÜ) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Dogu Akdeniz Üniversitesi (DAÜ) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 39 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Cypriot higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Eastern Mediterranean University
Acronym DAÜ
Founded 1979
Motto Uluslararasi Kariyer Için
For Your International Career
Colours Blue and yellow

University Location

Address DAU, Salamis Yolu
Famagusta (population range: 10,000-49,999)
Northern Cyprus
T +90 (392) 630 1111
F +90 (392) 365 4479

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office Registrar's Office
+90 (392) 630 2010
+90 (392) 630 1111

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Dogu Akdeniz Üniversitesi's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Yüksekögretim Planlama, Denetleme, Akreditasyon ve Koordinasyon Kurulu

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • Teaching Education Quality in Tourism (TEDQUAL)
  • The National Recognition Information Centre for the United Kingdom (UK Naric)
  • Higher Education Council of Turkey


  • European University Association (EUA)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
  • Community of Mediterranean Universities (CMU)
  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018