Girne Amerikan Üniversitesi

country rank  7
world rank  5180

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University Overview

Founded in 1985, Girne Amerikan Üniversitesi (Girne American University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Kyrenia (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), Girne Amerikan Üniversitesi (GAU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Girne Amerikan Üniversitesi (GAU) 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 33 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Cypriot higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. GAU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Name Girne American University
Acronym GAU
Founded 1985
Motto Discendo Vivimus
Vision for the Future
Colours Red, navy and white

University Location

Address University Drive, PO Box 5
Kyrenia (population range: 10,000-49,999)
99428 Northern Cyprus
Cyprus
T +90 (392) 650 2000
F +90 (392) 650 2061

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 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 students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office University Drive
Girne Mersin 10
+90 (392) 650 2000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 500-599
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Girne Amerikan 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 Not reported

Accreditation

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


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • YÖK - Yüksekögretim Kurulu (Council of Higher Education)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
  • European Council for Business Education (ECBE)
  • National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC UK)
  • Accreditation Ag

Affiliations

  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • Eurhodip
  • Erasmus Student Network (ESN)
  • International Vocational Education

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018