Girne Amerikan Üniversitesi

country rank  8
world rank  4712

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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 large town of Kyrenia (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Northern Cyprus. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Canterbury, Hong Kong, Chisinau, Istanbul, Colombo, Washington. Officially recognized by the Yüksekögretim Planlama, Denetleme, Akreditasyon ve Koordinasyon Kurulu (Higher Education Planning, Evaluation, Accreditation and Coordination Council of North Cyprus), Girne Amerikan Üniversitesi (GAU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Cypriot 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), 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 35 years old Cypriot 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, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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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
99428 Northern Cyprus
Cyprus
Tel +90 (850) 650 2000
Fax +90 (392) 650 2061
Other locations Canterbury, Hong Kong, Chisinau, Istanbul, Colombo, Washington

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office University Drive
Girne Mersin 10
+90 (850) 650 2000

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Girne Amerikan Üniversitesi's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Yüksekögretim Planlama, Denetleme, Akreditasyon ve Koordinasyon Kurulu


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Yüksekögretim Kurulu (YÖK)
  • International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE)
  • European Council for Business Education (ECBE)
  • National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC UK)
  • Accreditation Agency for Degree Programmes in Engineering, Informatics, the Natural Sciences and Mathematics (ASIIN)


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Memberships and 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 and Training Association (IVETA)
  • European Council of International Schools (ECIS)
  • European Council for Business Education (ECBE)

Academic Structure

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