Yakin Dogu Üniversitesi

country rank  6
world rank  4215

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University Overview

Founded in 1988, Yakin Dogu Üniversitesi (Near East University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Nicosia (population range of 250,000-499,999 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), Yakin Dogu Üniversitesi (NEU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Yakin Dogu Üniversitesi (NEU) 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 30 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 Near East University
Acronym NEU
Founded 1988
Motto Adada Kitali Gibi Yasamak
As to the law on the island of Kitale
Colours Claret red and white

University Location

Address Yakin Dogu Boulevard
Nicosia (population range: 250,000-499,999)
99138 Northern Cyprus
T +90 (392) 223 6464
F +90 (392) 223 6461

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 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 Near East Boulevard
Nicosia 99138
+90 (392) 680 2000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,500-1,999
Control Type Control Type Private
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 Yakin Dogu 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



  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Internationale Gesellschaft für Ingenieurpädagogik (IGIP)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
  • Joint Comission International (JCI)
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Site last updated: Tuesday, 9 October 2018