Akdeniz Karpaz Üniversitesi

country rank  21
world rank  10184

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University Overview

Founded in 2012, Akdeniz Karpaz Üniversitesi (University of Mediterranean Karpasia) is a for-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 YÖK - Yüksekögretim Kurulu (YÖK - Council of Higher Education), Akdeniz Karpaz Üniversitesi (UMK) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: under-250 students) coeducational higher education institution. Akdeniz Karpaz Üniversitesi (UMK) 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 7 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Mediterranean Karpasia
Acronym UMK
Founded 2012
Motto Ipsa Scientia Potestas Est
Knowledge itself is power
Colours Dark blue and gold

University Location

Address Sht. Mustafa Ruso Cad. No 79 K.Kaymakli / Lefkosa / KKTC
Nicosia (population range: 250,000-499,999)
Mersin10 Northern Cyprus
T +90 (392) 227 3368
F +90 (392) 229 3104

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

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 Not reported
Admission Office AKUN LEFKOSA KENT KAMPUSU, Sht.Mustafa Ruso Cad. No 79 K.Kaymakli / Lefkosa / KKTC
Nicosia Mersin 10

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment under-250
Academic Staff under-50
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

YÖK - Yüksekögretim Kurulu

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019