Near East University is a private university located in North Cyprus. It was founded in North Nicosia in 1988. The founder of the Near East University is Dr. Suat I. Günsel, a Turkish Cypriot educationalist and entrepreneur.
The medium of instruction at the Near East University is English in most departments.The Near East University currently has 16 Faculties with 65 Departments and 3 Schools offering courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The University offers graduate programs under the guidance and coordination of the Graduate School of Social and Applied Sciences. An English Preparatory School is available for those who need to improve their English before starting to study at the specialist programs of the faculties.
The Center of Excellence is a high level research unit that initiated activity under the auspices of the Founding Rector Dr. Suat I. Günsel.With the initiative and contributions of the Founding Rector Dr. Suat I. Günsel, the Center of Excellence is designed to serve as a bridge between the projects and research centers. Center of Excellence is devoted to promote advancement, leadership and excellence in the pursuit of all areas of research through the most advanced research centers within its structure.
The mission of NEU Student Deanship Career Planning Center is to provide advising and assistance to NEU students and alumni during their career planning process by providing them with the latest high quality training, tools and resources, including:
Near East University Internal Service Unit was founded on 1st September 1991 and carried out its task with 12 employees at the beginning.
It is a culture and information access centre built with respect to world standards, including more than 150 million electronic articles, seven thousand DVDs, 17 booths for viewing films, 12 personal and group study rooms, 4 amphitheatres with a seating capacity for 1000, a 350-person theatre, a 600-person cafeteria and 600 study tables and 24 hours internet access.
All student rooms have UTP connections to NEU’s network, which provides 100 Mb free access to the Internet for academic purposes.
The health and wellness centre within the campus provides a health consultation free of charge to the students and to the academic and non-academic staff. In emergency cases, patients are transferred to the Near East Hospital at once by a fully equipped ambulance.
Perfectly composed with a superbly aesthetic design, the modern campus of NEU stirs a sense of wholeness with all its faculties, laboratories, workshops, computer centres, cultural centres, dormitories, Olympic indoor swimming pool and other social and sports centres, and moreover, the private Near East Pre-School, the private Near East Primary School and the private Near East College were carefully designed and established within the complex of NEU.
There are sports centers, open to students 7 days a week. Indoor swimming pool, basketball, volleyball, tennis courts, astro turf for football and Health and Wellness Center are in service of students.
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