Northern Cyprus

Top Universities and Colleges in Northern Cyprus

Where do you find the best universities in the world? Well, pretty much anywhere - including Northern Cyprus! Cool, huh? In Northern Cyprus you can find plenty of top-ranked universities that take their rightful place next to some of the biggest international university names out there.

Northern Cyprus's universities, colleges, medical schools, engineering schools, and law schools are highly respected and well-known in the education and academic communities, and they continue to offer prestigious Bachelor's, Master's, and Ph.D programmes for smart, driven adventurers like you. Feel free to choose from some of the most competitive degrees in the best universities in Northern Cyprus.

Best Universities in Northern Cyprus according to International Rankings

Universities Times Higher Education Ranking (2022) Shanghai Jiao Tong University Ranking (2021) TopUniversities Ranking (2022) U.S. News & World Report Ranking (2021)
Eastern Mediterranean University 501 - - -
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University Rankings Explained

World University Rankings created by Times Higher Education takes into account the reputation of research done by universities and how often papers produced by universities were quoted around the world.

Academic Ranking of World Universities created by Shanghai Jiao Tong University focuses on the number of award-winning scientists, most cited researchers from the listed universities, and their contribution to the scientific community.

QS World University Rankings created by TopUniversities surveys a large number of academic experts about the reputation of universities and also measures the quality of teaching.

Best Global Universities Rankings created by U.S. News & World Report analyses university graduation rates and how many students remain enrolled in their second year of studies. It also surveys university representatives on the performance of universities.

Study in Northern Cyprus

Northern Cyprus is an attractive study destination, especially for students coming from Turkey, India, Pakistan, and various African countries. The education system is based on the American model and uses a similar credit-based and grade point average (GPA) system. This also means that Bachelor’s degrees last 4 years instead of 3 (like in most EU countries). Local authorities provide various scholarships for internationals; these are usually awarded based on previous academic results. There are also various English-taught programmes to choose from. In your spare time, you can discover the local traditions, habits, festivals and appreciate the importance of spending free time with family and friends. The best way to relax is to visit one of the local beaches and allow the sun and the sound of waves to take all your worries away.

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