the Medical Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology course at Near East University will provide the required background information needed in order to communicate with clinical technicians and to help them with diagnosis and treatment follow-ups.

You can choose a programme with or without theses.

Topics discussed in this course

  • Microorganism structures, production, abilities to cause illness and their control techniques will be studied
  • Teaching diagnostic microbiology, equipments, and methods used in a clinical microbiology laboratory
  • Characteristics of bacteia pathogenic to human, their mechanism to cause sickness, the diseases they cause and their isolation from clinical samples.
  • Enough information on how to isolate parasites from clinical samples, diseases they cause, their identification and in clincal samples and type discrimination.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • General Microbiology
  • Clinical Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Medical Bacteriology
  • Medical Virology
  • Medical Micology
  • Medical Parasitology
  • Antibiotics and Disinfectants

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
    • Duration description
      • Master program with thesis - 2 years
      • Master program without thesis - 1 year and 1 semester ( each semester 6 months)
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Graduating from a MSc, MA or MBA level Master’s program (Min. CGPA 3.00)
  • English Proficiency: TOEFL and other Qualifications may be considered.
  • Turkish Proficiency (Required only for foreign students applying to Departments whereby the language of instruction is Turkish. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 300 EUR per year and a duration of 18 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

International Students pay € 300/course + 5% VAT. (with 33% scholarship)

Living costs for Mersin

  • 1360 - 1850 TRY/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


  • The information at the bottom of the Conditional Acceptance Letter is very important and must be read through.  
  • The remaining tuition fee part not covered by the scholarship, 5% VAT, bench fee and thesis fees will be financed by the applicant. The Foundation Courses or Preparatory Programs (if required to take) will not be covered by the scholarship.
  • The scholarship for master studies is only valid for 2 years. The student should exceed this duration, they are obliged to pay the necessary fees.
  • The scholarship result covers only tuition fees of Master courses.

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