Middle East Technical University Northern Cyprus Campus is the first overseas campus of a Turkish university, and was founded in accordance with an invitation conveyed to METU by the governments of Republic of Turkey and Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus in the year 2000 and the foundation law adopted in the year 2003. 

Top reasons to study here

  • Reason 1Middle East Technical University, Northern Cyprus Campus is opposed to dogmatic thought and ideas, under the principle of the scientific approach.
  • Middle East Technical University, Northern Cyprus Campus encourages lifelong education for its own staff, graduates, and people from all walks of life, and prov
  • Middle East Technical University, Northern Cyprus Campus aims to continue performing its functions in order to benefit every sector of society and remain in con

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About

History

Middle East Technical University is founded under the name of "Orta Dogu Yüksek Teknoloji Enstitüsü" (Middle East High Technology Institute) on November 15th, 1956 to contribute to the development of Turkey and Middle East countries and especially to train people so as to create a skilled workforce in the fields of natural and social sciences.

Education

The mission of Middle East Technical University, Northern Cyprus Campus is to lead social advancement at local, regional and global dimensions by providing education and carrying out research of universal standards in a multicultural environment following an approach that fosters innovation, entrepreneurship, and sustainability.

Research

Middle East Technical University (METU) is one of the leading research universities in Turkey The overall volume of grants awarded to METU is the highest among the Turkish Universities, and research accounts for over 35% of the total income. METU has had the greatest share of the national research funds made available by the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBITAK) in the last five years, and it is the premier university of Turkey in terms of the number and volume of the EU Framework Programme (FP) projects.

University Ranking

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Services

Student services

The Culture and Convention Center (CCC) provides a venue for social, cultural and academic activities serving the METU NCC community as well as the local community.

Having an aesthetically and functionally perfect architecture and infrastructure, the CCC houses four state-of-the-art amphitheaters; one with 522, another with 210 and the other with 109 seats. Furthermore, with a total of 5791 m2 of meeting space, CCC accommodates 7 seminar rooms (four with 20 seats, three with 60 seats), one smart class, five simultaneous translation rooms, a small and a big hall, café, canteen and a lobby.

Housing services

METU Northern Cyprus Campus dormitories are furnished with state of the art technology, offering students a safe, comfortable and well-cared environment. There are pathways for wheelchairs and Dormitory I is convenient for the accommodation of the physically disabled. 

Library services

The library has a collection of 39.000 books, and the library users are able to access (METU Ankara) Main libraries' all electronic resources through the internet, which consists of 43.070 electronic journals, 265.930 e-books through 162 online databases on the campus. 

ICT services

The use of Middle East Technical University, Northern Cyprus Campus IT Resources in ways precisely related with such missions of the University as instruction, education, research activities, providing social service and with such administrative/managerial activities are defined as "Primary Use".

Medical services

METU NCC Health Service is committed to the concept of wellness. Our staff includes a full-time a Head Doctor, a Consultant, a General Practitioner, a part time Psychiatrist and 5 nurses.

At present METU NCC Health Center is providing Primary Care and Urgent Care to the university community which preventive health care and counseling services also commence.

Student Life

Campus life

  • Middle East Technical University Northern Cyprus Campus is the first overseas campus of a Turkish university, and was founded in accordance with an invitation conveyed to METU by the governments of Republic of Turkey and Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus in the year 2000 and the foundation law adopted in the year 2003.
  • Northern Cyprus Campus is attached to Middle East Technical University in all academic and administrative matters, and operates under the same educational standards and policies applied at its home campus.

Sports facilities

In our modern sports facilities we will provide our participants with:

Information related with recreation and scientific sports management, Sports events, tournaments, and services required for physical activities.

Our vision is to be a role model in exemplifying the positive attitudes that sports, sports people and participants can gain by using these services.

Student Reviews

Middle East Technical University
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars
METU is a great University with a various options related to acedemic and social life.
Review of METU NCC
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars
The campus is around 10 years old, needing some administrative, financial and educational improvements. The quality of education depends heavily on the department of choice. Some of the engineering departments and some social sciences, especially Mechanical Engineering and Guidance & Psychological Counselling programs have quality education in terms of teaching staff, methodologies, course stru...
Studied in TRNC - perils of a disputed territory.
Saif Jamali rated 2.5 out of 5 stars
I discovered this campus while looking up the main campus in Ankara on the recommendation of my high-school academic advisers, and was led to believe from the information on the university website that the standards of education were consistent on either campuses. Here I feel the need to add that I chose this as the alternative after being refused admission at the main campus. There on, I did m...