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"For Your International Career" Mission: To offer contemporary, sustainable and quality education at international standards, conduct research, contribute to the needs of the society, meet the needs of all stakeholders and graduate students in a multicultural environment having international knowledge and competences.


To become a preferred, participating, autonomous university open to change and development, producing science and technology and serving as a model with its multicultural diversity.

Opportunities: • An international state university, • Providing high quality English medium education for over 30 years, • 11 faculties and 4 schools offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs, • 13000 students from 71 different countries, and about 1000 faculty members from 35 different countries, • Opportunity to learn English at EMU English Preparatory School, • Opportunity to learn German, French, Russian, Spanish, Italian, Greek, and Turkish, • Publications in more than one thousand international indexed journals, • Numerous international academic and cultural conferences/ workshops organized throughout the year, • More than 30 research centers, • A modern library housing more than 140,000 books and more than 820 periodicals, with comfortable study areas and

easy on-line access to sources around the world, • Collaboration with more than 150 institutions of higher education around the world, • Easy and friendly contact with faculty members, • Strong university-parent-student collaboration, • Modern classrooms, laboratories and highly efficient computer and internet connections, • A magnificent campus university with 200.000 sq.m indoor areas stretching over 3000 acres of land, • Modern and comfortable dormitories that accommodate up to 5000 students, • More than 50 student clubs, • 3500 seat capacity indoor sports hall, 5000 seat capacity stadium with a tartan track and 66.500 sq.m outdoor sports area.

Eastern Mediterranean University, Rector Prof. Dr. Abdullah Y. Ă–ztoprak

Dear Students and Parents,


hoosing a career path that will bring success and fulfillment in one’s future life is a serious matter. Receiving a quality education that will support young people in their future life and career is therefore not only essential for them today, but also their most natural right. In this regard, I would like to take this opportunity to give you some information about Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU). EMU was established in 1979 and immediately took its place amongst the best universities in the Mediterranean region. It is an international university with 13,000 students from 71 different countries, and 1000 instructors from 35 different countries. Numerous collaborations through student exchange programs with universities abroad add to the international dimension of the educational experience, enabling our students to meet young people from many different parts of the world and with a wide variety of cultural backgrounds and perspectives. As a state university receiving government support, EMU has been fortunate to have been able to keep students fees at a very reasonable level. With a well-developed infrastructure, well-qualified academic staff and excellent student-instructor relationships, EMU students are educated to become self-confident, creative and competitive individuals within an environment that is modern, innovative and student-centered. I would like therefore to invite you to EMU, a university where you will experience a peaceful and privileged educational life in a multicultural community in which sensitivity to the society and the environment and academic excellence are premium values.








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delighted however to hear foreigners try out their Turkish, and as all students at EMU take Turkish language courses, there is plenty of support provided in this regard. And since Turkish is one of the top 20 most widely-spoken languages in the world, this indeed is yet another opportunity that living on the island presents. Northern Cyprus is a country that welcomes all visitors regardless of their origins, nationalities or beliefs. In keeping with this spirit of peaceful co-existence, EMU maintains facilities for religious practice on behalf of both its Moslem and Christian students. Furthermore, EMU positively encourages the diverse cultures and nationalities that make up our community to come together in a celebration of our multicultural character. The atmosphere of friendship that has resulted is one of the distinguishing features of our university.



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Miles of sandy, unspoiled coastline meanwhile combine with the climate of the Eastern Mediterranean to enable swimming and an outdoor life to be pursued for around eight months of the year. The relaxed Mediterranean lifestyle and the culture of hospitality for which the region is famous combine to provide students from abroad with an environment that is not only welcoming but extremely safe to live and study in. For those students who wish to experience more of what this beautiful region has to offer, the major cities and tourist centers of Turkey are readily accessible by both air and sea at reasonable cost. Istanbul is just over an hour away by plane, whilst the coastal resorts of southern Turkey can be reached in just a few hours by sea. English is widely spoken across Northern Cyprus and there will always be somebody willing to help in the case of any difficulties. Local people are always

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Like any other student, my aim is to receive quality education and obtain an international diploma. Both the quality of the lecturers and the campus life prove that I have made the right choice. Parirokh Basiri (Iran), Tourism and Hospitality Management

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of Computing and Technology (SCT) have successfully passed the International European Accreditation process and been granted ASIIN and Euro Label Accreditation, making our University the first one to achieve this type of accreditation in the region. Our University also has collaboration agreements with over 160 universities throughout the world.

ducation at International Standards: EMU is a full member

of numerous prominent organizations. EMU is only one of five universities in the region to have been awarded the prestigious ABET (Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology) in the field of Engineering. The EMU Faculty of Tourism has been fully accredited by TEDQUAL (Teaching Education Quality in Tourism), the only organization throughout the world granting accreditation in this field. EMU is the only university throughout TRNC and Turkey holding TEDQUAL accreditation. The Computer Technologies and Information Systems Programs offered by The School


astern Mediterranean University” in Turkey and throughout the World:

In 2012, EMU was ranked as 1025 in the Webometrics Rankings of 20,000 World Universities. EMU has been ranked as the 1695th university by Middle East Technical University in the University Rankings by Academic Performance (URAP).


rovides Education for an “International Career”: With

its highly developed infrastructure, quality English medium programs, the opportunity to learn a second foreign language, student exchange programs, international learning environment, and a diploma recognized throughout the world, EMU provides an excellent preparation for an international career.

A CC R E D I TAT I O N S A N D I N T E R N AT I O N A L R E CO G N I T I O N I have attained my goal and set new ones for myself. The major resource that has helped me reach these goals is the high quality education I

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received from my university.

Whilst closely following national standards and rules and paying special attention to quality in education, our University also sees international accreditations and recognitions as a foundation for its development, and has gained remarkable success in this respect. The University is also involved in further ongoing accreditation and recognition projects.

• AACSB: The Association to Advance

Collegiate Schools of Business (in process) • ABET: Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, Engineering Accreditation Commission issued to the Faculty of Engineering • AEC: Association European des Conservatories Academies de Musique et Musikhochhulen • AENNEA: Nuclear Energy Agency, Data Bank Membership • ALTE: Association of Language Testers in Europe • AMFORTH: World Association for Hospitality and Tourism Training • ASEE: American Society for Engineering Education • ASIIN: Accreditation Agency for Degree Programmes in Engineering, Informatics, Natural Sciences and Mathematics issued to the School of Computing and Technology • ASME: American Society for Mechanical Engineers • CIB: International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction • CMU: Community of Mediterranean Universities • CNAP: Cisco Network Academy Program • EAAE: European Association for Architectural Education • EAEEIE: The European Association for Education in Electrical and Information Engineering

• ECDL: European Computer Driving License

Foundation • ECPR: European Consortium for Political Research • ECREA: European Communication Research and Education Association • EDEXCEL: Approved Edexcel Center • EDRA: Environmental Design Research Association • EESTEC: Electrical Engineering Students’ European Association • EFMD: European Foundation For Management Development • ENHR: European Network for Housing Research • EQANIE: European Quality Assurance Network for Informatics Education • ESTIEM: European Students of Industrial Engineering and Management • EUA: European University Association Institutional Evaluation Program • EUPRERA: The European Public Relations Education and Research Association • EUROPA NOSTRA: The pan-European Federation for Cultural Heritage • FUIW: Federal Universities of the Islamic World • IAU: International Association of Universities • ICOGRADA: International Council of Graphic Design Associations • IEEE: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Student Branch

• IEN: Icograda Education Network • IFI: Interior Architects / Designers • IIDA: International Interior Design Association

• INQAAHE: International Network for

Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education • ISO 9001 -2000: International Organization for Standardization • IUC: International Universities Council • LCCI: London Chamber of Commmerce and Industry Qualifications • MIAK: Turkey Architectural Accreditation Board issued to the Faculty of Architecture • Microsoft: IT Academy Program • OECD: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Data Bank Membership • PROMETRIC: Prometric offers extensive, professional and secure testing network • TEDQUAL: World Tourism Organization, Quality Assurance for Tourism Education Training and Research Programmes issued to the Faculty of Tourism • UNESCO: United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization • UK NARIC: The National Recognition Information Centre for the United Kingdom


I see a lot of different nationalities at the university and they are all being welcomed by EMU in the same manner, which is a strong point for an international institution.

Not even for one minute did I feel that I was alone. I was introduced to many students from my own country and from other countries. I will always help the administration when they are in need of a mentor, just as they were there for me throughout my orientation and adaptation period.

Faculty of Business and Economics • Business Administration • Economics • International Relations • Political Science • Public Administration

• Mapping and Cadastrial Survey • Computer Programming and Information Techology • Electrical and Electronics Technology • Construction Technology • Office Management • Computer Aided Technical Drawing • Computer Aided Accouting

School of Applied Sciences • Banking and Finance • International Finance • Human Resources Management • Marketing Management • International Trade and Business • Management Information Systems • Banking and Insurance Faculty of Engineering • Electrical & Electronic Engineering • Information Systems Engineering • Mechanical Engineering • Mechatronics Engineering • Civil Engineering • Computer Engineering • Software Engineering • Industrial Engineering • Management Engineering School of Computing & Technology Associate Degree TWO Year Programs (Turkish) • Biomedical Equipment Technology • Banking and Insurance • Medical Documentation and Executive Assistant • Computer Technology and Programming

Associate Degree THREE Year Programs (Turkish) • Electrical & Electronics Technology • Computer Aided Accouting • Computer Programming • Construction & Technical Drawing Technologies Bachelor Program • Information Technology Faculty of Tourism Associate Degree TWO Year Programs (Turkish) • Tourism & Hospitality Management Bachelor Program • Tourism & Hospitality Management Faculty of Arts and Sciences • Mathematics & Computer Science • Psychology • Translation and Interpretation • Molecular Biology and Genetics

Left: Temitope Shoniyi (Nigeria), Economics Right: Sajed Baqa (Palestine), Industrial Engineering

Faculty of Communication and Media Studies • Radio-TV & Film • Public Relations & Advertising • Visual Arts & Visual Communication Design Faculty of Medicine • Medicine Faculty of Education • Computer and Instructional Technology • Teacher Education • English Language Teaching • Information and Communication Technologies Education Faculty of Pharmacy • Pharmacy (B.PHARM.) • Pharmacy (PHARM.D.) Faculty of Health Sciences (Turkish) • Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation • Nutrition and Dietetics • Nursing • Health Management • Sports Sciences Faculty of Law (Turkish) • Law

Faculty of Architecture • Architecture • Interior Architecture • (Turkish) : Medium of instruction is Turkish

G R A D U AT E & P h D P R O G R A M S

If you wish to pursue your education at the postgraduate level, a number of options are available:

Faculty/School Master’s PhD Faculty of Business and Economics Business Administration Economics International Relations Banking and Finance Finance Marketing Management

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Admissions & Scholarships When students search for a university the first thing they look for is whether they offer scholarships or not. EMU has a wide range of scholarship schemes that students can make use of.

EMU provides opportunities to all their students to continue experiencing their own traditions and beliefs with many activities and facilities. In an island as small as North Cyprus, I couldn’t have imagined such a great university

Left: Ebune Oben Ndifor (Cameroon), Business Administration Right: Aysel Kaizmova, (Azerbaijan) Business Administration

School of Foreign Languages Students who pass or gain exemption from the English Proficiency test administered at the beginning of each semester may start their undergraduate studies right away. Those who have failed the English Proficiency test are required to study at the English Preparatory School. Students who prove their level of English by obtaining the relevant results from the TOEFL or IELTS exams are exempted from the English Preparatory School and gain the right to start their studies in their respective departments. Information regarding the minimum English Proficiency score requirements for each department may be obtained from the Registrar’s Office or The School of Foreign Languages.

The School of Foreign Languages is also accredited center for;

• BULATS: Business Language Testing Service • City & Guilds: City and Guilds Approved International Examination • University of Cambridge: Certified Course Center • IATEFL: International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language

• IELTS: Approved Test Center • ETS TOEFL IBT: Official Test Center • TOLES: Test of Legal English Skills

Applications to undergraduate & graduate programs are accepted twice a year, for Fall & Spring semester entry. Undergraduate Programs: A student who has Higher Secondary School Certificate or similar is eligible to apply. The required documents for application are: Undergraduate Admission Application Form, Photocopy of Higher Secondary School Certificate and transcript, two letters of reference (one must be academic), evidence of financial support, photocopy of the passport (relevant page), a copy of proof of English Proficiency (if any), one passport-sized photograph. Graduate Programs: The Institute of Graduate Studies and Research offers all graduate programs at Eastern Mediterranean University. Prospective candidates are required to have a Bachelor’s Degree to be

Student International Scholarship System:

All undergraduate and master’s students registering to the Eastern Mediterranean University are able to apply for merit-based scholarships.


MU High Honor Grant:

EMU awards a ‘high honor grant’ to successful undergraduate students whose GPA is between 3.50 and 4.00 with a CGPA minimum 3.00.

EMU Sports Grant:

EMU offers grants to students who have attained a first place either individually or as part of a team, in a sporting activity that is recognized by the University’s Executive Board as representing EMU, or to students who are national players for

eligible to apply to a Master’s Program or hold a Master’s Degree to apply to a Doctoral (Ph.D) program. Specific requirements vary from department to department, and may include written exams and/or interviews. The required documents for application are: Graduate Admission Application Form; an official transcript of all university-level courses taken; attested photocopies of diplomas received from a university or equivalent institutions. English translations of these documents are necessary if they are in any language other than English; documentation of scores received for English and academic proficiency exams/tests; three letters of reference (not required from EMU graduates).

their country and an active member of one of the EMU Sport Clubs. The grant covers full or partial reduction from the tuition fee and/or accommodation fee of EMU dormitories.


Studentship positions exist in various faculties and administrative departments in the university. They are open to all students. A student must have a GPA above 2.0. Vacancies for these positions are usually announced at the beginning of each semester by departments. The monthly stipend is based on hourly rates.


esearch Assistant: Every

semester each faculty allocates a number of research assistant positions. Full- time research assistants get

exemptions from tuition fees as long as assistantships continue and receive a salary. Part-time research assistants are exempted from one semester’s tuition fees, and receive a salary.

Government TRNC Scholarship:

Successful students are also entitled to apply for scholarships through Turkish Embassies abroad. Please visit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs web site at for the closest Turkish Embassy to your area.


Siblings and couples studying at EMU receive a discount on their tuition fee payments.



MU offers a wide range of English language courses designed to suit all levels and interests. With its highly qualified and experienced

staff, the university is also able to design and deliver courses to meet specific needs of groups. All courses are aligned with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. English for General Purposes Courses

For students aged 12 –17 wishing to improve their general level of English.

English for Undergraduate Study

For students aged 17 and above who need to develop academic English skills for study at the undergraduate level.

English for Postgraduate Study

For students wishing to develop their academic English skills to a high level for postgraduate study, research and publication.

English for International Exams

For students wanting or needing to upgrade their language qualifications, courses are available leading to internationally recognized qualifications with the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), City and Guilds and IELTS, with options on taking these exams during your stay in Cyprus.

Specialist English Courses

Specialist English courses are custom-designed for groups with specific language needs, for example, in the business, tourism and banking sector.

Fortunate enough to have the services of some extremely experienced and highly qualified internationally accredited trainers, EMU is able to offer a variety of summer, residential and executive programs.



international and multicultural character enables the Executive Education Program to draw on experience, knowledge and perspectives from all around the globe bringing special insights into the development and delivery of executive programs. EMU’s International Executive Program is expanding at considerable speed as more and more clients seek to take advantage of a quality executive education in this beautiful part of the Mediterranean. The great advantage of the executive program is that each course can be negotiated with the client and delivered to their specifications. Executive programs can be delivered at any time of the year either on EMU campus or in the client’s own locality.



knows the importance of English language skills in today’s global and

highly competitive environment. This is why EMU also offers custom-designed language courses to meet executive needs in all fields. Developing and refining language and communication skills can be key to business success and business

I came from China and we were here on a seminar from Zhejiang Gongshang University. EMU and my university have a collaboration agreement and EMU hosted us here for two weeks for “Banking and Finance Workshop”. I must say EMU has a spectacular campus. I would like to thank both of the institutions for giving us this opportunity to be here. Violet Yang, Zhejiang Gongshang University, China

I came to EMU through the AIESEC Internship program and decided to continue my graduate studies here. I am a master student at EMU now and I think EMU will grow more each day due to its international background. Irina Sukhanova, Russia

efficiency. Programs are designed to meet both the level and professional needs of clients and delivered at any time during the calendar year.

EXCHANGE PROGRAM AND COLLABORATION Eastern Mediterranean University is a great location for study abroad. Its location allows you to travel to many different places in Europe, Middle East, and Africa. I have been to Egypt, Lebanon, Turkey and Netherlands while studying at EMU.

It was only when I went to the USA as an exchange student that I understood the quality of education I received in EMU Outgoing Exchange Student: Onur Eren (Turkey), Information Systems Engineering

Incoming Exchange Student: Alyssa Larson, (China ) North Dakota State University


he exchange and collaboration program allows students to take courses in different universities for one semester. We have exchange agreements with various universities in the USA and Canada, Europe and Asia. By paying their semester fee to Eastern Mediterranean University, EMU students have the opportunity to study at a partner university. Our partner universities include; San Diego State University, Central Connecticut State University, California State Long Beach University, North Dakota State University,

Eastern Illinois University, Mount Royal University, Trier University of Applied Sciences and Tambov State Technical University. There are also short-term courses that EMU students can attend in many universities such as Queens University and the Ukrainian Academy of Banking. There are more than 150 academic collaborations and to some of the academic partners, EMU offers residential and summer courses in different fields.

With our agreement with Warwick University, UK, students now have a unique opportunity to complete a master’s degree program with one of the UK’s premier universities on the EMU campus. Warwick University is one of the top-ranked universities in the UK, and the Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG) has a reputation for outstanding quality in delivering programs that provide a dynamic link between education and industry.

ORIENTATION, ACCOMMODATION, CAMPUS LIFE, SPORT, COST OF LIVING AND TRANSPORT Our department houses a technologywonder lab which is non-existent in most of the other schools. We have the chance to put theory into practice there. Mirza Afshar, Pakistan, Mechanical Engineering


RIENTATION Adapting to life in a new country is not always easy, but EMU’s services are designed to help overseas students from the very moment of their arrival on the island. Newly-registered students are met at Ercan Airport and transferred to EMU. A full program of orientation activities helps newly registered students to adapt to the environment both on and off campus. This program includes social and cultural activities as well as sightseeing tours around the island. During the orientation period, information desks are available not only on campus but also at the airport in order to provide help from the very outset. The International Centre meanwhile is a home away from home for all overseas students, providing help and support at all times throughout our students stay on the island.



has 11 on-campus dormitory complexes that can accommodate up to 5000 students. Details about room specifications can be found on All new-coming students are given priority in placement. Students may also rent flats or rooms in private hostels in Famagusta. Frequent shuttle services are available between the campus and city center. For room reservations, registration and

off campus accommodation, please contact the Student Service Office on TRAVEL & VISA: Students can get to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) by air and sea. All flights to North Cyprus are connected via Turkey. Visa inquiries should be made to the nearest Turkish Embassy Consulate ( where you can obtain information on visa requirements for both Turkey and the TRNC.


AMPUS LIFE Set in 2200 acres of land

just outside Famagusta, EMU offers a pleasant and attractive environment in which to study. Its modern and well equipped educational facilities include conference rooms, activity centers, dedicated laboratories, and computer centers in all main buildings. An excellent library offers not only a wide range of educational resources but a superior study environment. EMU has its own fully-equipped health center, post-office and a wide choice of catering outlets and shops to serve students’ every need. A thriving calendar of social and cultural activities enlivens the campus throughout the academic year and the university’s very own radio and television channels add further colour to life in the EMU community.


PORT EMU’s large, open campus has allowed for the development of a full range of sporting opportunities. Tennis courts, basketball courts and astro-turf football pitches are all in daily use. EMU’s outdoor athletics stadium further provides a full-sized tartan running track, whilst the Lal Mustafa Pasha indoor sports center with its 3500 person capacity, serves as the venue for major sporting and cultural events.


OST OF LIVING Depending on the

program students choose to enroll on, tuition fees range from 6500 USD to 8000 USD for one academic year. Accommodation and living expenses will vary according to choice of lifestyle. However, given current exchange rates, students at EMU would normally need to budget for around 450 USD per month to support an economic but reasonable lifestyle during the course of their studies.


RANSPORT Regular bus-services

connect the major towns of Northern Cyprus. More locally, the university provides its own campus and city bus service. Many students choose to make use of bicycles, whilst others apply for TRNC driving licences. Traffic circulates on the left.

International Activities

Beach Club

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International Societies



The International Center aims to meet the demands and needs of international students. Staff at the Center are multilingual and multicultural and are more than happy to answer any questions that students may have about life at EMU and in North Cyprus. The center also coordinates the activities of International Societies. EMU has over 50 student clubs which students can join and enjoy. The Student Activity Center has well qualified staff to assist students. EMU works towards developing students social and cultural skills as well as offering them quality education.



EALTH Eastern Mediterranean

University houses a health center occupying an area of 1.400 m2 in a fully-equipped building on the campus. A total of 13 specialists provide free health services both to students and staff members in 9 different areas, namely internal diseases, dermatology, dentistry, ENT, gynecology, psychiatry, urology, pediatrics, and ophthalmology. In addition to these services, an emergency ward where small surgical operations are conducted and short-term bed-services are the complementary units of the Health Center.



time to time, at every stage of life, individuals may need professional psychological support. Experts of EMUPDRAM define the needs of individuals who apply for professional help according to research findings based on the information obtained from students, parents and staff. The experts, then, in the light of psychological science, provide an array of developed supportive services. The aim is to help individuals live a successful, peaceful and healthy life, both physically and mentally. The center also contributes to the students’ well-being in terms of developing self-confidence and self-respect. Psychiatrists in EMU-PDRAM provide support regardless of age, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, race, ethnicity, national background, culture, language, religion, sects, disability, socio-economic status etc. As well as providing counseling services for individuals, EMU-PDRAM also provides support for groups. Various topics such as culture shock, healthy relationships, using time productively, studying productively, managing stress and anger management are focused on in these group support sessions.

Any application for EMU-PDRAM’s support is on a voluntary basis. EMUPDRAM strictly observes confidentiality as its guiding principle. The support services are delivered both in Turkish and English. Further information can be obtained at http:/


AREER The Graduate Communications and Career Research Directorate (MİKA) provides support services both for EMU graduates and current students. After their graduation, MİKA directs students towards a successful and happy life, thanks to its career consultancy services and training programs. Always acting with the philosophy of life-long contact and ongoing development, MİKA keeps contact with EMU graduates and students through the “centralised graduate and student management system” and continuously improves itself in line with the feedback received. MIKA has established sectoral collaborations in the areas of career consultancy, internship, and employment services. MIKA also organizes annual Career Days and creates a platform for information exchange by bringing the students and the sector together. With the aim of bringing up creative graduates equipped with entrepreneurial and analytic thinking skills, MIKA has been involved in various projects in collaboration with T.R. KOSGEB (Turkish Republic Small & Medium- sized Enterprises Development Organisation), TRNC KOBIGEM (Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus Small & Medium Sized Enterprises Development Center) and the European Union Support Office.



35 cafeterias and canteens on EMU campus provide students with clean, good-quality food services at reasonable prices. Two table d’hote restaurants on the campus serve healthy meals at a reasonable

price, all prepared in accordance with the daily calorie needs of the students. Additionally, in all faculties, departments and dormitories, students may benefit from the canteens and tea-room facilities. All cafeterias and canteens on the campus are regularly inspected by the University Administration for their compliance with health standards and set prices. Apart from on-campus food facilities, there are a considerable number of restaurants, cafeterias and fast-food centers outside the campus.


IBRARY Eastern Mediterranean University houses one of the most developed libraries in the region. Every year, thousands of new books are added to the library collection which also provides computerized publication search services. Access to the library collection is possible through the computer network from any on-campus terminal. EMU library also houses a conference hall (auditorium) seating up to 250 people, used for conferences, recitals and other similar activities, an audio-visual hall for 60 people and 1 exhibition hall. About 2,500 people benefit from the library services daily. EMU library also houses The Serge Kaul hall used for book signing events and book, poster and photography exhibitions.


ANK SERVICES On the EMU campus, there is a branch of Koop Bank and a considerable number of ATMs belonging to different banks such as Turkish İş Bank, HSBC, Ziraat Bank, Oyak Bank, Şeker Bank and Garanti Bank.



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24 25 26 Registrar’s Office - Bank 27 School of Computing and Technology 28 Restaurant 29 Administrative / Internal Services 30 Student Activity Center 31 Library 32 Faculty of Education - Post Office 33 EMU Student Dormitory I 34 Sabancı Student Dormitory 35 Distance Education Institute / EMU Coop Ltd. 36 Faculty of Business and Economics 37 School of Applied Disciplines / EMU Alumni Office 38 Lala Mustafa Paşa Sports Complex 39 School of Foreign Languages & 40 English Preparatory School 41 Faculty of Communication and Media Studies / 42 Faculty of Pharmacy 43 Eastern Mediterranean Doğa Primary School 44 Faculty of Medicine 45 Eastern Mediterranean Doğa College 46 Open Air Sports Facilities 47 Stadium 48 Department of Industrial Engineering 49 Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering 50|51 Food Facilities | Yiyecek Mekanları

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EMU General Brochure for (2012-13)  

EMU General Brochure for (2012-13)

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