The mission of the University of Kyrenia, among the others, is to educate every individual to have such qualities to rationalize their continuing development throughout a career in private, public, and non-profit organizations in a globally competitive and diverse environment. Within this mission envisaged objectives of the University of Kyrenia are:
- To teach core maritime studies and ocean sciences through theoretical, practical, experimental, applied, and active learning strategies by utilizing innovative facilities and technologies
- To create and disseminate knowledge through pedagogical learning and innovative research, discipline-based scholarship and contributions to discipline
- To offer high quality expertise for the benefit of the local, regional, and international community
- To improve the societal awareness in this discipline.