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Campus Life

The Near East University Training and Research Hospital has been established on the campus of Near East University, Lefkosa, North Cyprus. Within its future-oriented structure, it serves patients from all over the world. The hospital’s state-of-art infrastructure experienced medical and support staff and unmatched technology are at international standards only seen at its western counterparts.

The NEU Hospital was planned as a patient-centered institution. The international standards according to the Joint Comission International (JCI) have been adopted in advance to become a world-class center to realize medical and other services for the patients.

It has a 55,000 square-meter closed area with 209 private, single patient rooms, 8 operating theatres, 30-bed Intensive Care Unit, 17-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, a laboratory where a wide array of tests can be carried out, and a cutting-edge diognostic imaging center.

To fulfil the diverse needs of the international patients an “International Patient Coordination Center” has been created. This facility arranges and coordinates the transfer of international patients and their companions to and from North Cyprus. Further more appropriate accommodations by translators will help them to communicate in their own languages. The Centre also arranges tours and social activities within the country. The objective of the Centre is to send the patients back their homes as healthy and happy individuals.

The Near East University boasts with many “Firsts” in Cyprus. The NEU Hospital’s achievements are;

  • The first and only private university hospital.
  • The first and only high-tech Radiotheraphy Center (Rapid Arc Technology).
  • The first and only PET/CT.
  • The first and only reference laboratory where all medical tests can be performed.
  • The first and only HIS, RIS and LIS digital computer systems.
  • The first and only air-jet ambulance.


One of the most important elements of university life for newcomers and active students is the social life which students should be able to develop on their own. It has been stated by many researchers that interacting with others boost feelings of well-being and reduces feelings of stress which may be caused by academic work load and trying to adapt to a new environment. Therefore, socializing in different environments helps students to build connections that can be useful in the long run and to move beyond the classroom environment.

A perspective focused only on academic development is an obstacle to obtain an opportunity to communicate and socialize with others from culturally diverse backgrounds, which is one of the most important achievements of the university. Our university is aware of this fact and for this reason we are providing social activities for student’s personal and cultural development by supporting their interests.

At the Island:

Beside its historic sites and natural beauties, Northern Cyprus offers opportunities for students to improve their social skills by participating in social activities outside the school which include alternatives such as swimming at clean beaches, surf clubs, paragliding, camping and hiking routes.



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At our University:

Conferences and seminars are part of our support system provided to our students to support their educational and personal development.


An active social life allows you to participate in student clubs where common interests can be shared.

Activities such as picnics, cycling trips and music festivals that provide more productive and enjoyable university life are being carried out. There is also an activity room at our university allowing students to relax and have fun during their free time.

In addition, football, volleyball, and basketball tournaments are held as a part of sport activities. There are different types of student clubs at our university to help our students to adapt to the university life. Students are also free to start their own club to meet their interests and to organize activities related to their clubs. Joining a student club allows you to create an environment to relax and spend time with people who share similar views after a long day of classes.


Student Clubs (*)

New student Orientation (at the beginning of the semester)

  • African Students Association
  • Chess Club
  • Dance Club
  • Environment Club
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  • Hazerfen Aviation Club
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  • Literature Club
  • Logistic Club
  • Marine Club
  • Media and Photography Club
  • Music Club
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  • Outdoor Sports Club
  • Theatre Club
  • Water Sports and Sail Club
  • Yoga Club

(*) Students are free to start a club for any interest.

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A library is one of the major factors that contribute to education by encouraging students to research and learn facts rather than memorizing materials. The high quality of our library based on campus has maintained the evolving concept of a library and librarianship, to acquire and organize books and related materials to service students, readers and others by sharing these resources.

Our library has 20,000 printed materials in different languages and access to 150,000 electronic databases. It also has a L.C. classification system which is adopted by libraries in the USA, Canada and Mexico to allow users to access information quickly. In addition to the fully equipped computers with internet access, a free Wi-Fi internet connection is also available in the library area, providing a comfortable study environment with a seating capacity of 100 people.

University of Kyrenia is following further developments for students and public members.

Our library is open to everyone only on weekdays from 08:00 to 16:30.

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