University of Kyrenia in Northern Cyprus specializes in maritime studies. Kyrenia Private University was established in 2013 in the port city of Kyrenia, one of the most beautiful and historical cities in Northern Cyprus. After obtaining the necessary credits from the Ministry of National Education and Culture (TRNC) and the Higher Education Planning, Accreditation and Coordination Council of North Cyprus, in 2014, the University of Kyrenia began admitting students in 10 different fields of study in maritime studies.
Since the University of Kyrenia did not have a private campus at the beginning of its activity, it offered its educational activities at the Near East University. After about a year, the coastal campus of the university was opened in Karakum, and since then, classes have been held at the new location of the university on the beautiful port city of Kyrenia in Northern Cyprus.
From the beginning of the academic year 2018-2019, the University of Kyrenia offers a total of 45 educational programs at the associate and bachelor’s degree in 14 specialized faculties, one academy and 2 professional technical schools, as well as 4 graduate education programs for students.
University courses at the University of Kyrenia or Girne
- Marine Studies: Deck Department, Marine Engineering Department
- Maritime Management: Marine management group and Maritime Transport group
- Marine Sciences: Department of Marine Biology, Environment and Oceanography, Department of Fisheries Technology, Kyrenia University Scholarship
Kyrenia University offers various scholarships to students, which both motivate the students and help them pay financial expenses.
Students who receive any type of scholarship must make academic progress in their education courses and maintain their GPA at a good level in order to continue receiving the scholarship. In this case, their scholarship can be extended for 4 years.
Tuition Fee at University of Kyrenia
The tuition fees of the academic courses at the University of Kyrenia are different according to the field of study and the degree.
The annual cost for studying in most faculties of University of Kyrenia, such as faculties of Maritime Management, Maritime Studies, Education, Arts and Sciences, Law, Economics and Administration, Architecture, Engineering, Health Sciences, Professional School of Health Services, Professional School of Aviation, Professional School of Maritime, Vocational School of Justice, Vocational School of Foreign Languages and Vocational Technical School for the undergraduate course is about 5,600 euros.
The annual tuition for Dentistry in English is 11,600 euros, pharmacy is 8,600 euros, and medicine is 12,600 euros.
If a student is eligible to receive the scholarship of University of Kyrenia, the tuition fee will be reduced by 50%.
University of Kyrenia Ranking
According to the latest statistics of the 4icu website, the rank of University of Kyrenia (Girne) is 7911 in the world and 16 in Cyprus.
The documents and conditions required for obtaining admission and study visa from University of Kyrenia are as follows:
- Diploma Certificate
- Proficiency in English (TOEFL with a score of 65 or IELTS with a score of 5.5)
*Students who do not have a degree in English must take the university language test at the time of admission.