This university was established in 1988, and it's located in Nicosia, capital of North Cyprus. It's the largest university in the country, with over 26 000 students coming from over 100 countries. The NEU is also ranked No. 2 university in North Cyprus according to Webometrics Ranking-2015.
The NEU has 16 faculties comprising 220 departments and programs, 4 graduate schools with around 200 graduate and postgraduate programs, and 4 high schools, 28 research institutes, and has several international memberships eg EUA, IAU, IGIP and JCI. It comprises many firsts in Cyprus:
Student life in the NEU is dynamic and full of different wonderful opportunities. Studying here means that one can enjoy on campus facilities and opportunities such as sports fields, shops, restaurants, dormitories with a capacity of 5000 people, health and fitness centres, hospitals, cafes, Olympic swimming pool, 24 hours security and health services and so on.