- 7000 Students
- Public Institution Type
Girne American University was founded in 1985 and has grown from its small beginnings to being a very strong university with 15,000 students.
Girne American University, as a pioneer, in the island is encouraging the academicians and students to participate in scientific researches.
One of our main goals is to make sustainable scientific research and conducting them within our Research Centers, as well as our academicians and students are able to do individual research projects.
GAU CAREER CENTER mission is to:
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The Universitys convention center is located in the Spectrum Hall and has a seating capacity for 1,000 people. The International Congress Hall used for Internationals and National events, recitals and plays.
Girne American University will be opening a library and congress centre in the GAU Canterbury Campus. A statement by GAU said that the library, Cylibrary, Congress and Seminar Halls will also benefit the cultural and scientific life of Canterbury. The library will also include a multipurpose hall, Student Union and rest areas for students.
GAU students can benefit free of charge from the WiFi connection available on the campus.
Girne American University Medical Center has been providing services since spring 2006. Our Medical Center is active for GAU students, staff as well as Girne American nursery, primary school and college students and staff. Our services include first aid, simple dosage medicine, checking blood pressure, body temperature and glucose level.
Besides the student-oriented education, GAU arranges activities that will improve social and cultural side of the students. Symposiums, conferences and communes within the scope of over 1000 activities are held by experts in their fields to support their studies every academic year.
You will be in the right center of campus life with the opening cortege of the academic year, spring fests, dance and theatre festival which are organized conventionally every year. GAU breaks grounds with academic and social activities in Cyprus, also has a very good reputation and distinguished name in social responsibility projects.
GAU Sports Clubs
Field Hockey Club
Futsal (indoor Football) Club
Horse Riding Club
Scuba Diving Club
Search & Rescue Club
Table Tennis Club
Track and Field Club
Turkish Cyprus Folk Dance Club
GAU Academic Clubs
Computer Education and Technology Club
PAIG (Painting, Architecture, Interior, Graphic) Club
Industrial Engineering Club
Management Information System Club
Political Science & International Relations Club
Psychological Counseling and Guidance Club
Research and Development Club
Supporting Early Childhood Education Club
GAU Arts Clubs
Instrument Friends Music Club
GAU Social Clubs
Ataturk Ideologies Club
Football Fan Club
Green Peace Club
Young Themes Club
At Girne American University we are proud of the many accreditations we hold, and the ones that are still forthcoming. We continuously strive to ensure our students are receiving a top-rate education.
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