Middle East Technical University, Northern Cyprus Campus

Morphou, Cyprus, northern part *

No. Students: 2,100 (200 int'l)* No. of Academic staff: 173
Funding type: Public
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About

Middle East Technical University Northern Cyprus Campus (METU NCC) was established in the year 2000. It is a major higher education project financed by the Republic of Turkey and serves not only the Turkish students but also the international community. METU NCC enjoys full academic and administrative support of METU in Ankara.

METU Northern Cyprus Campus admitted students to one undergraduate program in 2003-2004, and to six undergraduate programs in 2004-2005. These students spent their initial years on METU Ankara Campus and have moved to METU Northern Cyprus Campus at the beginning of 2005-2006 academic year. In 2012-2013 academic year, METU NCC is offering 14 undergraduate programs and 3 graduate programs to about 1525 students, and aims at a student population of 3500 in 20 graduate and undergraduate programs by 2013-2014 academic year.

METU Northern Cyprus Campus is attached to the main campus in Ankara in all academic and administrative affairs. All degree programs of METU NCC are approved by the METU Senate, and provide the same quality standards of the main campus in Ankara. The METU NCC academic staff are recruited and promoted in accordance with the same criteria set forth by METU Senate and Administrative Board. The graduates of METU NCC are entitled to receive internationally recognized METU diploma.

METU Northern Cyprus Campus is built on an area of 339 hectares (137 acres), approximately 50 km west of Lefkosa ( Nicosia ) and 6 km north of Guzelyurt (Morphou), a charming town with a population of 12,000. Today, METU NCC is an excellent campus with its high-tech infrastructure, very modern education buildings and laboratories, the Cultural and Convention Center, Administration - Library - IT Center Complex, Cafeteria, Shopping Center, Student Association Rooms, Dormitories, Staff Housing, Fitness-Wellness Club, Post Office, Book Store, Health & Counseling Center, Sports Complex, and an outdoor swimming pool . The Campus is designed with all the necessary provisions to accommodate physically handicapped students to achieve their full potential.

Services

METU-NCC Information & Communication Technologies Office

The Mission of the Information & Communication Technologies Office (IT) of Middle East Technical University Northern Cyprus Campus (METU-NCC) is, to provide and maintain information, voice and data services uninterruptedly through the campus.

ABOUT THE LIBRARY

The Library commits to support METU NCC's course programs, meets the changing information needs of the University's students, faculty and staff, and collaborates in resource sharing projects with the national and international institutions.

The library has a collection of 16.000 books, and the library users are able to access (METU Ankara) Main libraries' all electronic resources through the internet, which consists of 50.500 electronic journals, 75.000 e-books through 130 online databases on the campus.

METU NCC Health Service is committed to the concept of wellness.Our staff includes a full-time Family Practitioner,a Psychiatrist Specialist ,a General Practitioner and 5 nurses.

At present METU NCC Health Center is providing Primary Care and Urgent Care to the university community from our new state-of-the-art Health Complex, in which preventive health care and counseling services also commence.

When a student comes to us with a health problem we first diagnose the problem, work out a prescription plan and if necessary keep the patient over night in METU NCC Health Service observation room. We have two observation rooms that can service 8 patients at the same time. If further care is needed the patient is then referred to Cengiz Topel Hospital near by.

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