The Girne American University (GAU) was founded in 1985 as the first private higher education institution in Kyrenia and recently celebrated its 35th anniversary. The goal of the university since its foundation is to provide comprehensive Higher Education of American standards for students from different nationalities in North Cyprus.
The Girne American University was founded by the American Educational Consortium, an international organization formed to interact with educational institutions offering education in the American system. The university is constantly developing and improving, and also meets the high educational standards set by the education system.
GAU campuses are located in several countries, such as the USA, UK, Singapore and Turkey. The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate, doctorate, professional programs and summer language school. GAU also collaborates with many international universities, actively offering exchange programs to other countries.
The Girne American University is a truly international university with more than 18,000 students from around the world. GAU is recognized by the British National Recognition Information Centre (UK NARIC) which is of the highest importance for students who intend to continue their higher education in the United Kingdom and build their future professional career there.
The university is a member of International Association of Universities (IAU), Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW), European Federation of Management Development (EFMD), Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), European Business Schools Guide (Eurhodip), European Council of International Schools (ECIS), Council of International Schools (CIS), European Council for Business Education (ECBE), European Association for Architectural Education (EAAE), International Vocational Education and Training Association (IVETA) UNESCO.
The Girne American University offers undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and professional programs:
|Faculty of Architecture, Design and Fine Arts
Faculty of Business and Economics
Faculty of Political Science
Faculty of Health
Faculty of Communication
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Humanities
Faculty of Law
Everything has been done on the GAU campus to make students feel comfortable. This is a modern educational building with bright spacious classrooms, where lessons are held, as well as a garden, a pool with a fountain, and, of course, dormitories for living. GAU provides dormitories for its students on campus - three for girls and one for boys. European-class dormitories are not far from the university. The bus service runs from early morning until nine in the evening, running from each dormitory to the university, as well as to the city center and back to the university.
On the territory of the university campus there are more than 20 clubs for various sports interests: tennis, basketball, volleyball, horse riding, bodybuilding and ballet.
The university has an excellent material and technical base, its own radio station and satellite communications, Internet access from any computer at the university. GAU laboratories, educational research centers, libraries are equipped with the latest technologies.
General requirements for undergraduate admissions
All international students upon admission to GAU receive a 50% scholarship on tuition. The university provides an amazing opportunity to receive scholarship of 75% on tuition after completion of GAU summer school. GAU is interested in attracting talented, proactive and active young people who are drawn to knowledge. Our company will help you in the preparation of all documents for admission in accordance with the requirements of the university and will assist in obtaining a scholarship for tuition.
GAU official web page: www.gau.edu.tr/en/
Girne American University offers new students a 50% discount on the Faculty of Medicine - the cost is only 6,655 euros per year!
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