Girne American University

Girne American University Ranking

country rank: 11
world rank: 5573

University Overview

Girne Amerikan Üniversitesi (Girne American University) was founded in 1985 as a non-profit private higher-education institution in the suburbs of Kyrenia (population range of 10,000-49,999 people), Northern Cyprus. Canterbury, Hong Kong, Chisinau, Istanbul, Colombo, and Washington are among places where this school maintains a branch campus. Girne American University ranking (GAU) is a large (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Cypriot higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Yüksekögretim Planlama, Denetleme, Akreditasyon ve Koordinasyon Kurulu (North Cyprus Higher Education Planning, Evaluation, Accreditation and Coordination Council). In a variety of fields of study, Girne American University ranking (GAU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctorate degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 35-year-old Cypriot university has a rigorous admission process based on students’ previous academic records and ratings. This Cypriot higher education school is fairly selective, with acceptance rates ranging from 70 to 80 percent. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. University of Kyrenia ranking also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services to students.

Girne American University Ranking

University Identity

Name Girne Amerikan Üniversitesi
Acronym GAU
Founded 1985
Motto Discendo Vivimus Vision for the Future
Colours Red, navy and white

University Location

Address University Drive, PO Box 5 Kyrenia 99428 Northern Cyprus Cyprus
Tel +90 (850) 650 2000
Fax +90 (392) 650 2061
Other locations Canterbury, Hong Kong, Chisinau, Istanbul, Colombo, Washington

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office University Drive Girne Mersin 10 +90 (850) 650 2000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

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Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW) European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Eurhodip Erasmus Student Network (ESN) International Vocational Education and Training Association (IVETA) European Council of International Schools (ECIS) European Council for Business Education (ECBE)

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