Choosing a university is a major decision that will have permanent consequences throughout your lifetime. Our prestigious METU Diploma, being a major gateway both for a professional career and/or graduate studies in major world universities, will definitely have an important impact on your life and future career. We are humbled to share that METU / ODTÜ has attained yet another remarkable achievement in university rankings. UK based QS World University Rankings by Subject have recently announced the World University Rankings by Subject 2015 where METU / ODTÜ is among TOP 100 in most of Engineering Subjects. Thus, METU / ODTÜ is the first and only Turkish university ranked among the top 100 universities.
Since its establishment in Ankara in 1956, the university had over the years trained thousands of international students in addition to its one hundred thousand national alumni. In 2005 METU has established a new campus in Northern Cyprus under the name Middle East Technical University Northern Cyprus Campus (METU NCC) with a more focused international mission.
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 medium of instruction at both METU campuses is English and the credit-hour system is employed. Academic Year commences in September and consists of two semesters ending in mid-June, plus an optional Summer Session. Students are admitted to both Fall and Spring semesters.
Duration of undergraduate study is four academic years (eight semesters) for all undergraduate degree programs and two years (four semesters) for master programs.
Tuition fee waiver scholarships are offered to successful applicants for undergraduate programs applying with results/scores considerably higher than minimum required for application, cover 25%, 50%, 75% and 100% of the tuition.
As for Master programs applicants: there are two basic forms of financial support that METU NCC is able to offer its graduate students; first are Scholarships (which partially or wholly cover tuition fees); and second is Assistantships (which provide wages for assistantship work and/or some additional benefits.
Being a state university, the cost of education – even for international students- is subsidized; therefore the tuition is highly cost-effective and competitive.
METU NCC campus is located approximately 50 km west of Lefkoşa (Nicosia), and is built on a magnificent hill with an area of 339 hectares (137 acres). In addition to its state-of-the-art education and lab facilities, METU NCC offers all the amenities of high-tech information services, such as digital library, widespread access to computing, high-speed internet and cable TV. Indoor and outdoor sports facilities, the Cultural and Convention Center, cafeteria, and shopping area provide a pleasing range of social, cultural and sports facilities to the staff and students.
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