Accreditations, Recognitions, Rankings, Memberships and Partnerships
Closely following the national standards and rules and paying special attention to quality in education, our University sees international accreditation and supervision as a foundation for development. Having international accreditations, recognition and memberships as part of its vision, our University has gained remarkable success at various academic and administrative units in this respect. The University is also involved in further accreditation and recognition projects.
Eastern Mediterranean University Senate Unanimously approved (decicision number 15/384-1); "The Agreement for the Recognition of Documents on Higher Education within the European Region" and the initiation of the relevant work for the application of the requirements of the agreement on the rules and regulations be approved by Eastern Mediterranean University.
A total of 55 Eastern Mediterranean University programs and EMU English Preparatory School have been accredited by 13 different international accrediting bodies. A further 5 programs have started the process of accreditation.
Electrical and Electronic Engineering (B.S.), Civil Engineering (B.S.), Mechanical Engineering (B.S.), Computer Engineering (B.S.), Industrial Engineering (B.S.), Management Engineering (B.S.), Mechatronics Engineering and Software Engineering (B.S.) undergraduate programs offered at the Faculty of Engineering are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.
Pre-School Teacher Education (B.A.) undergraduate Turkish-medium program and English Language Teaching (B.A.) undergraduate program offered at the Faculty of Education as well as the Interior Architecture (B.Int.Arch.) undergraduate programs (both Turkish-medium and English-medium) at the Faculty of Architecture are accredited by AQAS.
Associate Degree & Higher Diploma programs in Biomedical Equipment Technology, Computer Programming, Electrical and Electronics Technology; Associate Degree programs in Mapping and Cadastral Survey & Construction Technology; Information Systems and Technologies (B.S.) Turkish-medium undergraduate program, Information Technology (B.S.) undergraduate program and Information Technology (M.Tech.) Master’s program without thesis offered at the School of Computing & Technology as well as undergraduate program Molecular Biology and Genetics (B.S.) & the Master’s program Medical Biotechnology (M.S. without thesis) in the faculty of Arts & Sciences are accredited by ASIIN.
Guidance and Psychological Counselling (B.S.) Turkish-medium undergraduate program, Music Teaching (B.S.) Turkish-medium undergraduate program and Special Education Teaching (B.S.) Turkish-medium undergraduate program are offered at the Faculty of Education is accredited by EPDAD.
EAQUALS: Evaluation and Accreditation of Quality Language Services
All English language courses offered by the English Preparatory School and all the courses offered by the Foreign Languages Division are accredited by EAQUALS.
Information Technology (B.S.) undergraduate program and Information Technology (M.Tech.) Master’s program without thesis offered at the School of Computing & Technology are accredited by EQANIE.
Banking and Insurance (B.S.), Finance and Banking (B.S.), International Finance (B.S.), Business Administration (B.B.A., English-medium), Human Resource Management (B.S.), International Trade and Business (B.S., English-medium), Management Information System (B.S.), Marketing (B.S.), Public Administration (B.A.), Economics (B.S.), International Relations (B.A.), Political Science (B.A.) undergraduate programs offered at the Faculty of Business & Economics; Tourism and Hospitality Management (B.S.) undergraduate program and Tourism Management (M.S.) English-medium Master’s program with thesis offered at the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management and the Faculty of Tourism are accredited by FIBAA.
Associate Degree program in Medical Documentation and Office Management and, Turkish-medium Associate Degree and Higher Diploma programs in Accounting and Taxation Applications offered at the School of Computing & Technology are accredited by FIBAA.
Architecture (B.Arch.) English-medium undergraduate program is accredited by NAAB.
Nutrition and Dietetics (B.S.) and Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation (B.S.) Turkish-medium undergraduate programs offered at the Faculty of Health Sciences are accredited by SABAK.
Associate Degree program in Tourism and Hospitality Management & Tourism and Hospitality Management (B.S.) undergraduate program offered at the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management are accredited by TEDQUAL.
YÖK: Council of Higher Education
All EMU programmes are recognised by YÖK.
YÖDAK: Higher Education Planning, Accreditation and Coordination Council
All EMU programmes are recognised by YÖKDAK.
UK ENIC: (former UK NARIC) The UK National Information Centre for global qualifications and skills
All EMU programmes are recognised by UK ENIC.
ECFMG: Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates
EMU Faculty of Medicine programmes are recognised by ECFMG.
ICE: Institution of Civil Engineers
EMU Civil Engineering Department programmes are recognised by ICE.
THE: Times Higher Education
World University Raking
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023 include more than 1,799 universities across 104 countries and territories, making them the largest and most diverse university rankings to date.
EMU is ranked in the top 501 - 600 universities worldwide. EMU is ranked 1st in Northern Cyprus, 2nd in the whole of Cyprus and shares the 2nd position in Turkey.
Young University Ranking
The Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2023 lists the world's best universities that are 50 years old or younger.
EMU is ranked in the top 101 - 150 young universities worldwide.
The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings are the first global performance tables that assess universities against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
EMU is ranked in the top 201 - 300 universities worldwide for Impact Rankings. EMU achieved its highest scores in the areas of "No Poverty," "Quality Education," and "Reduced Inequalities." EMU is ranked 1st in Northern Cyprus, as well as in the whole of Cyprus, and shares the 3rd position in Turkey in 2023.
The Times Higher Education Subject Rankings publish league tables for 11 different subject areas.
EMU is ranked in the top 201 - 250 universities worldwide for Business & Economics; in the top 251 - 300 universities for Engineering & in the top 201 - 250 universities for Physical Sciences in 2023.
Percentage of International Students
Times Higher Education has compiled a list of the top 200 universities with the highest percentage of international students. EMU is ranked 4th with 76.2% out of 200 universities with the highest percentages of international students worldwide.
QS STARS: Quacquarelli Symonds
The QS Stars university rating system is a way to assess institutions more broadly than is possible through rankings alone. With a Stars rating given in eight categories and for the institution’s overall performance, QS Stars allows universities to publicly highlight their areas of strength, and recognize and improve upon areas of weakness.
In the 2020 QS Stars assessment EMU gained overall 4 starts, achieving full 5 starts from five out eight categories (teaching, employability, internationalizationn, facilities & inclusiveness).
QS: Quacquarelli Symonds
The QS EECA (Emerging Europe and Central Asia) Rankings highlights the best universities in this region.
EMU is ranked the top 175th university in Emerging Europe & Central Asia in 2022.
USN: U.S. News & World Report Best Global University Ranking
(Best Global University Ranking)
The Best Global Universities ranking by U.S. News & World Report is an annual ranking of world universities from the U.S. and more than 90 other countries based on 13 indicators that measure their academic research performance and their global and regional reputations.
EMU is ranked the top 782nd university worldwide; the top 196th university in Asia and the top 13th university in Turkey in 2023.
EMU is ranked in the top 729th universities worldwide for Engineering and in the 381st for Social Sciences and Public Health in 2023.
GRAS: Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
The 2022 GRAS contains rankings of universities in 54 subjects across Natural Sciences, Engineering, Life Sciences, Medical Sciences, and Social Sciences. More than 1,800 out of 4,000 universities across 93 countries and regions are finally listed in the rankings.
EMU is ranked the top 40th university worldwide for Hospitality & Tourism Management; & in the top 401 - 500 universities for Economics.
URAP: University Ranking by Aacdemic Performance
URAP is a ranking system for the world universities based on academic performance indicators that reflect the quality and the quantity of scholarly publications. URAP annually releases the World Ranking of Higher Education Institutions. The most recent rankings include 3,000 Higher Education Institutions around the World as well as 61 different specialized subject areas.
EMU is ranked the top 1,470th university worldwide in 2022-2023.
SCIMAGO Institutions Rankings
The SCImago Institutions Rankings (SIR) is a classification of academic and research-related institutions ranked by a composite indicator that combines three different sets of indicators based on research performance, innovation outputs and societal impact measured by their web visibility.
Region (Western Europe) Ranking
EMU is ranked as the 586th university in Western Europe for 2023.
Country (Cyprus) Ranking
EMU is ranked as the top 4th university in Cyprus and the best university in Northern Cyprus for 2023.
uniRank: World University Ranking & Review
Higher education directory of world Universities and Colleges uniRank includes more than 14,000 university reviews and web rankings in 200 countries.
EMU is ranked as the 1,529th university worldwide; and the 2nd best university in Cyprus in 2023.
Webometrics: Ranking Web of Universities
Webometrics is the largest academic ranking of Higher Education Institutions offering every six months an independent, objective, free, open scientific exercise for providing reliable, multidimensional, updated and useful information about the performance of universities from all over the world. Currently, they ranked 31,000 Higher Education Institutions from more than 200 countries.
EMU is ranked as the 1,284th university worldwide in 2023.
EMU is ranked as the 498th university in the continent for 2023.
EMU is ranked 1st in Northern Cyprus for 2023.
The Nature Index is an open database of author affiliations and institutional relationships. The Index tracks contributions to research articles published in 82 high-quality natural-science journals, chosen based on reputation by an independent group of researchers.
In 2022, EMU is listed as the top 2nd institution from Cyprus and the top institution in Northern Cyprus.
Eduniversal: Best Masters Ranking
Eduniversal reveals its new 2022 ranking of the Best 5600 Masters & MBAs in 55 specializations, covering 154 different countries/regions within 9 geographic zones.
Eduniversal ranked EMU's MS Energy Economics and Finance, Communication and Media Studies, Economics, Marketing, Banking & Finance, Master of Business Administration within the best 200 Masters & MBAs programmes worldwide in 2022.
Eduniversal: Business Schools Ranking
Eduniversal is an annual ranking of business schools and universities in over 154 countries.
EMU was listed as one of the eight 'Selected Business Schools' in Turkey & Northern Cyprus in 2022.
Round University Ranking
RUR World University Rankings evaluate performance of 1200+ world’s leading higher education institutions by 20 indicators grouped into 4 key areas of university activity: Teaching, Research, International Diversity, Financial Sustainability.
EMU is ranked the top 872nd university worldwide in 2023.
EMU is ranked the top 16th university in Turkey and is the only university listed from Northern Cyprus in 2023.
CWTS: Leiden Ranking
The CWTS Leiden Ranking is an esteemed annual global university ranking that relies solely on bibliometric indicators. Serving as an online platform, it provides valuable insights into the scientific performance of more than 1400 prominent universities worldwide.
EMU is ranked the best university in Northern Cyprus in 2023.
In the Subject Rankings, EMU is ranked the best university in both Turkey and the whole of Cyprus for Social Sciences and Humanities. For Mathematics and Computer Science as well as Physical Sciences and Engineering, EMU is ranked the best university in Northern Cyprus and the second-best island-wide.
CMU: Community of Mediterranean Universities
EMU is a member of CMU.
EAIE: European Association for International Education
EMU is a member of EAIE.
ECCTIS: Education Counseling and Credit Transfer Information Service
EMU is a member of ECCTIS.
EUA: European University Association
EMU is a member of EUA.
EUA-CDE: European University Association
EMU is a member of EUA-CDE.
FUIW: The Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World
EMU is a member of FUIW.
IAU: International Association of Universities
EMU is a member of IAU.
UKENIC (former UK NARIC)
EMU is a member of UKENIC.
AACSB: The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
EMU Business and Economics Faculty is a member of AACSB.
ACSA: Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture
EMU Architecture Faculty is a member of ACSA.
ADEE: Association for Dental Education in Europe
EMU Faculty of Dentistry is a member of ADEE.
AEHT: European Association of Hotel and Tourism Schools
EMU Faculty of Tourism is a member of AEHT.
ALTE: Association of Language Testers in Europe
EMU School of Foreign Languages is a member of ALTE.
AMFORHT: The World Association for Hospitality and Tourism Education and Training
EMU Faculty of Tourism is a member of AMFORHT.
AMS: The American Mathematical Society
EMU Faculty of Arts and Sciences is a member of AMS.
ATLAS: Association for Tourism, and Leisure, Education and Research
EMU School of Tourism and Hospitality Management is a member of ATLAS.
COHEHRE: Consortium of Institutes of Higher Education in Health and Reabilitation in Europe
EMU Faculty of Health Sciences is member of COHEHRE.
Crossref: Cross Reference
EMU Center for Women Studies is a member of Cross Reference.
EMU Communication Faculty is a member of Cumulus Association.
EAAE: European Association for Achitectural Education
EMU Architecture Faculty is a member of EAAE.
ECPR: European Consortium for Political Research
EMU Department of Political Science & International Relations is a member of ECPR.
ECREA: European Communication Research and Education Association
EMU Communication Faculty is a member of ECREA.
ELFA: European Law Faculties Association
EMU Faculty of Law is a member of ELFA.
EMT: Türkiye Endüstri Mühendisliği Toplulukları Birliği
EMU Faculty of Engineering is a member of EMT.
EPSA: European Pharmaceutical Students Association
EMU Pharmacy Faculty is a member of EPSA.
ESTIEM: European Students of Industrial Engineering and Management
EMU Industrial Engineering Department is a member of ESTIEM.
EUCEN: European University Continuing Education Network
EMU Continuing Education Center is a member of EUCEN.
EUPRERA: The European Public Relations Education and Research Association
EMU Communication Faculty is a member of EUPRERA.
EURHODIP: International Association supporting Hospitality and Tourism Education and Training
EMU Faculty of Tourism is a member of EURHODIP.
FIP: International Pharmaceutical Federation
EMU Pharmacy Faculty is a member of FIP.
HOSCO: Hospitality Network
EMU Faculty of Tourism is a member of HOSCO.
IAMCR: International Association for Media and Communication Research
EMU Faculty of Communication and Media Studies is a member of IAMCR.
IATEFL: International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language
EMU Education Faculty and School of Foreign Languages is a member of IATEFL.
Ico-D: International Council of Design
EMU Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design Department is a member of Ico-D.
IFI: International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers
EMU Interior Architecture Department is a member of IFI.
ILA: International Language Association
EMU School of Foreign Languages is a member ILA.
ILTA: International Language Testing Association
EMU School of Foreign Languages is a member of ILTA.
IPB: Institut Paul Bocuse
EMU Faculty of Tourism is a member of IPB.
IPSF: International Pharmaceutical Students Federation
EMU Pharmacy Faculty is a member of IPSF.
PRME: Principles for Responsible Management Education
EMU Business and Economics Faculty is a member of PRME.
TESOL: International Association of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
EMU Education Faculty is a member of TESOL.
TUSEM: Türkiye Üniversiteler Sürekli Eğitim Merkezleri Konseyi
EMU Continuing Education Center is a member of TUSEM.
WACS: World Association of Chefs Societies
EMU Faculty of Tourism is a member of WACS.
WDOMS: World Directory of Medical Schools: World Federation of Medical Schools (WFME) & Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education (FAIME)
EMU Faculty of Medicine is a member of WDOMS.
WWD SIE & IE: Worldwide Directory of Systems Engineering and Industrial Engineering Programs
EMU Engineering Faculty is a member of WWD SIE & IE Programmes.
City & Guilds: EMU School of Foreign Languages and Faculty of Tourism Gastronomy and Culinary Arts Department are members of City & Guilds.
EDEXCEL: Higher National Diploma-HND-UK
EMU School of Computing and Technology and School of Tourism and Hospitality Management are EDEXCEL centers.
IWSA: (International Wine & Spirits Academy)
EMU Faculty of Tourism is a registered WSET IWSA.
LCCI: London Chamber of Commerce Industrial Qualifications
EMU Faculty of Tourism is an authorised LCCI exam center.
EMU School of Foreign Languages is a registered EDEXCEL (Pearson)
TOLES: Test of Legal English Skills
EMU School of Foreign Languages is a registered TOLES.
WSET: Wine & Spirit Education Trust
EMU Faculty of Tourism is a registered WSET.
ISO: EMU possesses TS EN ISO 90001 2015 ,TS ISO 10002 2014,TS ISO 45001 certification.
Observatory Magna Charta Universitatum
PLDC: Professional Lighting Design Convention
EMU Faculty of Architecture is a partner of PLDC
Electrical and Electronics Cooperation Protocol
(Eastern Mediterranean University & Cyprus Turkish Electrical Contractors Association)
Academic and Scientific Cooperation Protocol
(Eastern Mediterranean University & TRNC Ministry of Public Works and Transport)
(Eastern Mediterranean University & Limak Cyprus Deluxe Hotel)
Cooperation Protocol on Diagnosis, Research & Training Activities to be carried out in Famagusta State Hospital Molecular Research Laboratories
(Eastern Mediterranean University & TRNC Ministry of Health)
Cooperation Protocol for Research and Education Activities to be carried out in State Hospitals
(Eastern Mediterranean University & TRNC Ministry of Health)
Agreement of Collaboration
(Eastern Mediterranean University & Italian Culinary Institute for Foreigners)