As a global ranking and rating agency specializing in higher education, Eduniversal released the report for 2017 Postgraduate Program Ranking. In the said report, Eastern Mediterranean University Communication and Media Studies postgraduate program has been ranked 5th within the best 200 programs. This unique achievement is not something new for EMU Communication and Media Studies Faculty as the faculty has been consistently climbing to the top in the said rankings since 2011.
Within the top 5 in Euroasia
Acting Dean of Faculty of Communication and Communication and Media Studies postgraduate program head Assoc. Prof. Dr. Agah Gümüş stated that the faculty has received an official notification regarding the said rankings from Eduniversal and that they have been informed that their postgraduate program has been placed within the top 200 programs worldwide. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gümüş also put forth that EMU Communication and Media Studies postgraduate program has been announced as one of the top 5 programs within Euroasia and the Middle East. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gümüş went on to state that among Turkish universities, only Galatasaray University, Communication Strategies and Public Relations Postgraduate Program appears in the said rankings.
7th Year Amongst the Top Best
Highlighting the importance of Eduniversal in the field of higher education as an important ranking institution, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gümüş listed the said organisation’s evaluation criteria as the worldwide reputation of the program, the salary of first employment after graduation and student satisfaction with the program. Stating that the faculty has been appearing within the best for the past 7 years, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gümüş added that around 4 million 250 thousand students refer to the website of Eduniversal regarding their postgraduate program choices.
According to Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gümüş, EMU Communication and Media Studies postgraduate program’s repeated appearance amongst the best programs in the rankings of Eduniversal, a prominent organisation established in France in 1994, further highlights the quality, recongition and reputation of the program.
EMU Communication and Media Studies
Having been providing postgraduate study opportunities (with thesis) in the field of communication and media studies since 1998, EMU Communication and Media Studies Faculty boasts a unique international profile. The Faculty has brought up many graduates from different countries including Albania, Bosnia, Palestine, South Korea, Iran, Cameroon, Nigeria, Norway, Ukraine, Russia and Jordan.