Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) Tourism Faculty continues to train high-level and intermediate-level qualified manpower who will contribute to the tourism sector economically and socially, and have the knowledge, skills and awareness level required by today, in our age where international competition is increasing, the economy is developing and technological developments are accelerating.
EMU Tourism Faculty is waiting for its new students for the 2021-2022 Academic Year. The faculty admits students to Culinary Arts, Pastry and Bakery, Civil Aviation Cabin Services, Tourism and Hospitality Management associate degree programs, Gastronomy and Culinary Arts, Recreation and Tourism Management undergraduate programs, Gastronomy, Hotel Management, Tourism Management graduate programs and Tourism Management doctoral programs.
Among the Bests in the World
EMU Tourism Faculty is the only faculty from TRNC to be included in the list, ranking 38th in the field of Tourism and Hospitality Management in the World University Academic Ranking 2021 Field Rankings List of ShanghaiRanking, a China-based world university ranking institution. EMU Tourism Faculty ranks as the first faculty among the faculties included in the list both across the island of Cyprus and among Turkish universities.
On the other hand, EMU Tourism Faculty, Tourism and Hospitality Management undergraduate programs and Tourism Management Master's programs have been accredited by the Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA), one of the most distinguished accreditation institutions in the world. At the same time, EMU Tourism and Hospitality Management programs have the Quality Certificate in Tourism Education (TedQual) accreditation awarded by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).
Holds International Collaborations
EMU Tourism Faculty Gastronomy and Culinary Arts program and, Tourism and Hospitality Management program, in cooperation with the Italian Culinary Institute for Foreigners (ICIF) offer their students the chance to study in Italy in order for students to reach a better place in the globalizing world. In addition, within the scope of the educational cooperation agreement signed between Virginia Tech University, students can go to the USA and complete their last semester courses at Virginia Tech University.
The Faculty of Tourism opens the doors of international knowledge sharing to its students by being included in the alliance formed by The Alliance by Institut Paul Bocuse, which consists of the most important world-renowned culinary arts, gastronomy, food service and hospitality institutions in France, which only accepts the institutions with high education quality.
Training Opportunity in Fully-Equipped Laboratories
With its 3 fully equipped computer laboratories within the faculty, students have the opportunity to support what they have learned in theoretical courses. In addition, students receive training for the Fidelio program, which is preferred by the world's largest hotel chains. With two fully equipped and technologically equipped demo kitchens under the roof of the faculty, students have the opportunity to understand the working and operating principles of a professional kitchen. Likewise, with the Tower Barista Cafe and Education Laboratory, students can conduct food and beverage service and management courses, and have the chance to learn by applying service techniques.
Prof. Dr. Kılıç: “We Train Graduates who are Experts in the Field”
By stating that the Tourism trains qualified and expert graduates, EMU Tourism Faculty Dean Prof. Dr. Hasan Kılıç emphasized that the programs have a multicultural structure and that they are at a sufficient level in terms of technological equipment. Underlining that EMU is the university with the best academic staff in tourism education, Prof. Dr. Kılıç pointed out that the quality of the faculty's education is also certified by international organizations such as FIBAA and TedQual.
Stating that the graduates have a wide range of jobs opportunities, Prof. Dr. Kılıç stated that the graduates can work in the fields of accommodation, front office, housekeeping, marketing, accounting, human resources, kitchen, bar, restaurant, as well as entertainment and leisure, transportation, travel agencies, food and beverage sector and tourism. Prof. Dr. Kılıç also stated that the graduate can work in any workplace related to the tourism.