Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU)

EMU is an international university with a population of about 13000 students from 65 different countries

The Eastern Mediterranean University located in Northern Cyprus, was established in 1979 as a higher-education institution of technology for Turkish Cypriots.

  • Architecture
  • Arts & Sciences
  • Business & Economics
  • Communication and Media Studies
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Sciences
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Pharmacy
  • Tourism


The university’s library is one of the largest on the island, collection reached more than 120,000 books, and offers free access to hundreds of information databases and sources to the users.

The library also provides inter-library loan system thus making it easy for research activities. Collections on Physical Sciences considerably sufficient for undergraduates and beginning post-graduates.

The strong areas of material, library owns, can be counted as follows: Considerable collection on Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, English Literature, basic related Engineering literature and small amount of Theoretical Physics. Engineering sections divided into specialized areas of relevant existing departments in the university. Sections on international relations, communication studies, philosophy and law are expanding rapidly compare to initial established materials.


Tennis courts, basketball courts and astro-turf football pitches are all in daily use. Outdoor athletics stadium further provides a full-sized tartan running track, whilst the Lala Mustafa Pasha indoor sports centre with its 3,500 person capacity, serves as the venue for major sporting and cultural events such as (basketball, volleyball, handball, boxing, wrestling, karate etc.), a small stadium (which is the home of American Football EMUCROWS), tennis fields. The students can join these activities and train with professional instructors. The university gives scholarships to successful athletes.

Social activities

University owns a radio station on 106.5 FM called Radio EMU broadcasting to whole island. It is run by students of the Communications department.