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North Cyprus Student Guide

North Cyprus houses students from more than 50 countries including United Kingdom, Germany, Nigeria, Sudan, Zimbabwe, Azerbaijan, Egypt, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Yemen, Oman, Turkey and more with 14 universities countrywide.

So, what is it like studying in North Cyprus?
North Cyprus is one of the moust beautiful islands of the world and it is a unique island to discover. Most of the universities are located close to beaches. You can find many activites to enjoy during your spare time.

North Cyprus University Student from Azerbaijan posing at the historic Kyrenia Harbour
Humay M-li, university student from Azerbaijan, studying in North Cyprus.

Sports in North Cyprus for Students

In North Cyprus, there are fitness centres where you can do cardio, body building, zumba etc… Addition to those you can play indoor and outdoor sports like tennis, basketball, football, handball. On the other hand, there are many companies that allow you to do special sports like diving, bike riding, mountain climbing, trekking, and other activities as well. In short, you won’t have any problems with sports activities.

Beach Activities

Being a mediterranean island, North Cyprus has many beautiful beaches. If you are interested in water sports, North Cyprus provides a lot of opportunities.

North Cyprus Night Life

On Wednesday, Friday and Saturday night life in North Cyprus is very active. That's right when you are off campus, there are quite a number of places to hang out. Pints starting from approximately £1.50. Most North Cyprus bars pubs and clubs offer extensive entertainment opportunities. Open air clubs next to beaches are great when you want to dance till the sun-rise and get down to the beach afterwards.

Festivals and Carnivals for Students

All of the universities in North Cyprus hold annual festivals to provide entertainment to their students. During this period, famous artists and singers as well as the students themselves organize concerts and entertainment within the campuses.

Student Unions

The clubs, their facilities and activities are all established and run by the students themselves. Becoming involved in campus life is easy with the help of the clubs, which offer opportunities for students to explore new and existing cultural, educational and social interests. These clubs organize international seminars and conferences with the help of academic staff.

Useful links:

Kyrenia Ideal Student Dorms (Girne İdeal Öğrenci Rezidansı - Kuzey Kıbrıs Yurtları)

Study in North Cyprus - North Cyprus Universities Reference Guide

Reasons to Study Abroad in Northern Cyprus - Master's Portal EU

Welcome to North Cyprus - Brief Guide

Northern Cyprus Guide by Wikitravel

Red Tape Pushing Students To North - Cyprus Mail

TRNC Ministry of Education & Culture


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