University of Kyrenia (UoK)

University of Kyrenia (UoK) was founded in Kyrenia, one of the most beautiful and historic cities in Cyprus, in 2013. The University has the approval of the TRNC’s Ministry of National Education and received its accreditation from the Higher Education Planning, Evaluation Accreditation and Coordination Council (YODAK), on the 19th of March 2013.

Following accreditation by YODAK and having met all the necessary standards, the University of Kyrenia applied for approval from Turkey’s Council of Higher Education (YOK). The University was granted this on January 16, 2014, and it was officially established on the 28th of January 2014, immediately opening its doors to students in 10 different programs in the Maritime faculties.


1- Faculty of Marine Science

  • Maritime Transportation Management Engineering
  • Marine Engineering

2- Faculty of Maritime Studies

  • Maritime Transportation Management Engineering 
  • Marine Engineering

3- Faculty of Maritime Management

  • Maritime Management

4- Faculty of Dentistry

5- Faculty of Pharmacy

6- Faculty of Education

  • English Language Teaching
  • Psychological Counseling and Guidance
  • Turkish Language Teaching
  • Special Education Teaching

7- Faculty of Arts and Sciences

  • Psychology

8- Faculty of Aviation and Space Sciences

  • Aviation Management
  • Pilotage – Professional Pilot Training 
  • Aeronautical Engineering 

9- Faculty of Law

10- Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences

  • Banking and Finance
  • Business Administration
  • Logistics Management
  • International Relations

11- Faculty of Health Sciences

  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation
  • Nursing

12- Faculty of Architecture 

  • Interior Architecture
  • Architecture 

13- Faculty of Engineering 

  • Computer Engineering 
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering 
  • Software Engineering 

14- Faculty of Medicine

  • Basic Sciences Division
  • Medical Sciences Division
  • Surgical Sciences Division

15- Faculty of Tourism

  • Tourism Management
  • Gastronomy and Culinary Arts