General Description of the Institution

Cyprus West University is a non-profit university located in Famagusta, Northern Cyprus was established in 2015. Cyprus West University has 4 faculties, 3 schools, and 18 different undergraduate and associate programs are offered in English and Turkish Languages. Cyprus West University is recognized by YÖK, Turkish Republic Higher Education Board and YÖDAK, The Higher Education Planning, Evaluation, Accreditation and coordination Council of Northern Cyprus, and approved by TRNC Ministry of National Education and Culture.


Cyprus West University is committed to providing services to the society with self-confident students and academic staff who have social responsibility within the light of individual thinking and open to interdisciplinary approaches also who can contribute to science, artistic production and technological innovations at national and international level.


Our university will carry out academic activities with an innovative, interdisciplinary educational design which is sensitive to the needs of the people of our country, with a liberal and participatory corporate culture that respects diversities and beliefs. The information produced in this area will provide the opportunity for our students to receive a world-class education and to have the knowledge and skills to compete in their professional careers across the world.

 c)Our values

The basic values of Cyprus West University are to contribute social welfare through constructing libertarian, participatory and project-based knowledge that respects beliefs and diversities.

In its relationship with all social shareholders, Cyprus West University adopts transparent, accountable, respectful, flexible and bi-directional communication.

Cyprus West University regardless of time and conditions, advocates the supremacy of science and technology, arguing for the independence and autonomy of education and training activities in all political and economic areas.

Cyprus West University prepares the environment that supports creativity, learning, and exploration, and considers cultural differences as richness by providing an environment where international students and faculty members can work together.

In the light of positive science and the traditional cultural values, students of Cyprus West University gain professional knowledge and skills within their social environment and learn to cope with the complex structure and problems of today's world.

 d)Educational Overview

The education programs in Cyprus West University prepare students to improve their professional skills which help them to be successful in their future careers. Some university graduates are willing to pursue their personal careers while others might pursue initiatives to create jobs for others.

However, the aim of the university education goes beyond the limited boundaries of finding a job or starting a business and involves helping the student to search for the truth, personal development, and open new horizons.