With its highly developed infrastructure, prominent academic staff members, 16,000 students from 110 and 1,100 academics from 35 different countries, quality programs in English, the opportunity of learning a second foreign language, student exchange programs, rich sports, social and cultural activity opportunities, international accreditations, an international teaching context, and a diploma recognised throughout the world, EMU prepares its students for their international careers by educating them in becoming creative and competitive individuals with entrepreneurial skills.
EMU has been offering quality education through 107 undergraduate and school programs and 103 postgraduate and doctoral degree programs provided by 12 faculties, 4 schools and Foreign Languages and English Preparatory School.
The Institute of Higher Technology constituting the foundation of EMU is established. The Institute of Higher Technology starts providing education with the Departments of Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering offering 3-year programs to 105 students with the aim of educating an intermediate workforce between an engineer and a technician and issuing a ‘technician-engineer’ diploma to successful students.
Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering Departments are extended to four-year programs.
Governments of Turkish Republic (TR) and Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) mutually agree on opening a university called ‘EMU’. Members of the T.R. Council of Higher Education visit the Institute of Higher Technology with the aim of transforming it into a university.
Following the TRNC Assembly’s approval of the Statute establishing the North Cyprus Education Foundation and EMU (18/86), the Institute of Higher Technology is converted into a state University assuming the name of EMU.
Faculties of Engineering, Arts and Sciences, Business and Economics and School of Computing and Technology are inaugurated.
Faculty of Architecture and School of Tourism and Hospitality Management are established.
Faculty of Law starts offering education.
Faculty of Communication is inaugurated.
Faculty of Education is established.
EMU obtains full membership of European University Association (EUA) and International University Association (IUA).
School of Business and Finance (School of Applied Disciplines) starts offering education.
Faculty of Health Sciences and School of Justice are inaugurated.
Faculty of Pharmacy is established.
Faculty of Medicine, School of Health Services and Faculty of Tourism start offering education
Faculty of Dentistry start offering education