Department of Nutrition and Dietetics

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Department of Nutrition and Dietetics started to training in 2007-2008 academic year. It was accredited by the Higher Education Council (YOK) of Turkey, included in the OSYS Guide Book in 2007-2008 as the fourth four-year-based undergraduate program offering education on nutrition and dietetics in the higher education system of Turkey, and
it is the first and the only department of its kind in TRNC.

The Department of Nutrition and Dietetics is formed by two academic departments called Food and Nutrition Sciences and Medical Nutrition Treatment.

Undergraduate and postgraduate programs of the department are supported by the teaching staff of Hacettepe University, Ankara University and the Near East University.

Department of Nutrition and Dietetics under the body of Faculty of Health Sciences is continuing to its contributions to universal needs as well as developments at national level.

The mission of the department is carrying out a program at the international standards and offering a research program for training high-qualified nutritionists who are reformist, creative and own moral values that are shared in global terms and, value to self-criticism as well as becoming loyal to Revolutions and Principles of Ataturk, and is putting its findings at the service of public and continuously developing its quality and services.

The vision of the department is becoming a leading educational institution which is recognized and preferred both nationally and internationally, and contributing to developments of TRNC in reaching to contemporary values by producing information and technologies in its educational context.