Accreditations

The Near East University (and all the faculties and departments forming the university) are already accredited by the following international organizations:

YODAK (Higher Education Planning, Evaluation, Accreditation and Coordination Council). This government (TRNC) organization is situated in Northern Cyprus and all the universities in Northern Cyprus must apply to YODAK and get accreditation to their degree programs before a program is started.

YODAK is a member of the following accreditation bodies:

INQAAHE (International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education)

UK NARIC (UK National agency responsible for providing information, advice and expert opinion on qualifications worldwide)

ENQA (European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education)

YOK (Higher Education Council). This government (Turkey) organization is situated in Turkey and all the universities in Turkey and Northern Cyprus must apply to YOK to get accreditation before a faculty, department, or a degree program is started. YOK ensures that the applying university has qualified and experienced teaching staff, administrative staff and physical resources to start the applied degree programme. In addition, the degree program module details, syllabus, programme regulations, and details of laboratories and other physical resources must be sent to YOK before an approval is given.

ASIIN The association is supported by many organisations, which view the quality of university education as a central concern. They are associations of universities and universities of applied sciences, expert societies, profession-related organisations, industrial and business associations and unions.

EUR-ACE® is a framework and accreditation system that provides a set of standards that identifies high quality engineering degree programmes in Europe and abroad. The EUR-ACE® label is a certificate awarded by an authorised agency to a HEI (Higher Education Institution) in respect of each engineering degree programme which it has accredited.

ENAEE (European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education) the European network which authorises accreditation and quality assurance agencies to award the EUR-ACE® label to accredited engineering degree programmes.