Among 12,273 educational institutions, Near East University ranks the 584th over the world, the 5th in Turkey and the 1st in Cyprus

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Among 12,273 educational institutions, Near East University ranks the 584th over the world, the 5th in Turkey and the 1st in Cyprus

Near East University ranks the top amongst the universities in Cyprus….

4 International Colleges and Universities (http://www.4icu.org/) evaluated and ranked 12,273 internationally accredited educational institutions that located in 200 different countries across the world. Among these educational institutions Near East University ranks 584th across the world, the 5th in Turkey and the 1st in Cyprus on the Web Ranking list of 4 International Colleges and Universities.

According the press release issued by the Directorate of Press and Public Relations Office o Near East University, 4International Colleges and Universities, which is the leading international higher education directory and search engine with over 40,000 daily visitors, has ranked Near East University as the top university among the universities in whole Cyprus.

Near East University with its vast educational opportunities, competent academic staff and international identity has been ranked as Cyprus’ top university in 2016 4 International Colleges and Universities Web Rankings list that featuring reviews and web ranking of 12,273 colleges and universities in 200 countries across the world.

By taking undergraduate, master and doctoral degree programs as basic criteria, universities that offer undergraduate, graduate and post graduate programs that accredited by national and international bodies, have been evaluated and ranked in accordance with the scores based on the sophisticated algorithmic evaluation of impartial and independent web metrics that obtained from three different search engines.

A press conference regarding the issue was held at Near East University Hospital B101 Conference Hall. Near East University Board of Trustees Chairman Assoc. Prof. Dr. İrfan S. Günsel, Vice Founding Rector Tümer Garip, and Vice Rectors Prof. Dr. Fahreddin Sadıkoğlu, Prof. Dr. Şenol Bektaş, and Prof. Dr. Tamer Şanlıdağ attended the press conference.

Among 12,273 educational institutions, Near East University ranks the 584th over the world, the 5th in Turkey and the 1st in Cyprus

Assoc. Prof. Dr. İrfan S. Günsel: Having being ranked the 584th university in the ranking list of world universities, Near East University has almost achieved to take place among world’s top 500 universities that we have set it as target for our university…

Addressing to press members, NEU Board of Trustees Chairman Assoc. Prof. Dr. İrfan S. Günsel underlined that in 4 International Colleges and Universities Web ranking list that features reviews and web ranking of 12,273 educational institutions, Near East University ranked the 584th over the world, the 5th in Turkey and in the first in whole Cyprus. “This is very significant for demonstrating the global point that Near East University has achieved in terms of quality and excellence in education” said he.

Prof. Dr. Tamer Şanlıdağ: As Near East University, we support approximately 200-250 scientific projects each year….

Touching upon the crucial role of funding and supporting research projects in motivating and encouraging young academics for broader studies to contribute to the world of science, Vice Rector Prof. Dr. Tamer Şanlıdağ underlined that Near East University Scientific Studies Fund supported research studies and projects including master’s degree and doctoral degree thesis, as well as scientific research projects conducted individually. “Approximately 200-250 projects are funded and supported each year. Besides, academics and researchers can benefit from grants and support offered by international funding bodies such as TUBITAK, EU Research Council and Horizon 2020” said he.

Among 12,273 educational institutions, Near East University ranks the 584th over the world, the 5th in Turkey and the 1st in Cyprus

Prof. Dr. Fahreddin Sadıkoğlu: Compared to a year ago, we have doubled the number of our publications, a considerable number of scholar articles refers to our publications….

Addressing to press members, Vice Rector Prof. Dr. Fahrettin Sadıkoğlu underlined the importance of systematic works and efforts for achieving the objectives. “We are so proud and happy with NEU’s success. Amongst 12,273 universities from 200 countries across the world, Near East University ranks the 584th. In the last two years, we put ourselves into an extremely systematic work and exerted great effort to reach our target; to be among the world’s top 500 universities. We are almost there. Within the scope of our innovative perspective, we also focus on funding and supporting research projects and fostering publications. In this regard, our publications have increased hundred percent compared to the previous year. Our university carries out joint scientific projects with 40 countries across the world including the United States of America, Russia, and China. Our university provides support to all conferences, congresses and similar meetings, research studies and publications that participated or conducted by our academic staff. I would like to take this opportunity and extend my appreciations to all those that contributed to NEU’s success” said Professor Sadıkoğlu.