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Message from the Director

On behalf Graduate School of Social Sciences, I am pleased to extend our greetings to all graduate students. We are happy to have you with us at the Near East University and we appreciate all the intellectual and creative energy you bring along.

The Graduate School of Social Sciences was established in 2007. There are 18 departments Business Administration, Economy, International Relations, Banking and Finance, Human Resources Management, European Union Relations, Information Management, Law, Turkish Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, Public Relations and Advertising, Journalism, Visual Communication and Design, Radio, Television and Cinema, Tourism and Hotel Management, Psychology, Fine Arts and Design, Performing Arts) offering an extensive variety of graduate programs, including PhD. programs.

Students, who are committed to specialize in a specific field after their undergraduate training, and/or wants to get a PhD degree, are offered a wide range of facilities by the Graduate School and by the university at large. Amongst the facilities provided by the Near East University Campus, especially the Grand Library (With 15,000 m2 of indoor space, the Library houses 500 thousand open shelves books and links to more than 50 thousand electronic journals, 6,5 thousand DVDs, 17 booths for viewing films, 12 personal and group study rooms, 600 study tables) is almost a treasure room for graduate students. The Grand Library, which is equipped with the latest digital technology can be accessed from your home via the internet. The Library, open 24 hours a day, serves as a gigantic information acces center for research activities, and thus will be one of your greatest assets in undertaking academic work.

Highly qualified academic staff, courses offered to the choice of students within the context of diligently prepared programs, The Grand Library, facilities offered to the students in the NEU Campus, the unique culture of Cyprus, tranquil environment, and climate altogether provides an ideal environment for those who want to undertake a graduate study at our university.

Its my hope and sincere wish that all the students who have just joined our Graduate School, and those who plan to join in the future for the purpose of undertaking a qualitative academic work will try to get the best out of such privileges offered by our university. I wish you all the best for exciting, rewarding, challenging and stimulating years on this campus

Prof. Dr. Çelik ARUOBA
Director of Graduate School of Social Sciences

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