Faculty of Medicine


Duration 6 Years
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About the Program

The Faculty of Medicine was established to bring a new and different perspective to medical education. The aim is to become a training and health institution with universal standards, aiming to do research, provide education from elected faculty members, and to serve tomorrow's leaders in the field of medicine. The education period is six years, and the medium of instruction is English. During the first three years, in addition to theoretical and laboratory courses in basic sciences and clinical medicine, there are introductory courses in clinical practice with clinical practices component. The program consists of medical training internships in the fourth and the fifth years. In the sixth year, students will take the responsibility of patient care, and complete their education under the supervision of the teaching practitioners.

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Educational Opportunities

The faculty is equipped with the most advanced technology needed for education and research in classrooms and laboratories, with the aim of providing the best and highest quality of education. Students will find all kinds of research and study opportunities in molecular medicine, biochemistry, neurological sciences, cell culture, microbiology, neurophysiology, and homodynamic laboratories. In addition to a comprehensive model laboratory designed for anatomy training, there is an advanced cadaver room. Physiology education will be offered with computerized data, recording and experimentation systems, and each student will be presented with separate microscope and training sets. Also, the program allows each student to participate actively in experiments; biochemical and molecular analysis, metabolism analysis, and structural and biochemical analysis of micro-organisms, in a separate training laboratory.



Career Areas

Students graduating from the Faculty of Medicine, will have the opportunity to work as general medical practitioners in public and private health institutions. Graduates can also apply to "Ph.D." programs in the Department of Basic Medical Sciences of other universities to become academics.

General practitioners wishing to receive special education can continue their specialist education in any field of education at research hospitals or university hospitals, by taking relevant exams to get the title of "Specialist Doctor". Medical doctors can work at private or public health institutions in any country in the world or at their own clinics.


Faculty of Medicine
Central Lecture Halls, CL213
Tel: +90 392 671 1111 Extension: 2551
Faculty E-mail: secretary-fm@ciu.edu.tr
Dean: Prof. Dr. Kaan ERLER
Dean E-mail: kerler@ciu.edu.tr

TRNC citizens and TR citizen candidate students who have completed their entire high school education in TRNC. They are placed in undergraduate programs in line with their success in the CIU Student Placement and Scholarship Ranking Exam and the programs they prefer.

Students who are successful in the exam can register from the TRNC Marketing Office.

Applicants can directly apply online to our undergraduate programs by using the application portal. Please fill in your details correctly and upload all the required documents listed on the last page of the application form.

Required documents;

  • Completed application form,
  • Higher/Secondary Certificate or equivalents (e.g. O/A’Level, WAEC/NECO)
  • Evidence of English Language competence: TOEFL (65 IBT) or IELTS (5.5). Students without these documents will take the CIU English proficiency exam on campus following arrival,
  • Scanned copy of international passport/birth certificate,
  • Fully completed and signed CIU Rules and Regulations document (which can be downloaded during the online application).

Cyprus International University provides academic scholarships for its students as an incentive for success, with most students benefiting from 50%, 75% or 100% scholarships or discounted tuition fees. Click for more information.

Tuition Fees are determined at the beginning of each academic year. Candidate students who are entitled to enroll in CIU can learn their fees in line with the Tuition Fee Calculation system.