European University of Lefke

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European University of Lefke
Lefke Avrupa Üniversitesi
Type State-trust-run
Established 1990
Rector Prof. Dr. Mehmet Ali Yükselen
Students 9.200
Location Lefka,  North Cyprus

Coordinates: 35°07′47″N 32°49′51″E / 35.129798°N 32.830904°E / 35.129798; 32.830904

European University of Lefke (EUL) is an institution of higher learning, located in the Northern Cyprus Nicosia District town of Lefka, overlooking Morphou Bay.[1] Founded in 1989 by Cyprus Science Foundation, the university opened in 1990 as a member of the Balkan Universities Network, and offers 77 undergraduate and school programs and 38 postgraduate and doctoral degree programs which are approved by Turkey's Council of Higher Education (YÖK).[2] The university campus is 45 minutes from the capital Nicosia, 60 minutes from Ercan Airport and the city of Kyrenia and 80 minutes from the city of Famagusta.[3]


  1. ^ European University of Lefke at Cyprusive — North Cyprus Web Guide
  2. ^ "History of EUL". Archived from the original on 2013-01-11. Retrieved 2013-01-14. 
  3. ^ "Location & Campus of EUL". Archived from the original on 2013-01-11. Retrieved 2013-01-14.