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Last updated 12-12-2012

Near East University, Faculty of Medicine

Turkey

General information

Main address

Phone +90 392 223 64 64 / +90 392 680 20 00
Fax +90 392 223 64 61
E-mail info (at) neu.edu.tr
WWW http://www.neu.edu.tr

Address in local language

Near East University, Faculty of Medicine, TRNC Mersin 10, Lefkosa, Turkey

Visitor address

same as main address

Former names:

  • None

Year founded: 2008
Year instruction started: 2008

Private institution?

Affiliated to

  • Marmara University - founded 1982
  • Istanbul University - founded 1913
  • Ankara University - founded 1945

Main teaching language: English
Other languages of instruction: Turkish

Title of qualifications awarded: Medical Doctor
Abbreviation: MD

Years required to graduate: 6 years

Foreign/overseas and national students are admitted

Tuition fees: Some students pay tuition fee

Legal status and affiliations

The medical school is:

  • a private institution ?
  • the owner is located in the same country
  • a faculty/school/department of the university

Ethnic or religious affiliation

  • It does not have non-academic affiliations

The medical school is part of or affiliated to more than one university in the same country:

  • Marmara University - founded: 1982
  • Istanbul University - founded: 1913
  • Ankara University - founded: 1945

Institutional partnership

The medical school has no partner or subordinate educational institutions affiliated to it.

The medical school or faculty does not offer specialised programmes in medicine in addition to the programme leading to a basic medical qualification.

The school is academically linked with training programmes in other major health-care disciplines

  • dentistry
  • pharmacy
  • nursing
  • physiotherapy
  • other disciplines

Admission

Admission office

Address:

Directorate of Registration and Admission Office, Near East University, Faculty of Medicine, TRNC Mersin 10, Lefkosa, Turkey

Address (local official language):

same as main address

Phone +90 392 223 64 64 / +90 392 680 20 00
Fax +90 392 223 64 61
E-mail info (at) neu.edu.tr
WWW http://www.neu.edu.tr

Visitor address:

Near East University, Faculty of Medicine, TRNC Mersin 10, Lefkosa, Turkey

Title/position of the person responsible for administration of admission process:

Prof. Dr. Gamze Mocan Kuzey (Dean of the Faculty)

Admission requirements

The school applies only the national or common admission requirements

Students are mainly admitted after completion of an undergraduate degree

The school uses the results of a national entrance examination. It does not use its own entrance examination.

The school:

  • admits both female and male students
  • admits foreign/overseas students and national students.
  • does not have an affirmative action programme to support the admission of underrepresented groups, or any other form of programme to support the admission of minority groups
  • does not offer a pre-medical course ?

Other qualifications than the standard admission requirements accepted:

  • none

Tuition fees: Some students pay tuition fee

Foreign/overseas students are eligible to practise in the country after qualification.

Medical programme

Title(s) of the qualification awarded on graduation

In English: Medical Doctor
In the local official language: Tip Doktoru
Common abbreviation: MD

Structure

Number of years of study required in order to graduate from the programme in basic medical education: 6 years

Actual average number of years of study for students to complete the programme: 8 years or more

Percentage of admitted students expected to complete the programme: 81 - 90 per cent

The programme in basic medical education last revised: 2012

The programme is:

  • divided into two parts - an early pre-clinical phase with no or limited clinical experience, and a following clinical phase
  • fully integrated (75 - 99 per cent integrated) ?
  • both a community-based and a family medicine programme (25 - 49 per cent of curriculum)
  • lecture-based

Clinical training requirements

- including both theoretical instruction and practical experience

Number of years of the programme which include clinical training: 3
Number of weeks of clinical training in the programme: 132
Clinical training is 50 - 74 per cent of the full programme

Number of years of the programme which include time with real patients: 3
Number of weeks of the programme which include time with real patients: 132
Time with patients is 50 - 74 per cent of the full programme

Students must satisfy the following requirements for clinical training to be licensed to practise as a medical doctor:

  • national requirements concerning clinical training
  • the requirements of the medical school's programme in basic medical education
  • requirements for completion of a supervised period of clinical practice after graduation such as internship or pre-registration training

Total number of final student assessments/examinations in each year of the programme:

Number of assessments year 1: 5
Number of assessments year 2: 8
Number of assessments year 3: 10
Number of assessments year 4: 5
Number of assessments year 5: 17
Number of assessments year 6: 8

Delivery of the programme in other countries

Arrangements to deliver part of the programme by an institution or institutions in other countries

  • none

The medical school offers its programme in any other country

  • no, the programme is not offered in any other country

Timing and the academic year

Academic year, average number of weeks: 32

Instruction in year 1 of the programme starts in: September
Instruction in the following years starts in the same month

Total number of scheduled hours of instruction (contact hours) for a student in each year of the programme:

Number of hours year 1: 659
Number of hours year 2: 820
Number of hours year 3: 792
Number of hours year 4: 1320
Number of hours year 5: 1320
Number of hours year 6: 2048

Numbers of staff and students

Teaching staff

Total number of academic staff employed by the medical school and involved in the teaching process:

Number of full-time staff: 65
Number of part-time staff: 30

(Figures does not include the hospital and community based clinicians who contribute to the medical programme by supervision of clinical training.)

Students

Number of full-time students admitted to the first year of the medical programme:

None specified

Number of part-time students admitted to the first year of the medical programme:

None specified

Total number of students in all years of the medical programme (medical student population):

None specified

Number of graduates from the medical programme:

None specified

Teaching facilities and student services

Teaching facilities available for the medical programme:

  • group rooms, typically 5 - 12 places
  • classrooms, typically 20 - 40 places
  • small auditoriums, up to 100 places
  • large auditoriums, more than 100 places
  • dissection rooms
  • anatomical collections/museums
  • teaching laboratories
  • clinical skills laboratories
  • other facilities

Access to hospitals or other clinical facilities for clinical training:

  • agreement with a hospital/hospitals

Computer system or network

Available

100 per cent (all) of staff have access to the internet for academic use
100 per cent (all) of students have access to the internet for academic use
100 per cent (all) of total student population can access computers concurrently

Library services

Available

Student support and participation

Medical school/university student services and support:

  • academic counselling
  • personal, economic and social counselling
  • health services
  • student housing
  • student catering
  • sports facilities
  • other services or support

Any student organisation at the medical school:

Yes?

Student participate in:

  • no council, committee, evaluation etc.

Recognition, accreditation and quality assurance

The medical school and its programme in medical education are subject to accreditation or a similar process of official recognition.

Authority, agency or agencies responsible for recognition/accredition:

Ulusal Tip Egitimi Akreditasyonu
Ulusal Tip Egitimi Akreditasyon Kurulu (UTEAK), TTB, Ankara, Turkey

E-mail iletisim (at) uteak.org
WWW http://www.uteak.org

Last recognition/accreditation of the school took place in: Not specified

Recognition/accreditation valid until: Not specified

Duration of the recognition/accreditation of the school: Not specified

External evaluation, other than as part of an accreditation process, by:

  • a national authority or organisation
  • an international organisation

Major changes in the curriculum must be approved by: ?

  • the university
  • the ministry responsible for higher education