Rauf Denktas University

RDU gives utmost importance and priority to employability and internationalization of its curriculums.

Education for employability and specifically international employability is a motto of RDU. Curriculums are designed after taking the views of prospective employers, professional bodies and the academic consultants.

Each program introduces students to the economies, cultures, values and legal aspects of the target countries, thus having graduated with competencies that enable them to be employed internationally.

Currently, RDU has 9 bachelors program in its 4 faculties. The medium of instruction is English in all programs, except for Turkish Law.

Courses at RDU are in line with the American Credit System and also the European Credit and Transfer System (ECTS).

Our mission is to offer excellent teaching and learning responsive to market needs, achieve outstanding research and provide impressive community service. 

Tuition & Other Costs

General Cost, Budget & Living Expenses

Studying abroad is Cyprus is way cheaper than studying in USA, UK, France, Germany, etc. However, it is still studying abroad and it more expensive than studying in your home country. When deciding to study abroad, there are many costs students must consider as they make their budgets. These mainly include:

Tuition fees

Visa & Flight

Accommodation

Living Expenses

For some countries, these costs may prove to be very expensive. However, the cost of studying in North Cyprus is very affordable. For international students, tuition fees differ depending on the degree type a student wants to study (e.g. Undergraduate, Masters, etc). And North Cyprus universities offer amazing scholarships on tuition to international students to help lower their cost of study.  

Prices stated are what you will pay when granted 50% tuition fee scholarship.

Rauf Denktas University (RDU) Tuition Fees

Undergraduate

FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE AND FINE ARTS

$3000/Year – Maritime Management

FACULTY OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS

$3000/Year – Business Administration

$3000/Year – Banking and Finance

$3000/Year – International Relations

$3000/Year – International Trade and Business

FACULTY OF LAW

$3000/Year – Law*

FACULTY OF TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT

$3000/Year – Hospitality Management

$3000/Year – Tourism Management

Language of Teaching

Majority of the courses are taught in good English. Some courses taught only in Turkish are marked on the degree programs or tuition fees tabs. Languages on the street are mainly English and Turkish.

Application / Enrollment Fees

This university has NO application/enrollment fee.

This university has NO per-semester registration fee.

Application Deadlines

Spring/February Intake: starts – 26th August, ends – 20th January (best to apply before October)

Fall/September Intake: starts – 26th January, ends – 25th August (best to apply before June)

Application Documents

Undergraduate

Submit Passport scan copy

Personal photo

Submit a high school leaving certificate or equivalent

Non-English speaking international students will need to take free UNIC’s NEPTON test

Or submit an English language proficiency certificate

Transfer Students

Official stamped and signed descriptions of courses already taken along with stamped and signed official university Transcript or equivalent 

Must complete a minimum of 2/3 of the Master’s degree credits (credits Earned at other universities)

Postgraduates

Submit Passport scan copy

Personal photo

Submit a high school leaving certificate or equivalent

Submit a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Non-English speaking international students will need to take free UNIC’s NEPTON test

Or submit an English language proficiency certificate

Postgraduate Transfer Students and Credits Earned at other universities

Must complete a minimum of 2/3 of the Master’s degree credits

English Proficiency Documents / Requirements 

Non-English speaking international students will need to take free UNIC’s NEPTON test

Or submit an English language proficiency certificate (any of these – IELTS, TOEFL, SAT, GRE, IGCSE PTE).