Covid-19 pandemic is unfortunately continuing. Many countries have closed their borders to cope with the epidemic, many countries have closed their consulates and airlines have reduced their flights.

In this period, the University of Arizona and Girne American University signed an agreement to to help students want to study abroad achieve their dreams. Through this partnership, students will have a chance to earn their US Degree through a mix of online courses and tutorial assistance of the GAU.

As part of this Agreement, students can pursue their studies in a safe environment at affordable prices and in the end earn an internationally recognised diploma.

Being A University of Arizona Student at GAU

Studying at GAU as a UArizona student is experiencing the best of both worlds: A world class education at a world class campus in student-friendly city (Kyrenia).

As a UArizona Student you will have access to

  • GAU campus and facilities
  • Dedicated UArizona Common Room for UArizona students'
  • Study spaces, computer labs,
  • free wifi access on campus
  • Student clubs and special programs
  • On-ground academic support
  • Exam proctoring

all without additional fees

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GAU Dorms

GAU Residence Halls are furnished and come with en-suite bathrooms. For more information on residence halls, please visit:

You can find information on the fees and features of each residence hall.

Female University of Arizona students can apply for accommodation at the Elysium to be placed on a dedicated UArizona floor.

Where is GAU?

Girne American University is located in Kyrenia in northern part of Cyprus. Turkish is the official language, however English is widely known and spoken.

Cyprus is the 3rd largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, after Sicily and Sardinia.

There are daily scheduled flights from major European, Asian and African capitals and from major cities of Turkey to Ercan Airport.

Major industries in North Cyprus are tourism, education and services sector. There are more than 100,000 university students enrolled in 16 major universities, making it the student hub of the Mediterranean.

Girne American University is the oldest private higher education institution on the island. GAU prides itself on its international identity, with students from over 100 countries studying in 150 undergraduate and graduate programs. GAU's programs are recognised by the Turkish Higher Education Council (YÖK) and its international accreditations ensure GAU graduates seamless transition into their future global careers.

GAU's partnership with University of Arizona is now aiming to bridge students with a US education in a global campus environment.

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