Turkey - Northern Cyprus (MSANC) - Nicosia - Near East LC
LC GENERAL INFORMATION
25000
2413
Anaesthesia Dermatology Dermatovenerology Genetics Gynaecology/Obstetrics Infectious Diseases Internal Medicine-Cardiology Internal Medicine-General Internal Medicine-Pulmonary Microbiology Neurology Nuclear Medicine Ophthalmology Otorhinolaryngology Paediatrics Paediatrics-Surgery Pathology Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Psychiatry Radiotherapy Sports Medicine Surgery-Cardiovascular Surgery Surgery-General Surgery-Neurosurgery Surgery-Orthopedics Surgery-Plastic Surgery Urology
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
20 SCOPE STUDENTS
25 SCORE STUDENTS
Hospital
Dormitory, Student Apartment

HepB antibodies

Only clinical students after basic rotation (for SCOPE only)

http://www.neumsa.org/
LEOs
Simge Cibros
OVERVIEW

Lefkoşa (Nicosia) is the capital city of Northern Cyprus an it is situated in the centre of the island. Lefkoşa is currently the only divided capital city in the world. As with its southern counterpart, the old town is hemmed by Venetian walls, with the majority of city’s modern buildings and administrative machinery located outside the walls, and most tourist attractions to be found in the old town within the walls. Ledra Street (Lokmacı Caddesi) pedestrian crossing is an easy way to walk to southern Nicosia from northern Nicosia. Dereboyu Street is the busiest place of the city with lots of restaurants and shops, and it is busy until late.

Near East University is the biggest university in the Northern Cyprus which has 16 faculties comprising 220 departments and programs, 28 research institutes. NEU Faculty of Medicine is the founder LC of the Medical Students’ Association of Northern Cyprus which has been continuing its education since 2008.

Climate in Lefkoşa (Nicosia) is influenced by local steppe climate. During the year there is little rainfall. The annual temperature id 18.8°C.

UNIVERSITY AND HOSPITALS

Near East University, standing out as a small town of education in center of Northern Cyprus, with the all-round on campus facilities and opportunities such as sports fields, shops, restaurants, dormitories with a capacity of 5000 people, health and fitness center, hospitals, cafes, student clubs, radio-TV center, Grand library, Olympic swimming pool, national and international banks, travel agencies, post office, 24 hours security and health services.

Near East University Hospital is the most advanced research and training hospital of Eastern Mediterranean Region. Educational hospital facilities accepted to WHO Avicenna Group (March 2013, Geneva – Switzerland) The language of education is in English and organ/system based integrated system is implemented as the method of education.

RESEARCH PROJECTS AND LABS
There are a lot of ongoing research projects in NEU Faculty of Medicine, but there will be no SCORE exchange for this year. Laboratories of NEU are equipped with latest technology.
BOARDING
Near East University Hospital’s dining hall will be providing breakfast, lunch, and dinner for the duration of exchange students’ staying. There are also lots of student canteens & diner halls in campus.
LODGING
Near East University Dormitories and Student Aparts are located in the NEU campus. Hot water and central heating systems, kitchen, study room, canteen, transportation, prepaid phones, TV, mini fridge, internet connection, central laundry, market are available. You may need to bring your kitchen utensils, towel,pillowcase and bedsheet (LEO will inform incomings).

Address: Near East University

Near East Boulevard

ZIP: 99138

Nicosia/ TRNC

Mersin 10 – Turkey

Tel: +903922236464


TRANSPORTATION
In Lefkosa, Near East University School buses will be conducted between 06:45 and 21:20 by 1 hour consecutive gaps. Also taxis are very useful to go to the city center.
SOCIAL PROGRAM
Social program will be set up and shared by LEOs & CPs during your staying. Projects will include beach days, night life, NFDP, hatchling release of caretta carettas and etc.
MUST SEE

Selimiye Mosque-St. Sophia Cathedral this fortress-like cathedral-cum-mosque was completed in 1228 and has survived a number of eartquakes since then.

Great Inn (Büyük Han) is Cyprus’ best-preserved example of Ottoman caranseari architecture, built in 1572 by the first Ottoman governor of Cyprus, Lala Mustafa Paşa.

Bedesten was builtas a small Byzantine chapel in 6th century. Today it’s primarily used as the venue for exhibitions, concerts and whirling dervish performances.

Bandabuliya is a covered market has a mix of local craft shops and bohemian cafes.

Atatürk Square (Sarayönü) the heart of the walled city with an opportunity to see Venetian Column, Judicial Building, and other historical buildings.

The Great Turkish Bath is built over 400 years ago and still active, this bath is a place to relax.

Samanbahçe Houses a very good reflection of traditional Turkish Cypriot architecture, these houses are well-preserved and well worth seeing and photographing.
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