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Accreditations and Memberships

Cyprus International University is a recognized institution of higher learning in the international arena and, since its inception, has the development of international education as its main ethos. The University placed great value in development and international co-operation resulting in approval of and accreditation by many major bodies.

CIU is a member of the following accreditation bodies:






The Turkish Republic Higher Education Board (YÖK)



The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus Board of Higher Education Planning Accreditation and Coordination Board (YÖDAK)



  Science, Literature, Faculty of Science and Letters, Faculty of Languages, History and Geography Curriculum Programs Assessment and Accreditation Asscociation (FEDEK)


Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA)



Association for Evaluation and Accreditation of Engineering Programs (MÜDEK)



Architectural Accrediting Board (MiAK)

Pearson Assured






The European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR)




International Universities Council International Universities Search & Rescue Council European Council for Business Education (ECBE)



The National Recognition Information Centre for the United Kingdom (UK NARIC)



The Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)



International Association of Universities(IAU)

International Council of Design

Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education(CHRIE)



Association of International Educators (NAFSA)



International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE)

International Universities Council (IUC) 

International Universities Search & Rescue Council (IUSRC)

Last updated: 13-07-2018