About the Program

For the first time in TRNC, Hair Care and Beauty Services Program was founded in our university. The medium of instruction for the program is Turkish. Our four-year associate degree program was founded under YÖDAK supervision, after which it was received YÖK accreditation and started to accept students from Turkey as well. Our instructors, who teach field courses of the program, are experts in their own areas and offer both theoretical and practical courses. Our program, in accordance with the current technological advancements, aims to train professional staff who can communicate effectively, have technical knowledge and skills relevant to the profession, are creative, innovative, have research skills and can contribute to the development of the country and the profession by continuously renewing themselves through following the developments in the field, having unique ideas, holding the client's requests at the foreground and acting as analytical individuals and professional cosmetologist.

Educational Opportunities

Hair Care and Beauty Services Program provides hands-on training at hair care, make-up and make-up practices and skin-body care workshops that are equipped with the latest technological equipment. At our hair care and make-up practices workshop, our students work on sage permanent and temporary shaping, dying and cutting hair, beautifying makeup, in addition to many other practices covered during hair and make-up classes including stage make-up and special effects make-up. At the skin and body care workshop, students can work on, lymph drainage device, isometric, thermolysis needle hair removal with the skin care devices and with IPL devices skin analysis and diagnosis can be done and cosmetic products can be chosen. Students can apply special products such as wrinkle, stain treatment, acne care, oxygen therapy, peeling and mask as well as special applications such as local body thinning and tightening with passive gymnastic and lymphatic drainage devices.

Career Areas

Students, who graduate from Hair Care and Beauty Services program, can work in the field of hairdressing and beauty which is one of the widest areas of the service sector. They can work in specialized and managerial positions in local or international companies that produce goods and services in cosmetics sales centers with their international associate degree diplomas; at hairdressing salons and beauty centers as hair stylists and aestheticians; as makeup artists and special effect makeup experts in television companies, theatres and film studios. They can also work as spa therapists and managers in the spa centers or in the hospitals; as skin care specialists in the skin care units of hospitals; as manicure-pedicure experts and nail designers in nail salons. In addition to these, our graduates have the opportunity to be contract teachers in private vocational training institutions or in vocational public schools.


Cyprus International University
Vocational School
Science and Technology Center
99258 Nicosia/TRNC
Tel: +90 392 671 1111 Extension:2401
School E-mail: secretary-voc@ciu.edu.tr
Director E-mail: mnat@ciu.edu.tr


2 years