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Rauf Denktas University

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Rauf Denktas University (RDU) is dedicated to preserving the legacy and ideas of Mr. Rauf Raif Denkta艧, offering world-standard education, rigorous accreditation, and a focus on international employability. Located in the vibrant city of Nicosia, North Cyprus, RDU provides a safe and friendly environment with a Mediterranean climate, making it an ideal place for learning.

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Rauf Denktas University, RDU, took its name from the founding and long-term president of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC), Mr Rauf Raif Denkta艧, who had distinguished himself as an accomplished lawyer, organizer, human rights leader and political activist.

Preserving a Legacy

RDU was established to preserve and bequeath to the younger generation Mr. Denktash's legacies and ideas about economic, social, educational, religious, and cultural rights of minorities, human dignity, self-determination, and peaceful coexistence between different peoples.

World-Standard Education

RDU seeks to be a university of choice with its excellent teaching and research faculty as well as facilities. It provides high-quality education that enables graduates to be employable internationally and contributes through research to identifying and proposing solutions to local and international problems.

Rigorous Accreditation

All RDU programs undergo rigorous national and international accreditation processes to ensure students receive world-standard education. Programs are accredited by competent educational authorities in TRNC, Turkey, and internationally by FIBAA.

Focus on International Employability

RDU prioritizes the international employability of its graduates by working with local and international partners, prospective employers, and academic institutions to design curricula that meet market needs. Graduates are equipped with relevant competencies for international employment.

Ideal Learning Environment

Located in Nicosia, the capital city of North Cyprus, RDU offers a safe, friendly, and culturally diverse environment with a pleasant Mediterranean climate, making it an ideal place for learning.

Medium of Instruction

Except for Turkish Law, the medium of instruction at RDU is English. The English Preparatory Program and foundation classes support students with varying levels of English, mathematics, and computer skills.

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Main Campus

Surlari莽i Nicosia, Cyprus

Admission Intakes

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Fall 2024

Application StartJan 19, 2024
Application DeadlineSep 30, 2024
Program commencesOct 9, 2024

Spring 2025

Application StartDec 1, 2024
Application DeadlineFeb 28, 2025
Program commencesMar 6, 2025

Spring 2025

Application StartDec 1, 2024
Application DeadlineFeb 28, 2025
Program commencesMar 6, 2025
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