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Asst. Prof. Dr. Nilgün Suphi

Coordinator of  International Academic Affairs Office 

Office Tel: +90 392 630  2080/1134
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Nilgün Suphi has worked in the Institutional Development and International Academic Affairs Office since September 2016 establishing and supporting faculties establish international academic agreements with universities and institutions all over the world, creating MOU, student exchange, faculty exchange, research, short term visit, study abroad, joint conference, joint degree and dual degree agreement templates, setting up a database for live and passed agreements, accreditations and memberships, as well as collecting data for Times Higher Education rankings and being responsible for collecting and inputting data for QS Stars and the different categories of QS rankings. She was also one of the main team players in the preparation of the report enabling EMU to be a signatory of Magna Charta Universitatum and member of IAU. Amongst other responsibilities she has prepared several tenders for hosting both the EUA and EUA-CDE annual meetings and was part of the team organizing the Community of Mediterranean Universities Annual Council Meeting in 2019.

 She is also the Chair/Program Coordinator of Warwick Manufacturing Group based on the International Academic Collaboration agreement between Warwick University and Eastern Mediterranean University. (

 Nilgün Suphi, who has a BA(Hons) and MBA in Business Management, CELTA and Ph.D. in Educational Sciences is also a lecturer in the School of Computing and Technology and has been there since 1999, teaching courses in office management, business, computing and education. Her prior work experience includes working as head of HR in the European University of Lefke, Executive Secretary of the Faisal Islamic Bank and a private company in North Cyprus as well as a professional secretary in Roehampton Hospital, Otis Lifts and Escalators and MIG Generators Company in the UK where international correspondence and administration was one of her main duties.

Michila Gencel

Coordinator of Institutional Development Office

 Office Tel: +90 392 630 2095  
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Ivegeniia Lysetska

Research Assistant

Office Tel: +90 392 630 1538
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Ievgeniia Lysetska is a Research Assistant at Eastern Mediterranean University's Institutional Development and International Academic Affairs Office (IDIAAO). She is also a PhD candidate at the Faculty of Education at Eastern Mediterranean University. Her research interests fall within the areas of Social Justice and Teacher Education. Currently, she holds a B.A. and M.A. degree in Philology from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine, with the major field of English language, literature and translation and the minor German language.

Ievgeniia Lysetska has been the Research Assistant at Eastern Mediterranean University's IDIAAO since Fall Semester 2017 and among her duties in the office is researching and filling in the academic international collaboration instigation forms for prospective academic partner institutions and updating the databases of accreditations, memberships and academic collaboration agreements established between EMU and other institutions. Her other responsibilities include executive secretarial duties such as preparing meetings, writing up the minutes, preparing general correspondence and documentation both for the IDIAAO and Warwick Programme. 

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