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Faculty of Communication and Media Studies

The Faculty of Communication and Media Studies continues in the long tradition of graduating qualified students since the 1997-1998 academic year. Prior to its establishment as a Faculty in 1997 (with the three departments of Journalism, Public Relations and Advertising and Radio, TV and Film), the infrastructure was laid by the Department of Communication and Media Studies whish was established in 1994 under the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. The fourth department of Visual Art and Visual Communication Design began enrolling students in the 2005-2006 academic year. Until the 2010-11 academic year, the language of instruction in the faculty was English. In 2011-2012, the Departments of Journalism and Radio, TV and Film added a program with Turkish as the language of instruction, followed in the 2012-2013 academic year bythe Department of Public Relations and Advertising. The English lanugage Journalism program froze student enrolment at the beginning of the 2012-2013 acedemic year.The undergraduate programs had 2293 graduates through 2013.Currently in 2013-2014 the combined total of student enrollment from seven academic programs (four English and three Turkish Language programs) is 540.

The Master (with thesis) and Doctoral programs under the Faculty of Communication and Media Studies have awarded graduate degrees since 1998. As of the 2013 academic year there have been 87 graduating students. The program has been ranked in the top 200 Best Master Programs Worldwide in Eduniversal Master Ranking since 2011. The Doctoral program which began accepting students in the 2001 academic year has graduated 11 PhD gradutes through 2013. Those graduates continue their academic life as instructors in a variety of universities around the world.

Administration

Dean:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. AĞAH GÜMÜŞ (a)

Vice Dean(s):
Assoc. Prof. Dr. METİN ERSOY

Our Faculty in Figures

Opening Year 1997
Number of Departments 4
Number of Students 720
Number of Graduates 2432
Number of Academic Staff
Full-time 30
Part-time 15
Number of Programs
Undergraduate 9
Postgraduate 3
PhD 1

The Faculty also has two non-thesis MA programs – one in Visual Art and Visual Communication Design and the other in Radio-TV-Film Studies. The VACD program began enrolling students in the 2010-2011 academic year, graduating 30 students by 2013. Radio-TV-Film began offered Digital Media and Film studies at the MA level beginning with the 2013-2014 spring semester.

In addition to 19 full-time Faculty consisting of 1 professor, 7 Associate Professors, 9 Assistant Professors and 2 instructors, there are also 19 part-time faculty, making a total of 38 in all.

Our aim is to develop and successfully graduate students, who have the required qualities for a global and national communication environment; students who can comfortably use the new technologies available individually or cooperatively in a creative manner; students who execute their industrial knowledge as critical thinkers with ethical and social responsibility. By doing so, our students will be well prepared for professional life, be able to adapt to industry requirements of technological advancement as well as be creative and critical thinkers operating ethically as defenders of freedom of speech.

The Faculty of Communication and Media Studies houses Public Relations and Advertising; Journalism; Radio-Television and Film Studies and Visual Arts and Visual Communication . The Faculty is comprised of a multinational mix of academics and students, providing the students with a unique environment of multiculturalism and multilingualism. In addition to the respective department course requirements, students can take elective and common courses to realize a multidimensional approach to Communication studies. Our Faculty features a Media Center and Genesis IMC Agency which is run within the Public Relations and Advertising Project Center. We also boast an in-house media EMU-TV, Radio EMU, Gundem Newspaper and GundemNet – currently on air and in publication. These facilities provide students with professional and creative industrial experience. Furthermore, the Faculty offers Masters and PhD programs where students can develop their academic careers.

Acreditations

ACA: The American Communication Association
Faculty of Communication and Media Studies' Journalism (Turkish), Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design (English), Public Relations and Advertising (Turkish and English) and Radio-TV and Film (Turkish and English) undergraduate programs and Communication and Media Studies, Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design and Digital Media and Film postgraduate programs possess ACA Accreditation.
http://www.americancomm.org

Memberships

ECREA: European Communication Research and Education Association
EMU Communication Faculty is a member of ECREA.

EUPRERA: The European Public Relations Education and Research Association
EMU Communication Faculty is a member of EUPRERA.
http://www.euprera.org

ICOGRADA: International Council of Graphic Design Associations
EMU Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design Department is a member of ICOGRADA.
http://www.icograda.org

Rankings

Eduniversal: Masters Ranking
http://www.best-masters.com
Eduniversal ranked EMU Communication Faculty, Communication and Media Studies Postgraduate Program (with thesis) within the best 200 Communication Postgraduate Programs for the third consecutive time in the 2014-2015 Academic Year.

ACA: The American Communication Association
Faculty of Communication and Media Studies' Journalism (Turkish), Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design (English), Public Relations and Advertising (Turkish and English) and Radio-TV and Film (Turkish and English) undergraduate programs and Communication and Media Studies, Visual Arts and Visual Communication Design and Digital Media and Film postgraduate programs possess ACA Accreditation.
http://www.americancomm.org

Contact Information

Address:
Eastern Mediterranean University
Faculty of Communication and Media Studies
Famagusta, North Cyprus
Mersin 10, Turkey

Tel: +90 392 630 2352
Fax: +90 392 630 2317
E-mail: fcms@emu.edu.tr
Web: http://fcms.emu.edu.tr​

Academic Staff

Title Name Surname Position Department Tel Email
Prof. Dr. TUĞRUL İLTER Faculty Member PUBLIC RELATIONS AND ADVERTISING 2735 tugrul.ilter@emu.edu.tr
Assoc. Prof. Dr. AĞAH GÜMÜŞ Dean PUBLIC RELATIONS AND ADVERTISING 2393 agah.gumus@emu.edu.tr
Assoc. Prof. Dr. ANIL KEMAL KAYA Chair PUBLIC RELATIONS AND ADVERTISING 2179 anil.kemal@emu.edu.tr
Assoc. Prof. Dr. BAHİRE ÖZAD Chair CINEMA AND TELEVISION 1643 bahire.ozad@emu.edu.tr
Assoc. Prof. Dr. HANİFE ALİEFENDİOĞLU Faculty Member NEW MEDIA AND JOURNALISM 2138 hanife.aliefendioglu@emu.edu.tr
Assoc. Prof. Dr. MASHOED BAILIE Faculty Member CINEMA AND TELEVISION 2732 mashoed.bailie@emu.edu.tr
Assoc. Prof. Dr. METİN ERSOY Vice Dean NEW MEDIA AND JOURNALISM 3101 metin.ersoy@emu.edu.tr
Assoc. Prof. Dr. NURTEN ABDEL AZİM HASSAN Chair NEW MEDIA AND JOURNALISM 2569 nurten.kara@emu.edu.tr
Assoc. Prof. Dr. SENİH ÇAVUŞOĞLU Chair VISUAL ART&VISUAL COMMUNICATION DESIGN 2134 senih.cavusoglu@emu.edu.tr
Assist. Prof. Dr. AYSU ARSOY Faculty Member VISUAL ART&VISUAL COMMUNICATION DESIGN 2484 aysu.arsoy@emu.edu.tr
Assist. Prof. Dr. BARUCK OKAL OPIYO Faculty Member PUBLIC RELATIONS AND ADVERTISING 2108 baruck.opiyo@emu.edu.tr
Assist. Prof. Dr. FIRAT TÜZÜNKAN Vice Chair VISUAL ART&VISUAL COMMUNICATION DESIGN 1278 firat.tuzunkan@emu.edu.tr
Assist. Prof. Dr. NİLÜFER TÜRKSOY Faculty Member PUBLIC RELATIONS AND ADVERTISING 1044 nilufer.turksoy@emu.edu.tr
Assist. Prof. Dr. PEMBE BEHÇETOĞULLARI Faculty Member CINEMA AND TELEVISION 2465 pembe.behcetogullari@emu.edu.tr
Assist. Prof. Dr. TUTKU AKTER Faculty Member CINEMA AND TELEVISION tutku.akter@emu.edu.tr
Assist. Prof. Dr. ÜLFET KUTOĞLU KURUÇ Faculty Member PUBLIC RELATIONS AND ADVERTISING 1041 ulfet.kutoglu@emu.edu.tr
Assist. Prof. Dr. UMUT AYMAN Vice Chair PUBLIC RELATIONS AND ADVERTISING 2192 umut.ayman@emu.edu.tr
Assist. Prof. Dr. YETİN ARSLAN Faculty Member CINEMA AND TELEVISION 3105 yetin.arslan@emu.edu.tr
Sr. Instr. AHMET GORAN Vice Chair CINEMA AND TELEVISION 2392 ahmet.goran@emu.edu.tr
Sr. Instr. BARÇIN BOĞAÇ Senior Instructor CINEMA AND TELEVISION barcin.bogac@emu.edu.tr
Sr. Instr. İPEK HALİM Senior Instructor PUBLIC RELATIONS AND ADVERTISING ipek.halim@emu.edu.tr
Sr. Instr. İSMAİL GÖKÇE * Senior Instructor CINEMA AND TELEVISION 3216 ismail.gokce@emu.edu.tr
Sr. Instr. OROD PEYKANFAR Senior Instructor VISUAL ART&VISUAL COMMUNICATION DESIGN orod.peykanfar@emu.edu.tr
Sr. Instr. PEMBE TÖLÜK Senior Instructor CINEMA AND TELEVISION 2633 pembe.toluk@emu.edu.tr
Sr. Instr. RAZİYE NEVZAT Institutional Communication & Social Media Coordinator PUBLIC RELATIONS AND ADVERTISING 3920 raziye.nevzat@emu.edu.tr
Instr. OSMAN SINAV * Instructor CINEMA AND TELEVISION osman.sinav@emu.edu.tr
Specialist HALİL GÜRESUN Instructor VISUAL ART&VISUAL COMMUNICATION DESIGN halil.guresun@emu.edu.tr
Specialist ŞEVKET SERKAN ŞEN Emu Tv - Radio Director PUBLIC RELATIONS AND ADVERTISING 2722 serkan.sen@emu.edu.tr
Specialist SHAHRYAR MIRZAALIKHANI Instructor VISUAL ART&VISUAL COMMUNICATION DESIGN 2112 shahryar.alikhani@emu.edu.tr
* : Indicated academic staff member delivering the course is employed at another university.

Part-time Academic Staff

Title Name Surname Position Department Tel Email
Assoc. Prof. Dr. GUNASH BASHIROVA Faculty Member PUBLIC RELATIONS AND ADVERTISING 2409 gunash.bashirova@emu.edu.tr
Dr. GÖRAL ERİNÇ YILMAZ ERCAN Faculty Member CINEMA AND TELEVISION goral.yilmaz@emu.edu.tr
Dr. İBRAHİM BEYAZOĞLU Faculty Member NEW MEDIA AND JOURNALISM ibrahim.beyazoglu@emu.edu.tr
Sr. Instr. ANASTASIA ARTYUHOVA SEKMEN Senior Instructor VISUAL ART&VISUAL COMMUNICATION DESIGN 2924 anastasia.artyukhova@emu.edu.tr
Sr. Instr. HALİL İBRAHİM DURANAY Senior Instructor NEW MEDIA AND JOURNALISM 1040 halil.duranay@emu.edu.tr
Sr. Instr. HARE EMİNOĞLU Senior Instructor VISUAL ART&VISUAL COMMUNICATION DESIGN hare.eminoglu@emu.edu.tr
Sr. Instr. İBRAHİM DALKILIÇ Senior Instructor CINEMA AND TELEVISION ibrahim.dalkilic@emu.edu.tr
Sr. Instr. MAHNAZ MOSTAFAVI Senior Instructor VISUAL ART&VISUAL COMMUNICATION DESIGN mahnaz.mostafavi@emu.edu.tr
Sr. Instr. MARJAN KHAJAVİ Senior Instructor VISUAL ART&VISUAL COMMUNICATION DESIGN 3093 marjan.khajavi@emu.edu.tr
Sr. Instr. NAZ ATUN Senior Instructor VISUAL ART&VISUAL COMMUNICATION DESIGN 2924 naz.atun@emu.edu.tr
Sr. Instr. ÖZLEM TÖREN Senior Instructor CINEMA AND TELEVISION ozlem.toren@emu.edu.tr
Sr. Instr. SAMİ ÖZUSLU Senior Instructor NEW MEDIA AND JOURNALISM sami.ozuslu@emu.edu.tr
Sr. Instr. SARVENAZ SAFAVİ Senior Instructor PUBLIC RELATIONS AND ADVERTISING sarvenaz.safavi@emu.edu.tr
Instr. RAŞİT ÖZAY Instructor PUBLIC RELATIONS AND ADVERTISING rasit.ozay@emu.edu.tr
Specialist ŞEBNEM ELINGS AYDENİZ Specialist CINEMA AND TELEVISION 2389 sebnem.elings@emu.edu.tr