The program has various strengths. Some of which are as follows; the first ever Surgery Services Program to be launched in TRNC within the body of the School of Health Services and therefore, its importance in serving the purpose. Moreover, Health Sciences Faculty being established within the Eastern Mediterranean University that has a long-standing past, our university’s recently launched Medicine Faculty, expert academic staff members from Turkey visiting the department both for consulting purposes and active teaching, qualified academic staff members in the department with in-depth academic and field related knowledge, the appropriateness of the academic and physical infrastructure of the planned program, the availability of various clubs and facilities within EMU contributing to the social, cultural and sports activities and finally, the availability of an Anatomy Laboratory, occupational skill labs, various body analysis devices within the EMU Health Sciences Faculty.
Since Turkish being the medium of instruction, more than 90% of students opting for EMU come from TRNC, Turkey or other Turkish speaking countries. Therefore, the sufficient demand on the program is listed within the strengths of the program.