The Social and Cultural Affairs Office accommodates 44 student societies. Since we assume that the accomplishments of our students in social and cultural activities as well as their academic performance will influence their lives positively in the future; our Office supports the foundation of student societies and their activities. In the 2018-2019 academic year; approximately 400 organizations including concerts, exhibitions, festivals, conferences, seminars, plays and excursions were held by the student associations.

Furthermore, in the 2018-2019 Academic Year, many activities such as the 13th METU NCC Theater Festival, 12th International Food Festival, 12th METU NCC Horror Night, 9th Performing Arts Festival, Alumni on Campus 7, mART Fest, 6th Traditional Folklore Festival, 3rd Traditional Turkish Art Music Choir Concert and 12th METU NCC Spring Festival were performed successfully by the student associations.

  1. A Capella Society
  2. Association For Computing Machinery (ACM) Society
  3. Aerospace Society
  4. AIChE METU NCC Student Branch Society
  5. American Society of Mechanical Engineers  (ASME METU NCC)
  6. Animal Welfare Association METU NCC
  7. Ataturk's Thought Club
  8. Astronomy Society
  9. Career and Management Club
  10. Change and Social Awareness Society
  11. Cinema Club
  12. Civil And Construction Society
  13. Community Volunteers Club
  14. Culture, Literature and Thought Club
  15. Economics and Finance Society
  16. Energy Society
  17. Fantastic Fiction Society
  18. Fine Arts Club
  19. Folklore Club
  20. Humor Society
  21. Institute Of Electrical And Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Student Society
  22. International Students Association
  23. International Relations Society
  24. Kitchen Club
  25. METU Go Society
  26. Mockup Club
  27. Model United Nations Society
  28. Music Club
  29. Musical Club
  30. Photography Club
  31. Problem Solving Society
  32. Psychology Club
  33. Radio Society
  34. Socialist Thought Club
  35. Society of Guidance and Psychological Counseling
  36. Society of Modern Thought
  37. Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE METU NCC Student Chapter)
  38. Society of Women Engineers
  39. TEDx METU NCC Society
  40. Theater Club
  41. Turkic Languages and History Society
  42. Turkish Classical Music Society
  43. Turkish – German Communication Club
  44. Women in Business Club

How can I join a student association?

In order to attend associations’ activities superintended by the academic adviser and supervised via the decisions made by the executive board of member students, one should apply to the societies or Social and Cultural Affairs and fill out a membership form.

Exhibition and Activity Centers

  1. Culture and Convention Center: The Culture and Convention Center (CCC) provides a venue for social, cultural and academic activities serving the METU NCC community as well as the local community. Having an aesthetically and functionally perfect architecture and infrastructure, the CCC houses four state-of-the-art amphitheaters with 522, 210 and 109 seating capacities. Furthermore, with a total of 5791 m2 of meeting space, CCC accommodates 7 seminar rooms (four with 20 seats, three with 60 seats), one smart class, five simultaneous translation rooms, a small and a big hall, café, canteen and a lobby. You can follow the activities held, in the Culture and Convention Center at
  1. Art Studio: The art studio was established in the spring of 2007 to provide METU NCC students with the opportunity to express their creativity and skills and to contribute to their social development. The art studio allows participants to express themselves through art by using all kinds of visual materials in a workshop environment.
  1. Photo Studio: Photography Club has designed their society room like a photo studio and has been offering various services for four years on campus. Many types of equipment are used by Photography Club in the photo studio. All members of association can use the studio under the supervision of an experienced member.
  1. Music Studio: The music studio was established for the students who are members of the Music Club. There are many types of equipment in the studio. It is located on the ground floor of the CCC. You need to apply to Social and Cultural Affairs Office to use the studio.
  1. Society Rooms: The society rooms are located on the upper floor of the shopping center.

Radio METU Northern Cyprus Studios:

Radio ODTÜ Northern Cyprus Studios, the extension of Radio ODTÜ Ankara, broadcasts on 103.1 and over the internet at