The Social and Cultural Affairs Office accommodates 53 Student Clubs & Societies. Since we assume that the accomplishments of our students in social, cultural and sports 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 2016-2017 academic year, approximately 400 organizations including concerts, exhibitions, festivals, conferences, conventions, seminars, plays and excursions were held by the student associations.

Furthermore, in the 2016-2017 Academic Year, many activities such as the 11th METU NCC Theatre Festival, 10th International Food Festival, 10th METU NCC Horror Night, 7th Performing Arts Festival, 10th Spring Festival, Color Fest, METU NCC 5th Short Movie Festival, Alumni on Campus 5, mART fest and METU Got Talent were performed successfully by the student associations.

Student Clubs & Societies:

  1. A Capella Society
  2. ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) Society
  3. Aerospace Society
  4. AiChE METU NCC Student Branch Society
  5. Animal Welfare Association
  6. Ataturk’s Thought Club
  7. Career and Management Club
  8. Change and Social Awareness Society
  9. Cinema Club
  10. Civil And Construction Society
  11. Community Volunteers Club
  12. Critical Thinking Club
  13. Culture, Literature and Thought Club
  14. Cyprus Culture Club
  15. Debate Club
  16. Economics and Finance Society
  17. Energy Society
  18. Fantastic Fiction Society
  19. Fine Arts Club
  20. Folklore Club
  21. Humor Socıety
  22. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Student Society
  23. International Students Association
  24. METU Go Society
  25. METU NCC Kitchen Club
  26. Mockup Club
  27. Model United Nations Society
  28. Music Club
  29. Musical Club
  30. Neuroscience Society
  31. Philosophy Society
  32. Photography Club
  33. Political Science and International Relations Society
  34. Problem Solving Society
  35. Process Society
  36. Psychology Club
  37. Radio Society
  38. Science and Education Society
  39. Socialist Thought Club
  40. Society of Computer Education and Instruction Technology
  41. Society of Guidance and Psychological Counseling
  42. Society of Mechanical Engineers
  43. Society of Mediterranean Researches
  44. Society of Modern Thought
  45. Society of Petroleum Engineers
  46. STEM Society
  47. TEDx METU NCC Society
  48. Theater Club
  49. Turkic Languages and History Society
  50. Turkish Classical Music Society
  51. Turkish - German Communication Club
  52. Turkish - Japanese  Communicatıon Club
  53. 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