The Cyprus Institute

Nicosia, Cyprus
The Institute operates under the aegis of the Cyprus Research and Educational Foundation (CREF), which is governed by a Board of Trustees, comprised of leading personalities of the international academic, political and business world. The creation of The Cyprus Institute (CyI), a novel, internationally recognized research institution, is the tangible manifestation of the Cyprus Research and Educational Foundationís vision to help transform Cyprus into a knowledge-based economy, and in doing so to advance the welfare of the island and the region.



Today, the Institute is a world-class research and technology institution, carrying out pioneering research programs involving cutting-edge high throughput technologies, in order to address problems of regional as well as international significance. At the same time, it provides training for future researchers and scholars through its high quality doctoral programs.

The CyI comprises three specialized multidisciplinary research centers, developed in partnership with leading international institutions in their respective thematic areas.

  • Energy, Environment and Water Research Center (EEWRC)
  • Science and Technology in Archaeology Research Center (STARC)
  • Computation-based Science and Technology Research Center (CaSToRC)


The Cyprus Institute Research Centers:

  • Energy, Environment and Water
  • Science and Technology in Archaeology
  • Computation-based Science and Technology

PhD Programmes

Computer Science & IT (2)
Social Sciences (1)

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a PhD at The Cyprus Institute!


ICT services

The Information Technology Office provides computing facilities and related services in support of IT in CyI. The facilities and service includes networks, telephones, electronic mail and a range of business applications and services.

Student Life

Campus life

  • Nicosia - Athalassa Campus (Aglantzia)
  • Pentakomo - Solar Energy and Desalination Field Laboratory
  • Pafos - District Officerís Residence


3 Accredited PhD Programs:

  • Energy, Environment & Atmospheric Sciences
  • Science & Technology in Cultural Heritage
  • Computational Sciences

The Global Study Awards

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