The University of Nicosia’s roots date back to 1980. Starting out small, in Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus, the university initially prepared students to successfully pass external exams of professional education bodies, while soon after it began offering its own programmes of study.
The University pursues excellence in education through high teaching standards, in a continually improving academic environment. Besides classroom instruction, the University offers students opportunities to become involved in a whole range of activities including student clubs, sports, public lectures and seminars.
Research is at the heart of the University of Nicosia, with the University committed to the promotion of research and the generation of knowledge for the benefit of Cyprus and the wider region.
The Careers Office at the University of Nicosia has been established to make students more aware of their professional choices, explore career opportunities, and develop their skills to achieve their full potential. Furthermore, the Careers Office operates as a link between students seeking employment and organizations looking for career candidates.
International Student Support serves all incoming and currently enrolled international students at the University. This service aims to help international students succeed personally and academically in their new and unfamiliar environment. It organises several events, orientation sessions at the beginning of each semester, workshops, seminars, and trips around Cyprus and abroad.
All students of the University of Nicosia can choose from a great range of accommodation options such as a room in one of our friendly hostels or convenient private apartments and houses in walking distance from the institution.
The University of Nicosia has a well-equipped library, a short walk from the main campus building, whose resources can be accessed on-line and from home. The system enables students to search out the 95,000 books of the Library collection, to reserve material, to view outstanding loans and renew books accordingly, through online access.
The University’s IT infrastructure provides high speed connection to appropriate services and the Internet through a number of high performance local area networks (LAN), using 1 hybrid GB backbone built with copper and fibre optics cables.
Safety and Security adresses the following aspects:
The university's campus numbers 15 buildings and offers the only true campus experience by a private university in Cyprus. Overall, all of the university's affiliated units consist of 19 buildings in Cyprus, Greece and Romania.
The Sports Office offers intramural activities, as well as special recreation and educative events. Our mission is to provide the opportunity to all our students to participate in competitive sports, while also promoting the development of leadership and team skills and the fostering of sportsmanship.
Student Clubs and Societies:
All University of Nicosia Bachelor, Master and Doctoral Degrees are accredited by the Republic of Cyprus, following an independent evaluation by the Evaluation Committee for Private Universities (ECPU).
Accreditation means that University of Nicosia degrees provide the following key benefits:
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