36 months
4500 EUR/year
4500 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The aim of the Psychology program from University of Nicosia is to train the next generation of researchers in the field of Psychology. The program focuses on developing the skills necessary for graduates to become independent researchers at post-doctoral level.

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Key Features

The Psychology program from University of Nicosia comprises several areas of specialization; however, candidates will have to propose projects within the specialist areas within the supervisor’s fields of expertise.

Doctoral students are expected to design and execute an independent original research project and produce a Thesis. Through their research project students are expected to evidence an original contribution to knowledge, develop or apply innovative research or intervention methods, and as a result advance scientific knowledge in an area of Psychology.

Specific aims of the program are to:

  • Develop students’ in depth understanding and critical analysis of current literature and research methodology in the field of Psychology.
  • Enhance students’ research skills and facilitate the development of expertise relevant to their research specialization area.
  • Educate students in how to disseminate research findings, through publishing in academic journals and/or presenting their work in academic conferences and seminars.
  • Prepare students to conduct high quality and internationally recognized independent research.

Programme Structure

By the end of the period of doctoral study, students are expected to:
  • Demonstrate a systematic understanding of a specific field of Psychology and mastery of the skills and methods of research associated with that field
  • Demonstrate the ability to conceive, design, implement and adapt a substantial process of research with scholarly and ethical integrity
  • Have made a contribution through original research that extends the frontier of knowledge by developing a substantial body of work, some of which merits national or international refereed publication
  • Be capable of critical analysis, evaluation and construction of new and complex ideas
  • Be capable to communicate with their peers, the larger scholarly community and with society in general about their areas of expertise, through, for example, conferences presentations, seminars, lectures, research articles

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An accredited Bachelors degree
  • An accredited Masters degree
  • Initial Research Proposal (Information on how to prepare the proposal available below)
  • Statement of Purpose: Applicants are required to submit a comprehensive letter outlining their academic and individual competencies and state why they believe they are suitable for admission to the Program. The statement should not be more than one page long (Times New Roman 12, single spaced)
  • Letters of Recommendation: Applicants must obtain two recommendation letters from individuals who have known the applicant in an educational and/or professional environment. At least one of the recommendation letters must be from an academic institution where the applicant has studied previously.
  • Application form: Applicants must submit an application form for admission and enrolment to the program. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.

Living costs for Nicosia

576 - 866 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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