Ph.D. On Campus


University of Cyprus

48 months
4 EUR/year
4 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The PhD in Linguistics is offered at the University of Cyprus.


  • To achieve this objective, the programme offers a wide range of courses in each of the three tracks. They include theoretical and applied linguistics, language development, research and teaching methodology, literature, history and culture, literary theory, translation theory, translation methodology, and interpreting. 
  • In addition to compulsory courses (incl. foreign-language courses and university-wide electives), students choose from a variety of departmental elective courses — small-class seminars in linguistics and literature — which change from semester to semester.

Programme Structure

 Research interests of faculty members fall into three main areas of study, which are organized as separate sections in the Department:

  • Anglophone Literature and Cultural Studies
  • Theoretical and Applied Linguistics
  • Translation Studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission to the PhD programme is based on:

  • The formal application (application sheets can be obtained from the Department)
  •  Certified copies of the BA and MA Degrees (or an official document certifying that the student will have graduated before the start of the Programme), plus a certified copy of the BA Degree script
  • Full CV in English,
  •  The student’s initial statement of purpose (3-4 pages),
  •  Writing samples (which may include the Master’s thesis), and
  • Three letters of recommendation.
An interview may follow, which should give emphasis to the student's ability to cope with the demands of postgraduate research. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • PhD students holders of master's degrees: Total fees €4.000.
  • PhD students non-holders of master's degrees: Total fees €6.500.

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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