• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
The doctorate degree in Computing - Computer Science taught at the European University Cyprus (EUC) provides the future PhD holders with the necessary skills and abilities to become successful academics demonstrating an excellence in research and making a significant contribution to the local and international research community in the field of Computing/Computer Science.

About

The Computing - Computer Science PhD Program offered by the European University Cyprus (EUC) aims to provide graduates with the opportunity to conduct research studies in the field of Computer Science

Careers

After completing their studies, PhD holders will be able to work as academics, researchers, scholars, experts or consultants in a variety of Computing sectors. In this context, they can be employed in the public and private sector universities, research centers or become self-employed. 

They could also pursue a career as post-doctorate researchers in European and International research projects and networks which aim to enhance basic and applied research in the field of Computer Science, and successfully exploit the major research funding opportunities available.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      PhD studies are expected to be completed within 3 to 5 years.

  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Research Methods in Computer Science
  • Computer Science Topics Research Seminar
  • Specialization Course
  • Comprehensive Qualifying Examination
  • Preparation and Submission of a Thesis - Dissertation Proposal
  • Ph.D. Project
  • Ph.D. Thesis - Dissertation

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • A completed application form together with a non-refundable fee of €52. 
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV).
  • Official copies of Bachelor and Master Degrees (or official letter verifying that the applicant has successfully completed all degree requirements).
  • Official copies of academic transcripts.
  • Copies of relevant publications (up to two).
  • Two letters of recommendation from faculty members of higher academic institutions.
  • Other supportive documents such as awards, distinctions, etc.
  • English Language proficiency certificates (if any).
  • Two passport size photos.
  • Copy of valid passport/ identity card.
  • All eligible applicants will be invited for an interview in Cyprus.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
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Tuition per Teaching Hour

Living costs for Nicosia

  • 576 - 870 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

European University Cyprus offers an extensive Financial Aid Program which aims to provide financial assistance to students who need aid in order to begin or complete their studies at European University Cyprus. There are various schemes to help students financially. European University Cyprus awards scholarships up to 15% on tuition to selected students with outstanding performance (B average and above) on their High School leaving certificate or Bachelor degree. The financial support can vary in the case of outstanding candidates.

European University Cyprus awards scholarships to selected students with outstanding performance (B average and above) on their high school leaving certificate or Bachelor degree.

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