Study in the crosspoint of three continents
Located in the eastern Mediterranean is the island of Cyprus, an European country with a rich history and a reputation for luxurious beaches, archaeological sites and delicious wine. Cyprus as well as its’ capital, Nicosia, is separated into two parts; Greek south and Turkish north.
The higher education system of Cyprus contains both public and private universities and colleges, as well as institutes, academies and a conservatory. The education there is considered to be of a high quality, and there are plenty of programs that are internationally oriented. Any student with an adequate knowledge of English who meet the minimum entry requirements for their intended degree is free to apply for higher education there. The minimum entry requirements vary, as they are university specific.
Tuition fees can be higher for students coming from outside the EU, and the general range for public institutions is between 1,700 and 3,000 € per year while for private institutions it is usually from 2,500 to 7,000 € per year. The cost of living is very affordable, and having long been a crossing point between Europe, Asia and Africa, the country has a long history of being international.
For leisure time, besides enjoying the local cuisine and life at the beach, one of the most interesting things that Cyprus has to offer is the numerous archaeological sites that can be found around the country.
Top 3 reasons to study in Cyprus:
- English as the main language of instruction.
- Meeting people from all over the world.
- Gorgeous weather year-round.
Did you know this about Cyprus?
- There are scholarships that cover up to 40% of tuition costs for international students.
- It has the world’s oldest wine label.
- The nickname of the country is “the Island of Love”.