University of Cyprus

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world rank  1121

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University Overview

Founded in 1989, University of Cyprus is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Nicosia (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education and Culture of Cyprus, University of Cyprus (UCY) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational Cypriot higher education institution. University of Cyprus (UCY) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 34 years old Cypriot higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UCY also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου
Acronym UCY
Founded 1989
Colours Orange and green

University Location

Address University House "Anastasios G. Leventis", 1 Panepistimiou Avenue; PO Box 20537
2109 Nicosia
Tel +357 (22) 894 000
Fax +357 (22) 892 100

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office University House “Anastasios G. Leventis”, PO Box 20537
Nicosia 1678
(22) 894 463

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Cyprus's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

Open Education Global

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Site last updated: Thursday, 9 March 2023