Top 3 reasons to study here

  • The University of Nicosia has become the first and only University in Cyprus and Greece to reach the EFQM recognition level "Recognized for Excellence - 5 Stars
  • The institution has distinguished itself on multiple fronts – earning prestigious awards, such as the United Nations "Global 500" Award.
  • The University has been awarded with an Erasmus University Charter.



The University of Nicosia’s roots date back to 1980. Starting out small, in Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus, the university initially prepared students to successfully pass external exams of professional education bodies, while soon after it began offering its own programmes of study.


The University pursues excellence in education through high teaching standards, in a continually improving academic environment. Besides classroom instruction, the University offers students opportunities to become involved in a whole range of activities including student clubs, sports, public lectures and seminars.


Research is at the heart of the University of Nicosia, with the University committed to the promotion of research and the generation of knowledge for the benefit of Cyprus and the wider region.


The Careers Office at the University of Nicosia has been established to make students more aware of their professional choices, explore career opportunities, and develop their skills to achieve their full potential. Furthermore, the Careers Office operates as a link between students seeking employment and organizations looking for career candidates.

Master's Programmes

Education & Training (6)
Social Sciences (6)
Engineering & Technology (5)
Medicine & Health (5)
Computer Science & IT (4)
Applied Sciences & Professions (3)
Arts, Design & Architecture (3)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (2)
Humanities (2)
Journalism & Media (1)
Law (1)

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Master at University of Nicosia!


Student services

International Student Support serves all incoming and currently enrolled international students at the University. This service aims to help international students succeed personally and academically in their new and unfamiliar environment. It organises several events, orientation sessions at the beginning of each semester, workshops, seminars, and trips around Cyprus and abroad.

Housing services

All students of the University of Nicosia can choose from a great range of accommodation options such as a room in one of our friendly hostels or convenient private apartments and houses in walking distance from the institution.

Library services

The University of Nicosia has a well-equipped library, a short walk from the main campus building, whose resources can be accessed on-line and from home. The system enables students to search out the 95,000 books of the Library collection, to reserve material, to view outstanding loans and renew books accordingly, through online access.

ICT services

The University’s IT infrastructure provides high speed connection to appropriate services and the Internet through a number of high performance local area networks (LAN), using 1 hybrid GB backbone built with copper and fibre optics cables.

Medical services

Safety and Security adresses the following aspects:

  • First Aid
  • Fire Safety
  • Procedures for Students with Disabilities
  • Other Incidents

Student Life

Campus life

The university's campus numbers 15 buildings and offers the only true campus experience by a private university in Cyprus. Overall, all of the university's affiliated units consist of 19 buildings in Cyprus, Greece and Romania.

Sports facilities

The Sports Office offers intramural activities, as well as special recreation and educative events. Our mission is to provide the opportunity to all our students to participate in competitive sports, while also promoting the development of leadership and team skills and the fostering of sportsmanship.

Student clubs

Student Clubs and Societies:

  • Academic Societies
  • Ethnic Societies
  • Leisure Clubs
  • Sports Clubs


All University of Nicosia Bachelor, Master and Doctoral Degrees are accredited by the Republic of Cyprus, following an independent evaluation by the Evaluation Committee for Private Universities (ECPU).

Accreditation means that University of Nicosia degrees provide the following key benefits:

  • Equivalence: The University’s Doctoral, Master and Bachelor Degrees are fully recognized and structured within the framework of the Bologna Accord.
  • Employment: The University’s programmes of study are recognized in both the public and private sectors for employment.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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