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Study - Erasmus in Nicosia

Nicosia, the brightest capital in Europe, shines as a beacon of educational excellence and innovation. With four prestigious universities, more than five colleges, and numerous research and development centers, the city offers an unparalleled environment for intellectual exploration. Join us in uncovering the boundless opportunities to illuminate your educational path in this vibrant hub of knowledge and creativity.

   Where to study in the brightest capital of Europe

Univercity of Nicosia

The University of Nicosia is a top-ranked, innovative institution committed to excellence in education, research, innovation, and societal contribution. It provides a student-centered learning environment with state-of-the-art facilities and extensive online resources, fostering lifelong learning skills and promoting diversity and inclusion. As an entrepreneurial digital university, it offers diverse programs collaboratively developed with industry stakeholders, ensuring high employability globally. Its international focus includes cross-border education partnerships and a commitment to the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Ranked among the top 2% globally, it excels in research quality and international outlook, providing an academically stimulating environment for students' intellectual growth and future career success.

Univercity of Cyprus

Established in 1989, the University of Cyprus (UCY) has rapidly gained prominence locally and internationally. With 8 faculties and 22 departments, UCY offers diverse undergraduate, postgraduate, PhD, and research programs, serving nearly 7,000 students. Committed to research excellence, UCY hosts numerous research units and centers focused on addressing societal challenges and contributing to global scientific advancements. Through active engagement in international collaborations, UCY's academic staff receive acclaim for their scholarly achievements, solidifying the university's standing as a leading academic institution.

Frederick University

Frederick University, a leading private institution in Cyprus, boasts over five decades of service in higher education, obtaining its license in 2007. Organized into five Schools, it offers over 80 nationally and internationally accredited programs. Renowned for its research prowess and innovation, the university fosters strong collaborations with European and international counterparts, earning respect and recognition globally. With a focus on student-centric approaches, soft skills training, and a commitment to public service, Frederick University nurtures a diverse academic community, fostering independent thinking, problem-solving, and innovation among its students.

European University

European University Cyprus (EUC) has gained global recognition for its student-centered and innovative approach, emphasizing international orientation, sustainability, and industry engagement. With over 60 years of history, EUC is a leading academic and research institution, offering diverse programs across various fields. EUC's commitment is evident in its expanding enrolment, enriched program offerings, and enhanced graduate employability, supported by a dedicated leadership team fostering innovation, collaboration, and academic excellence.

   Research Centers & Business Schools

CIM Business School

CIM-Cyprus Business School was established in 1978 in Nicosia as The Cyprus Institute of Marketing and has been operating also in Limassol since 1984. Originally set up to promote the science of Marketing in Cyprus and abroad, during the last 45-year CIM-Cyprus Business School has evolved into an all-round Business School, offering an array of programs at both Undergraduate as well as Postgraduate level – from Marketing, Business, to Accounting and Finance, Shipping, and Human Resource Management, Law, Hospitality Management and other.

The Cyprus Institute

The Cyprus Institute (CyI) is a leading non-profit research and educational institution, renowned for its scientific and technological focus. Positioned as a regional Center of Excellence, CyI emphasizes cross-disciplinary research and international collaborations to address global challenges. With a commitment to advancing Cyprus towards a knowledge-based economy, CyI serves as a gateway to research and technology in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East region. Governed by the esteemed Cyprus Research and Educational Foundation (CREF), CyI benefits from the guidance of a distinguished Board of Trustees comprising influential figures from academia, politics, and business.

Cyprus Institute of Neurology & Genetics (CING)

The Cyprus Institute of Neurology & Genetics (CING) is a prominent medical and research center, founded in 1990, dedicated to neurological and genetic conditions. In 2012, CING established a postgraduate School offering 8 programs leading to MSc and PhD degrees in Molecular Medicine, Medical Genetics, Neuroscience, Biomedical Research, and Biotechnology. CING's postgraduate education intertwines with its research and service activities, contributing to the advancement of biomedical knowledge. As a national and international center of excellence, CING continues to provide high-quality services, innovative research, and postgraduate education, playing a pivotal role in healthcare and academia.

   Colleges in Nicosia

Nicosia hosts a diverse array of over five colleges specializing in various fields including culinary arts, aesthetics, technology, and more. These colleges offer practical-oriented education, equipping students with skills directly applicable to the workforce, ensuring immediate employability upon graduation. With a focus on hands-on training and industry-relevant curriculum, students receive comprehensive preparation for their chosen careers.

Additionally, Nicosia’s colleges prioritize fostering strong connections with local businesses and industries, providing students with valuable networking opportunities and real-world experiences.

Unlocking Nicosia: A Guide for Erasmus Explorers

Erasmus in Nicosia

Erasmus in Nicosia is an exhilarating journey through a city bursting with energy, educational excellence, and a vibrant student community. Dive into Nicosia’s dynamic culture, where ancient history meets modern innovation at every turn. Wander through the maze-like streets of the Old Town, filled with charming cafes, bustling markets, and hidden gems waiting to be discovered. Experience the city’s educational prowess as you engage with top-notch academic programs and cutting-edge research initiatives at local universities and colleges. But it’s not all about hitting the books! Nicosia’s lively student community ensures there’s never a dull moment, with exciting events, cultural festivals, and endless opportunities to make lifelong friends from around the globe.

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