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The University of Cyprus (UCY) based in Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus, is a modern, diverse, and evolving student-centered institution established only three decades ago. Striving for excellence in education, research and innovation, has rendered it one of the leading institutions in Europe, evidenced by its continuously elevated rankings (placed 601-700 in Shanghai List 2020 and 501-600 in the Times Higher Education Rankings 2021). Aspiring to function as a beacon of scientific thought, diversity, inclusiveness, equity and creativity, UCY envisions its future as a leading institution in the greater Euro- Mediterranean area.
With around 7.000 students and 800 faculty and staff members, UCY is a rapidly expanding university and the biggest employer in Cyprus for young graduates and researchers. It currently employs about 700 young scientists using external research funds. Its 8 faculties and 22 departments offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, whilst its numerous, highly cited researchers give UCY a cutting edge. All programmes of academic study function under the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS), furthermore awarding the Diploma Supplement with DS Label.
UCY students can benefit from its state-of-the art infrastructure, affordable tuition fees, student support services, scholarships and a high employability rate after graduation both in Cyprus and abroad. They can learn Greek at the School of Modern Greek, as well as Spanish and Chinese at the Aula Cervantes at UCY and the Confucius Institute at UCY, respectively. UCY students benefit from lower prices for public transportation, their participation in student clubs and in international conferences, while they have the opportunity for part-time employment.