Nicosia, the core and capital of Cyprus, is a modern city with a unique past that begins in ancient times. This city is an attraction to international students who earn a degree abroad in a place full of personality and energy. Study in Europe for a top university programme and breath the historical air in a modern city!
If you enrol in a Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree or PhD programme in Nicosia, you can take advantage of the university careers centres and employability database. Even if you act otherwise, you should know that Nicosia is the financial and business centre of Cyprus.
Institutions like Hellenic Bank, Cyprus Popular Bank, Bank of Cyprus and the Central Bank of Cyprus are located in Nicosia, as well as multinational companies, including PWC, Deloitte, Ernst & Young and KPMG. The Financial Mirror has a spot on the local market, along with the national airways company.
A few years ago, Nicosia was the richest per capita city from the East Mediterranean area.
Nicosia, the heart of Cyprus island, is a city caught between narrow and historic buildings and streets and modern structures and a scenery for social life. Known as Lefkosia to locals, this place has an active cultural life, and young pubs and cafes that complete the scenario built by traditional restaurants and ancient walls.
The Venetian City wall, the former entrance in the city, called the Farmagusta gate, the Byzantine Museum with artefacts, the Archbishop’s Palace and the Leventis Municipal Museum are some of the proof that reminds locals and visitors of Nicosia’s fabulous history. The pedestrian Folk Neighbourhood is an open-air museum available only for pedestrians.
Nicosia has a generous offer of restaurants and shopping areas, with local made and international brand products at accessible prices.
The official language in Nicosia is Greek, but English is pretty widely spoken also. Locals are friendly and eager to offer advice. However, since Greek uses its own alphabet, you should learn a few of the basic letters or words before arrival to Nicosia.
Nicosia has long and very warm summers and winters rich in rainfalls. Average temperatures in February, the coldest month of the year, are 10.6°C (51.1°F). In July, temperatures are about 29.7°C (85.5°F).
Located in Cyprus, a European Union member state, the University is committed to inclusive access to higher education, providing an equal-opportunity student-centred system that extends its educational boundaries, from its modern campus hub in Nicosia, to the most remote places of the world.
European University Cyprus is actively engaged with local, regional and global partners to promote opportunities for long-term strategic research partnerships and innovative programs of study.
The Open University of Cyprus is the country’s second state university that offers bachelor, master and Ph.D. programmes, all accredited. Using distance learning methodology, OUC is aiming to offer opportunities for anyone wants to have full access to university education and knowledge, regardless of age or background and beyond the usual time and place constraints of a conventional university. www.ouc.ac.cy
CIM (BVI) is a Distance-Learning Business University listed in UNESCO’s 'World University Handbook' and it enjoys recognition in many countries in Africa and Europe. However, the highest recognition comes from the industry itself. CIM (BVI) is considered the leading distance learning school in the region, so its graduates are much sought-after.