Why Cyprus

There are so many reasons for somebody to choose Cyprus for his higher studies. Cyprus combines all that.

Reasons for studying in Cyprus

  • Quality education.
  • Internationally Recognized Bachelor and Master Degrees programmes.
  • English mainly as the language of instruction.
  • High standard of living in affordable cost.
  • Location at the crossroads of Europe, Asia and Africa.
  • Safe and friendly environment with crime ratio less than 1%.
  • Pleasant Mediterranean climate with temperatures ranging in winter between 8-17c and in summer 32-38c.
  • Credit transfers to other EU countries, US and Canada.
  • Scholarships that covers up to 40% of tuition to all international students.
  • International student body from more than 60 countries.
  • Multicultural learning environment.
  • Opportunities for Students to combine education, work and pleasure.
  • Preparation of students to work in today’s global marketplace
  • Students can develop independence, maturity, an understanding of others cultures.
  • Studying in Cyprus is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

The number of students in Cyprus is increasing rapidly over the last ten years. The following graph shows the number of Cypriot and foreign students in Cyprus from 1990/91 until 2008/09. The graph illustrates also the number of Cypriot students studying abroad. It is obvious from the graph that the rate of students increase is very rapid.

Cypriot and foreign students in Cyprus and Cypriot students studying abroad

Cypriot and foreign students in Cyprus and Cypriot students studying abroad

The following graph illustrates the number of foreign students by country of citizenship for the academic years 2007/08 and 2008/09.

Number of Foreign Students by Country of Citizenship

Number of Foreign Students by Country of Citizenship