European University Cyprus is the oldest institution of higher education in Cyprus, established as Cyprus College in 1961 and granted university status in 2007 by the country’s Ministerial Cabinet.
European University Cyprus has built a reputation for quality education with a sharp focus on the employability of its students, and recognition for its investment in high-tech innovation and engagement with industry and society. Over the last decade, the university has fostered a culture of modernization that has resulted in levels of growth that have exceeded all expectations, upgrading the quality of tertiary education in Cyprus and defining a clear international orientation for the university and the country.
European University Cyprus has introduced state of the art technology and boosted the country’s health sector through the establishment of the most advanced School of Medicine in the region. With the launch of Dentistry program, the first in the country, the university offers the most comprehensive studies in Medicine and the Health Sciences and is attracting academics and students from around the globe.
The establishment of the Microsoft Innovation Center at the university in 2015, the only one in Cyprus and one of only 110 worldwide, has further strengthened the university’s focus on innovative research by supporting start-ups and bringing academia and industry together to generate new ideas through training, education and knowledge transfer.
At European University Cyprus, our core values are the advancement of learning, teaching and research. We respond to the needs of the members of the university community and society by investing in new ventures and institutes, rewarding ambition and drive in our staff and faculty and by continually developing our facilities and resources. The new campus consists of modern facilities, well-equipped laboratories, amphitheater lecture halls, student apartments and entertainment venues.
The university has been assessed by QS Top Universities (QS stars) with the highest distinction of 5-Stars in Teaching, Facilities, Inclusiveness, Social Responsibility and Internationalization; it also boasts a 4-Star distinction in Employability, a result of the close association of its academic programs to the job market.
At European University Cyprus, you will find a well-established, recognized and dynamic university that has a sharp focus on employability. We are proud of our 78% Graduate Employment Rate with graduates finding jobs related to their field of study within six months of graduation. You will enjoy a university also recognized for its investment in high-tech innovation and engagement with industry and society, enabling you to gain real experience as you learn.
You can select from a wide range of programs of study leading to Bachelor, Master and Ph.D degrees. As a student at European University Cyprus, you will be taught by a dedicated faculty, you will be studying at a very modern campus with state of the art facilities and you will enjoy a campus life focused on the intellectual, occupational, social and cultural growth of students.
European University Cyprus provides a stimulating and challenging environment for students, faculty and staff, as well as alumni. As an outward-looking organization, European University Cyprus is actively engaged with local, regional and global stakeholders to promote opportunities for long-term strategic partnerships and development.
European University Cyprus was awarded 5-Stars in the EFQM Excellence Model securing over 500 points in areas of leadership, strategic planning, corporate social responsibility, internal academic and administrative processes, collaborations and business results. The university nurtures talent and leadership in its people through development programs, including training, coaching and mentoring, to guide faculty and administrative staff to realize their full potential.
Academic and Research Excellence
The European Commission has given European University Cyprus one of the most prestigious international awards, recognizing its contribution to research excellence. European University Cyprus received the “HR Excellence in Research Logo” following a thorough analysis of the university’s HR policies that provide and support a stimulating and favorable working environment for researchers. This award places the university among the leading 392 academic institutions in the world.
We are proud to have two Chemistry Nobel Prize winners among our academic staff at the School of Medicine and many other academicians recognized for their contributions to their fields of expertise.