Studying in Nicosia, Cyprus

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Nicosia at a glance

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!

Studying

Studying in Nicosia

In Nicosia you can find an accredited programme taught in English or Greek. Most popular fields of study are marketing, engineering management, arts, music and dance, education, law, psychology, medicine and design.

If you are looking for a graduate school abroad, in Nicosia you may earn a Master of Science (M.Sc.) or even an MBA degree taught in English. If you wish to study online for an associate degree, you can apply for banking and finance or economy and business law. PhD programs focus on fields such as architecture, clinical psychology, law, communication or social work.

Facilities include research centres and laboratories, centres for music, athletics, gymnastics, games and physiotherapy, as well as social activities and spots.

Career

Career opportunities in Nicosia

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.

Life

Nicosia city life

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.

International atmosphere in Nicosia

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.

Weather 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).

Costs

Accommodation costs in Nicosia

Accommodation can be found on or off university campus.

  • Students who wish to stay in university buildings, in shared or single rooms, will have to pay around 170 – 500 EUR/month, depending on their preferences.
  • Universities sometimes offer assistance in finding private rental apartments. Students who wish to share a three – bedrooms apartment will have to pay a total of 400 – 800 EUR/month, with the common expenses included.
  • One-bedroom apartments can be found, in most cases, with the common expenses included, at prices of 270 – 500 EUR/month.

Living costs in Nicosia

Nicosia is not an expensive city and living costs usually range between 450 and 671 EUR/month. A meal at the restaurant usually reaches 12 – 15 EUR and a transport pass is around 40 EUR/month.

Universities in Nicosia

The establishment of the School of Medicine at European University Cyprus has been pivotal to the institution’s aims to be part of the country’s prominence as a regional medical provider. The organization of the School of Medicine is based on EU directives and international standards, and it has been founded in collaboration with distinguished scholars from Cyprus and abroad.

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Welcome to European University Cyprus, a University that holds a very special place in Cyprus and in the region of Southeastern Europe. European University Cyprus has established a reputation for quality education with a sharp focus on the employability of its students, and has been recognized for its investment in high tech innovation and engagement with industry and society.

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A new type business school has been established on the beautiful Mediterranean island of Cyprus. Modern communications enables us to bring the best faculty from leading business schools around the world to Cyprus. CIIM students enjoy the latest in management education as taught by some of the faculty from business schools such as Harvard, Cambridge, London Business School, Wharton, Manchester Business School, ESSEC, Dublin University College and others.

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The College offers M.B. A (Master), Bachelors, Higher Diplomas, Diplomas and Certificate.

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