European University Cyprus (EUC)

European University Cyprus (EUC)

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.

Top reasons to study here

  • The vision of the EUC is to be a leading university in the region, offering excellence in teaching, research and student support.
  • Over the last decade, the university has fostered a culture of modernization that has resulted in levels of growth that have exceeded all expectations.
  • European University Cyprus was the first university in Cyprus and Greece to be awarded the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System Label.

Bachelor's programmes

Social Sciences (4)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Education & Training (1)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)
Journalism & Media (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)



European University Cyprus was established as Cyprus College in 1961 and was granted university status in 2007. 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.


Presently, European University Cyprus has five schools: the School of Humanities, Social and Education Sciences, the School of Business Administration, the School of Sciences, the School of Law and the School of Medicine. In addition, European University Cyprus operates a Distance Education Unit.


Research centers:

  • Center for Risk and Decision Sciences (CERIDES)
  • Center for Sustainable Management of Tourism, Sport & Events (CESMATSE)
  • Performance Enterprise Accelerator & Knowledge Innovation Center (EUC-PEAK)
  • Center for the Study of Childhood and Adolescence (CSCA)
  • Research Laboratory in ICT-Enhanced Education (ICTEE)
  • The Cultural Studies and Contemporary Arts Lab  (CSCAlab)
  • The Inquiry in Science and Math Education Research Group
  • School of Medicine Research Center (SMRC)
  • Astrophysics and High Performance Computing Group (AHPC)
  • Center for Games Studies
  • Cyprus Musculoskeletal and Sports Trauma Research Centre (CYMUSTREC)


The European University Cyprus Career Center was established in 1989 and provides students and alumni with comprehensive career advice. The Office maintains links to a wide range of local and regional public- and private-sector enterprises and organizations, as well as offering a range of personal and career development services. 

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Student services

Students in need of personal counseling should contact the Office of Student Affairs to arrange a confidential, one-on-one meeting with a qualified professional. The service is also available to academic and administrative personnel to help individuals cope with any emotional and psychological challenges. A counselor, Dr. Antonia Koliaraki, is available on campus for consultation by appointment throughout the academic year.

The European University Cyprus Housing Office is committed to creating a safe and well-maintained environment that promotes community values and fosters security, student comfort and development.

Housing services

The European University Cyprus Housing Division is committed to creating a safe and well-maintained environment that promotes community values and fosters security, student comfort and development.

European University Cyprus manages five modern buildings (Cyprialife Residence, Perfect House, Pouros House, Serenity House, Harmony House) located minutes from the University to meet the increasing housing needs of students. The Housing Facilities offer superior living conditions and they have been designed to ensure privacy, comfort and independence to residents. The buildings consist of studio, one, two, three and four bedroom apartments.

Library services

The Library of European University Cyprus for over 28 years has strived to maintain not only a level of academic excellence but also of flexibility in order to be among the first to adopt to the changes that take place in regards to traditional teaching and teaching methodology. 

ICT services

Microsoft has selected European University Cyprus to be its partner institution for the establishment of the only Microsoft Innovation Center in Cyprus. The operation of The Microsoft Innovation Center (MIC) at European University Cyprus will have an enormous impact on students, faculty, IT professionals, researchers, the economy and society at large.

Medical services

The First Aid and Emergency Unit is located at the ground floor of the West Block next to the University cafeteria and the Student Relationship Centre. The unit is fully equipped with the appropriate medical equipment and supplies for the provision of First Aid to the University community. The unit is headed by a professional nurse who is also an instructor of nursing.

Student Life

Campus life

European University Cyprus offers a campus that is large enough to provide all the facilities every student needs, but still compact enough to retain a friendly atmosphere and a sense of community in which each individual is important.

  • The European University Cyprus campus consists of the South, the West, the East and the North block buildings, the Tower Building B and the Tower Building C, all equipped with facilities necessary to a modern higher educational institution.
  • The South block building houses the Library, PC-laboratories, the Executive Training Center, Multimedia Lab, Classrooms and the Athletic Center.

Sports facilities

  • Gymnastic Center

The Gymnastic Center is located at the basement of the West Block building. The center is equipped with about 30 electronic and manual fitness machines, lockers and separate changing rooms for male and female students. The center employs professional trainers who can offer advice and supervise weight loss, toning, muscle building, physiotherapy and conditioning.

  • Athletic Center

European University Cyprus has one of the best indoor athletic facilities in the country. With a seating capacity of over 400, the Athletic Center is used for a variety of student athletic activities including volleyball, basketball, korfball, indoor soccer and handball.

Student clubs

European University Cyprus hosts an outstanding variety of clubs, from discussion groups to community outreach, music, and sports, with more added every year. Students are actively encouraged to take part in club activities, as an important part of personal and social development.

The Office of Student Affairs offers help to anyone wishing to start a new club, providing an annual budget for equipment and activities.

Social Clubs:

  • Ecology Club
  • Intercultural Communication Club
  • LGBT Society
  • Psychology Club
  • Social Work Club

Leisure Clubs:

  • Aerobics Club
  • Art and Photography Club
  • Bowling Club
  • Dance Club

Educational Clubs:

  • Business Society
  • Chamber Music & Guitar Club
  • Computer Club
  • Drama Club


All Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD Programs have been approved by the Cyprus Agency of Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Higher Education (DI.P.A.E.) and are recognized worldwide.

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Studying at EUC
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I enjoyed studying here. It's a good learning environment with administrative staff always available to help when needed. Wish there were career opportunities for international students, though.

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QUINCY LAWAN rated 5 out of 5 stars

The European University Cyprus is a private university in Nicosia, Cyprus which evolved out of Cyprus College, the oldest institution of higher education in Cyprus . EUC has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and performance. The Institution has a current enrollment of more than 6,500 students and provides internationally recognized...

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