University of Nicosia

The University of Nicosia (UNIC, for short) is the place where you can build your future.We are the largest university in Cyprus, with over 11,000 students, from over 70 countries across the globe, coming together in an innovative and transformative learning space.

About

Education

Over time, several programmes such as Medicine, International Relations, Accounting, Law, and Architecture, have developed into some of the most well-regarded in Cyprus and in the region. 

Research

Research is at the heart of the University of Nicosia, with the University committed to the promotion of research and the generation of knowledge for the benefit of Cyprus and the wider region.

Career

Our Careers Office provides you with vital insights and awareness of your professional choices, and will assist you in exploring career opportunities locally and abroad. You will also have access to information and guidance, through a series of workshops, presentations and seminars. One of the most important events organised every spring by the Careers Office is the Annual Careers Exhibition Fair, which is an excellent networking opportunity for students/alumni and potential employers.

Bachelor's programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (7)
Engineering & Technology (7)
Social Sciences (6)
Computer Science & IT (5)
Medicine & Health (5)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (4)
Journalism & Media (3)
Applied Sciences & Professions (2)
Humanities (2)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (2)
Law (1)
  • L.L.B. Law
    School of Humanities, Social Sciences & Law

Services

Student services

We want you to enjoy your student experience at UNIC, which is why our Student Support team is always available to assist you with any issues that may arise. Whether you need advice, guidance or counselling pertaining to academic or personal difficulties that may be impacting your studies, a Student Support advisor will work with you to find a solution.

Housing services

Our Accommodation Office can help you find suitable and convenient housing for the duration of your studies.

This newly constructed UniHalls private hall of residence, is located a few minutes walking distance from the main campus and provides a modern, comfortable and safe environment for its residents. The accommodation complex offers a reading room, a cafeteria, restaurants and other recreational spaces, giving you the opportunity to easily meet and make friends with other students.

In addition to UniHalls, you can choose from a great range of other accommodation options, including renting an affordable private apartment or house in close vicinity to the University.

Library services

The system enables students to search out the 95,000 books of the Library collection, to reserve material, to view outstanding loans and renew books accordingly, through online access. In addition to the main collection, the Library has a reserve collection (for short loan) and a reference collection.

ICT services

The University provides high speed connection to appropriate services and the Internet through a number of high performance local area networks (LAN), using 1 hybrid GB backbone built with copper and fiber optics cables.

Medical services

The Centre provides a safe, caring, and professional environment in which people can access counselling services. 

Student Life

Campus life

UNIC’s modern campus is made up of 18 purpose-built and refurbished buildings situated amid the urban landscape in the bustling suburb of Engomi in Nicosia. Over the last few years, we have invested over €55 million in our campus infrastructure.

The expansive layout of our campus allows us to provide specialised facilities to support each academic department. The whole neighbourhood is oriented towards student life, allowing for a unique social experience, characterised by community interaction, diversity, learning and fun.

In addition to the teaching facilities, the campus provides the full set of student amenities and support services.

Sports facilities

The University’s recently constructed UFIT Fitness Centre is a leading gym in Cyprus, offering students excellent services under the professional guidance of health and sports science specialists.  

UFIT is all about keeping you fit and healthy with its brand new, state-of-the-art equipment, innovative classes and the expertise of its instructors. UNIC students benefit from special rates.

Student clubs

There is a variety of clubs and societies where students can get involved, make new friends, have some fun and be part of the student community. Students usually form clubs based on social, ethnic, academic, athletic, arts, or other special interests. This service provides students with the opportunity to join or create a Club or a Society. At the beginning of each academic year, a registration week for student Clubs and Societies is held on campus, usually at the Millennium Cafeteria. During this week students may ask any questions and register for as many student Clubs and Societies as they like.

Accreditation

All University of Nicosia Bachelor, Master and Doctoral Degrees are accredited by the Republic of Cyprus, following an independent evaluation by the Evaluation Committee for Private Universities (ECPU).