European University Cyprus is one of the leading institutions of higher education in Cyprus. EUC joined the Laureate network in 2005 and has earned a reputation for excellence in teaching, innovation and research. First established as Cyprus College in 1961, EUC was granted university status in 2007 and now has a student enrollment of more than 5,300 in undergraduate, graduate and doctorate degree programs.
European University Cyprus is imbued with a strong commitment to academic integrity, community outreach and life-long learning as it continuously strives to be Here for Good. Today, European University Cyprus is the first choice for thousands of young people from Cyprus and Greece, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
Structured on a selection of the best attributes of European and American standards, European University Cyprus provides a diverse and comprehensive education by ensuring the fulfillment of our students’ personal, academic and professional aspirations. At European University Cyprus, our core values are the advancement of teaching, learning and research.
Located in Nicosia, the largest city and the capital of Cyprus, the university is near the center of political, economic and cultural activity in the country. EUC has recently expanded and opened a new campus that can accommodate up to 7,000 students and consists of modern facilities, well-equipped laboratories, amphitheater lecture halls, student apartments and entertainment venues.
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European University Cyprus operates nine departments within five schools that offer internationally recognized undergraduate, graduate and doctorate programs in accounting, art, business and management, computer science, economics, education, engineering, finance, humanities, marketing, and social and behavioral sciences. In 2013, the university opened a new medical program with English language instruction.
European University Cyprus degree programs are accredited by the Evaluation Commission of Private Universities of the Ministry of Education and Culture, and the university is licensed to operate by the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Cyprus.
Health and Safety
European University Cyprus has been awarded with the OHSAS 18001:2007 Certification making it the first university in Cyprus and Greece that has been recognized for reaching the requirements of this international standard. OHSAS 18001 is an Occupation Health and Safety Assessment Series for health and safety management systems.
The Environmental Committee of European University Cyprus is committed to improving environmental conditions at the university, promoting environmental awareness and implementing green policies, both on campus and in the wider community.
Service to Society
The University works to make the University a welcoming place, offering outstanding cultural and community programs in publicly accessible, state-of-the-art facilities. The University adopts a holistic approach to education, fostering innovative synergies through a range of reach-out programs and partnerships, including Blood donations, Continuing education and professional development programs, Learning skills programs, Cultural events and performances.
European University Cyprus was the first university in Cyprus and Greece to be awarded the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System Label by the European Commission.
Recognized by the Hellenic Naric (DOATAP)
European University Cyprus has been officially recognized by the National Academic Recognition Information Centre of Greece (DOATAP), as equivalent and corresponding to the Greek Universities.
School of Medicine
The School of Medicine has been awarded first prize for Best Medical Installations and first prize for Best Medical Solutions in Crestron International Awards Competition.
European University Cyprus comes closer to the society by creating the first Science Shop in Cyprus, with the support from the PERARES (Public Engagement with Research and Research Engagement with Society) FP7 project, with the goal of providing Research Services for free to Civil Society Organizations, by utilizing the resources of the university.
Microsoft Innovation Center
European University Cyprus was selected by Microsoft to establish its Microsoft Innovation Center in Cyprus. Microsoft Innovation Centers (MIC’s) are state of art technology facilities for collaboration on innovative research, technology or software solutions, involving a combination of government, academic and industry participants. There are now more than 100 Microsoft Innovation Centers worldwide.
EFQM Committed to Excellence
Received Excellence distinction from the globally recognized model Excellence EFQM (European Foundation of Quality Management)
Descartes Prize for Excellence in Research in Europe
European University Cyprus was granted, after competition, to produce in Cyprus the European Social Survey (the ESS), a world-renowned project that covers a wide range of social, political and cultural issues. The ESS research project was awarded Europe’s top annual science award, the Descartes Prize.
Partner of the World Economic Forum (Davos) in study on competitiveness
EUC is the Official partner of the World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland researching the issue of competitiveness in Cyprus
Approval of the Nursing Degree by the European Commission
The Nursing Degree at European University Cyprus is recognized by the European Commission as an approved program, covered by Directive 2005/36/EC on the mutual recognition of professional qualifications between Member States. Graduate Nurses with the B.Sc. degree in Nursing from European University Cyprus, are therefore able to exercise their profession in all European Union member states
Recognition from Professional Bodies/Associations/Councils
- Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
- The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
- Chartered Banker Institute
- Chartered Insurance Institute
- Law Office of the Republic of Cyprus
- Cyprus Council of Food Technologists, Nutritionists and Dieticians
- Technical Chamber of Cyprus (ETEK)
- Food Technologists, Nutritionists and Dieticians Registration Council
- Cyprus Council of Radiologic Technologists and Radiation Therapy Technologists
- The Physiotherapists and Physiotherapy Establishments Registration Council