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Universities in Cyprus

University of Cyprus

European University Cyprus (Egkomi)

Open University of Cyprus

University of Nicosia

Cyprus University of Technology

Neapolis University Pafos

Cyprus College

The Cyprus Institute

Tips to navigate as an international student in Cyprus

This beautiful Mediterranean nation is sure to provide you with a unique and exciting experience & according to Greek legend, Aphrodite (Goddess of Love) was born here.

 

Tuition Fees

The annual cost of studying at universities in Cyprus for undergraduate degree programs varies from approximately 3,000 EUR to 13,000 EUR. If you want to study at the postgraduate level, the cost will change from 5,000 EUR to 10,000 EUR. While living costs can vary between 300 EUR to 500 EUR per month.

Transport & Movement

There are plenty of good public transportation options, including buses, taxis, and even ferries, so you can get around with ease. The cost of transportation is very affordable, and you can also take out a student discount, so you don’t have to worry about breaking the bank.

Accommodation

If you are looking for student accommodation, they can vary depending on the town or city you reside in. In some cases, you can find people looking for roommates; some may be international students like yourself. These are usually shared common areas, for example, the kitchen, bathroom, and living room.

Food

Mediterranean food is really tasteful & authentic and for the same reasons it is enjoyed all over the world. Fresh fish from the sea, a traditional mezze platter (assorted appetizers), and delicious local desserts are all must-try dishes for any food aficionado.
If you are shopping for groceries such as fresh fruits, vegetables & meat, Athienitis, Super Discount Store and Sklavenitis are fairly priced.

Clothing

The weather is hot and sunny for most of the year, so a few light layers and some sun cream are essential items to pack when traveling to the island. Also, remember to bring an umbrella or a raincoat with you in case of unexpected rain. For trendy, affordable clothing check out Malibu Discount Store, MUST Boutique, Best Look Clothing, and many other local stores.

Weather

As for the weather, you can expect an average of over 300 days of sunshine each year. The summers (May to October) can be quite hot, so be sure to drink plenty of water and carry sun protection with you. Winters (December to February) are mild, with temperatures rarely dropping below zero thanks to the country’s geography.

Social Life

Both locals and international students mix together in the cities and enjoy the vibrant nightlife. There are loads of bars and clubs to visit, as well as lots of cultural events and festivals taking place throughout the year such as the Limassol Wine Festival. Cyprus has over 45 beaches that have been awarded the EU Blue Flag for cleanliness and safety.

Work

To work in Cyprus, you must be a full-time student at a recognized university or college. You can apply for student jobs at a variety of places, including restaurants, bars, and hotels. You can also take advantage of internships or volunteer opportunities to gain experience and build your professional network.

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