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Choose a Programme of Study and an Academic Institution

Cyprus, a world-class education and research centre of excellence with high quality academic institutions offers a great variety of fully accredited undergraduate and postgraduate programmes of study. EU and international students interested to study in Cyprus may access the higher education institutions websites, choose a programme of study and check that they comply with its admission requirements. The admissions office of each institution will provide all necessary information on tuition and other fees as well as available scholarship opportunities.

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Submit an Application and Confirm Acceptance

Students wishing to apply should directly contact the higher education institution as admission criteria vary depending on the type and language requirements of the programme of study. In principle, the successful completion of secondary education is the general admission requirement for undergraduate studies. Your application will be thoroughly examined by the admissions office of the institution and acceptance will be confirmed should you comply with all programme requirements.

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Check Visa Requirements

  • EU citizens can freely enter, study and work in Cyprus
  • International students from non-EU countries need a student visa for entry to Cyprus
  • Student visas are issued only to full-time international students (students who register for at least 15 credits or 30 ECTS in a semester)
  • Student visas can be issued either by an Embassy/ High Commission/ Consulate of the Republic of Cyprus in the candidate‚Äôs home country or by the Civil Registry and Migration Department in Cyprus.
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Make Accommodation and Travel Arrangements

The academic institution of your choice will provide information about the variety of accommodation options available for students:

  • University Halls of Residence
  • Private Halls of Residence
  • Private apartments
  • Shared living

Cyprus is well serviced through its two international airports, Larnaca and Paphos, by more than 40 flight carriers from Europe, Middle East and Asia.

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Work Policy for Students and Graduates

  • Part time work during studies is allowed according to relevant laws to students who have a work permit
  • During the semester students are allowed according to relevant laws to work up to 20 hours per week
  • During break time students are allowed according to relevant laws to work up to 38 hours per week
  • Third country graduate level students, after completion of their Master's Degree are allowed according to relevant laws, to seek work opportunities in the fields of their graduate studies, up to a period of 12 months.