European University Cyprus is one of the leading institutions of higher education in Cyprus. It is the oldest institution of higher education in Cyprus, established as Cyprus College in 1961 and granted university status in 2007 by the country's Ministerial Cabinet. It boasts a student enrollment of over 6,200 in undergraduate, graduate and doctorate degree programs.
European University Cyprus has established a reputation for quality education with a sharp focus on the employability of its students, and has been recognized for its investment in high-tech innovation and engagement with industry and society. 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.
European University Cyprus has introduced state of the art technology and boosted the country’s health sector through the establishment of the most advanced School of Medicine in the region. With the launch of Dentistry program, the first in the country, the university offers the most comprehensive studies in Medicine and the Health Sciences and is attracting academics and students from around the globe.
European University Cyprus is the first University in Cyprus to be rated by QS TOP UNIVERSITIES (QS stars) with the highest distinction of 5-stars in Teaching, Facilities, Inclusiveness, Social Responsibility, Employability and Internationalization.
European University Cyprus' inclusion among the top 301+ universities in the world in the Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings marks a particularly significant success, as the university ranks considerably higher than long established universities globally in key criteria. European University Cyprus is ranked an impressive 76th in terms of Decent Work and Economic Growth which evaluates areas such as sustainable growth, the work placement of students and the employability of graduates. Additionally, is included in the 101+ best universities in the category of Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure.
The establishment of the Microsoft Innovation Center at the university in 2015, the only one in Cyprus and one of only 110 worldwide, has further strengthened the university's focus on innovative research by supporting start-ups and bringing academia and industry together to generate new ideas through training, education and knowledge transfer.
At European University Cyprus, our core values are the advancement of learning, teaching and research. We respond to the needs of the members of the university
community and society by investing in new ventures and institutes, rewarding ambition and drive in our staff and faculty and by continually developing our facilities and resources.
The new campus consists of modern facilities, well-equipped laboratories, amphitheater lecture halls, student apartments and entertainment venues.
European University is located in the capital Nicosia, which is the heart of political, economic and cultural activity in the country.