The Ministry of Education and Culture (MOEC) of the Republic ofCyprus aspires for Cyprus to be established as an educational,technological and research center of excellence. As such, and inalignment with the European Union and International policies andmeasures, Cypriot Higher Education promotes quality in highereducation (HE) and excellence in teaching, while safeguardingdiversity and institutional autonomy.
In this light, Cyprus has become, over the past years, an international student destination. The MOEC and the Cypriot universities have embarked on a journey to promote Cypriot HE and the academic opportunities offered by the Universities of Cyprus, to strengthen collaboration with overseas universities and to create more opportunities for student mobility, faculty exchange, research etc.
In brief, the establishment of Cyprus as an ideal destination for international students is supported by the following characteristics:
- High Quality Education
- High Caliber Academics
- Excellent Facilities
- Language of Instruction: Greek and English
- Safe and friendly environment
- Affordable cost
- In the crossroads of Europe — Asia - Africa
- Culturally diverse student population
- European Union Member State
- Global Business Center
- International Destination with more than 140,000 international people living Cyprus.
- Pleasant Mediterranean Climate
- Rich Historical Heritage
During the current exhibition fair in Kiev, prospective students and their parents can visit the Cypriot Pavilion and discuss, with the representative of the Ministry of Education and Culture, study opportunities as well as student life in Cyprus. Furthermore, they can meet with the representatives of four of our Higher Education Institutions, namely the University of Cyprus, the Open University of Cyprus, Neapolis University Pafos and the Cyprus Institute of Marketing and talk about the Institutions, their programs of study, admission procedures and scholarship opportunities.