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The University of Nicosia is an independent, co-educational, equal opportunity tertiary education institution, combining the best elements in western education, quality standards and an international philosophy.
Located in Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus, the University is quickly becoming a global education centre. International in philosophy, it hosts students from all over the world, in a multicultural learning environment, promoting friendship, cooperation and understanding.
The University pursues excellence in education through high teaching standards, in a continually improving academic environment. Besides classroom instruction, the University offers students opportunities to become involved in a whole range of activities including student clubs, sports, public lectures and seminars.
The University is actively involved in European and local research projects as a partner and as a coordinating institution. Additionally, the University of Nicosia received approval for an Erasmus University Charter and is an official participant in the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS).
The University of Nicosia mission is to assist students in becoming educates individuals, in achieving their academic and career goals, and assuming responsible roles in a changing world of international cooperation and global interdependence.
The University of Nicosia is also actively involved in the community with campaigns for various causes, such as environmental protection. In recognition of this work our institution received the prestigious “Global 500” award from the United Nations.
Academic tradition encourages the majority of the world’s universities to adopt the name of the city which hosts them. Indeed, this occurs almost as a rule when the city in question happens to be the capital city. The University of Nicosia is proud of the ties and status which its name conveys. Towards this end, the University is committed to maintaining its position at the forefront of education, research and social service, in line with the enduring motto of the institution: “Excellence in Education”.
Consistent with its philosophy of promoting personal growth, discovery and learning, the University of Nicosia offers both extra-curricular activities relevant to the needs of its students. In order to succeed in this, the University aims at continuously upgrading its educational and other resources. The following facilities are for the use of all students.
The University of Nicosia has a distributed computer environment, which provides high speed connection to appropriate services and internet through a number of high performance local area networks.
The engineering facilities serve the educational needs of the engineering students, as well as the research needs of the faculty.
The Architecture, Interior and Graphic Labs are fully equipped with sophisticated image, sound and video manipulation software, web animation and 3D rendering packages.
Mediazone is a busy and vibrant centre which offers a large variety of state-of-the-art facilities and equipment to students as well as media-related services to industry.
The University of Nicosia is also equipped with professional science labs to support the degree programs offered by the Department of Health and Life Sciences. In addition to this, for programs offered in Hospitality and Tourism area, the University is fully equipped with Hospitality Management facilities.
In addition to these, the University houses a cinema theatre on campus as part of its overall cultural contribution.
Other facilities accommodated in the University include a modern bookshop, student cafeteria, a fully equipped gym centre and one of the biggest libraries.
Tuition Fees are calculated on the basis of non-discounted Tuition Fees for each semester and annual Fees which amount to €4.500 (for 15 credits/teaching hours) and €9.000 (for 30 credits/ teaching hours)respectively. The universal calculating formula is based on the premise that tuition per credit/teaching hour is charged at € 300.
All students applying from Kenya are entitled to 30% discount on their tuition fees for every semester. The tuition fees per semester including discount are €3150.
Students from Kenya can easily apply for a student visa by following these steps:
All the documents from Kenya need to be attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and then by the Cyprus Embassy. Once the Admissions Office receives these documents, the application for visa will be sent to the Migration Department in Cyprus. After that the student will take an interview for visa at the Cyprus Embassy in Kenya, from where the visa is issued.