About University of Nicosia

UNIC at a Glance

The University of Nicosia (UNIC, for short) is the place where you can build your future.We are the largest university in Cyprus, with more than 11,000 students from over 70 countries across the globe, coming together in an innovative and transformative learning space.

Located in Nicosia, the country’s capital, and with presence in 18 other cities worldwide, we are driven by our pursuit of excellence in teaching and learning, innovation, research, technology, and a continually evolving academic environment.

We empower our students and instill in them the confidence to make an impact in the world.

Many of our degree programmes and departments were the first of their kind in Cyprus. Over time, several programmes such as Medicine, International Relations, Accounting, Law, and Architecture, have developed into some of the most well-regarded in Cyprus and in the region. Today, UNIC’s new programmes focus on cutting-edge research, making us global leaders in certain fields, such as in our very successful initiative in Digital Currency/Blockchain Technology.

Internationalisation is a central component of UNIC’s strategy. This includes partnerships for degree programmes, student mobility, and opportunities for students post-graduation in academia or industry, in order to share knowledge and capabilities across countries. The first and largest medical programme in Cyprus was formed in collaboration with St George’s, University of London. Today, the Medical School attracts over 500 students from around the world. In Greece, we offer several joint Masters degrees with the top Greek universities: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, University of Patras and the Hellenic Open University. These are some of the most popular degree programmes in Greece. We intend to actively continue our partnerships with leading universities around the world, on both the academic and research front.

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Courses at University of Nicosia

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Scholarships at University of Nicosia

Scholarships - Financial Aid

The University offers scholarships and financial aid to full-time students, in the form of academic merit scholarships, financial-aid assistance, athletic scholarships, and on-campus work-study programmes. All types of scholarships/financial aid available are explained in the link below:

Scholarships - Financial Aid

Services Offered for International Students

Accommodation Information for Students


Welcome to the University of Nicosia Accommodation Office. 

Our Accommodation Office can help you find suitable and convenient housing for the duration of your studies.


This newly constructed, private hall of residence, is located a few minutes walking distance from the main campus and provides a modern, comfortable and safe environment for its residents. The accommodation complex offers a reading room, a cafeteria, restaurants, and other recreational spaces, giving you the opportunity to easily meet and make friends with other students while saving on traveling costs.

Other Accommodation

In addition to UniHalls, you can choose from a great range of other accommodation options, including renting an affordable private apartment or house in close vicinity to the University.

Our office provides useful information regarding lease agreements, furniture rental, etc. It can also arrange for temporary student accommodation at special rates, offer roommate and other useful services such as airport pickup and transportation.

PLEASE NOTE: The University accepts lists of accommodation options from landlords for the convenience of its students.  The University does not, however, inspect, or check any of the accommodation listed in any way and takes no responsibility for the condition of any premises listed or for the actions of any landlord who uses the space to advertise accommodations.Therefore we advise you to:

Study Abroad Information

International Student Support

US and Canadian study abroad students (Global Semesters) should refer to the Global Semesters website

UNIC hosts students from all over the world in a multicultural environment, welcoming a variety of international students every year. With students from over 70 countries you will join the largest and most culturally diverse student community in Cyprus. 

Every effort is made to help our international students ease into university life in Cyprus, so as to make your transition here as smooth as possible.

UNIC September is the University's annual four-week orientation programme designed to introduce new Fall Semester students to the University environment and Cyprus. This month-long session provides you with information about campus life, study programmes and University services. It’s also a chance for you to become familiar with the campus, and to begin building a network of people who will assist you on your UNIC journey. 

Once the school year begins, you will be immersed in UNIC’s international environment that includes faculty from around the world, academic partnerships with global universities, an active study abroad and Erasmus programme and a variety of national or ethnic societies and clubs. We truly value and encourage the diversity of our community.

Beyond campus, Cyprus itself is an international business and tourism hub which means there is a sophisticated and welcoming environment that was ranked the 5th best relocation country in the world. English is widely spoken and is the main language of business, making it easy for you to enjoy everything Cyprus has to offer.

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