University of Nicosia
Ranked 42nd in the world in the core area of Quality Education - (THE) University Impact Rankings 2020.

The University of Nicosia

Why study at the University of Nicosia?

The University of Nicosia (UNIC) is the largest university in Cyprus and the largest in Southern Europe that teaches primarily in English, with more than 12,500 students from over 120 countries, a diverse community of faculty and staff, and an expanding worldwide network. Located in Nicosia, the country’s capital, and with a presence in 19 other cities worldwide, they are driven by our pursuit of excellence in teaching and learning, innovation, research, technology, and a continually evolving academic environment empowering their students and instil in them the confidence to make an impact in the world. Many of their degree programmes and departments were the first of their kind in Cyprus. The Medical School of the University of Nicosia, the first to be established in Cyprus, delivers two undergraduate degrees and one postgraduate degree: a Graduate Entry MBBS degree in partnership with St George’s, University of London, its own School Leaver MD degree, and a postgraduate degree (MSc) in Family Medicine. The School has received international accreditations and is a regional centre for surgical exams. UNIC has also developed one of the largest online education initiatives in the Mediterranean and its Master’s programme in Digital Currency (Blockchain technologies) is regarded by many as the leading academic programme in the world in this exciting and innovative technological field. RANKINGS
  • Ranked among the top 801-1000 universities in the world - Times Higher Education (THE) 2021.
  • Ranked 76th worldwide for International Outlook.
  • Ranked 42nd in the world in the core area of Quality Education - Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings 2020.
  • Ranked among the top 301-400 universities globally in terms of its overall social and economic impact.
  • Ranked 106th in Emerging Europe and Central Asia (EECA) Region - QS World University Rankings 2020.
  • Ranked among the top 201-250 universities in the countries or regions classified by the London Stock Exchange’s FTSE Group as “advanced emerging”, “secondary emerging”, or “frontier” - Times Higher Education (THE) 2021.

Students who submit a completed application for admission by the 1st of June 2021 are entitled to a 10% early bird scholarship* for their first semester of studies. Depending on their academic performance, their scholarship will be automatically renewed for each following semester if they maintain a 2.5 CPA or above. UNIC also offers a wide range of scholarships (for Bachelor and Master on-campus degrees only) based on academic merit, athletic performance and/or financial needs. RESIDENCES The University of Nicosia’s official student residences redefines modern student living. There are three separate complexes – SIX, U and TRIANGLE – which are among the most stunning student accommodations ever constructed in Europe. UNIC Residences provide a multitude of dining, relaxing and entertainment options for residents, including 6 restaurants and cafes, an exclusive rooftop bar and lounge, gyms, TV rooms, games areas and more. Located in the upscale neighbourhood of Makedonitissa, in Nicosia, the residences are surrounded by UNIC’s vibrant, urban campus that, in addition to 20 university buildings, is home to more than 40 restaurants, coffee shops, pubs and bars, all within walking distance. NEXT STEP Please feel free to visit their website at for more information about the University and their programmes of study. The health and well-being of every student remain the highest priority of the university. The University’s latest announcements regarding COVID19 health-related issues can be found at

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