Welcome to Cyprus!
A 'jewel' of a Mediterranean island and the mythical birthplace of Aphrodite, Cyprus combines a rich cultural and archaeological heritage with great natural beauty and a welcoming population. Greeks, Phoenicians, Egyptians, Assyrians, Arabs, Crusaders, Venetians, Ottomans and the British have all left their mark in this country. Cyprus is an island country in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea and a good study abroad destination for students. Cyprus offers a remarkably diverse natural and cultural environment for such a small country. In the same time, you can visit snow-tipped pine forests in the Troodos Mountains, drive through fields of olive trees and relax by the clear blue Mediterranean Sea.
The cultural heritage of Cyprus reflects its physical diversity. Ancient Greek temples, Roman amphitheaters, pre-historic settlements, Crusader castles, Venetian fortifications and Byzantine churches can all be found within a day's drive. As for now, Cyprus retains a multi-cultural heritage combining Greek, Turkish and British influences in a modern European society.
Every applicants who are intending to study in Cyprus must have completed a secondary level education or the equivalent of twelve years of schooling to get admission in the universities of Cyprus for undergraduate level or Bachelors level. Similarly the students must have to complete the undergraduate level education or Bachelors level Education to get admission for the post graduate level.
Application forms and other information about admission requirements for the universities or colleges of Cyprus can be obtained from the Office of Admissions of respective college or university.
Nationals of any country coming to Cyprus for studies must receive student’s permit through the Migration Officer, prior to arrival. Applications should be submitted by the directors of the schools.
The visa process time for Cyprus may be up to 1 month. Therefore, students are requested to apply 2-3 months prior to the date of enrollment for study.
In person to the Consulate (or Consular section at Embassy or High Commission).