European University Cyprus
Year founded: 1961
Number of students: Over 8,500
Areas of teaching: business administration, accounting, computer science/engineering, information systems, cybersecurity, law, education, music, psychology, physiotherapy, sports science, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry, medicine, biomedical sciences and speech therapy
Locations: Headquarters/main campus in Nicosia
Career assistance services: Career office providing internships, advice on CV writing and interview techniques, career fairs, access to CSM platform connecting students to employers/job vacancies and career guidance.
Established as Cyprus College in 1961, European University Cyprus (EUC) is the oldest higher education institution in Cyprus.
European University Cyprus has a reputation for quality education with high graduate employability, and has been recognized for its investment in high-tech innovation and engagement with industry and society. Over the last decade, the university has fostered a culture of modernization that has resulted in levels of growth that have exceeded all expectations, upgrading the scope and quality of university education in Cyprus, and defining a clear international orientation for both the university and the country. European University Cyprus is part of Galileo Global Education, Europe’s largest education group that provides education to over 170,000 students through its network of 54 institutions around the world.
European University Cyprus has introduced state-of-the-art technology and boosted the country’s health sector through the establishment of the most advanced School of Medicine in the region. With the launch of the first Dentistry program in the country, the university offers a comprehensive selection of studies in the fields of Medicine and Health Sciences, and attracts academics and students from around the globe.
Following the success of the medical program, European University established the School of Medicine—Frankfurt Branch with its first intake in the Fall 2022 semester. The new campus, in the heart of central Europe, is a cornerstone of the university’s vision for strategic international expansion in higher education.
QS Top Universities (QS Stars University Ratings), one of the most authoritative international rating organizations, has ranked European University Cyprus as a ‘Five Stars’ institution for its overall assessment. Additionally, European University Cyprus has received five stars for its performance in the areas of teaching, employability, internationalization, online learning, and inclusiveness, as well as the MD Medicine for the competitiveness and strength of the program.
European University Cyprus’ inclusion among the top universities in the world in the Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings marks a particularly significant success, as the university ranks among the 201+ universities in the world in the areas of Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Infrastructure
The on-campus operation of the Start-Up Center powered by Microsoft has further strengthened the university’s focus on innovative research by supporting start-ups and bringing government, academia and industry together to generate new ideas through training, education and knowledge transfer.
European University Cyprus is a key driver in the Cyprus government’s vision to transform the country into a quality education hub in the eastern Mediterranean.