ERASMUS+ PROGRAMME
 
KEY ACTION 1 - STUDENT MOBILITY FOR STUDIES AND OTHER STUDENT EXCHANGES
 
ACADEMIC YEAR 2018-2019
 
INFORMATION FOR INCOMING EXCHANGE STUDENTS
 
All incoming students wishing to come to the University of Cyprus with the  Erasmus+ programme or in the framework of other cooperation agreements must be OFFICIALLY NOMINATED by their home universities.
 
 A valid Erasmus+ Interinstitutional agreement or other Exchange Cooperation Agreement (either interinstitutional or interdepartmental) must exist for the academic year 2018-2019, between the student's home university and the University of Cyprus in the relevant subject area.
 
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OFFICIAL NOMINATION PROCEDURE
 
The list of nominated students has to be sent by the home university by e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at the latest by the 1st May for students coming in the 1st (fall) semester or for the full academic year and by October 1st for students coming in the 2nd (spring) semester.
 
The nomination e-mail must include the following information for the student: 
FAMILY NAME
FIRST NAME
DATE OF BIRTH
GENDER
PERIOD OF STAY (1ST SEMESTER, 2ND SEMESTER, WHOLE ACADEMIC YEAR)
VALID STUDENT E-MAIL ADDRESS
LEVEL OF STUDIES: 1ST, 2ND OR 3RD CYCLE
HOME DEPARTMENT AND SUBJECT AREA
RECEIVING DEPARTMENT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CYPRUS ACCORDING TO THE AGREEMENT
 
In the case of non Erasmus exchange students please also mention the agreement under which the student is nominated. 
 
Please note that all the above data is compulsory: if one of them is missing the nomination of the students will not be proceeded.
 
After nomination the students receive by e-mail a link with all the information on application procedures and deadlines.
 
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APPLICATION PROCEDURES AND DEADLINES
 
Erasmus+ Exchange application documents or application documents concerning exchanges outside Erasmus must arrive at the University of Cyprus Mobility Support Staff by May 20th for students coming the 1st semester or the whole academic year and October 20th for students coming the 2nd semester
 
 
ACCOMMODATION INFORMATION
 
Accommodation applications are handled on a "first comes, first served basis" in case the number of applications exceed the number of available rooms.
The deadline for the receipt of accommodation applications is the 15th June 2018 for the 1st semester and the 15th November 2018 for the 2nd semester.
 
For more information please contact the Housing Office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
and the following webpage: www.ucy.ac.cy/housing/en 
 
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LANGUAGE POLICY FOR INCOMING STUDENTS
The language of teaching at the University is Greek. Some Departments offer or will offer courses in English. Other Departments may offer bibliography, assignments, tutorials and exams in English. Incoming students are advised to attend free of charge the Greek intensive courses offered during the year at the School of Modern Greek of the University.
 
RECOGNITION OF COURSES
 
Incoming students and their home university receive an original Transcript of Records with all the subjects, corresponding ECTS credits and grades that were achieved during the exchange period.
 
 
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ACADEMIC INFORMATION
 
 
 
ACADEMIC YEAR 2018-2019 - COURSES OFFERED IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
 
SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES
Department of English Studies:  All courses are in English.
Department of French and European Studies
Direction French Studies: All courses are in French.
Direction of European Studies: Courses in English, French, German
Department of Turkish and Middle Eastern Studies
All courses are in Turkish and Greek.
Language Centre
The Language Centre of the University of Cyprus offers language courses in English, French, Italian, Spanish, German, Russian, Chinese and Turkish.
 
SCHOOL OF EDUCATION AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
Department of Education
click here for the Guide for Erasmus students in the Education Department
Department of Psychology
Department of Law - click here for the courses
Department of Social and Political Sciences 
 
SCHOOL OF PURE AND APPLIED SCIENCES
Department of Chemistry - click here for the courses
Department of Physics - click here for the courses
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Department of Computer Sciences - click here for the courses
Department of Biological Sciences - click here for the courses
 
SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS - (courses available in Economics, Business and Accounting and Finance - fall semester 2018-2019)
Department of Public and Business Administration and Department of Economics: 
Department of Public and Business Administration and Department of Economics: 
Department of Public and Business Administration and Department of Economics
Department of Public and Business Administration and Department of Economics: 
Department of Accounting and Finance
 
SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
Department of Architecture
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering - click here for the courses
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering - click here for the courses
Department of Mechanical and Manfufacturing Engineering - click here for the courses
 
SCHOOL OF LETTERS
Department of Classical Studies 
Department of History and Archaeology
Department of Byzantine and Greek Studies  
 
 
 
 
 
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GREEK LANGUAGE COURSES DURING THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2018-2019
 
The courses of the Greek Language are offered at the School of Modern Greek of the University of Cyprus.
The School of Modern Greek offers courses in the Greek Language free of charge for the Erasmus students.
There are 2 types of courses:
13 week intensive courses:
These courses are running twice a year throughout the semesters. There are two courses: One running from
September to Decemberand one running from January to April. These courses are offered at all levels.
26 weeks non intensive course
This course is running throughout the academic year.
Please contact the School for more information at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
ERASMUS+ STUDENT EXCHANGES APPLICATION DOCUMENTS
 
All students wishing to apply for an Erasmus study period at the University of Cyprus must send the following documents duly completed and signed within the specified deadines for each semester:
 
Erasmus+ Application form
 
Erasmus+ Learning Agreement
 
Recent Transcript of Records from home university
 
Official proof of knowledge of English (e.g. IELTS, IGCSE, TOEFL etc)
 
In the case of 2nd or 3rd cycle students a copy of the Bachelor's degree must also be attached.
 
FOR STUDENT EXCHANGES (OUTSIDE THE ERASMUS PROGRAMME)
PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING APPLICATION DOCUMENTS
 
Application Form 
 
Learning Agreement 
 
A recent Transcript of Records from home university and an official proof of knowledge of English (e.g. IELTS, IGCSE, TOEFL etc) must also be sent. In the case of 2nd or 3rd cycle students a copy of the Bachelor's degree must also be attached .
 
OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION 
ERASMUS EVENTS
 
Erasmus events are organized in coordination with the International Students Club of the University of Cyprus which was formed mainly by former
Erasmus students of the University of Cyprus and ESN Nicosia. These events include parties, lectures, walk in divided Nicosia, participation in Limassol Carnival parade etc
 
 Contact details for the International Student Club of the University of Cyprus

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https://www.facebook.com/International-Students-Club-ISC-519477371488744/?fref=ts

Contact details for Erasmus Student Network - ESN NICOSIA

ESN Nicosia
http://esncy.org/ , https://www.facebook.com/esnnicosia

PRESENTATIONS
 
 
 
OTHER USEFUL LINKS
 
 
 
ORIENTATION DAY FOR THE INCOMING STUDENTS OF THE FALL SEMESTER 2018-2019 - 31/08/2018