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 interinstituional or interdepartmental) must exist for the academic year 2017-2018, between the student's home university and the University of Cyprus in the relevant subject area.
OFFICIAL NOMINATION PROCEDURE
The nomination e-mail must include the following information for the student:
- FAMILY NAME
- FIRST NAME
- DATE OF BIRTH
- 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.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES AND DEADLINES
Erasmus+ Exchange application documents or application documents concerning exchanges outside Erasmus must arrive at the University of Cyprus Mobility Support Office by May 20th for students coming the 1st semester or the whole academic year and October 20th for students coming the 2nd semester
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 2017 for the 1st semester and the 15th November 2017 for the 2nd semester.
ACCOMMODATION INFORMATION - updated version will be available in April 2017
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.
ACADEMIC YEAR 2017-2018 - COURSES OFFERED IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
PLEASE REFER TO THE FOLLOWING TABLES FOR THE COURSES IN ENGLISH - NEW SEPTEMBER 2017
SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES
Direction of Modern Languages and European Studies: Courses in English, French, German
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
SCHOOL OF PURE AND APPLIED SCIENCES
SCHOOL OF ECONOMCS AND BUSINESS
SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
SCHOOL OF LETTERS
GREEK LANGUAGE COURSES DURING THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2017-2018
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 December and 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.
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:
- 1. Erasmus+ Application form
- 2. Erasmus+ Learning Agreement
- 3. Recent Transcript of Records from home university
- 4. Official proof of knowledge of English (e.g. IELTS, IGCSE, TOEFL etc)
- 5. In the case of 2nd or 3rd cycle students a copy of the Bachelor's degree must also be attached.
OTHER STUDENT EXCHANGES (OUTSIDE ERASMUS) APPLICATION DOCUMENTS
All students wishing to apply for an exchange study period at the University of Cyprus must send the following documents duly completed and signed within the specified deadines for each semester:
OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION
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.
International Student Club of the University of Cyprus
OTHER USEFUL LINKS
ORIENTATION DAY FOR THE INCOMING STUDENTS OF THE FALL SEMESTER 2017-2018 - 1st September 2017