General Information

This programme is conceived primarily to help students function academically and socially in a university setting. Students engage collaboratively in the completion of tasks that are pedagogically and linguistically motivated to develop and enhance knowledge of English in an academic context. Students entering the first level of English Language Studies (LAN 100) are expected to be approximately at the level of the Cambridge FCE Exam or at the B1+ (Threshold) level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. All English language courses can be taken as free electives provided any prerequisites are met.



IELTS Intensive course

Duration: February – May 2024
Days/ time: Wednesday & Friday 19:00-21:00
Instructor: Damaskini Metzidaki
Room: Online and/or Physical presence 
Diagnostic Exam: You will be informed after the registration is completed.
Cost of the diagnostic exam: €30
Starting date: 02/02/2024
Fees: 420 euros, including the teaching material. There is a 10% discount for UCY students provided there is a minimum registration of 7 participants. The payment will be completed in 1 instalment. Payment is made upon notification of the beginning of the program.
Bank account: 
Registration link: 
Important: Holders of an IGCSE Certificate with grade A or B and UCY students who have completed LAN 101/LAN 104/LAN103 etc., with a grade of 7.0 or above, are exempted from the diagnostic exam. Copies of the Certificates and the academic transcript must be submitted electronically to as soon as your registration is complete.
* A diagnostic test will be performed regarding the level of the interested parties in order to make sure that they meet the requirements of the program. 
** The cost of the diagnostic exam is 30 euros, it’s not refundable and must be prepaid to the bank account found in the above link. The receipt of the payment to the account must be presented at the exam. In the case of being accepted to the programme, the amount paid for the diagnostic exam will be subtracted from the registration fees of the programme.
Minimum number of participants 10 people, maximum 12.

IGCSE course (Cambridge ESOL Examination)

Duration: January – May 2024
Days/ time: Tuesday 18:30 - 20:30 
Instructor: Diamanto Makri
Room: Physical presence

Prerequisite: participation in Part A of the programme or knowledge of English at B2 level.
Starting date: 16/01/2024
End date: 16/04/2024
Fees: Participants fee €320 /per person. The payment will be completed in 1 instalment.
Bank account: here
Registration link: here

The Adult Education Program of the University of Cyprus offers IGCSE preparation course (Cambridge ESOL Examination) at B2/+ level

The purpose of the course is to reach an appropriate level at an IGCSE -English as a Second Language Exam. The participants will be ready, should they wish to take the IGCSE as an external examination in May 2024.

The course will focus on developing all language skills within CEFR guidelines at a B2/+ level. Each lesson is thematically based and uses a variety of authentic and purpose appropriate material enabling mediation through developed skills.

Upon successful completion of the course and all its requirements, participants will also receive an “Attendance Certificate”.


**Minimum number of participants 10 people, maximum 12.