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 2023 – April 2023
Days/ time: Wednesday & Friday 19:00-21:00
Instructor: Damaskini Metzidaki
Room: Online and/or Physical presence (depending on the epidemiological picture).
Diagnostic Exam: You will be informed after the registration is completed.
Cost of the diagnostic exam: €30
Starting date: 08/02/2023
End date: 26/04/2023
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 diagnostic test is scheduled for Wednesday 01/02/2023, at 7:00 p.m. (of two-hours duration) in the building that houses the Language Centre (Campus Supplementary Offices on Campus01, behind the Phaethon Photovoltaic Park), within the Aglantzia Campus.
** 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.

English Communication Skills Workshop - Level B2/B2+

Duration: February 2023 – May 2023
Days/ time: Wednesday 18:00-20:00
Instructor: Diamanto Makri
Room: Physical presence
Starting date: 08/02/2023
End date: 03/05/2023
Fees: Participants fee €300/per person. The payment will be completed in 1 instalment.
Bank account: 
Registration link: 
Important: The Adult Education Program of the University of Cyprus offers English Communication Skills Workshop B2/B2+


The primary purpose of the course is to develop all four language skills with a focus on expressing opinion, debating and presenting, through thematically structured lessons which introduce new vocabulary. The course Reading component will draw on authentic reading material to promote interest and discussion. This is also, designed to generate ideas for Writing skills which will revise grammatical structure around paragraphing. The thematic Listening component will develop understanding of main idea, opinion, intonation and purpose through authentic material.

Students will be encouraged to fully participate and immerse themselves in the content of each lesson.

How you will Benefit (Objectives):

  • Enable students to enhance communication skills through discussion; dialogue building; debate and presentation 
  • Develop presentation skills for formal/business environment
  • Enable students to develop and plan formal writing-personal opinion
  • Revise grammatical structures and enhance related English usage

*The courses are aligned with the Common European Framework for Languages (CEFR).
**Minimum number of participants 10 people, maximum 12.