The University of Cyprus (UCY) is the first University to be established in Cyprus and is located in the capital, Nicosia. There are approximately 7,000 students enrolled on courses at the university, studying a range of different degree programmes across eight faculties. UCY aims to establish itself as a pioneer research institution achieving international scientific recognition in European Higher Education, offering competitive programmes of study, as well as becoming a centre of excellence in the wider Euro-Mediterranean Region.
The University is a vigorous community of scholars engaged in the generation and diffusion of knowledge. Despite its brief history, the University of Cyprus has earned the respect of the international academic community and the appreciation of the Cypriot society.
Programmes of study
DMU’s exchange agreement with the University of Cyprus allows students enrolled on the following programmes to study abroad:
Modules will be available in English and further information about the study options can be found here.
Exchange students will be required to follow a full programme of study for the academic year based at the University of Cyprus .
Learn more about campus activities and events
The University of Cyprus has a number of clubs that you can join, with each of them organising a range of events and activities through the year. Erasmus events are organized in coordination with the International Students Club which was formed by former Erasmus students of the University of Cyprus and ESN Nicosia. These events include parties, lectures, walks through divided Nicosia, and participation in the Limassol Carnival parade. The Sports Centre of the University of Cyprus offers an Athletic Programme for students interested in keeping fit and playing sport.
Travel & accommodation
Visas & insurance
Living costs in Cyprus tend to be lower than those in the UK. We recommend that you do further independent research to gain a better understanding of the cost of your year abroad. To help you, we have a created a simple cost comparison between the UK and Cyprus: