University of Cyprus – Nicosia, Cyprus

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:

  • Business and Law – Law LLB and all Business programmes

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 .

Travel & accommodation

  • Travel – the nearest major airport to the University of Cyprus is Larnaca Airport. It is recommended to take a taxi or public transportation to your accommodation.
  • Accommodation – the University of Cyprus assists exchange students in finding accommodation in Nicosia. For more information check out University of Cyprus Accommodation.

Visas & insurance

  • Visas – To take part in this exchange you are responsible for ensuring that you meet Cypriot immigration requirements.
  • Insurance – All students are recommended to purchase travel insurance for the duration of their time in Europe to cover personal possessions and healthcare. UK and EU nationals can apply for a UK Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC) which is time-limited to the length of the exchange period.


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: