Number of students
4560€ - 13860€
Semester Tuition Fees
Ø monthly cost of living
January 31, October 31
Student - staff ratio
Nicosia offers a plethora of programs aimed at developing critical, sharp and problem-solving oriented thinking. The university currently has four Schools: Business; Sciences; Education; Humanities, Social Sciences and Law which offer several undergraduate and postgraduate programs.
Some common programs include: Law, Medicine, Engineering, Architecture and most recently the university became the first in the world to introduce Digital Currency/Block chain Technology as a study program.
The University of Nicosia offers relatively reasonable tuition fees to all its international students. The university offers great and affordable tuition fees, to allow equal opportunity to all.
In addition, Students are awarded several other incentives such as early payment discounts, flexible payment arrangements as well as much welcome scholarships and grants so as to further reduce the cost of learning and hence easing the financial burden.
The fees structure for international students at the University of Nicosia is as follows:
The all-inclusive includes payment for tuition fees, registration fee, health insurance fee, ID card certification and other related provisions.
For all its international students the university does offer academic scholarships dependent on entry level certificate performance for new students and based on previous semester students for returning students.
The specifications of how much the scholarship is worth are dependent on the individuals score/CGPA, the scholarships in this regard range from 10-50% Students who are siblings, are also entitled to a further discount resulting in their tuition being reduced by as much as between 10-15% of tuition, and this is applicable for the entire student's course duration.
There are also other complementary programs such as campus work program, which is based on a student’s academic performance and sports scholarships which is based on an individual’s level contribution to the university team and the sport in consideration.
For such scholarships the incentives awarded may include, reduction of tuition ranging from 10-40%, student employment in any of the school facilities, stipend as well as reduced accommodation fees.
300 -550 Euro / month
250 Euro / month
Cost of Living
150 Euro / month
Free, the University offers shuttles
The University of Nicosia, named after the capital, is a private institution situated in Southern Cyprus's capital of Nicosia. The university boasts of being the pioneering university in the Cyprus tertiary education sector and is currently home to over 10 000 international students representing over 75 countries spread across at least 4 of the world's continents.
University of Nicosia is the leading private university in Cyprus, combining the best elements in western education, quality standards and an international philosophy. The university is based in Nicosia, however it offers and is considered one of the best in the world with regard to distant learning, being present also in over 18 other cities.
As cited in the institution’s' vision, University of Nicosia, believes and strives continually for excellence in teaching and learning, innovation, research, technology, and a continually evolving academic environment in order to:
Highly regarded and internationally accredited, the university certification is world class, hence chances of internship recognition and employment after successful graduation are high.
Modern style and design campus with 21st century infrastructure and facilities. (Pioneers in use of block chain technology to make payments as well as introducing this phenomenon as a study program.)
International Study Environment
a largely diversified, friendly and united racial environment (students from over 70 countries), hence new students can easily assimilate and feel at home.
Competent and dedicated Academic staff, which is highly skilled, experienced and capable to meet the 21st century students’ academic needs.
The University of Nicosia provides students with a cozy, modern and top of the range accommodation facilities both on and off campus. Students on average pay around 300euro -550euro monthly on accommodation. The university has three separate apartments namely Six, U and Triangle. The accommodation includes single, double arrangements.
These housing building unquestionably define European architectural standards and modernity. Thus students not only learn but live in style and luxury. Some of the various services and amenities available include in the apartment complexes include:
various dinings and cafes(more than 5); gym; gaming area; Wi-Fi; laundry and cleaning services; in suite washroom ;study area; tv rooms; comfortable bedrooms; throughout security etc.
These housing facilities are Located in Makedonitissa an up market, lavish, low density residence ,which in addition to the already provided campus facilities has unlimited restaurants, coffee shops, pubs and bars, shopping malls, entertainment houses all within walking distance to meet student demand and need.
On the other hand, off campus accommodation (within range of the university) with similar features is available, with prices depending on the specific need of the student. Costs also include water and electricity bills.
That said, students are often encouraged to stay on campus for at least a year as they find their way around and are hence able to find help from university staff at any time.
In case of assistance to acquire off campus accommodation, University of Nicosia does assist it's students however certain TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLY.
The British University of Cyprus also values and appreciates the need for extra mural activities allowing students to chill, wind-down, interact socially and network. The University intends through sport to create an open environment to encourage students to actively engage in sport and social clubs so as to promote development of leadership and skills training.
Upon arrival, new students are informed on several sports and clubs that BUC has, and are encouraged to take part. Some of the sports the university offers include: Athletics; Basketball; Tennis; Volleyball; Table Tennis; Swimming; Football; Futsal Football etc.
For students looking at taking sport more competitively there's an opportunity to represent the university and be considered for a sporting scholarship. Furthermore the British University of Cyprus, is a member of Cyprus University Sports Federation (CUSF), and is actively engaged in competitions and sporting challenges all year round. Trials and thereafter selection of the best players are carried out at the beginning of each semester for each team.
Through sporting activities students are able to: Improved teamwork; Confidence boost; Better Time management; Improved interaction; have fun; meet new people; destress and relax etc.
The University of Nicosia has several modern cafeteria outlets which serve full meals, and refreshments throughout the day as well as providing a comfortable and relaxing social environment.
The various campus canteens are open on from as early as 0700hrs till late and offer different servings 3 times a day, breakfast, lunch, and dinner and have a very easy going social scenery allowing students to relax and chat (Wi-Fi access points available).
The dishes served include but are not limited to meat (all sorts), rice, pasta, potatoes, and dairy, pizza and vegetarian meals. On the go quick bites and snacks, plus Hot and cold beverages are also included as well.
Meals are prepared in a professional, manner by a well-trained and friendly kitchen staff and tastes delicious. Some of the popular eating spots include Gallery Restaurant, Coffeeology101 and Millennium Cafe.
The British University of Cyprus, provides an efficient and reliable bus service so at to ease student and stuff travel concerns. The university offers free (identified and registered students) shuttle service around campus while there's bus around the city at designated bus stops, even into areas not covered by the city transportation provider.
This service is free of charge for all BUC students upon presentation of their Student ID or registration form to the bus driver.
To complement the university efforts in offering reliable and efficient transport there are local commutes dedicated to the task of board students on fixed schedules.
The university busses are modern looking with WIFI, comfortable, spacious and air conditioned.
The oldest and yet biggest city in Cyprus, its home to about 100 000 people of which a substantial percentage of them are students both local and international. Lefkosa is culturally rich and full of life. It hosts a number of art and music festivals on a regular basis.
Sports arenas or facilities are easily accessible and it's frequent that students get together and play team sports. The city also has the country´s biggest flea market where people can buy traditional food, clothes, accessories, art, and more at very affordable prices. The market is situated on the border between North and South Cyprus.
The city is pretty much resourceful with money exchange shops, designer shops, banks, hospitals, MoneyGram, western union, travel agents and more. The are plenty of traditional Greek restaurants in the city as well as Kebab places which usually charge around 2 euros for a Durum or Kebab. Nevertheless, you can also find high-class restaurants which are usually very busy during the summer.
The city also boasts of impressive cinemas of which one of them is newly built with 3D capabilities.
The cinemas usually charge less for students provided they bring their student cards. From the city of Niocsia you can travel to anywhere around Cyprus since the transport network revolves around the city.
In terms of touristic activities, there are a number of ancient buildings which commands a respectable amount of history and interest. The city has multiple hotels, hostels and betting houses, casinos where tourists usually spend a substantial amount of their time.
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