Cyprus is situated in the north-eastern corner of the Mediterranean, at the meeting point of Europe, Asia and Africa. The primary ancient Greek heritage of the island is enriched by the Egyptians and Romans, along with Crusaders, Byzantines, Franks and Ottomans, who have all left an indelible legacy for the modern visitor to see and admire.
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The University of Nicosia (UNIC)
The University of Nicosia (UNIC) is one of the leading comprehensive research-oriented universities in the Mediterranean region, committed to teaching, research and innovation, sustainability, societal engagement and contribution to culture. The University offers more than 100 conventional face-to-face (on campus) and distance learning online programmes at the Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degree level, hosting more than 14,000 students from over 100 countries.
UNIC conducts extensive high quality basic, applied, and interdisciplinary research that benefits society on a national and global scale. UNIC teaching and research staff excel in many academic disciplines and are acknowledged for their contribution to the creation and advancement of knowledge and technology transfer, with a particular focus on emerging technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and their impact on society. UNIC’s focus on implementing the “Knowledge Square” through actively engaging with research centres, industry, and society, ensures that our programmes are designed and enhanced in close collaboration with related stakeholders.
This focus results in programmes that address industry needs and are accredited by relevant professional bodies, correspondingly preparing graduates for a global career in today’s evolving workplace. The University’s academic standing and global outlook have been reflected in outstanding results in international rankings. Indicatively, UNIC has been recognised by Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2022 as being among the top 3% of universities in the world. UNIC’s main campus is located in Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus, an EU-member state.