The University of Cyprus (UCY) is widely recognized as a Centre of Academic and Research Excellence. Among its key objectives is its contribution to the Cultural, Social and Economic Development of Cyprus.
UCY also aims to play a leading role within the European Higher Education and Research Area, especially in the Euro-Mediterranean region.
UCY offers 43 Undergraduate and 107 Graduate Programmes, at both Masters and Ph.D. levels.
UCY consists of 23 departments and 8 faculties, namely:
- Pure and Applied Sciences
- Economics and Management
- Social Sciences and Education
- Medical School
- Graduate School
The New University Campus is being built in the area of Athalassa (Panepistimioupoli), and aims to provide state-of-the-art facilities and infrastructure services. UCY aims to have 10,000 students enrolled by the year 2020.