6 reasons why international students love to study in Cyprus
Earn While You Learn
Cyprus offers work opportunities to international students. There are work opportunities in the hospitality and hotel sectors as these are the better-paid sectors. Students also get work opportunities in the finance and IT sectors during their studies. Moreover, Cyprus has low levels of taxation and slightly lower living costs. Students can work up to 20 hours per week, and you can earn up to 500 Euros per month.
Quality Variety of Courses
Cyprus universities offer a variety of majors and choices to choose from. You can study Engineering, Law, Health Sciences, Nautical Sciences, Business, Humanities and Social Sciences. With great emphasis on the quality of education, the Cyprus Agency of Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Higher Education actively works to improve quality assurance procedures both internally and externally and to enhance the overall competitiveness of higher education in Cyprus.
Known for sublime stretches of sand and dramatic cliffs, it is surprising that the region is filled with an array of natural wonders from beautiful beaches to glorious gorges. With 12,000 years of human civilization in its corner, Cyprus is a fascinating place to explore around your studies. In fact, Nicosia is the #1 Small European City of the Future for Human Capital and Lifestyle (Financial Times 2022 & 2023) and the whole city of Paphos is a UNESCO world heritage site and countless of the world’s oldest items have been found around the island.
Cyprus is a country rich in history and culture, and 80% of the population is bilingual speaking both Greek & English.
Study in a Safe and Friendly Environment
The environment is safe and friendly. Cyprus is one of the safest countries in the world for ages 15-29 according to World Health Organization (WHO). Compared to most parts of Europe, the crime rate in Cyprus is reasonably low. No wonder many tourists keep going there for holidays again and again. The island of Cyprus hosts more than 3 million tourists per year.
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Have questions on studying in Cyprus?
Check out the list of questions students frequently ask
Do I have to speak Greek?
No. International students are taught in English Language and 80% of the population speaks English. The Republic of Cyprus is currently hosting around 30,000 university students.
What is the language of instruction in universities in Cyprus?
The language of instruction at Universities in Cyprus is English. In English teaching institutions, the Greek language of study is optional – however, you are encouraged to learn the language to enhance your living experience.
Do I need a visa?
Universities in Cyprus apply for your student visa on your behalf. Students must gather and duly attest a set of required documents and then the original attested documents must be sent to the University via courier. Then, the University submits the student visa application on behalf of the student at the Migration Department and Ministry of Education in Cyprus.
Student visas are issued by the Cyprus Migration Department and once the student visa is ready, it's sent to the student by email.
Can I work if I have a student visa?
Yes, students can work part time 20 hours per week during studies and 38 hours per week during vacations, after the six months of their education in Cyprus.
Are Universities in Cyprus recognized internationally?
Craydel represents approved universities that have obtained their license from the Higher Education Ministry in Cyprus which is recognized by the EU and other parts of the law.
How much are living expenses in Cyprus?
Approximately 7000 euros per year.