The Eastern Mediterranean Studies Initiative (EMSI) aims to enhance international collaboration among scholars, researchers and practitioners interested in issues pertaining to the geopolitics, societies, economics, development, energy, and environmental sustainability of the Eastern Mediterranean.

University of Nicosia

The University of Nicosia is the largest research university in Southern Europe that teaches in English, with particular strengths in international relations and Eastern Mediterranean studies, including:

  • A leading team of faculty with deep diplomatic, governmental, academic and research experience

  • Important research and outreach centres, including the leading Cyprus Center for European and International Affairs, the Diplomatic Academy, and the Dialogue Chair in Middle Eastern Studies

  • A Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence (2014-17) and an Ad Personam Jean Monnet Chair (2011-2014)

  • Leading academic journal publications, such as The Cyprus Review