UNIC is recognised as one of the leading universities in the subject area of Education, ranked #2 in Cyprus and Greece, #40 in the European Union, and among the Top 201-250 universities in the world in this field by the 2022 Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject.
The School of Education offers scientifically formulated programmes of study to deliver quality education at the Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral level, equipping graduates with the requisite knowledge, critical understanding, and fundamental skills to become effective educators in both the physical as well as the virtual classroom environment. Moreover, the School is a leader in online education in Europe, educating thousands of aspiring teachers through its Master’s programmes in Education Sciences, with graduates going on to pursue rewarding careers as involved partners in the cognitive development of young children through teaching and learning. More generally, the School’s pedagogical approach stems from a deep understanding of the potential impact that educators can have in shaping our collective future.
The UNESCO Chair for Cultural Diversity and Intercultural Dialogue for a Culture of Peace is the first chair of its kind in Cyprus, inaugurated at UNIC in 2005. UNESCO Chairs operate under the auspices and direction of UNESCO, whose headquarters are in Paris. Through the UNESCO Chair, UNIC has adopted and actively contributes towards the UNESCO vision of making our region a better place.