Department Overview

The Department awarded the first Law degrees recognised by the Republic and the Cyprus Legal Council. Our degrees have achieved international accreditation by Quality Assurance agencies in the UK, Greece, Canada, and other Commonwealth states. We are also members of top academic international consortia such as the European Law Faculties Association. Our undergraduate law programme is offered in a unique configuration of separate common law, continental law, and mixed law perspectives that respectively cater to the needs of international, Greek, and Cypriot audiences. Our courses are offered in both English and Greek, and they are delivered both conventionally inclass and through an innovative distance learning system that facilitates global outreach. The same applies to our Master of Laws programme which additionally offers specialisations in European business law and human rights and social justice. Our objective is to provide a distinctive academic environment where our dynamic and growing faculty impart their extensive knowledge and academic skills in all areas of legal education and research, especially at the doctoral level. Our faculty has achieved international recognition such as membership in the European Academy of Sciences and Arts, management roles in numerous European and national bodies in relevant fields, and leadership of large-scale research projects at the international, regional, and national levels. Our students gain a competitive edge in a prestigious selection of professional careers as advocates, judges, legal consultants, in-house counsel, managers in private and multinational corporations, and public officials amidst the multitude of career paths that a well-rounded legal education provides. As a result, many of our graduates have gone on to excel in the legal sector in countries across the globe.