UNIC at a Glance

The University of Nicosia (UNIC) is one of the leading comprehensive research-oriented universities in the Mediterranean region, committed to teaching, research and innovation, sustainability, societal engagement and contribution to culture.

The University offers more than 100 conventional face-to-face (on campus) and distance learning online programmes at the Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degree level, hosting more than 12,500 students from over 100 countries.

UNIC conducts extensive high quality basic, applied, and interdisciplinary research that benefits society on a national and global scale. Our teaching and research staff excel in many academic disciplines and are acknowledged for their contribution to the creation and advancement of knowledge and technology transfer, with a particular focus on emerging technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and their impact on society.

Our focus on implementing the “Knowledge Square” through actively engaging with research centres, industry, and society, ensures that our programmes are designed and enhanced in close collaboration with related stakeholders. This focus results in programmes that address industry needs and are accredited by relevant professional bodies, correspondingly preparing graduates for a global career in today’s evolving workplace.

The University’s academic standing and global outlook have been reflected in outstanding results in international rankings. Indicatively, UNIC has been recognised by Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2024 as being among the top 2% of universities in the world.

UNIC’s main campus is located in Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus, an EU-member state.

Welcome by the Rector

Welcome to the University of Nicosia, a modern and innovative university, guided by its commitment to excellence in education.

Partnerships With Top Global Universities

Internationalisation is a central component of UNIC’s strategy. This includes partnerships for degree programmes, student mobility, and opportunities for students post-graduation in academia or industry, in order to share knowledge and capabilities across countries.

Accreditation and Recognition

All University of Nicosia Bachelor, Master and Doctoral Degrees are accredited by the Republic of Cyprus, and are recognised in the EU and internationally.

Contribution to Society

Social responsibility is fundamental to the University of Nicosia and is demonstrated by our substantial and varied contribution to society.

The University’s Mission

To help students become educated individuals, achieve their academic and professional goals and assume responsible roles in a changing world of European cooperation and global interdependence…