University of Cyprus

2021 世界大学排名
2020 年轻大学排名
1 Panepistimiou Avenue, Aglantzia, Nicosia, Cyprus

The University of Cyprus (UCY), based in the capital of Cyprus, Nicosia, is a dynamic, public, research-intensive institution established only in 1989.  Striving the last three decades for excellence in education, research and innovation, has rendered it one of the leading institutions in Europe, evidenced by its continuously elevated rankings (ranked #601-700 in Shanghai List 2019 and #351-400 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019).  Aspiring to function as a beacon of science and creativity, UCY envisions a future as a leading institution in the greater Euro- Mediterranean area. 

With around 7.000 students, 113 laboratories and 800 faculty and staff members, UCY is a rapidly expanding university and the biggest employer in Cyprus for young researchers. Moreover, it currently employs about 700 young scientists using external research funds. Its 8 faculties and 22 departments offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, whilst its numerous, highly cited researchers give UCY a cutting edge.  All programmes of academic study function under the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS), furthermore awarding the Diploma Supplement with DS Label.

International Outlook

UCY is globally networked and actively contributes to European and international scientific developments.  Its international outlook has ranked it #67 in the Top 200 World Universities under 50 years old Category of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019.  



UCY is considered the leading university and the most active research institution in Cyprus. So far, it has implemented a large number of research projects funded by the European Commission, the national Research and Innovation Foundation (RIF) and several public and private Research Organizations.

In H2020 UCY:

  • ranked 1st in securing funding from all organizations from the 27 WIDENING countries, with 94 research projects with total funding of € 41.8 million
  • ranked 1st in Cyprus with 95 research projects and with a total funding of over €56 million from January 2014 until September 2019.
  • ranked 167th in the EU in securing funding among the nearly 31,000 organizations and 107th among all the academic institutions involved.
  • secured 2 Teaming in Excellence projects (for the development of independent research centres aiming at becoming Centres of Research Excellence) as a Host Organization with funding of €15 million each.
  • secured €15.2 million from the Excellence pillar with 7 grants from the European Research Council, 34 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Projects, 2 Future and Emerging Technologies Projects (FETs) and 2 Research Infrastructure projects.
  • Secured 23 projects in the pillar "Societal Challenges”, 12 of which were in the field of Energy, 5 in the field of Health, 4 in Social Sciences, 1 in Digital Security and 1 in Marine Biology.
  • secured 7 projects under the "Industrial Development" axis with 5 projects in Information and Communication Technologies, 1 project in Space Action and 1 in Advanced Manufacturing and Processing, as well as 1 project under the EURATOM initiative and 2 projects in the horizontal priority "Science with and for the Society".
  • Currently, UCY implements 21 Marie Skłodowska-Curie projects. Apart from Individual Fellowships, it participates in ITN and RISE Actions. UCY has successfully implemented 52 Marie Skłodowska-Curie projects.
  • From the beginning of 2017 until August 2019, UCY secured over 116 research projects with total funding of over €20 million under the “RESTART 2016-2020 Programme for Research, Technological Development and Innovation” Cyprus (RIF).

12 Research Centres/Units:

  1. Archaeological Research Unit
  2. KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence
  3. FOSS Research Centre for Sustainable Energy
  4. Nireas International Water Research Center
  5. Electronics, Microwaves, Photonics and Sensor Research Center (EMPHASIS)
  6. Center for Applied Neuroscience
  7. Research Centre for Gender Studies
  8. Molecular Medicine Research Center
  9. Oceanography Centre
  10. Economics Research Centre
  11. Center for Banking and Financial Research
  12. Biomedical Engineering Research Centre (BERC)

Faculties and Departments


  • English Studies
  • French and European Studies
  • Turkish and Middle Eastern Studies



  • Biological Sciences
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Computer Science
  • Physics
  • Chemistry


  • Education
  • Social and Political Sciences
  • Law
  • Psychology



  • Business and Public Administration
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Economics


  • Architecture
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering


  • Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies
  • History and Archaeology
  • Classics and Philosophy

Programmes of Study Taught in Foreign Languages


  • English
  • French Language and Literature
  • Modern Languages and European Studies
  • Turkish and Middle-Eastern Studies

Masters (MAs, MScs, MEngs)         

  • Economic Analysis
  • Business Administration (MBA)
  • Financial Economics
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Turkish Studies
  • European Studies
  • Teaching French as a Foreign Language
  • Field Archaeology on Land and Under the Sea
  • English Literature and Comparative Cultural Studies
  • Teaching English as a Foreign Language
  • Theoretical and Applied Linguistics
  • Biodiversity and Ecology
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Molecular Biology and Biomedicine
  • Human Resource Management
  • Intelligent Critical Infrastructure Systems
  • Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology


  • Business Administration
  • Turkish Studies
  • European Studies
  • French Studies
  • English Literature and Comparative Cultural Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Translation Studies
  • Biodiversity and Ecology
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology

Joint Master Programmes 

  • European Master in Classical Cultures
  • European Master in Human Rights and Modernization
  • MSc in Business Economics (Technology, Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship - TIME MBE)
  • MSc in Cognitive Systems


  1. World-recognised Programmes: Our graduates continue their studies at the most respectable universities in the world.
  2. High Quality Teaching: Our academic staff regularly scores high on student satisfaction.
  3. Emphasis on Research: high end research on a wide spectrum of scientific areas/topics.
  4. High Employability Rate: Around 75% of UCY alumni are currently employed on a full-time basis.
  5. Diversified Curricula: a diversified portfolio of courses, ranging from Humanities and Letters to Engineering and Applied Sciences.
  6. UCY Language Centre: offers classes for learning 8 Languages
  7. Nurturing Entrepreneurship: Centre for Entrepreneurship bringing students in touch with industry.
  8. State-of-the-art Facilities: The continuous development of the Campus and infrastructure, allows access to the latest technologies and state of the art facilities, including the “Stelios Ioannou Learning Resource Centre-Library”.
  9. Location: Cyprus is at the crossroads of 4 continents and enjoys a mild Mediterranean climate.
  10. Scholarships to international students.
  11. Opportunity to fund studies through the EU Loan Scheme.
  12. Student employment opportunities.

University of Cyprus 的排名数据分析



  • 22.2
  • 11%
  • 64 : 36
  • 6,815
    Number of FTE Students
基于 (1) 2021 世界大学排名和排行榜收集的数据