University of Cyprus

351–400 th
World University Rankings 2019
64 th
Young University Rankings 2018
1 Panepistimiou Avenue, Aglantzia, Nicosia, Cyprus

“We rank first in people’s minds for a reason… or rather many…”


  1. World-wide recognition: All our programmes are recognised world-wide.  Our graduates go on to continue their studies at the most respectable universities in the world.


  1. Teaching of the highest level: Our academic staff is selected from the best and regularly score high on student satisfaction.


  1. Emphasis on research: We pursue high end research as the means of fostering excellence in a wide spectrum of the academic experience, and of enhancing our impact on the local and international arena


  1. High Employability Rate: 76.1% of UCY alumni are currently employed on a full-time basis


  1. Diversified curricula: We frequently evaluate and update the structure and context of our courses in order to meet the changing industry requirements. At the same time, we aim at offering a diversified portfolio of courses, ranging from Humanities and Letters to Engineering and Applied Sciences.


  1. International outlook: We encourage cooperation with international entities and individuals in an attempt to propel our community towards different perspectives. We encourage student and staff exchanges through the ERASMUS+ Programme and the signing of Agreements of Cooperation with international institutions.


  1. Nurturing Entrepreneurship: Our Centre for Entrepreneurship brings students in touch with the contemporary knowhow, tools, funds and industry liaisons to promote innovative ideas.


  1. State-of-the-art facilities and resources: We are a vastly growing university. The continuous development of our Campus and infrastructures, allows the university community access to the latest technologies and state of the art facilities.


  1. Strong alumni network: we try to keep our alumni engaged and active in every aspect of the university life. They are our most loyal supporters and provide invaluable guidance to our students.


  1. Continuous support for students and staff: our administrative staff focuses daily on serving the university community’s needs in the best possible way. Easy to contact and quick to resolve any issues.


  1. Our location: We are in Cyprus, a tourist destination at the crossroads of 4 continents.
  • European Union Member State
  • Pleasant Mediterranean Climate
  • Safe and Friendly Environment
  • Culturally Diverse Student Population
  • Rich Historical Heritage
  • Affordable Cost of Living
  • Global Business Centre
  • Country with the most days with sunshine

Explore rankings data for University of Cyprus

All ranked institutions have an overall score and 4 pillar scores. However for each pillar, only institutions ranked in the top 500 overall or the top 500 in this pillar have a publicly visible score

Key statistics

  • 10%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 67 : 33
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 6,861
    Number of FTE Students
  • 22.7
    No. of students per staff
Based on data collected for the (1) 2019 World University Rankings