The Department of Life Sciences was founded in the Fall of 2015 under the existing School of Sciences incorporating 5 Bachelor and 2 Master degree programs (listed below) in the field of Life Sciences, previously offered by the Department of Health Sciences .
The Department of Life Sciences is a vital part of EUC’s initiative to become a leading University in the region, offering excellence in Teaching, Research and Service with a strong student-centered focus. Our department is committed to fostering interdisciplinary research in the Life Sciences, as we work towards our mission to improve the quality and standard of life with applications in health care, agriculture, medicine, and the pharmaceutical and food science industries and to prepare graduates that have the skills to become true leaders in their fields.
The Department’s full-time faculty consists of distinguished scientists and experts with long academic, research and professional experience in their respective fields. In addition, there is an active and involved group of adjunct faculty, special scientists and scientific collaborators.
In our modern and fully equipped facilities our students can practice on their laboratory coursework and master skills necessary to enhance their employability. Furthermore, to ensure that our students’ clinical practice and internship is implemented effectively, our Department collaborates with several public and private hospitals, analytical laboratories, pharmaceutical companies, the food industry, as well as, with other specialized private institutions.
Our graduates can pursue successful careers in public and private health care units and organizations, community and sports clubs, private and government pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and industry, clinical, analytical and research laboratories, schools, food processing companies etc. in Cyprus and abroad. Our programs of study allow for our graduates to register in the respective, for each regulated profession, local councils.
Dr. Sotiris Michaleas
Chair – Department of Life Sciences