Cypriot and EU Students

The main admission criterion for entry of undergraduate students at European University of Cyprus is the successful completion of the High School level of education (12 years of secondary education or its equivalent). For some programs of study places are limited and therefore additional academic criteria may apply to the selection process. Selection is based on academic merit. The application deadline for students seeking admission for the Fall semester is the second Friday of September and for the Spring semester, the second Friday of January (Cypriot and EU students only). However, in case of increased demand, study places for certain programs may be filled before the deadline.

Undergraduate Students

The general admission requirement for all undergraduate programs is the successful completion of secondary education. Cypriot and European Union students must submit the documents listed below, in electronic form to admit@euc.ac.cy, or in person to the Office of Admissions, 6 Diogenous Street, 2404, Engomi, Nicosia or by post P.O. Box 22006, 1516 Nicosia, at least two weeks prior to the beginning of their first semester.

 

  • Completed application form, together with a non-refundable fee of €52. Apply online here
  • Official copy of High School Leaving Certificate and marksheet, in English
  • Copy of a valid passport/identity card
  • One passport-size photograph
  • Proof of proficiency in English (if any)*

 

Once an applicant receives an acceptance letter from the University, he/she must submit a down payment towards first semester tuition fees, of €1100. For online payment, click here.

 

*Proficiency in English is not a requirement for admission to European University Cyprus. However, applicants whose native language in not English may be required to take the University’s English Placement Test (EPT). Candidates whose English is below the required standard will be offered additional English-language classes.

 

Exemption from English Placement Test (EPT)  

Applicants are exempt from the English Placement Test (EPT) if they have one of the following:

 

TOEFL score of at least 550 (213 computer-based, 79 internet-based), or

English IGCSE with grade C or above, or

IELTS with a score of 6.5 or above

 

Other external exams may also be accepted by the English Department as equivalent. Consult the Office of Admissions for further details.

 

Payment of fees

Upon receipt of an acceptance letter from the university, students are required to submit a down payment of €1,100. To pay online, click here.

Master Students

The general admission requirement for European University Cyprus graduate programs is the successful completion of a Bachelor’s degree at a recognized institution, or equivalent professional qualifications.

Applicants from Cyprus, Greece, and other EU member states must submit the documents listed below, in electronic form to admit@euc.ac.cy, or in person to the Office of Admissions, 6 Diogenous Street 2404, Engomi, Nicosia, at least two weeks prior to the beginning of their first semester.

 

  • Completed application form together with non-refundable fee of €52. Apply online here
  • Official copy of a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university, in English
  • Official copy of academic transcript, in English
  • Copy of valid passport/identity card
  • Proof of English proficiency (if any)
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Proof of work experience (if available)
  • Official copy of High School Leaving Certificate and grade marksheet, in English
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • One passport-size photograph

 

Once an applicant receives a letter of acceptance from the university, a down payment of €500 is payable, set off against first-semester fees. For online payment, click here.

PhD Students

European University Cyprus has a limited number of places available on its doctoral programs. Applicants from EU member states must submit the documents listed below, in electronic form to admit@euc.ac.cy, or by post to the Office of Admissions, P.O. Box 22006, 1516, Nicosia, Cyprus.

 

  • A completed application form together with a non-refundable fee of €52. Apply online here
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Official copies of Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees (or official letter verifying that the applicant has successfully completed all degree requirements)
  • Official copies of academic transcripts
  • Copies of relevant publications (up to two)
  • Two letters of recommendation from faculty members of higher academic institutions
  • Other supporting documents, such as awards, distinctions, etc.
  • English-language proficiency certificates (if any)
  • One passport size photo
  • Copy of valid passport/identity card

 

All eligible candidates will be invited for interview in Cyprus. In some cases, the University may be able to conduct an interview online. Applicants should be able to provide evidence of their academic credentials.

Once the applicant accepts a place at the University, a down payment against tuition fees for the first semester of €500 is payable. To pay online, click here.

 

Medical/Dental Students

  1. Completed Application Form
    Applicants may apply online here. The application form may also be obtained either in person from the Office of Admissions, The completed application form together with a non-refundable application fee of €52 must be sent to the Director of Admissions, PO Box 22006, 1516 Nicosia, Cyprus. 
  2. Academic Records
    Applicants must submit an official copy of their high school leaving certificate (‘Apolyterion’ or its equivalent, such as GCE A’ Level, IB etc.) and marksheet of their secondary school record together with the application. To be considered for admission, candidates must have an average grade of 18 or above (90% percentage grade or its equivalent) on their high school leaving certificate. All applicants will need to have passed Biology plus one more subject either in Chemistry, Maths or Physics. The University reserves the right to consider applicants coming from other systems of education considered as equivalent to the Apolyterion or GCE A’ level, IB qualifications. 
  3. Holders of a Bachelor Degree
    Candidates who are holders of a Bachelor Degree from a recognized university in a relevant field can be considered for admission.
  4. Proficiency in English Language
    Candidates will need to have passed the GCSE or IGCSE with a grade of ‘C’ or above or IELTS with a grade of 6.5 or TOEFL with a score of 213 (550 paper based, 79-80 internet based) or other equivalent English examination.
  5. Interview  
    • Medicine
      All eligible candidates will be invited for interview in Cyprus. In some cases, the University may be able to conduct an interview online. The interview process is rigorous and thorough. Applicants should be prepared to discuss their personal motivation to study medicine, their hobbies and personal interests, as well as providing evidence of their academic credentials.
    • Dentistry
      The University reserves the right to conduct interviews of applicants to strengthen the selection process, when necessary.
  6. Voluntary Work
    Voluntary work undertaken in a hospital or residential care facility or dental care will be taken in to consideration.
  7. Academic Reference/ Letter of Recommendation
    Applicants must provide an academic reference/letter of recommendation from a teacher or lecturer. The reference must be certified by the school or university with which the referee is affiliated. The reference must be sent directly to the Office of Admissions or by email to M.Alexandrou@euc.ac.cy
  8. Personal Statement
    All candidates must submit a personal statement written in English. This personal statement should outline details of previous education, experience and interests, as well as the candidate’s career goals and motivation to study medicine or dentistry.
  9. Confirmation of Offer
    Selected candidates will need to confirm acceptance of the offer within one week of admission notification. Confirmation will require a down payment against tuition of €4,750. The remaining amount will be settled in three equal instalments of €4,750 in December, January and April respectively.

 

Conditional admission
Candidates who have successfully completed the first term of their final year of high school (lyceum) and satisfy all requirements for admission (see points 1-7) may apply for conditional admission. Successful candidates will be offered conditional admission which will require the fulfillment of all admission conditions and in particularly the final grade on the high school leaving certificate  (Lyceum) or GCE A-Level/International Baccalaureate (IB) results.