The University of Cyprus was established by law in 1989 as a body governed by public law and it admitted its first students in 1992. It offers a range of undergraduate, postgraduate and vocational programmes. It has developed a strong research activity (basic and applied) across the whole range of social impact-oriented disciplines being granted many prestigious EU funded programs such as ERC, Marrie Currie, and Teaming. UCY is staffed (September 2022 data) with 343 academic staff members, 57 Special Teaching Staff members, 734 postdoctoral researchers, research assistants, academic researchers and Special Research Scientists, and 476 administrative staff members. It is is financially supported by state funding (59%) and by its own revenues (41%).
The University is on a continuous upward trajectory of success, with the world reputation rankings placing it among the top universities internationally. More specifically: TIMES 2023 (among the top 401-500), QS 2023 (473), Shanghai ranking – ARWU 2022 (501-600), and US Best Global University Rankings (2022) is a partner of the European university YUFE (Young Universities for the Future of Europe), the European alliance of Young Universities for the Future of Europe. The organisational entities are housed on the University Campus, in the premises of the former Pedagogical Academy and the Shacolas Educational Centre for Clinical Medicine (former Faculty of Nursing), in a part of a building complex in Latsia, in buildings in the walled city of Nicosia, as well as in a significant number of buildings scattered in the wider area of Nicosia, Cyprus.
Others partners :
- University of Cyprus (UCY Cyprus)
- Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport(AASTMT Egypt)
- Universite de la Manouba (UMA Tunisia)
- Centre de Calcul El Khawarizmi (CCK Tunisia)
- Ain Shams University (ASU Egypt)
- Universita Degli Studi Di Roma La Sapienza (UNIROMA1 Italy)
- Sfax University (USF Tunisia)
- Academy for Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT Egypt)
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