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Semester in Cyprus

University of Nicosia

About the Program

The University of Nicosia is a well-known international institution and the largest university in Cyprus. It is accredited at the bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels and has particular strengths in business, international relations, engineering, computer science and some areas of the social sciences. The University of Nicosia has more than 200 faculty, over 80 percent of which hold the rank of assistant professor or higher.

All of the classroom buildings in Nicosia were built over the last decade and match modern American facilities in terms of design, comfort and information technology. The University of Nicosia is designed on the American semester model and uses US standards for grading, contact hours and credit hours, making transfer credit straightforward. All University of Nicosia courses, for local or international students, are taught in English.

Quick Facts

  • Cyprus is a member of the European Union
  • Safest country in the world in 2017 for 15 to 29 year olds according to the World Health Organization.
  • It is an important regional financial and tourist hub.
  • Is it the center for education and research in the Eastern Mediterranean.
  • It has a high standard of modern living
  • It enjoys over 300 days of sunshine annually
  • Over 3 million tourists visit Cyprus every year
  • 80 percent of the population speaks English.
  • The University of Nicosia campus where OKCU students reside, consists of eight buildings totaling 300,000 square feet and includes a 70,000 volume library.
  • Total enrollment: 11,500 students
  • The campus includes a restaurant, two cafeterias, an open-air amphitheater, a bookstore, a copy-center, a movie theater, and a games room that is open daily and is free of charge for all students.
Dates/TermFall 2018Spring 2019
Arrival Date September 20, 2018 January 17-18, 2019
Classes Begin September 24, 2018 January 28, 2019
Classes End December 14, 2018May 5, 2019
Final ExamsDecember 14-19, 2018May 23-28, 2019
Departure Date December 20, 2018May 29, 2019
Deadline to ApplyJune 15, 2018 October 15, 2018
Credits/Classes

All students take 12 to 15 US credits per semester.

Courses are offered in the following areas:

  • Accounting
  • Art and Art History
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Communications
  • Computer Science
  • Dance
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Graphic Design
  • Greek Language
  • International Relations
  • Literature
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physics
  • Psychology

See a list of courses offered regularly at UNic

Fall: https://www.globalsemesters.co...

Spring: https://www.globalsemesters.co...

Accommodations

Housing at UNIC

Housing is guaranteed for all students who apply by the deadline. Most housing comprises university-owned apartments within walking distance from campus. Standard housing is a shared room in a two-bedroom apartment. Apartments include full kitchens and are fully furnished.

For an additional fee, students may opt for the newest, modern apartments just opened in 2017.

Fees

Fall 2018

Tuition and fees: Students pay OKCU Tuition and fees

Student Housing: $2800

Nonrefundable Deposit: $1000

Meal plan not offered. See budget for cost estimates.

Mandatory Medical Insurance: $200

Transportation to and from the airport: Provided

Other local transportation: $350

Passport and visa fees

Spring Semester 2019

Tuition and fees: Students pay OKCU Tuition and fees

Student Housing: $2800

Nonrefundable Deposit: $1000

Meal plan not offered. See budget for cost estimates.

Mandatory Medical Insurance: $200

Transportation to and from the airport: Provided

Other local transportation: $350

Passport and visa fees


Download this budget estimate to see what a semester at UNic will likely cost you.

Eligibility
  • Sophomore standing or above
  • Must be at least 18 years of age at beginning of program
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Good standing with OKCU
Scholarships and Financial Aid
  • Federal and State Aid typically applies
  • Most OKCU scholarships apply
  • Early enrollment discounts offered.

Download this budget estimate to see what a semester at UNic will likely cost you.

  • Coffeeology

    The University of Nicosia has many opportunities for students to socialize both on and off campus.

  • Limassol Promenade

    In addition to a rich cultural history, Cyprus is blessed with some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

  • Premedical Laboratory

    The University of Nicosia offers full degrees in the sciences, with courses in biology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics.

  • Robot

    Computer Science is among the top programs offered at the University of Nicosia.

  • Library

    The newly remodeled library includes a 95,000 collection plus multiple online resources.

  • Troodos, Cyprus

    As part of the semester program, students have a series of excursions to every major town in Cyprus.

Contact the Office of Global Engagement

studyabroad@okcu.edu

405-208-5259 or 405-208-5270

Clara Jones Administration Building, 4th Floor, Suite 438