Below is a review of cheap schools in Cyprus that offer programs for international students that are very affordable; find out tuition fees, admission requirements, how to apply, cost of living in Cyprus etc.
Considering the general economic decline in the country, it will be safe to choose a destination in Europe where universities for international students offer low tuition fees. In Cyprus, you can find a tall list of cheap universities, coupled with a low and affordable cost of living. I will review three and list the rest.
1 EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN UNIVERSITY (EMU)
Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) is located in Northern Cyprus and was established in 1979 as a higher-education institution of technology for Turkish Cypriots. It was converted to a state university in 1986. The campus is located within the city of Famagusta and is a member of the Caucasus University Association in Cyprus. Eastern Mediterranean University is only one of five universities in the region to have been awarded the prestigious ABET (Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology) in the field of engineering.
EMU tuition fees range from 3630 – 5500 Euros per semester for their different undergraduate programs.All international students at EMU receive a bursary that covers 50 % of tuition fees (except the Medicine program which does not offer any scholarships and Pharmacy where 25% and 50% scholarships are offered on the basis of merit).
2 CYPRUS INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (CIU)
Cyprus International University was established in 1997. Cyprus International University is concerned particularly with the quality of its teaching, the employability of its graduates and the application of its research expertise for the benefit of the community. CIU is able to provide individual development for its students, both locally and internationally.
The annual tuition fee for all international students studying in Bachelor (undergraduate) programs in CIU averages under 3,600 Euros per year except Pharmacy, which costs 7,000 Euros per year. The annual tuition fee for all international students studying in Bachelor (undergraduate) programs in CIU averages under 3,600 Euros per year except Pharmacy, which costs 7,000 Euros per year. The tuition fee for the postgraduate programs (Masters and Ph.D.) is between 2,100 Euros and 2,500 Euros depending on the program of interest.
CIU also offers undergraduate international students an opportunity to choose from different tuition and fees packages. It offers students an ‘all-in-one’ package which includes tuition, accommodation, and feeding. A wide selection of room choices is also available for this package and the fees (all-in- one package) vary accordingly between 4500 Euros and 9000 Euros.
3 EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY CYPRUS (EUC)
European University Cyprus is one of the topmost universities in Cyprus for attracting students from all over the world. European University Cyprus, their objective is to make quality higher education accessible and affordable so that more students especially, international students, can pursue their dreams. The campus is currently made up of more than 80 accredited campus-based and online institutions, in 29 countries throughout Europe, North America, Latin America, Africa, and Asia, with more than 150 campuses and over 950,000 students worldwide. The campus is currently made up of more than 80 accredited campus-based and online institutions, in 29 countries throughout Europe, North America, Latin America, Africa, and Asia, with more than 150 campuses and over 950,000 students worldwide.
EUC makes payment of fees flexible by allowing students to pay their fees in installments. The students, therefore, have the obligation to deposit 1.100 Euros (undergraduate students) and 500 Euros for postgraduate students.
Cost of Living
Cost of living as an international student in Cyprus is cheap and affordable. As an estimated amount, it is in the range of 350-600 $ per month. This will take care of expenses like food, books, accommodation, etc.
Tuition fees for all international students wishing to study in Cyprus are generally below € 3,500 / year. But it depends on the course and university – private or public can be higher.
These must be uploaded to the university’s portal;
- A copy of your student passport.
- Passport sized photographs.
Note: After your eligibility is certain, a notice would be sent to you.
International Students can pay their tuition fees via bank transfer or cash.
The student will be issued a Final Acceptance Letter only after the tuition fees have been paid. This will enable him process and obtain his Visa from the Turkish /Cyprus Embassy in his home country.
(Note: Citizens of those countries which can get entry visa from all Cyprus checkpoints / borders get a tourist visa (21 days to 4 months) on their own initiative and arrive in Cyprus. Later on, they complete processing of all necessary documents at the university, after which university assists them to get student visa).
Only after the issue of a Student Visa, the student will be given final admission to the course of his/her choice, provided a seat in that particular course is available at that point of time.
An International student will have to undergo a medical check up at his/her own cost. He/she will be required to submit a report of this medical examination/certification to the University. Final admission of International students is subject to medical check-up clearance.
For Undergraduate Studies;
- International passport
- Secondary/High school certificate
- Birth certificate
- Proficiency in English (For English speaking students)
- Medical check-up clearance
For Master’s Studies
- BSC degree
- University transcripts
- Medical check-up clearance.
Cheap Schools in Cyprus
- University of Cyprus
- Cyprus University of Technology
- Open University of Cyprus
- European University Cyprus
- Frederick University
- University of Nicosia
- Neapolis University
- Cyprus International University
- Near East University
- Girne American University
- University of Kyrenia
Colleges in Cyprus
- American College
- Atlantis College
- Alexander College
- Casa College
- CDA college
- City Unity College Nicosia
- College of Tourism and Hotel Management
- CTL Eurocollege
- Cyprus Academy of Art
- Cyprus Institute of Marketing
- Cyprus International Institute of Management
- Global College
- InterNapa College
- KES College
- Larnaca College
- Ledra College
- Mesoyios College
- MKC City College
- PA College
- Philips College