Cyprus International University

Cyprus International University (CIU) is located just 5 km to the center of Nicosia, the capital of Northern Cyprus. The university is a private educational institution and one of the largest center of high education in the country. University buses run from the campus to Nicosia and back.
Cyprus International University has obtained a position of one of the most prestigious higher education institutions in the world by merit, mostly as a result of recognition of its educational programs by the international community, world-wide valid and acknowledged diplomas, developed infrastructure, high-tech equipment and a modern comfortable university campus. The university is accredited by numerous reputable  authorities specializing in various field from different countries of the world, including the United Kingdom National Academic Recognition Information Centre (UK NARIC).

Scholarships and grants

Cyprus International University offers a wonderful opportunity to obtain a scholarship of up to 100% in tuition fees! The university is interested to recruit talented, initiative and active young people from all over the world who is eager for knowledge. To effect this all the necessary conditions are set up and constantly being improved, including scholarships and grants for tuition fees for international students.

If you long to receive a scholarship and study at CIU free of charge you need to have a/an:

  • excellent performance and high academic results;
  • IELTS 6.0 (on the international system of English proficiency assessment);
  • essay of 500 words on why you should be the owner of the scholarship;
  • diploma(s), honor certificates, certificates and other documentary evidence to confirm your social activity.

Academic calendar

The academic year calendar consists of two semesters: fall and spring. Admission to university is held in September and in February.



Constant concern for improving students life is a distinctive feature of all staff of this educational institution.

The students who reside in the university campus are provided with modern, comfortable, fully furnished and equipped rooms in dormitories, with all the infrastructure and facilities for studying and rest.

Depending on the personal choice of students the university provides two types of accommodation:

  • Studio flats (for 1, 2 or 4 person) with either common or separate bathroom;
  • Apartment type residence (two or three bedrooms, living room, kitchen, bathroom and toilet, balcony).

Every room has access to the Internet and television antenna.

Accommodation in the university dormitories – a unique opportunity to feel an integral part of the youth student community and get a useful experience that helps to communicate with people from various countries and cultures, and society as a whole.

Student Center

Most of the time spent by students is in the CIU Student Center. The university campus is characterized by its highly developed infrastructure, including a modern sport center, premises for more than 30 various clubs, restaurant, a sufficient number of cafes and eateries snack bars, supermarket, book shop, medical center, career planning center, library, computer center, recreation and leisure center, small hotel and many others, what helps to achieve a feeling of comfort, cosiness and at the same time a sense of autonomy.

The library and the Information Center are open for all the students of the university, providing them access to the recent publications and the latest information related to their specialization and specifics of studies for every student. The university has the most favorable conditions for the independent work of students, including audio, video, copy equipment and well outfitted computer center.

The university administration supports student clubs, among which you can find clubs of horse riding, alternative art, science fiction fans, film fans, Italian club, music club, theatre club and many others. Every student can choose any club, join it, show, develop and apply his or her skills and talents.

Students make their own decisions and are responsible for all their actions that they need to succeed in this complicated and rapidly changing world.

Courses Available: Under Graduate Programme

  • Bioengineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Energy Systems Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Information Systems Engineering
  • Pharmacy
  • Biosystems Engineering
  • Plant Production and Technology
  • Law
  • Business Administration
  • European Union Relations
  • International Relations
  • Social Work
  • Architecture
  • Graphic Design
  • Industrial Products Design
  • Interior Design
  • English Language And Literature
  • Psychology
  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • Journalism
  • Visual Communication Design
  • Arts Education and Crafts Teaching
  • Classroom Teaching
  • Computer and Instructional Technology Teaching Education
  • English Language Teaching
  • Guidance and Psychological Counseling

Courses Available: Masters Programme

  • Master Program in English Language Teaching (MA)
  • Master Program in Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master Program in International Relations (MA)
  • Master Program in Turkish Language and Literature (MA)
  • Master Programs in Communication and Media Studies (MA)
  • Master Program in Turkish Education
  • Master Program in Preschool Education (MA)
  • Master Program in English Language and Literature (MA)
  • Master Program in Health Care Organizations Management (MA)
  • Master Program in Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • Master Program in Computer Engineering (MSc)
  • Master Program in Information Systems Engineering (MSc)
  • Master Program in Civil Engineering Program (MSc)
  • Master Program in Management Information Systems (MSc)
  • Master Program in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (MSc)
  • Master Program in Engineering Management (MSc)
  • Master Program in Environmental Engineering (MSc)
  • Master Program in Energy Systems Engineering (MSc)
  • Master Program in Environmental Sciences (MSc)
  • Master Program in Architecture (MA)
  • Master Program in Graphic Design (MA)
  • Master Program in Interior Architecture (MA)


Bachelor Program: 3,610 Euro per year
Pharmacy Program: 7,810 Euro per year
Masters Program: 2,326 Euro per year
Environmental Science/Engineering; BioEngineering MSc: 2,510 Euro per year
PhD Programs: 2,182 Euro per year
Environmental Science/Engineering; Bio Engineering PhD: 2,313 Euro per year.

Accommodation is between 1,890 Euro and 3,360 Euro per year + 150 Euro Hostel Deposit.
(Students can decide to stay either in the school campus or outside the school).
Feeding : 21 meal plan per week (3 times per day, 7 days a week) 1,890 Euro

N.B: Please note that there is a feeding package where students are given food 3 times daily. Please contact us for more information. Contact us.

Entry requirements for applicants

For admission to Cyprus International University the following documents are required:

Required Documents For Graduate (Masters)Program Application
Data Page of International Passport Transcript
Degree Statement of Results/Certificate
WAEC/NECO/High School Diploma
WAEC/NECO Scratch cards (for result verification)

Required Documents For Undergraduate Program

Data Page of International Passport
WAEC/NECO/High School Diploma
WAEC/NECO Scratch cards (for result verification)

Required Documents For Transfer Students Data Page of International Passport
Transcript of Level of Studies completed
WAEC/NECO/High School Diploma
WAEC/NECO Scratch cards (for result verification)

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