Area: 9,251 Square Kilometers.
Population: 1.20 Million (2019)
Official Languages: Crypto Arabic, Armenian, Turkish and Greek
Date Format: YYYY-MM-DD
Main Cities: Nicosia, Limassol, Larnaca, Paphos, Amathus, Pissouri, Geri
Cyprus is a small island country which is member of EU but not of Schengen zone. Also known as land of opportunity. Cyprus is officially known as Republic of Cyprus which lies in the Eastern Mediterranean and the third largest and third most populous island in the Mediterranean bordering with Turkey in the south, Syria and Lebanon in the west, Israel and Palestine in the northwest, Egypt in north and southeast of Greece. Education system in Cyprus is divided into pre-primary education (ages 3-6), primary education (ages 6-12). Secondary education (ages 12-18) and higher education (ages 18+). Full time education is compulsory for all children aged between 5 and 15.
Cyprus is well known for its sunny beaches, luxurious hotels and impeccable tourism services. Cyprus has invested its riches in a high quality European Education System with affordable university tuition fees and plenty of facilities and benefits. Student will not face any trouble while studying Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Cyprus which will match the standards of international universities worldwide.
Cyprus spends more than 7% of its GDP on education, the third highest share in the European Union after Denmark and Sweden. The most popular course offered by universities and college in Cyprus are Hospitality, Business and Tourism. Education in Cyprus is based on American Education System.
University and Colleges in Cyprus:
|University of Cyprus||The Cyprus Institute|
|University of Nicosia||American College|
|European University Cyprus||City Unity College|
|Open University Cyprus||Philips College|
|Cyprus University of Technology||Cyprus International Institute of Management|
|Fredrick University||Cyprus College|
|Neapolis University Paphos||Cyprus Institute of Marketing|
||KES College Nicosia|
|Yakin Dogu Üniversitesi||Cyprus Forestry College|
|University of Mediterranean Karpasia||Aigaia School of Art and Design|
|Girne American University||Alexander College|
|University of the West of England||Casa College|
||Cyprus Academy of Art|
||Fredrick Institute of Technology|
Facts about Cyprus:
- Alexander the Great seized the island from the Assyrians, Egyptians and Persians in 333 BC.
- Legend has it that the Greek goddess of love – Aphrodite – was born in Cyprus. The Country also known as the playground of the Gods.
- The island nation had seen its golden era during the Copper and Bronze Ages. At that time, Cyprus was among the wealthiest of nations.
- Cyprus is divided into two parts. The North and the South. The northern part is called the “Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus” while the southern part is called the “Independent Republic of Cyprus” or the “Greek Cyprus.”
- Cypriots do not like fishing and they do not fish, despite being an island nation.
- In Cyprus, there are some cafes that are only for men.
- The world’s oldest wine label belongs to Cyprus. You may have heard about “Commandaria” is recognized as the world’s oldest named wine dating back 5000 years.
- With a very low crime rate, Cyprus is also among the safest places in the world.
- A rare variety of sheep–The Cyprus Muffon–can only be seen in the country and nowhere else in the world.
- On an average, Cyprus receives 40 days of rainfall each year.