History of Global Semesters

Over 30 Years of Academic Excellence 

 
University of Nicosia Global Semesters is the study abroad (non-EU) unit of the University of Nicosia.  The University of Nicosia is the largest research university in southern Europe that teaches in English, and offers a broad range of degree programs in the humanities, sciences, business, medicine, law, engineering and architecture.
 
This unit was founded in 2004 and has helped thousands of students from hundreds of universities have life-changing study abroad experiences in Cyprus and at leading universities around the world.
 
The University of Nicosia has long been a leader in international education in Cyprus. At any point in time, about 1,000 degree-seeking international students, primarily from Europe and Asia, attend the University of Nicosia. The University of Nicosia has also played a leading role in intra-European study abroad, founding the European Association of Erasmus Coordinators and hosting the first General Assembly in Cyprus.
 
Over the last 30 years, through the University of Nicosia, we educated almost 20,000 students from practically every country in the world. Currently, The University of Nicosia has three campuses in Cyprus with about 7,000 students from over 85 countries and is one of the major sponsors of political, social and economic research in Cyprus.
 
Today we operate over 107 programs based at nineteen host universities in Cyprus, the United Kingdom, France, Spain, Argentina, Italy and China.
 
The University of Nicosia Global Semesters admissions and institutional relations teams are based in Manhattan in New York.
 
To learn more about the University of Nicosia, please visit: UNIC.ac.cy