EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY CYPRUS
European University Cyprus is owned by Laureate International Universities, the largest international university organization with more than 1,000,000 students enrolled at more than 70 institutions in 25 countries across Europe, the Americas, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. It boasts a student enrollment of over 6,300 in undergraduate, graduate and doctorate degree programs. The university is considered to be one of the biggest employers in Cyprus with a headcount of 705 academic and administrative personnel.
European University Cyprus is the only university in Cyprus to have been assessed by QS TOP UNIVERSITIES (QS Stars) with the highest distinction of 5-Stars in Teaching, Facilities, Inclusiveness, Social Responsibility and Internationalization. European University Cyprus was placed among the first 150 universities of Europe in the Applied Knowledge category and among the first 300 Universities in the Research and research Linkages by U-Multirank, the new European Commission international ranking system for universities. European University Cyprus was awarded a 5-star rating based on the EFQM Model of Excellence, scoring more than 500 points in areas of leadership, strategy, partnerships and resources, processes, products and services.
The establishment of the Microsoft Innovation Center in 2015 in cooperation with Microsoft came as a culmination of the University’s efforts to promote a closer link between learning and research with entrepreneurship and innovation.
European University Cyprus School of Medicine is listed in the International Medical Directory of FAIMER, the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research. The School of Medicine has been awarded first prize for ‘Best Medical Solution’ and first prize for ‘Best Education Installation’ in the Crestron International Awards Competition. The state-of-the-art School of Medicine of European University Cyprus, which is comparable to medical schools of Europe and North America, has among its academic faculty Nobel Prize holders in Chemistry. With the introduction of the Dentistry Program, the university offers the most comprehensive studies in the field of Medicine, Dentistry, Health and Life Sciences in Cyprus fulfilling its goal of becoming a significant educational medical hub in the Eastern Mediterranean region.
European University Cyprus focuses on the development of employability skills that give the competitive advantage for the direct induction of students and graduates into the labor market. European University Cyprus graduates come first in the employers’ preferences, with 78% finding a job in their field within 6 months of their graduation.