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Education Abroad Office

University of Nicosia

Area: International Business Exchange
Location: Nicosia
Country: Cyprus
Term: Spring

UofSC's affiliate program in Cyprus is designed to help American students gain first hand knowledge of life and culture in Cyprus. Nicosia, capital of Cyprus, combines both old and new in a busy modern commercial and business center and a centuries-old culture. The center of the city is its old quarter surrounded by a Venetian sandstone fortress wall with a moat and heart-shaped bastions. UofSC students will join about 7,000 students at the University of Nicosia. 

Category: 1, no foreign language proficiency requirement, all courses taught in English

Cost: Tuition and fees paid directly to host institution. 

Requirements: junior standing; International Business major

To get an idea of ​​life on site, you will find on the numbeo website indications on the cost of living in Cyprus compared to other countries in the world. University of Nicosia's program fees include, housing, transportation, and tuition. It is recommended that students plan to budget between $3,760 - $8,780 for personal expenses not included in the program fee. 

Students take between 12-15 credit hours at UNIC. They have a wide range of courses offered each term.Final course schedules are posted shortly before each semester begins. To see courses UofSC students have taken at this university, please reference the Registrar's Course Equivalency Table

The University of Nicosia offers several excursions throughout the academic year. Students on the Semester in Cyprus study abroad program have a series of excursions to every major town in Cyprus over the course of the semester. In addition, there is a 7-City Tour of major European towns, as well as a Mediterranean Tour.

Per university policy, all UofSC students will be charged emergency medical, evacuation and repatriation insurance for their time abroad. 

Housing is guaranteed for incoming students. You will live in student apartments with single occupancy housing.

The University of Nicosia is designed on the American semester model and roughly follows the USC academic calendar. IB students will study abroad during the spring semester from January to late May/early June. 

 There is a mandatory orientation at the beginning of the term.

US passport holders at the University of Nicosia are not required to obtain a visa to study. Students will need a valid passport. Students holding passports outside of the US should check visa requirements through the Cyprus embassy.


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