Skip to content
Programs : Brochure
University of Cyprus ART EXC
Nicosia, Cyprus (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Semester 1,
Semester 2,
Year (Sem 1 & Sem 2)
Layout wrapper table for buttons
Layout table containing buttons
Request Advising
Layout table containing buttons
Partner University Homepage: Click to visit
Program Details: - unrelated header
Program Details:
#i18n(14)# parameter/value output
Glossary entry for program parameter 10000
Minimum Mark:
65%; Credit
Glossary entry for program parameter 10001
Postgraduate coursework, Undergraduate
Glossary entry for program parameter 10002
Modern Greek
Glossary entry for program parameter 10006
Agreement Scope:
Arts and Social Sciences
Glossary entry for program parameter 10008
Program Type:
Exchange Semester/Year
Glossary entry for program parameter 10036
2019 Ranking:
Program Description:
Program Description:


University of Cyprus
Location: Nicosia
Year Established: 1989
Student population: 7,000
A young university founded to boost the development of Cyprus, the University of Cyprus is recognised as the most important research and higher education institution in the country and is a distinguished Mediterranean University.

Located in the sunny capital of Cyprus, the University offers several student clubs and a range of sporting activities.

Unique characteristics
There are 8 faculties, 22 departments and 11 research units. The Faculty of Social Sciences and Education has courses in Education, Social and Political Sciences, Law and Psychology, while it’s also possible to study a range of languages and Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies.

Nicosia, or ‘Lefkosia’ as it’s officially known to Greek speakers, offers ancient buildings, traditional Cypriot food and a vibrant cultural scene. Surrounded by historic walls there are churches, mosques and a museum, and the Mediterranean means it’s sunny all year.

Cyprus - U Cyprus - Building

Academic Information

Course Catalogue 
Information about units of study at the host university not available online. Consult the Sydney College of Arts.

Subject Area/s:

Arts and Social Sciences



Exclusions apply

Teaching Periods: Semesters/Terms
Fall Semester: September -Januar
Semester 2: February - June

Credit (Full-Time Load/Semester)

University of Sydney

Host University



The above full-time load is indicative only.
Applications for academic credit are assessed by the relevant University of Sydney faculty/department based on: study load, contact hours, assessment requirements and level of study.

Grading System
Marks are awarded by the host university based on the 10-point scale with increments of 0.5. The minimum passing grade is 5.0.

Transcripts Issued by Partner
Transcripts will be available at the end of your exchange period


Language of Instruction
Classes at the host university are taught in Greek. 
Language Requirement
The appropriate level of language proficiency must be demonstrated. Language courses are offered School of Modern Greek of the University.


What is the host city like?
Find out more information about the host city

Housing options are offered by the host university
Cost of Living
Use this guide to estimate living expenses associated with studying overseas.

Students are required to obtain health insurance valid during their exchange.

Useful Information

For Exchange/International Students
Specific information for exchange students provided by the host university
Semester/Term Dates
Access the University’s calendar
Orientation will be held at the beginning of the semester.
Support Services 
The Mobility Support Office provides services and assistance to exchange students.
Information from the host university
Information from the High Commission of the Republic of Cyprus in Australia

Student Experiences

Page Under Construction

Layout wrapper table for buttons
Layout table containing buttons