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Undergraduate Programme Admissions

Undergraduate Programme Admissions

Cypriot Citizens
Cypriot citizens or individuals with at least one parent of Cypriot origin are eligible to participate in the entrance examinations of the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Cyprus. Prospective students must have graduated from a six-year high school, and have completed the necessary application forms within the time limits set by the Ministry of Education and Culture. The subjects of the entrance examinations are determined by the Ministry of Education and Culture, and are currently Modern Greek, Mathematics, Physics and a choice of Chemistry, Biology, Computers, or Technology (Group A, Polytechnic).

Turkish Cypriots
Turkish Cypriots who hold a six-year high-school diploma are eligible for admission upon satisfactorily passing special examinations set by the University of Cyprus.

Citizens of Greece
A limited number of Greek citizens can be admitted based on the entrance examinations set by the Ministry of Education of Greece. These examinations can also be taken by Cypriots residing in Greece.

Overseas Students
Overseas students who are high-school graduates and possess a good knowledge of Greek can be admitted based on the results of their G.C.E. examinations. The following are needed: Modern Greek GCE O level with at least a grade of C, Math and Physics GCE A level with at least a grade of B, and one more GCE A level from: chemistry, biology, applied math, further math, or computers with at least a grade of C. To apply, submit a letter addressed to the Academic Affairs and Student Welfare Services of the University of Cyprus stating the applicant’s date of birth and choices of departments to be considered for admission, and copies of all GCE exam score sheets. Applications are due by April 30 of each year.

Cypriots and Greeks of the Diaspora
Greeks of the Diaspora and Cypriots who belong to specific religious minority groups as determined by the constitution of Cyprus, repatriated Cypriots and Cypriots who are permanent residents in other countries can claim a limited number of positions (3% of the admitted Cypriot students) based on the G.C.E exams, as for overseas students. To apply, submit a letter addressed to the Academic Affairs and Student Welfare Services of the University of Cyprus stating the applicant’s date of birth and choices of departments to be considered for admission, and copies of all GCE exam score sheet. Applications are due by April 30 of each year.

Admission by Special Criteria
A limited number of positions (up to 10% of the Cypriot applicants) are offered to special categories of people such as the disabled due to acts of war, children of missing persons, persons living in the occupied area of the country, and those with close relatives who died during the Turkish invasion. Admission is open only to candidates who achieve a certain minimum in the examinations. To apply, submit a letter addressed to the Academic Affairs and Student Welfare Services of the University of Cyprus stating the applicant’s identification number, date of birth and choices of departments to be considered for admission, copies of exam scores, and other relevant material indicating the presence of special needs.

Transfer student admissions
A limited number of students from other universities may apply for transfer to the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Applications for Fall admission are due by March 15 of each year.

Detailed information on rules, deadlines, requirements, etc., as well as the various forms needed are available at the website of the Academic Affairs and Student Welfare Services.