Cyprus International University

Nicosia - Cyprus


Located at the heart of the North Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus International University (CIU) is a real international and multicultural university with more than 7,000 students coming from 64 different countries.

CIU has achieved an unprecented growth since its establishement in 1997, not only in student population, but in academic program and faculty number as well. Having treaties with 22 different universities around the world, CIU is on the UNESCO world university list and is accredited by UK NARIC as well as the Turkish Higher Education Board (YOK). In addition to 7 Vocational School Programs, 38 Undergraduate Programs, 23 Master Programs, 12 PhD Programs and 2 Professional Doctorate Programs, CIU has 6 research centers, state-of-the-art laboratories equipped with modern technology and a Continuing Education Center on campus. In addition to the above-stated programs, CIU has dual-degree arrangements with University of Wolverhampton (UK) and University of Sunderland (UK), whereby the students can study 3 years of the Bachelor programs at CIU and complete their final (4th) year in the UK and get dual-degree from CIU and the corresponding UK university.

CIU’s general aim is to help its students to enhance their academic capacities while supporting them to improve their personal skills as promising individuals of the future. In this regard, with a vibrant campus setup full of rich social facilities, CIU offers various entertainment platforms for its students such as live band concerts, art exhibitions, sports tournaments, seminars with well-known performers, celebrities, writers or academicians, food culture nights, etc. Students can also enjoy themselves at the Student Union with restaurants, cafes, a unique pocket cinema hall and the game arcade rooms.



Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Turkish Language and Literature

English Language and Literature


Faculty of Fine Arts


Interior Design

Graphic Design

Industrial Product Design

Faculty of Economics & Administrative Sciences

European Union Relations

Business Administration

International Relations

Social Work

Faculty of Education

Turkish Language Teaching

English Language Teaching

Pre-School Teacher Education

Computer and Instructional Tec. Teacher Education

Guidance and Psychological Counselling

Mentally Handicapped Teaching

Arts Education and Crafts Teaching

Classroom Teaching

Faculty of Communication

Advertising and Public Relations

Radio and Television


Visual Communication Design

Faculty of Engineering

Computer Engineering

Information Systems Engineering

Electric and Electronics Engineering

Industrial Engineering

Civil Engineering

Energy Systems Engineering

Environmental Engineering


Faculty of Pharmacy


Faculty of Health Sciences

Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation

Nutrition and Dietetics

Faculty of Agriculture

Biosystems Engineering

Plant Production and Technology

School of Tourism and Hotel Management

Tourism and Hotel Management

School of Applied Sciences

Management Information Systems

Faculty of Law



Engineering Management

Energy Systems Engineering

Environmental Engineering

Computer Engineering

English Language Teaching

Business Administration

International Relations

Turkish Language and Literature

Communication and Media Studies

Turkish Education 

Guidance and Psychological Counselling

Pre-school Education

English Language and Literature

Health Care Organizations Management

Tourism and Hospitality Management

Information Systems Engineering

Civil Engineering

Management Information Systems

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Environmental Sciences

Architecture Graphic Design

Interior Design 

English Requirements


Scholarships are available for freshmen students from 25% to 100% of tuition and fees, and tehse are distributed based on academic merit, financial need or sportsmanship. Once you fill in the online application form when applying to CIU, you will get an e-mail form the Admissions Office that your application has been received. If you feel that your financial conditions or academic or sportive achievements deserve scholarship, make sure you e-mail the admissions office back and apply for a partial scholarship.

Tution Fee

For international students, tuition fees vary depending on both the degree type (e.g. Bachelor vs. Masters) and the subject (e.g. Civil Engineering vs. Pharmacy). The annual tuition fee for all international students studying in Bachelor (undergraduate) programs in CIU averages under € 3,600 per year except Pharmacy, which costs € 7,000 per year. The tuition fee of the postgraduate programs (Masters and PhD) is between € 2,000 and € 2,500 depending on the program of interest.

CIU offers its students ‘’All-Inclusive Packages’’ which includes tuition and fees, accommodation and food. A wide selection of room choices are available for the ‘’All-Inclusive Packages’’ and the fees vary accordingly between € 4500 and € 9000. These packages are very popular among students since they cover almost everything a student needs during the academic year, including health insurance and bus transportation