The Faculty of Medicine is part of the European University Cyprus (Laureate Universities network) and is located in Nicosia, Cyprus. School of Medicine runs under the ECTS system and was accredited by the Cyprus Ministry of Education.
- Basic information about the Faculty of Medicine European University Cyprus
Faculty of Medicine EUC invested a lot of effort and money to establish top-level educational facilities for medical students. One of teacher at Faculty is laureate of Nobel Price in Chemistry (1988), Mr. Robert Hubert. Another Nobel Laureate, Mrs. Ada Yonath (Chemistry) is an honorary professor at the School of Medicine in Nicosia.
Undergraduates may apply for study programme General Medicine. Program of Dental medicine will be offered in upcoming years.
From the first years of study, students are exposed to clinical work and are in direct contact with patients. The curriculum is organically balanced: same attention is paid to theory and practice.
One of the long-term of establishments of Faculty of Medicine is being educational medical platform. Teaching staff is carefully selected and guarantee quality of education. It is no surpise, that ambitious students from Europe, Asia, Africa and Middle East are attending this School and promote its quality of education further.
There is no premedical coursework required if you want to join the Faculty of Medicine in Cyprus and no entrance test you need to take.
- European University in Cyprus
European University of Cyprus was established back in 1961 (former Cyprus College) and joined the Laureate network in 2005. Status of University was awarded to EUC in 2007. Today the University consists of 6 faculties: The school of Humanities nad Social Sciences, The school of arts and education sciences, the School of science, The school of Business administration, The school of Law and finally: School of Medicine. Nowadays there are more than 5300 students at European University of Cyprus.
The quality of Universities around the globe is constantly reviewed. One of the most recognized comparison is issued by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) within which more than 50 different criteria are taken into consideration. The name of comparison is QS Stars rated for excellence. Within this comparison, the Faculty of Medicine in Nicosia scored 5 stars in Teaching, Internationalization, Facilities, Inclusiveness, and Social Responsibility. 4 stars have been awarded in the category of Employability which is definitely great news.
Applicants can currently apply to study programme of General Medicine at Faculty of Medicine in Nicosia. Study programme Dental Medicine will be offered in upcoming years.
General Medicine consists of 12 semesters, which are distributed in 6 years. Teaching is in English and students must obtain at least 360 ECTS credits. Thanks to the fact, that University runs under European Credit Transfer System, degree from Faculty is internationally recognised and students do not need to take any additional exams, if they wish to work in countries of European union.
Do you ask why? Bologna process made system of recognition of degree really easy and eliminated all bureaucrats obstacles that were usual before.
What are the biggest advantages when studying at School of Medicine in Cyprus?
Applicants at the Faculty of medicine do not need to take traditional entrance examinations. Instead, the most important factors for being admitted as a student are: academic results from secondary school, academic skills and activity, extra curriculum activities, good knowledge of English language and motivation. See the list of documents and prerequisites, that are necessary for taking successful entrance examination.
Documents needed for an application
Here is the list of documents, that are needed for a successful application at the Faculty of Medicine European University Cyprus
- Completed application form
- Official copy of school leaving certificate together with mark sheet of secondary school records. Marks must correspond to 90% or above or its equivalent in high school leaving certificate.
- Proof of English language skills, which states good knowledge of the English language from applicant. If you want to be considered applicant, your average grade must correspond to 90% or above or its equivalent in your high school leaving certificate. Marksheet must prove, that you passed Biology and one more subject (Chemistry, Math or Physics) in your country’s national exams. Otherwise, you will need to pass GCE A levels in the respective subject or its equivalent.
- Letter of recommendation from a teacher at high school or professor at University. This paper must be certified by school or university.
- Personal statement, which covers topics such as motivation, goals or previous education.
- One passport photography
- Copy of ID card or passport
About studying and staying in Cyprus
Cyprus, or officially the Republic of Cyprus is an island country in the Eastern Mediterranean sea. It is a member of the European Union and has a population of around 1,2 millions of inhabitants. It is the third largest and the most populous island in the Mediterranean and is more than famous for its great climate, friendly people and location, which offers many options for trips and holidays. You can pay there in euros since Cyprus has been an official member of Eurozone since 2008. The capital of Cyprus is Nicosia – where also European University of Cyprus is located. Cyprus is proud of being part of the European story and their level of English just justifies it. For example, road signs are displayed in both in Greek and English languages and big majority of people (more than 87%) speak English.
Nicosia is the capital of Cyprus and the largest city on the island of Cyprus. It has a history of more than 4500 years, what is another reason for visiting the astonishing museum in Nicosia. The northern part of Nicosia is the capital of Northern Cyprus, southern part is the capital of the Republic of Cyprus. European University of Cyprus is located in the southern part of Nicosia, so is administered by the Republic of Cyprus. The population of Nicosia is around 300.000 (without inhabitants of the Turkish part of island). How about climate? Nicosia has a subtropic-hot semi-arid climate – for example temperature in January oscillates between 6C and 16C. Summer is long and dry in Nicosia, so you can enjoy a lot of sunbathing and a great climate for most of the year.
Since Nicosia is located in Cyprus, there are only 2 possible ways to get there: by plane or by boat. Since traveling by sea can be time-consuming, we would recommend you use some of the European flight agencies. Nicosia is only 45 km away from Larnaca Airport and around 147 km away from Paphos Airport.