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University of Nicosia

University of Nicosia


Located in

Nicosia, Cyprus

Tuition fees

€18,000 for the first 3 years / €22,000 for the final 3 years



Application Fee

Euro 60

Enrol in

February, September


Doctor of Medicine (MD)

About the University

The University of Nicosia (UNIC) is a public research university located in Nicosia, Cyprus. It was established in 1980 and is one of the largest universities in the country. The university offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs in various fields, including business, engineering, law, medicine, and the humanities.

UNIC has a strong focus on research and innovation, with state-of-the-art facilities and a diverse community of students and faculty members from around the world. The university is also committed to providing a high-quality education that prepares its graduates for successful careers and lifelong learning. The university has a beautiful campus, with modern buildings and facilities, including a library, sports facilities, and student housing. The campus is located in the heart of Nicosia, within walking distance of the city’s vibrant cultural and entertainment district.

The university hosts students from over 90 countries, fostering a diverse and multicultural environment.

A diverse student body enhances cultural exchange and global perspectives, creating a rich and inclusive academic atmosphere where students can learn from each other’s backgrounds and experiences.

  • The University of Nicosia started the first medical school in Cyprus in 2011. The Medical School is now offering a 6-Year Doctor of Medicine (MD) programme designed for high school leavers, a Graduate Entry – Doctor of Medicine Degree (GEMD), an MSc in Family Medicine for practicing primary care physicians, a Master of Public Health (MPH) and a PhD in Medical Sciences, for research in all disciplines or specialties of Medicine.

Key Points:

  • Student-Centered Learning Environment: The educational approach prioritizes the individual needs of students, fostering an atmosphere where learning is tailored to each student’s pace and style. This focus ensures a more effective and personalized learning experience.
  • Innovative Curriculum with Early Clinical Exposure: The curriculum integrates early exposure to clinical experiences, providing students with practical insights and skills necessary for their medical careers right from the beginning of their education.
  • Excellence in Teaching and Research: The institution emphasizes high-quality teaching and research, ensuring that students receive top-tier education, equipping them with the necessary knowledge and skills for success in the medical field.
  • State-of-the-Art Facilities: The modern facilities, equipped with the latest technology including laboratories for anatomy, clinical skills, microbiology, and more, provide students with a conducive environment for hands-on learning and research.
  • Model Medical Centre Serving Community Needs: The University’s medical center offers primary care services not only to students but also to the local population. It operates as a model center adhering to international standards, focusing on holistic care, research, and training for medical students.
  • Career Support and Accredited Medical Degree: The university offers tailored career support from the first year and provides an EU accredited medical degree, allowing graduates to pursue medical practice pathways worldwide, meeting international education standards.
  • Vibrant Student Life and Social Experience: The university provides a vibrant and multicultural social experience, enabling students to engage in a wide array of events, activities, sports, and entertainment both on and off-campus. The campus environment encourages community interaction, diversity, and a sense of belonging.

How Can Medipathway Help?

Medipathway offers comprehensive support to aspiring medical students interested in studying at the University of Nicosia. We guide students through the application process, ensuring they meet admission criteria. Additionally, we assist international students with visa applications and immigration procedures, facilitating a smooth transition to Cyprus. Informing students about available scholarships and financial aid options, we support their academic pursuits. Pre-departure orientation sessions cover accommodation, local culture, and academic expectations in Cyprus. Moreover, we provide ongoing assistance to enrolled students, addressing any concerns or challenges they may encounter as they embark on their studies.