Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Programs

School Leaving Certificate (Apolyterio) from a six-year public or private school of secondary education formally registered by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport and Youth of the Republic of Cyprus or the Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs of the Republic of Greece.

In addition,

  1. evidence that the applicant is competent in written and spoken Greek for courses taught in the Greek language, or English, for courses taught in the English language,
  2. successful completion of a personal interview with our Admissions Officer and a member of the academic staff from the relevant department, either in person, by phone or Microsoft Teams;


General Certificate of Education with a pass mark in five courses, including two courses at Advanced Level and

Ordinary passes in English Language or an equivalent qualification;


General Certificate of Education with a pass mark in four courses, including three courses at Advanced Level and Ordinary Level passes in English Language or an equivalent qualification;


Successful completion of a university Foundation program or an equivalent qualification;

Examples of acceptable English language qualifications, equivalent to B2 English Level of the Common European Framework, for admission, include:

IELTS 5.0 +
PEARSON PTE Academic 58 +
TOEFL (IBT) 71 +
IB English Standard Level 5 +
IB English High Level 4 +
IB English A: Literature SL &HL 4 +
GCE English Language D +
Michigan Language Assessment ECCE 52 +
Anglia Examinations Intermediate
University of Cambridge Exams FCE
Password Skills Plus 5.5 +
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing (EBRW) 530

*Placement Tests

All students are required to take standardized placement tests in English and Mathematics. These tests are administered by the University during the orientation week and aim to assess each student’s potential. These tests measure quantitative and verbal aptitudes. All test scores are then screened by a panel. Appropriate programs are then drawn up to assist students in light of the observations made by the panel. Holders of the General Certificate of Education in English and Mathematics or an equivalent qualification are exempted from the placement tests.

Admission Requirements for Postgraduate Programs

  • Degree from a recognized academic institution.
  • At least 2 years of  work experience.
  • Personal statement.
  • Proficiency in English language, unless they hold a degree from an English speaking institution.
  • Two references from academics or people who are familiar with the work of the candidate.

Applicants will be invited for a personal interview.