|Head of Undergraduate Studies Office|
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- The academic year comprises two semesters: Fall Semester (September-December) and Spring Semester (January-May).
- Attendance is compulsory.
- Eight (8) semesters are normally required for graduation, but in special cases the duration of studies may be extended to a maximum of twelve (12) semesters.
Each scholarship will be valid for a four (4) year study duration. In the case where a scholarship bearer does not complete his/her studies within the four (4) year period (8 semesters), his/her scholarship will be terminated and no further contribution will be made towards the completion of his/her studies.
Successful candidates will have to follow a one-year Greek Language course at the UCY School of Modern Greek (at their own expense), so as to acquire a B2 level certificate before starting their undergraduate studies.
REQUIREMENTS FOR NON-EU STUDENTS
➢ Being graduates of a Secondary School, recognized by the appropriate education authority of their country
➢ Certificate of good knowledge of Greek language
➢ Certificate of citizenship
➢ Copy of identity card or passport
➢ All candidates must meet the grade requirements that are defined by the UCY Departments: https://www.ucy.ac.cy/fmweb/documents/UndergraduateOffice/2021/KRITIRIA_GCE_Eng_12.2021.pdf
For all non- EU candidates, who will study at the University of Cyprus, a visa/ entry permit to the Republic of Cyprus is required. The visa / entry permit is issued by the Civil and Migration Department of the Republic of Cyprus.
TEMPORARY RESIDENTS’ PERMIT
- Must belong to the Turkish Cypriot community
- Must have graduated from a high school located in the northern part of Cyprus
- Six-year high-school Leaving Certificate in a high school located in the northern part of Cyprus
- Personal interview, at the discretion of the department
- Written or oral examination, at the discretion of the department
Fees must be paid to the Accounts Office of the University or a Bank prior to registration, and the receipt must be presented upon registration. Fees may be paid into the following bank account:
Students with European passport must contact the Civil Registry and Migration Department of the Republic of Cyprus for the issuance or renewal of Temporary Residence Permit in Cyprus.
All nationals of an E.U. member state within three months from the day of their arrival in Cyprus must complete the form MEU1A (is available from the website of the Civil Registry and Migration Department and submit it to the Civil Registry and Migration Department, Cyprus with the following documents:
-A valid passport or identity card and a photocopy of it.
The School of Modern Greek aims to teach the Greek language to non-native speakers, nationals and foreigners, as well as to those who wish to perfect their knowledge of Greek. It offers intensive and non-intensive courses of Greek. For more information and application forms, please contact the School of Modern Greek.
Course Registration is held the week prior to the beginning of each semester. Information on registration procedures as well as the registration form can be found in the Schedule of Classes, which is publicly announced by the Academic Affairs and Student Welfare Service every semester.
Students may add or drop courses in the second week of each semester. No courses may be added after this time, although courses may be dropped without notation on the students' record.
From the fourth until the seventh week of a semester only withdrawal from a course is permitted. This is noted on the student's academic record. To officially withdraw from a course students must fill out the appropriate form and submit it to Academic Affairs and Student Welfare Service.
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In conjunction with the undergraduate degree programme, students may enrol in a minor programme (60 ECTS required). A minor programme may be completed within the normal duration of an undergraduate degree programme (4 academic years) provided that students are able to take on a heavier workload (i.e., more credits per semesters). Some courses of course, could count towards both the minor and the major programme of studies. Registration in a minor programme is allowed from the third semester of studies. The application form must be submitted to the Academic Affairs and Student Welfare Service by the 15th of December.
At the end of the 5th week of each semester, the Academic Affairs and Student Welfare Service issues a Certification of Attendance to all registered undergraduate and postgraduate students. Students, must have this Certification to receive the annual education grant given by the Ministry of Finance in the Spring Semester.
The cost for additional certifications is €2 (for original certifications) and €1 (for each certified copy of the original certificate).
A Student card is issued for all registered students, which permits them to use the Library facilities and computer services. The cost for the card is €12 (for students). Undergraduate students receive their Student card at the beginning of the fall semester.
Students may reserve classrooms for extra curricular activities with permission from the Undergraduate Studies Office. Classrooms must be clean and ready for use at the end of the activity. Classroom or any other space on University grounds are available for special events only when these involve a group of students, e.g., students clubs.