University of Cyprus (Cyprus)
www.ucy.ac.cy
Founded In 1989

Educational Subdivisions

English Studies, French and European Studies, Turkish and Middle Eastern Studies, Medical School, Biological Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, Computer Science, Physics, Chemistry, Education, Social and Political Sciences, Law, Psychology, Business and Public Administration, Accounting and Finance, Economics, Architecture, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, History and Archaeology, Classics and Philosophy.

Main Directions of Activity

A vast array of research conducted at the university is a result of the modern, quality and efficient IT infrastructure systems, ensuring effective and secure communication within and outside the University. Through access to IT resources available to the University Community and support for IT infrastructure to end-users, it ensures the Strengthening of research work, teaching and learning, enhancing productivity and reducing operational and managerial cost of providing administrative services. There are approximately 5,000 students studying at the university and 350 members of the faculty.

Material and Technical Base

Many lecture rooms, rooms designed for practical classes and discussions, laboratory-type rooms, conference rooms and theatres. These rooms are equipped with multimedia projectors, visualisers, interactive whiteboards and monitors, screens, video conference systems, microphones and professional sound systems. The equipment facilitates the conduction of lectures, conferences, meetings and trainings with the use of innovative technologies and modern methods of teaching.

Scientific Infrastructure

Archaeological Research Unit, Center of Modern Greek Studies, KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence, FOSS Research Centre for Sustainable Energy, Nireas International Water Research Center, EMPHASIS Research Centre, Center for Applied Neuroscience, Center for Field Studies (UCFS), Research Centre for Gender Studies, Molecular Medicine Research Center, Oceanography Centre, Economics Research Centre, Center for Banking and Financial Research, Language Center.

Role In MoPED Project

In MoPED, UCY will conduct analysis and report on UCY courses, curricula and best practices in topics related to the innovative teaching methods including inquiry-based leaning; contribute in ICR concept and roadmap development, train the Ukrainian university staff, consult in a preparation of the MoPED educational resources as well as disseminate project on national and international levels using different presentation channels.

Project Contact

Marios Papaevripidou
mpapa[at]ucy.ac.cy