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How To Apply For Admission To Study In Cyprus

I know a lot of student who want to study in Cyprus but don’t know how to go about the admission process. If you are in this category, never worry as I am going to work you through the process of applying for admission and visa to study in Cyprus. It’s an easy process anyone can perform. Before we go into this, let’s briefly take a look at studying in Cyprus, the tuition fees, cost of living, plus other information you might want to know.

Let us take a look at some of the benefits associated with studying in Cyprus for international students.

Why Study In Cyprus?

Over the past few years thousands of students have travelled to Cyprus for their studies and you might be wondering what they see in Cyprus that makes them want to study there. Well, there are lots of benefits associated with studying in Cyprus but am going to talk about a few of them now.

Affordable TuitionĀ  Fees

Universities in Cyprus are known for charging very low tuition fees for international students. For example, universities like Near East, Eastern Mediterranean all charge tuition fees in the range of $3000 to $5000 per year.

Low Cost Of LivingĀ 

Cyprus is one country with extremely low cost of living for students, you can survive on as low as $300 per month, if you are the type of student that can manage very well. This amount will cover the cost of your feeding, accommodation, transportation, buying of books etc in one month.

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High Quality EducationĀ 

The education system in Cyprus might not be like the type in UK, US or Australia but it’s still okay compared to some other countries. The good thing is that qualifications in Cyprus Universities are recognized globally.

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How To Apply For Admission To Cyprus Universities

Applying for admission to study in Cyprus is pretty easy and anyone can do it. The good thing about the admission process is that you do everything online, you don’t have to post any documents to the schools, everything is done online. All you have to do is gather all required documents, go on the university’s admission portal and start the admission process.

The documents usually required for admission include, a valid international passport, educational degrees and certificates, transcripts etc. All the required documents will be stated on the university’s website.

After submitting your admission documents, do well to wait patiently for the school to go through it and get back usually within few weeks. If your admission is approved, an offer letter will be issued to you and you can start your visa application. Let’ now look at the visa process and documents usually required.

How To Apply For a Student Visa

Once you’ve received an offer letter, the next thing is to start processing your visa. Visa application for study in Cyprus can be done in two ways, viz; Applying through the embassy and using OKTB. If you are applying through the embassy, ensure you start early so you will be able to get your visa on time and start your journey. Using OKTB doesn’t take much time, all you have to do is gather all your documents, go to the nearest Turkish airline and fill some forms. Once you’re done a boarding pass will be given to you for your travel.

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On arrival at the ercan airport, a visa will be stamped on your passport. Once you have entered your school, ensure you register and get your student permit. Let’s now take a look at some of the top universities in Cyprus.

List Of Top Universities In Cyprus

Here’s a list of some of the top universities in Cyprus you should consider attending. Please note that the tuition fees charged in these universities range from $3000 to $5000 per year for international students.

  1. University Of Cyprus
  2. University Of Nicosia
  3. Cyprus University Of Technology
  4. Cyprus College
  5. Open University Of Cyprus
  6. Near East University
  7. Eastern Mediterranean University
  8. European University Of Lefke

These are just few of the many universities in Cyprus that offer qualitative education to international students. If you are planning to study in Cyprus, I will advise that you check out the websites of these universities, search for your program, if you meet the requirements, start the application as soon as possible.

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