The Republic of Cyprus is a member state of the European Union despite being located in Asia, Cyprus is often associated with Europe due to its culture and history. The capital of the republic is Nicosia. Most people speak Greek and minorities speak Turkish.
Well known for its sunny beaches, luxury hotels and impeccable tourist services, Cyprus has invested its resources in a high-quality European education system, with affordable university tuition fees, facilities and many benefits.
Higher education institutions are well funded and provide students with high-standard classrooms, libraries, canteens and help desks for students ready to deal with problems arising on the international campus.
Cyprus has a great system of secondary and higher education. However, the latter is especially popular with foreigners. About 25,000 students study at Cypriot universities, of which at least a third are foreigners. Several international colleges and universities in Cyprus offer fully accredited dual degree programs by partner universities in the United Kingdom and the United States.
There are a number of public and private universities in the country that offer study programs in various fields, from business and medicine to computer science and tourism management.
The low crime rate and the high standard of living make Cyprus a preferred location for international students to study.