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The University of Nicosia

The Citadel in Cyprus is hosted by the University of Nicosia (UNIC). UNIC is the largest research university in Southern Europe that teaches primarily in English, offering bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees based on the American model (4-year Bachelor degrees, 15 credit hour semesters). It is also the largest university in Cyprus. The University enrolls about 5,000 students, of which approximately 600 are InternaMonal students, 60 are ERASMUS exchange students, and 70-80 are North American study abroad students.


Students from a wide range of academic majors can choose from a list of pre-approved courses that transfer back to The Citadel. Transfer credits do not affect GPAs, but students must complete their abroad courses with a C or higher to receive transfer credit.

Academic disciplines offered at UNIC include Math, Computer Science, English, Political Science, Business Administration, Biology, Physics, Fine Arts, Chemistry, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Sociology, Law, and Psychology. 

Read more about the University of Nicosia here


In order to fulfill its objective of making study abroad feasible for all students, the total costs of the Global Scholars Program in Cyprus are the same as a semester of tuition and fees at The Citadel + a $500.00 program fee. Global Scholars may enroll in more than 18 credit-hours or participate in additional excurions or activities not included in the Cyprus program at additional cost.

The Global Scholars tuition and fees cover:

  • Round-trip airfare to and from Cyprus
  • Up to 18 credit-hours of courses
  • Lodging
  • Meal plan
  • Textbooks
  • Excursions
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