Producing Leaders of Tomorrow

Established in 2014, the American university of Cyprus is located in the heart of historical capital of Nicosia. Standing firm with the motive of “ScientiaPotentiaEst” which means Knowledge is Power, the university believes in conserving the historical texture of the walled city of Nicosia and at the same time providing the students with global level analytical skills to help shape solutions to worldwide problems. The core values of the institution include Respect, Excellence, Compassion, Service, Hospitality and Integrity. The University has been recognised worldwide and has been ranked in top 40 Universities of Cyprus. Students who wish to pursue their higher education abroad in Humanities, Fine Arts, Business and Political Sciences etc. can apply to the prestigious institute for their better future. The University is a part of the Girne American University (GAU) founded in 1985.

Why choose American University of Cyprus?

  • The University has a Lifelong Learning Centre and a Foundation School.
  • A chance to experience the American model of learning and avail accessible opportunities throughout life.
  • Learner centred, career oriented and innovative course programs.
  • Excellent Educational facilities within the reach of all.
  • Mentorship and internship programs to help increase scope of career fields.
  • Various on campus exhibitions, musical and cultural events, social and academic activities for the students are organised throughout the year.
  • Opportunity to study with International Students from around the world.
  • Traditional Spring Fest and annual youth event in May, every year.
  • Accredited by The North Cyprus Higher education planning, evaluation, accreditation and coordination board (YöDAK).

Departments, Courses and Vocational Schools at AUC

Students choosing American University of Cyprus for the purpose of pursuing their higher studies in Cyprus get a huge platter of courses to choose from. The University has 5 faculties and 2 educational schools including a vocational school. Ranging from Business and Economics to fine arts and Law, the University provides the students an opportunity to choose from the field that aligns with their future perspectives. A brief introduction of the departments and the programs offered is referenced below.

Faculty of Fine Arts
Course Duration ECTS and Credits awarded
B.Arch Architecture Designing 4 years 240 ECTS 145 Credits
Plastic Arts Modelling 4 years 240 ECTS 140 Credits
Interior Architecture and Environmental Design 4 years 240 ECTS 146 Credits
Media and Visual Arts 4 years 240 ECTS 144 Credits
Cartoon and Animation 4 years 240 ECTS 135 Credits
Faculty of Business and Economics
Course Duration ECTS and Credits awarded
Tourism and Hospitality Management 4 years 240 ECTS 120 Credits
International Business Administration 4 years 240 ECTS 120 Credits
Faculty of Political Sciences
Course Duration ECTS and Credits awarded
International Relations 4 years240 ECTS 132 Credits
Faculty of Education
Course Duration ECTS and Credits awarded
Guidance and Psychological Counselling4 years240 ECTS 165 Credits
Turkish Language Teaching4 years240 ECTS 150 Credits
Faculty of Law
Course Duration ECTS and Credits awarded
Law 4 years240 ECTS 132 Credits
Health Vocational School
Name of Course Duration
Anaesthesia Technician 2 years
Physiotherapist 2 years
Elderly Care 2 years
Child Development 2 years
Radiotherapy 2 years
Health Tourism Management 2 years

Vocational School- Following is a list of courses available at the Vocational School of American University of Cyprus:

  • Culinary Arts
  • Forensic Sciences
  • Beekeeping
  • Banking and Insurance
  • Interior Designing
  • Photography and Videography

Student Services available at AUC

Moving to a new place can be adventurous an exciting. AUC hold Orientation Days for the freshers to help them get accustomed to the new lifestyle and culture. The large number of cultural, educational, social and artistic events never fail to make the student’s experience an everlasting one. There are various Student clubs to enjoy and interact with students whom share mutual interests. The students can choose to become a part of Photography, Dance, Theatre, Green Moon, AKUT Club etc. Symposiums, conferences and communes are held by the experts to support the students in academics. World class sports facilities are available for Basketball, Badminton, Archery, Football, Horse riding, Judo, Swimming etc.

Scholarships available at The American University of Cyprus

AUC believes in rewarding the potential of the students. All International Students for associate, Bachelor and Master Degree programs are currently provided with a 50% tuition scholarships. This Scholarship is also valid for programs offered by AUC in affiliation with Girne American University (GAU). In addition there are other scholarships available based on merit and work equivalents by working in the university’s units and facilities. The students who are selected to represent the university in Sports are eligible for a 100% Sports Tuition Fee scholarship.

Accommodation Services for the Students

Students looking for accommodation services generally have to face many adjustment issues but this is not the case with AUC. The living spaces revived by AUC are of 5 star hotel standards. The American University of Cyprus Regal Residences exist at a location with walking distance to the University and easy transportation services to all cities. There are both on campus and off campus housing services for the students. These services include Elysium Court Residence ( on campus), Gordon Bennet Girls Residence ( 800 m from campus), Knowledge Village Residence (25-30 minute walking distance) Univer City Complex Boys Residence ( off campus with regular bus services). These facilities come with residence halls, single/ double/ quadrupled rooms. The students get to experience a Mediterranean way of living and comfort

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