Begin your Journey to Studying in Europe today – CYPRUS
Cyprus is the third largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, after Italian islands of Sicily and Sardinia (both in terms of area and population). It is strategically located at the intersection of three continents; Europe, Middle East and Africa. Cyprus was colonized by the British, and they got their independence on the 1st of October 1960.
In the year 1974 Cyprus got divided into two separate states namely – TRNC (Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) and The Republic of Cyprus (south). The boundary separating the two sides is known as the “Green Line” it runs through Nicosia the capital of both North and South Cyprus.
The North is a self-declared state that comprises of the north-eastern portion of the island of Cyprus recognized only by Turkey. Northern Cyprus is considered by the international community as Turkish-occupied territory of the Republic of Cyprus. The south also is a self-declared state, but they are recognized by the European Union. Cyprus is a major tourist destination in the Mediterranean; they joined the European Union on 1 May 2004 and the Euro-zone On 1 January 2008.
With international students from over 40 countries including India, Nigeria, Russia, china and many others, students are guaranteed to have a very multi-cultural experience. The official Languages in Cyprus are Greek and Turkish. International students should note that, because Cyprus was a British Colony, most of the population is multilingual and English is commonly spoken as a second language. The University of Nicosia as well as other Universities in Cyprus use English as the official language of instruction and administration. Foreign or International students can easily navigate the university, the community, and travel throughout Cyprus. Universities in Cyprus offer affordable tuition fees for, they also offers moderate living expenses for international. There are several advantages of studying in Cyprus, as it provides an ideal structure and environment for higher learning and has become a major international education centre, attracting students from all over the countries.
The cost of living in Cyprus is incredibly reasonable, and once you start getting to know the locals you will barely pay a dime to have a good time in Cyprus. Cyprus is blessed with natural beauty and has one of the healthiest environments in the world, free from any kind of pollution; crime rate in Cyprus is very low. Cyprus is a beautiful island to study abroad in, and offers beautiful beaches, mountain scenery, and cultural depth to any student eager to explore what it has to offer. Some call Cyprus the island of love.
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