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American University of Cyprus (AUCY)

Brief History of American University of Cyprus

The American University of Cyprus was inaugurated on Thursday, May 27th, 2021 by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sport, and Youth of North Cyprus.

The modern campus is located in the port city of Larnaka on the south coast of Cyprus which is well known for it’s Finikoudes Beach.

American University of Cyprus

AUCY aims to become a leading center of excellence in education and raise academic standards in North Cyprus by empowering its graduates and postgraduates through programs based on intensive practical training, innovative curricula, and modern equipment.

The university is well-appointed with highly qualified personnel and modern facilities and has established an educational center adopting innovative instructional and learning methodologies.

Philosophy, Vision, and Educational Purpose of the American University of Cyprus

Our vision and educational purpose as described by AUCY is to:

Ensure that all programs offered meet the highest international standards while recognizing the distinctiveness of Cypriot culture and philosophy.

We aim to equip our students with academic excellence and expertise, theoretical and practical, and subsequently enable them to grow and excel in the job market upon graduation.

American University of Cyprus (AUCY) Management
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Faculty of Business Administration and Economics

  • Management and Marketing
  • Business and Finance

Faculty of Science and Technology

  • Computer Sciences
  • Maritime Studies and Technology

Aeronautical and Space Engineering

  • MSc in Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)

English Entry Level Requirements for The American University of Cyprus:

TOEFL:  The American University of Cyprus requires a minimum score of 550 for paper-based, 213 for computer-based, and 79 for internet-based.

IELTS:  The American University of Cyprus requires a minimum score of 6, however, if a student scores between 5.5 and 6, he or she will receive supporting classes for the first year. Alternatively, students can sit for the AUCY English Entrance Test.

IGCSE: AUCY requires a “ C “ grade in English.

Because AUCY is a very new university, please refer to our post on general admission requirements for North Cyprus universities.

To learn more on North Cyprus, visit this post about North Cyprus. Also, find out why many international students choose North Cyprus.

Did you also know North Cyprus is Visa free for the majority of African countries?

  • Students with outstanding academic qualifications are eligible for merit scholarships
  • AUCY offers Athletic Scholarships for students who are eligible to be varsity team members
  • Some applicants may receive additional Financial Aid in the form of work-study by request
  • When two or more siblings are enrolled at AUCY during the same period, they are entitled to a fee reduction provided that they are enrolled on a full-time basis.

Blue Ocean will help you in the preparation of all documents for admission in accordance with the requirements of AUCY or any other university and will assist in obtaining a scholarship for tuition where applicable.

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