Semester in Cyprus: Humanities and Social Sciences


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UNIC has a lot to offer social sciences and humanities students. UNIC is a leader in Eastern Mediterranean Studies, which explore peace and conflict, energy security, geopolitics, and diplomacy. Cyprus is geostrategically located at the crossroads of three continents, with 12,000 years of cultural history.

Our Communications department gives you world-class equipment and lab facilities, and internship opportunities.

Our Psychology courses and degree teach to the style of the American Psychological Association, and most faculty in the department have studied and trained in the United States.

Minimum Admission Requirements

  • Attending College or University
  • 2.5 GPA or Higher
  • Completed 30 Academic Credits (Before Program)
  • Over 18 Years Old

Exceptions may apply. Admission is not guaranteed!

  • Attending College or University
  • 2.5 GPA or Higher
  • Completed 30 Academic Credits
    (Before Program)
  • Over 18 Years Old

Exceptions may apply.
Admission is not guaranteed!


Students choose courses for up to 30 ECTS from the catalog of regularly scheduled Spring and Fall semester courses offered at the University of Nicosia.

We have courses available in:

European Studies and International Relations

  • Conflict and Peace Studies
  • Diplomacy
  • Energy Security
  • Mediterranean and Middle East Studies
  • Strategic Studies
  • International Law


  • Digital Communications and Mass Media
  • Journalism
  • Radio, TV and Digital Broadcasting Media
  • Film and Creative Media Production
  • Public Relations, Advertising and Marketing
  • Digital Media and Communications

Languages and Literature

  • English Language and Literature
  • Modern Greek
  • Russian
  • German
  • French
  • Italian

Social Sciences

  • Psychology
  • Sociology

Final course schedules are posted shortly before each semester begins. You can get an idea of potential courses to be offered by looking at what is usually offered each term:

Course Schedule

NOTE: Please filter the form at the following link for the semester of interest – Language: “English”, Course Level “Undergraduate: Bachelor Degree” to see the schedule of courses available to you.

  • Courses designated as Erasmus, and with codes MED, EDUC, NUTR, SOWK, and BENG are not available to study abroad students.
  • Undergraduate students are only eligible for course numbers 100-499.
  • Practicum courses are approved on a case-by-case basis only.


In-Country Excursions

Students on our programs travel all around Cyprus as part of their program. Cyprus has 12,000 years of cultural history, world-famous beaches, and world-renowned geology.

Typically Include:
Overnight or Day Trips/Tours in Nicosia, Ayia Napa, Larnaca, Limassol, Paphos, Kyrenia, and Troodos.

* Some trips may not be possible due to Government regulations.


All students are housed in single occupancy student residences with ensuite kitchens, bathrooms and private balconies. Students have access to building amenities which may include a gym, game room, study room, TV room, laundry facilities, cafes and restaurants.

All residences are located in the upscale neighbourhood of Makedonitissa, in Nicosia, and are surrounded by UNIC’s Vibrant Urban Campus.

UNIC City is home to more than 40 Restaurants, Coffee Shops, Pubs and Bars, Retail, Supermarkets, and more, all within walking distance.

Program Dates

Spring 2023

Application Deadline: October 15, 2022

Fall 2022

  • The study program will begin on 15-16 September and end on 21 December 2022

Program Itinerary
Download a Detailed Program Itinerary:
Cyprus-Based Programs Program Itinerary (Fall 2022)

Application Deadline: June 15, 2022

Program Fees

Fall 2022 & Spring 2023


UNGS Program Fees


Optional Europe Trip

What's Included?


UNGS Program Fees


Optional Europe Trip

What's Included?

  • There is an additional refundable damage deposit of $250, and a mandatory insurance of $200 that are not included in program fees.


Spring 2023

  • Save $500! If you submit your confirmation deposit by August 15, 2022.
  • Save $250! If you submit your confirmation deposit by September 15, 2022.

Fall 2022

  • Save $500! If you submit your confirmation deposit by January 15, 2022.
  • Save $250! If you submit your confirmation deposit by March 15, 2022.
  • Early Deposit Scholarships can only apply in cases where students submit their confirmation deposits directly to Global Semesters.


Spring 2023

  • Confirmation Deposit Deadline:October 15, 2022.
  • Final Payment Deadline: November 15, 2022.
  • Final Withdrawal Deadline: November 15, 2022.

Fall 2022

  • Confirmation Deposit Deadline: June 15, 2022.
  • Final Payment Deadline: June 15, 2022.
  • Final Withdrawal Deadline: June 15, 2022.

Sample Budget

Download a Detailed Program Fees Breakdown and a Sample Budget.

What's Included?

Building Amenities

Reception & Security


Access Controls


Laundry Facilities


CCTV System

Wi-Fi Internet

Restaurants & Cafes

Game Areas

Study Areas

TV Room



Bicycle Racks

Apartment Features

Double-Sized Bed

with Linens & Towels

En-Suite Bathroom

with Walk-In Shower

32” Flat-Screen TV

with Cable Access

Private Balcony

For Each Studio

Individually Controlled

A/C & Heating

Internet Access



& Desk Chair

3 Door Wardrobe

with Drawer


& Side Table




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