University of Cyprus

PARTNERS / University of Cyprus

University of Cyprus (UCY) was established in 1989 and accepted its first students in 1992. It currently has about 7000 students and it aims to increase the number by 2000 students by 2015 with the final aim to count 10 000 students by 2020. It has 8 Faculties/Schools (Humanities, Medical, Pure and Applied Sciences, Social Sciences and Education, Economics and Management, Engineering, Letters & the Postgraduate School), 22 Departments and 11 Research Units.

Currently it offers 32 programmes of studies at undergraduate level and 95 programmes at postgraduate level. In 2008 UCY received the EFQM “Committed to Excellence” Award. UCY uses ECTS and awards the Diploma Supplement (DS). UCY is one of the 52 European universities to which the European Commission awarded the DS Label in May of 2009.UCY has a significant involvement in the implementation of European grants. During 2013 the University received in excess of 10 million euro external funding. In 2013 UCY was implementing 101 programmes funded by European and international funding, including 7 frontier research grants of ERC and another 231 programmes funded by the National Research Promotion Foundation. UCY runs also, as a proof of its dedication in European integration teaching, a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence and three Jean Monnet Chairs –in European Political Integration, in European Economic Integration and in European Foreign and Security Policy. It has also an UNESCO Chair for Equality and Gender Empowerment. In 2010 the first Nobel Prize winner, Prof. Pissarides Christoforos has also joined the academic community of UCY.


Research Labs:

Computer Graphics and Hypermedia Lab (

Networks Research Laboratory (

Computational Intelligence Lab (

Experimental Psychology Lab (

University of Cyprus Team Members
Yiorgos Chrysanthou

University of Cyprus
Project Scientific Coordinator
Yiorgos L. Chrysanthou is an Associate Professor at the Computer Science Depart...

Andreas Pitsillides

University of Cyprus

Dr. Andreas Pitsillides is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science, U...

Christos Schizas

University of Cyprus

Prof. Christos N. Schizas (male) is Professor with the Dep. of Computer Science...

Constantinos Pattichis

University of Cyprus

Prof. Constantinos S. Pattichis (male) is Professor with the Dep. of Computer S...

Marios Avraamides

University of Cyprus

Dr. Marios Avraamides is an Associate Professor of Cognitive Psychology at the ...

Haris Zacharatos

University of Cyprus

Entrepreneur with over 20 years of international experience in IT and Telecommu...

Kleanthis Neokleous

University of Cyprus

Kleanthis Neokleous is a postdoctoral scientist at the Deparment of Psychology ...

Marios Kyriakou

University of Cyprus

Marios Kyriakou is a post-doctoral researcher at the Computer Graphics Lab of t...

Vasos Vasiliou

University of Cyprus

Dr. Vasos Vassiliou is an Assistant Professor at the Computer Science Departmen...

Call: H2020-WIDESPREAD-01-2016-2017 (Teaming Phase 2)
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 739578

This project has received funding from the Government of the Republic of Cyprus through the Directorate General for the European Programmes, Coordination and Development.