Study at Cyprus

Do you desire to study abroad while working as an international student? Then you may consider Cyprus.

If you are wondering how to apply for admission into an affordable and reputable university in Cyprus, this article will help you. Here, the requirements for getting an admission letter will be explained.

Working while you study is almost mandatory when you are studying in abroad as a foreign student. Not only you can support your living expenses but also save some amount for the tuition fee payment.

In this article, we will give you a complete guide on how to study, work and live in Cyprus.

Getting admitted in one of the affordable and reputable universities in Cyprus could be difficult as most applicants tend to apply for admission in such universities, thereby creating serious competition for intending applicants.

Do not worry, in Bamivil Global Education Our services are 100% free for students because we’re funded by universities. We will assist you throughout your admission to visa application and flight to Cyprus.

Cyprus is a European Union member, the economy there is stable and booming with many start up businesses and established firms. Through universities, the students can get a chance to do internship and traineeship programmes in established firms and paid according to their working hours as well as get work experience and professional exposure. 

It is third largest and most populous island in the Mediterranean, Cyprus is a popular tourist destination. This is thanks to its favorable weather, great nightlife and beautiful mountain range. The country is in the top three education spenders in the world, investing around 7% of its GDP on education.

To study in Cyprus, the application process after finding your desired course of study is fairly simple and straightforward for both undergraduate and postgraduate openings. Universities in Cyprus have two main intakes which are in the all starting September and in spring starting February every year and various program openings are posted accordingly so.

Application requirements for Undergraduate/Bachelor Programs in Cyprus

  • Secondary school certificate O and A level or equivalent (WASSCE, WAEC, NECO)
  • Scanned copy of your International Passport (Data Page)
  • Optional: English score certificate (TOEFL, IELTS or a university’s proficiency test upon arrival)

Application requirements for Master Programs in South Cyprus

  • Secondary school certificate O and A level or equivalent (WASSCE, WAEC, NECO)
  • Bachelor’s Degree Certificate
  • Bachelor’s Transcript (A detailed list of courses taken)
  • Scanned Passport Copy
  • Optional: Most recent CV or Resume
  • Optional: English score certificate (TOEFL, IELTS or a university’s proficiency test upon arrival)

Application requirements for P.h.D Programs in South Cyprus

  • Secondary school certificate O and A level or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s diploma
  • Bachelor’s Transcript (A detailed list of courses taken)
  • Master’s Degree Certificate
  • Master’s Transcript (A detailed list of courses taken)
  • Most recent CV or Resume
  • Scanned Passport Copy
  • Thesis Proposal (1 to 2 Pages)
  • Optional: English score certificate (TOEFL, IELTS or a university’s proficiency test upon arrival)

Apply for admission

To apply for admission, you can click on this link : and fill our international students enquiry form and our advisor will contact you and assist you your university application or you can click on this whatsapp link to chat directly with one of our admissions advisers

Receive your offer letter

Selected Applicants will be given an admission letter signifying that they have been offered admission to study in the university .

Apply for a Cyprus study visa

Once you’ve been offered admission and receive your offer letter, you should be prepared to apply for your Cyprus Student visa.

What are Cyprus Student visa requirements for Nigerian Citizens?

To apply for Cyprus student visa in Nigeria, complete and honest document is very essential for successful approval of Cyprus visa application.  The reason most applications are rejected is due incomplete or some other issues relating to the validity of the presented documents.

The necessary document required to apply for Cyprus student visa in Nigeria are given below:

1- Cyprus visa application form

The Cyprus application form must be filled correctly and completely. Also, it must be properly signed before submitting it at the embassy.

2- Four recent passport sized photograph

To apply for Cyprus student visa in Nigeria, you must submit four passports that must capture the whole face and must have a white background.

3- International passport

The international passport to be presented must have a blank visa page and must have a validity period of at least one year after your proposed stay in the country.  For assessment of your travel history, you can also submit your former passports with visas and stamps.

4- Original Senior school leaving certificate/original Bachelor/Masters certificate

Students going for undergraduate program are required to present their original senior school leaving certificate with grade reports while those going for postgraduate programs are to present their Bachelor or master certificate as the case may be. Students are required to submit two set of signed copies of original certificates in both cases.

5- Proof of financial status

You will be required to show a proof of your financial capability to ascertain your ability to meet all the financial needs of the program.  Your proof of financial status can be through a statement of account showing a minimum balance of £ 7000 or a bank sponsorship letter.  If the intending student is going scholarship, a financial documentation from the sponsor as well as the scholarship certificate grants should be presented.

6- Original police character certificate

This document is essential as it indicates that the intending student is a model citizen with no criminal records.

7- Original medical certificate

Original medical certificate that will be presented must show the result of the following medical test – Tuberculosis, HIV, Hepatitis B, Syphilis, Yellow fever and hepatitis C.

8- Other documents required to apply for student visa in Nigeria are:

– Receipt of the tuition fee from your choice institution in Cyprus

– The original receipt showing the tuition fee paid to the university in Cyprus.

This receipt must bear the name of the university, account number of the university and the full name of the applicant.

9- The final admission letter from the institution where you intend to study in Cyprus.  The admission letter must contain the following:

– The full name of the applicant

– The name of the institution

– Intended course of study or program

– Course/program duration

– Tuition fee detail

10- Travel insurance:

A travel insurance is also a vital requirement for your application.

Not all insurance certificate are acceptable by the embassy. You should get your insurance certificate from a visa expert who knows the most suitable insurance company in all visa cases. Click here to get one now

In Bamivil Global Education, we have 98% visa success rate and we can assist you from the admission stage to visa and flight to Cyprus. Click here to contact us if you want us to handle your admission and visa application to Cyprus.

Study Expenses

Cyprus uses the Euro (EUR) as its currency.

Higher education institutions in Cyprus are able to determine their own tuition fees. If you need more information about study costs please click here to chat with one of our admissions advisers ad we will guide you accordingly.

The average cost of a Bachelor degree sits around 3,400 to 8,000 Euro per year, depending on the university of choice. A Master’s degree usually costs between 5,000 and 10,000 Euro per year. Doctoral degrees and MBA’s are likely to be more expensive.

Living Expenses

Most of the bigger universities in Cyprus have their own dormitory accommodation. This usually comes at a reasonable cost, and is less than renting an apartment privately. If needs be, a lot of universities will help students to source affordable and safe accommodation.

Working whilst studying is a great way to cover your study and living costs. There are however regulations that restrict the amount of hours a non-resident can work. This means that you should not rely on working to pay your studying and living costs in Cyprus.

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