Admission Procedure

1. Completed Application Form

The application form may be obtained either in person from the Office of Admissions, or by downloading a copy of the application from the university website www.euc.ac.cy. The completed application form  together with a non refundable application fee of €52 must be sent to the Director of Admissions, PO Box 22006, 1516 Nicosia, Cyprus. For the online application for the School of Medicine please click here.

2. Academic Records

a. For applicants from public and private schools of Cyprus and Greece. Applicants must submit an official copy of their high school leaving certificate (‘Apolyterion’ or its equivalent) and marksheet of their secondary school record together with the application. To be considered for admission, candidates must have an average grade of 18 or above (90% percentage grade) on their high school leaving certificate. Graduates from the public lyceums of Cyprus will need to have passed Biology plus one more subject either in Chemistry, Maths or Physics at the Pancyprian Exams (‘Panelladikes’ for Greece) or alternatively have passed GCE A’ levels in the respective subjects. Graduates from private schools will need to have passed GCE A’ levels in Biology plus one more subject either in Chemistry, Maths or Physics. The University reserves the right to consider applicants coming from other systems of education considered as equivalent to the Pancyprian or GCE A’ level exams. 

b. For all other international applicants. Applicants must submit an official copy of their high school leaving certificate (or its equivalent) and marksheet of their secondary school record together with the application. To be considered for admission, candidates must have an average grade on their high school leaving certificate of 90% or above or its equivalent. All applicants must have passed Biology plus one more subject either in Chemistry, Maths or Physics at their country’s national exams or will need to have passed GCE A’ levels in the respective subjects or their equivalent.

c. Holders of a Bachelor Degree Candidates who are holders of a Bachelor Degree from a recognized university in a relevant field can be considered for admission (Entry into first year).

3. Good Knowledge of English Language

Candidates will need to have passed the GCSE or IGCSE with a grade of ‘C’ or above or IELTS with a grade of 6.5 or TOEFL with a score of 213 (550 paper based, 79-80 internet based).

4. Interview

All applicants will be invited for an interview in Cyprus. When neccesary the University will conduct interviews via Skype. Applicants called for an interview will face searching questions about their motivation, work at school, hobbies and personal interests. Applicants will need to produce evidence of their academic performance and credentials. Applicants will be notified about the exact date they will need to appear for their interview.

5. Voluntary Work

Candidates able to demonstrate relevant voluntary work experience such as work in a hospital as an auxiliary in nursing or residential care will be preferred.

6. Academic Reference/ Letter of Recommendation 

Applicants must provide an academic reference/letter of recommendation from a teacher or lecturer. The reference must be certified by the school or university with which the referee is affiliated. The reference must be sent directly to the Office of Admissions or by email to m.alexandrou@euc.ac.cy

7. Personal Statement

All candidates must submit a personal statement written in English. This personal statement should outline details of previous education, experience and interests, as well as the candidate’s career goals and motivation to study medicine.

 
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