The School is actively engaged in the implementation of substantial basic and applied research activities in the fields of Management, Accounting, Finance, Marketing and Business Administration. In addition, it coordinates the operation of the following research laboratories:

CERISE - Centre for Risk and Safety in the Environment

The Centre for Risk, Safety and the Environment (CERISE) was established on 24th June 2011. CERISE’s mission is to promote to the wider public and the local SME (industrial and business) communities the values and necessities of safety. To provide to the local SME (industrial and business) communities applied solutions, executive training and consulting. To create a new generation of highly educated researchers and scholars in the areas of Risk, Safety and the Environment.

 CERISE aims to foster high level research and development, to provide tailor made services to the local and wider business and industrial community and finally to establish itself as a provider of high level educational output in the areas of safety and risk assessment in the micro and macro environment.


 The areas of strength of CERISE could be summarized as:

  • Use, development and testing of statistical and mathematical methods and solutions for safety
  • Risk assessment and management
  • Organizational aspects of safety with a particular focus in the SME Community.

 CERISE has already established partnerships with internationally known research centers and an advisory board of acclaimed academics is in place.

 CERISE is a founding member of the Cyprus Safety Platform. CERISE is a member of the European Technology Platform in Industrial Safety (ETPIS).

You can contact CERISE:

Tel: +357 22 713 157


Postal Address: Center for Risk and Safety in the Environment (CERISE), 6 Diogenous Street, Engomi, Nicosia 2404, Cyprus



The research center EUC-PEAK stands for European University Cyprus Performance Enterprise Accelerator and Knowledge Innovation Center and it aims to research, support and accelerate efforts of Entrepreneurship, Business Innovation and Knowledge Transfer.


The primary mission is the create a research community that creates research on aforementioned topics. Research in such topics will focus on, but are not exclusive to, the impact of Entrepreneurship, Business Innovation and knowledge transfer in Cyprus and the near region.


Further, the EUC-PEAK Innovation Center will work with the local SMEs, industrial and manufacturing community, students, stakeholders and public authorities to encourage the adoption of entrepreneurial mindset, practices and skills and to foster high-level research and development in this area, as well as the adoption of research in the business community. It will seek to be both a facilitator of change as well as a partner in efforts for knowledge to be transferred back and forth the academic community and the local and regional businesses. It will aim to become a center for further education in the aforementioned topics, blending the academic and the business environment for effective synergies in entrepreneurship and business Innovation.


EUC-PEAK Innovation Center targets to become the hub for research, applications and education for the Cypriot start-up companies, SMEs, industrial and manufacturing community, social entrepreneurship and green entrepreneurship, stakeholders and public authorities and to become a major player in the wider area of South East Europe.


Eventually, the EUC-PEAK Innovation Center aims at becoming a hub for applied solutions and trouble shooting in the entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship area in Cyprus, including sharing experiences and new findings in the field.


CESMATSE – Center for Sustainable Management of Tourism, Sport & Events

Inter-Disciplinary Research Center – “Serving the Economy, the Society and the Environment”

The Center for Sustainable Management of Tourism, Sport and Events is a cross-disciplinary research unit, within the Business School’s Department of Management and Marketing, committed to the advancement of knowledge and dissemination of sustainable practices in the tourism, sport and events sectors. It was established in July 2011 in an effort to ignite interest in, and provide stewardship to the adoption and implementation of sustainable practices by tourist, sport and event organizations. To do so, cutting-edge research is undertaken followed by applied research to the industry, consultancy, training, and community involvement.


To conduct and disseminate research on the sustainable management of tourism, sport and events as well as provide consultancy for organizations operating in these industries.


CESMATSE aims to provide a common space for advancement of scholarship in the areas of tourism, sport and events. For this reason, an interdisciplinary approach is adopted by the Center in investigating these distinct but interrelated lines of inquiry in order to derive sound implications for the sustainable management of tourist, sport and event organizations. The Center conducts and disseminates cutting-edge research in high quality outlets such as international conferences, refereed journals and applied research projects.

 CESMATSE aims to offer consultancy to local organizations by providing innovative marketing and management solutions to business, community and government organizations dedicated to the delivery of tourism, hospitality, sport, event, and leisure services and products. The Center is also able to educate and train executives, and function as a think tank and informational resource for those involved in the tourism, hospitality, sport and event industries.


Nikolaos Boukas, Ph.D. Tourism Management

Cyprus Economic Observatory

The Cyprus Economic Observatory is the online portal of the Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance of the Ioannis Gregoriou School of Business Administration. The online portal was established under the commitment of the European University Cyprus to disseminate more broadly the high quality research that focuses on issues relating to Cyprus.

The aim of the online portal is to act a focal point were academic research, economic policy and mass communication interact in order to provide fresh insights to all fields.  Research that remained “locked-up” in the world of academia and does not percolate to society might lose its impact; likewise societal decision making not being informed through academic discourse might lead a nation to misadventures.



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