We are pleased that you are interested in applying to the Cyprus International University (CIU). CIU is a leading institution of higher education in Cyprus, recognized for the quality of the education it provides with its state of the art technical and physical infrastructure and advanced research facilities. We believe that diversity is our strength, stand against inequality, and work hard to make you experience the most of your new life as a CIU student by creating a living, learning and working place for you. First, please check the type, of course, you wish to apply for.
No, you are unable to make changes to your application unless there are missing documents. If so, an email from the admissions office will be sent to you and your application portal will be re-opened to enable you to upload the requested documents.
To reset your username and password you need to click “forgot password”.
Our online applications for Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs are free of any charges.
There is no need to e-mail your submitted documents unless requested by the admissions office.
JPEG and PDF files are the generally accepted formats to successfully upload your documents.
For further assistance, please e-mail the related Regional Manager or visit our website to login to our live chat.
You can do this in two ways. You can either make a bank transfer directly from your bank to the CIU university account or you can make an online payment using your credit or debit card by using the link provided on your conditional acceptance letter
You can request an official invoice by sending an e-mail to the related Regional Manager
Yes, the initial deposit is part of the total fees indicated on your conditional acceptance letter.
To find out the status of your application, please login to your application portal with using your username and password.
If no further documents are required, the evaluation process for an undergraduate application takes 3 to 5 business days. The evaluation period for postgraduate applications might take longer depending on the number of applicants.
The admissions office contacts all applicants via e-mail as to whether the application has been accepted or declined. You can e-mail the related Regional Manager for any inquiries.
No, the admissions office only issues letters electronically. You can print a hard copy from your email for visa purposes.
Submit a copy of your telegraphic transfer (TT copy) or receipt to the e-mail provided and the admissions office will send you an unconditional acceptance letter (UAL)
You can begin the process of obtaining your visa from the Turkish embassy in your country.
The Turkish embassy in your country is the best suited to advise you on the specific requirements needed for the transit visa to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Once you arrive, representatives from Cyprus International University will guide you through the process of obtaining your student permit.
Yes, all international students are required to have a student permit in order to legally reside in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.
Yes, once you finalize your travel arrangements, send a copy of your air ticket to the related Regional Manager and transportation from the airport to the campus will be arranged.
Your preferred choice of accommodation can be selected while making your application through the application portal. Kindly note that the accommodation can only be fully reserved after the initial deposit has been made. Accommodation at Cyprus International University is provided on a first-come first-served basis. We encourage all applicants to make the initial deposit as early as possible to fully confirm their accommodation.
After you have made your reservation, you are unable to cancel your accommodation for the academic year, but can only upgrade it to another room type, subject to availability.
No, the annual academic fee stated on your conditional acceptance letter and unconditional acceptance letter includes the total amount of accommodation and tuition fees (for applicants who select “accommodation and tuition only package” and for those who select the “all-inclusive package” that includes accommodation, tuition and a meal plan).
Once you fully reserve your accommodation at the unconditional stage, you have that allocated accommodation for one academic year (2 semesters).
Once you fully reserve your meal plan at the unconditional stage, you have it for one academic year (2 semesters). After you have made your reservation, you are unable to cancel your meal plan.
You are only required to pay for your electricity and central heating bills, which are billed monthly. Internet services are free for registered students.
No, every registered student has access to free bus transportation provided by CIU. For further information please visit: transportation page
Recreational facilities, social events, societies, and clubs are free for all registered students. An annual/semester fee is required to enroll for the fitness center that includes the gym and swimming facilities.
All CIU programs are accredited by YÖDAK (The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus Higher Education Planning Accreditation and Coordination Council) and YÖK (The Turkish Republic Higher Education Council). International accreditation from independent scientific accreditation bodies means a lot to our University, and having been through this process means we offer an unsurpassed education exclusive to our students. You can find detailed information related to our accreditations and memberships here: Accreditations and Memberships