University of Nicosia (UNIC)
The University of Nicosia (UNIC) is the largest university in Cyprus with some 250 full time faculty and 200 part time in a variety of undergraduate and post-graduate programmes in education, special education, computer science, engineering, business, communications, and multimedia. The School of Education employs 22 full-time faculty and 32 part time while it offers degrees in Primary and Preprimary Education, Masters degrees in Education (with 8 specializations), and PhD in Education . It has links with several pre-primary and k-12 schools with which it collaborates on several projects.
UNIC’s degree programmes are accredited by the Cyprus Government, the NCA of USA and some European Accrediting Bodies. It currently has over 11000 students enrolled and around 28% of its student population are non-cypriots, something which makes it a multicultural institution where diversity and pluralism are valued.
The School of Education at UNIC has extensive experience participating in EU funded projects. One of the tasks of the research group within the School of Education is to conduct research to contribute to the improvement of education. In addition, we are experienced coordinators and participants of projects funded by the EU, the US Department of Education, and large corporations. We have strong expertise on special education, higher education, educational psychology, adult education, technology based learning, science education inclusive education, school improvement, social inclusion, intercultural education, teacher development, ICT, e-learning, distance education, collaborative inquiry, research, and evaluation.