University of Cyprus

University of Cyprus (New Campus)
1 Panepistimiou Avenue
2109 Aglantzia, Nicosia

How to get there

Travel from Nicosia to the University New Campus:

Within the city there is bus service and private taxis that you can use to get to the University of Cyprus. Bus lines 33, best serves the University Campus.

Bus line ,Number 33,  starting from the Main Bus station in Solomou Square and ending at the new University Campus, with the Central University campus stop being halfway.

Travel from Larnaca to the University New Campus

From Larnaca, you can use an intercity bus that departs from the central station in Larnaca. 

To reach the central (Larnaca station) you can either use a private taxi or bus service:

Intercity routes: (UCY routes are in red)

Total Duration of journey: 1 hour & 15 minutes approximately

Travel from Limassol to the University New Campus

From Limassol city, you can use an intercity bus that departs from various stops along the city (check stops and timetable here:

Upon arrival in Nicosia you can get off at Solomou Square stop and follow the instructions for reaching the University of Cyprus (new campus) from Nicosia city centre.

Total Duration of journey: 1 hour & 45 minutes approximately to reach Nicosia city centre.

The University of Cyprus ( was established in 1989 and admitted its first students in 1992. It was founded in response to the growing intellectual needs of the Cypriot people, and is well placed to fulfil the numerous aspirations of the country. The University is a vigorous community of scholars engaged in the generation and diffusion of knowledge. Despite its brief history, the University of Cyprus has earned the respect of the international academic community and the appreciation of Cypriot society. Admission for the majority of undergraduate students is by entrance examinations organized by the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Cyprus, and the competition for places is intense. A number of places are reserved for students with special needs or circumstances. Every effort is made to offer practical solutions to students facing specific problems, be it access to University facilities, or assistance on academic issues. When the University of Cyprus first opened its doors to students, the incoming class consisted of 486 undergraduate students. During the academic year 2013-2014 there were 7048 students (undergraduate and postgraduate). There are 8 faculties, 22 departments and 11 research units at UCY. The University of Cyprus is currently ranked in the top 400 Universities in the world, in the top 200 in Europe and features in the 52nd position worldwide in the category of young Universities (World Universities Ranking – Times Higher Education).