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Courses and Examinations

Courses of our postgraduate programs are conducted remotely, until further notice, in line with guidelines of the CYQAA. Measures are also being taken to ensure that any upcoming examinations will be offered in line with CYQAA guidelines. This includes end of term exams, Master’s Viva’s, Comprehensive Examinations and PhD Defenses.

Student Support Services

The Office of Graduate Studies is continuing its normal operations remotely, working hard to provide support to our students and academic and teaching staff. All queries, needs and concerns will be answered either by email or by phone: email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Tel: +357 22 208 614.

Students may find useful information about the latest local news, developments and regulations set by the local government in the CyI Updates and Community Messages page on the CyI website which is regularly updated.

Your Health

If you are eligible for GESY, you should make sure you are registered with a doctor so you know whom to contact if you get sick. If you are an international student from a country outside the EU, and you fall ill, you should contact a doctor covered by your medical insurance plan.

The local coronavirus hotline can be reached at tel. no 1420. Anyone who suspects that they have the coronavirus should call this number. If symptoms are not serious, you should contact your personal doctor.

If you have tested positive for COVID-19, please make sure to notify the Office of Graduate Studies.

Your mental health is as important as your physical health. If we can provide guidance or support during this difficult time, please do not hesitate to contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or tel: 22208614. Additionally, The Cyprus Institute has established a hotlines for urgent need.

  • During working hours please get in touch with the VPO office or the CyI hotline (22397555 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
  • After working hours, please contact directly the Health & Safety Officer
  • For the Network of Volunteers, please contact theThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Students as well as staff members can report any work-related matter/problem they may face or any personal problem related with the situation we are facing, and CyI can provide assistance. Institutional confidentiality will be held to the maximum degree allowed by law.

Useful Links

Recommendations of the WHO for the general public to reduce exposure to and transmission of the coronavirus during this pandemic: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public

Cyprus Ministry of Health - Information on Coronavirus Covid-19 https://www.moh.gov.cy/moh/moh.nsf/All/0D5A0919CACA4BF8C225851B003E098C

 

Travel

The Cyprus Institute is following the Cyprus government’s advice with regard to travel.

As countries respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, including travel and border restrictions, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs recommends avoiding all travel abroad unless absolutely necessary. Any country or area may restrict travel without notice. Many airlines are suspending flights and many airports are closing, preventing flights from leaving.

Useful Links

Travel Advice Announcements Ministry of Foreign Affairs: http://www.mfa.gov.cy/mfa/mfa2016.nsf/..All/690BDBF57C99071FC225852D002AC28E?OpenDocument

Latest Travel Advice from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs: http://www.mfa.gov.cy/mfa/mfa2016.nsf/travel_en.html

Foreign students who need to travel are strongly advised to also check their home country government travel advice before considering any travel. They should also regularly check the Cyprus government announcements regarding re-entering Cyprus as things are changing constantly.

 

Visas

For specific questions about visas please contact the Office of Graduate Studies at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Useful Links

Civil Registry and Migration Department website: http://www.moi.gov.cy/moi/crmd/crmd.nsf/index_en/index_en?OpenDocument