UNIC – Distance Learning Programs

1st University in the EU to achieve 5 QS Stars in Distance Education

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Distance Learning Programs

  • 1st University in the European Union to achieve the highest 5 star rating (QS Stars) in Online/Distance Learning

  • 32 Distance Learning Programs at undergraduate and graduate level

  • Interuniversity study programs with leading Greek universities such as the University of Patras and the Hellenic Open University

  • Use of advanced technology and modern learning design models in the delivery of courses

  • Distinctions with the most important awards for quality and excellence in distance education


We offer 32 innovative distance learning programmes at the Bachelor and Master level, and use the most up-to-date technologies and state-of-the-art learning design theory to deliver our courses.

An integral part of our approach to the learning design of these courses is our commitment to help our students develop higher-order skills of critical analysis, reflection, and problem-solving. We also support our
learners in building knowledge collaboratively and engaging in social learning.

As a testament to the quality of our online programmes, our University has been awarded the highest accolades for e-learning and distance learning education excellence.


University Rankings

Consistently Ranked Among Leading Universities In EECA Region

QS World University Rankings has recognised UNIC for two years running in the Emerging Europe and Central Asia (EECA) Region, with the University ranking at numbers 106 and 91 among 1,800 tertiary institutions across 24 countries.

University of Nicosia Recognised by Times Higher Education for its Global Impact

The inaugural THE Impact Rankings recognised universities across the world for their social and economic impact, with UNIC ranking among the top 201-300 universities for Quality Education and in the top 301+ universities overall.

The University of Nicosia in numbers

QS Stars for Online/Distance Education
On-Campus and Online Students from Over 70 Countries
Ranked University in the EECA Region
Largest University in Southern Europe that teaches primarily in English
in the World for Blockchain & Digital Currency
Research Centres
Student Mobility University Partners
Bachelor, Master and Doctoral Degrees

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