Career Overseas provides excellent study abroad opportunities in Cyprus!
Cyprus is located in the Mediterranean Sea and is a major business and financial center for Southeast Europe and the Middle East. Cyprus is an island rich with history and tradition, and exploring Cyprus is itself a rewarding experience. Cyprus is in many ways an ideal center in which to study. In fact, Cyprus the Universities have become a major international education destination. About 25% of the 6,000 students at the Universities come from abroad, from over 75 different countries. With over three million visitors coming to Cyprus each year, the island offers excellent facilities for sport, recreation, leisure and an exciting and varied nightlife. Blessed with natural beauty and a wonderful Mediterranean climate, Cyprus gives visitors and residents alike the opportunity to enjoy golden beaches, rugged coastlines and forest-clad mountains, dotted with picturesque villages. Cyprus is a safe place to live, very hospitable and with a very low crime rate. In combination with an all-year round ambient climate, a lower cost of living than other European Union countries, a general pace of life more relaxed than elsewhere in Europe, excellent flight connections to all continents, and a top-class telecommunications infrastructure, Cyprus remains a very popular study destination. The recent discovery of marketable deposits of Natural Gas off the south coast of Cyprus, within the Exclusive Economic Zone of the island, is injecting new enthusiasm and a strong drive to work towards greater prosperity in the near future. Natural Gas is the fastest growing source of energy, drawing the highest investments around the world. Cyprus is targeting to be pumping Natural Gas for commercial purposes by 2018 and the Universities are quickly adapting to the anticipated high demand for skilled professionals, with four Programs of Study: a) Energy, Oil & Gas Management, leading to a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, b) Oil & Gas Engineering, leading to a Bachelor of Science degree, c) Environmental and Energy Management, leading to a Bachelor of Science degree, and d) Oil, Gas & Energy Engineering, leading to a Master of Science degree.