At AUC, students are able to establish a close working rlationship with their professors, participate in discussion forums, work in smaller classes and above all, they are actively encouraged to embrace a freeing of their minds
Our students' participation in the process of education is ensured naturally as they are able to think for themselves, to analyse data, to think, learn, gain informative concepts and realize their potential.
The main objective at AUC is to encourage the intellectual growth and development of the student and allow their mindset to encompass a broader approach to their education. Wealso emphasize the importance of students acquiring outstanding written and verbal communication skills which further enhance the theoretical abilities of our students.
Studying at AUC will undoubtedly benefit students in comparison to studying at universities with more traditional education systems as they will be able to establish for themselves the important aspects of their education. They create a platform from which to undertake their academic work and to lead in many aspects of their lives, adapting a progressive and forward-thinking life plan.
The students who embrace and graduate from AUC studies , with interdisciplinary concepts will explore, examine and synthesize their minds to enable themselves to utilize their own capabilities to the very best of their ability.
The vision of AUC
In the light of science,
- To provide high-quality education and training,
- To conduct research studies and publication activities,
- To share the findings with the society at the local and international level,
- To contribute to the accumulation of global knowledge.
The mission of AUC
- To preserve and protect the cultural heritage of Walled City of Nicosia,
- To contribute to the development of the region in the educational, cultural and socio-economic dimensions,
- To educate students to have cultural values at the national dimensions, to develop critical thinking skills, make analytical decisions and generate solutions on a global scale.
Language of Education
All education at AUC is carried out in English.
In AUC there are currently three Faculties of education which include six undergraduate courses.
The AUC operates a two-semester academic year, with the first semester commencing in September and concluding at the end of January and the second semester commencing in February and culminating in June. There are also Summer School programs that will be available from the middle of June until the end of August.
The campus of the American University of Cyprus is located within the ‘Walled City’ of Nicosia with a frequent bus service to surrounding areas.
The focus of AUC is to create a learning environment that encourages students to embrace the culture that surrounds us. The university is an ever-evolving institution that has grown at a rapid pace with the nucleus being centered around the qualified motivated lecturers, the friendly administrative team and ancillary staff. The surrounding area is a mass of color and charm enticing to the mind and challenging to the senses, with the university combining a modern and technical place of learning with the historic and cultural setting.
Accreditations and Memberships
Programs taught in:
- English (US)