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Cyprus West University

Cyprus West University

Famagusta , Cyprus
Famagusta , Cyprus
University Facts
About University
Cyprus West University
Cyprus West University


Official Name:

Cyprus West University (CWU)




Lefkoşa, Nicosia, Cyprus


Non-Profit, Co-educational, English-Language University


* Council of High Education (YÖK) of the Republic of Cyprus
* Accreditation Council for Business School and Program (ACBSP)
* International Association of Universities (IAU)
* European Council for Business Education (ECBE)

Notable Milestones:

  • 2007: Founded as the first private university in the Lefkoşa region of Cyprus.
  • 2010: Received full YÖK (Turkish Council of High Education) Accreditation.
  • 2012: Became a member of the IAU (Association of Universities).
  • 2015: Received ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business School and Program) Accreditation.
  • 2018: Launched the first medical school in the Lefkoşa region.
  • 2020: Recognized as one of the top 500 private research-oriented institutions in the world by the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR).

Student Life

Extracurricular Clubs and Organizations:

  • Student Council
  • International Student Club
  • Sports Clubs (Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer, Tennis)
  • Music Club
  • Art Club
  • Photography Club
  • Debating Club

Campus Facilities:

  • Modern Classrooms and Laboratories
  • Library
  • Student Center
  • Cafeteria
  • Sports Field
  • Dormitories

Student Support Services:

  • International Student Office
  • Student Services Office
  • Health Center
  • Psychological Support Center
  • Learning Support Center


Academic Resources:

  • Library with over 100,000 books and journals
  • State-of-the-art laboratories
  • Computer labs
  • Simulation rooms


  • Over 200 full-time and part-time international and local professors
  • 95% of the full-time professors hold a Ph.D. degree

Teaching Methodologies:

  • Student-centered learning
  • Interactive lectures
  • Group projects
  • Case studies
  • Simulations

Academic Support Services:

  • Study skills workshops
  • Language classes
  • Math and science tutoring
  • Thesis and dissertation support

Academic Departments and Degree Offerings:

  • Faculty of Arts and Sciences:

    • Department of English Language and English Language Education
    • Department of History
    • Department of International Relations
    • Department of Philosophy
    • Department of Sociology
  • Faculty of Business and Management:

    • Department of Accounting and Auditing
    • Department of Banking and International Trade
    • Department of Business Administration
    • Department of Marketing
    • Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • Faculty of Engineering:

    • Department of Civil Engineering
    • Department of Computer Engineering
    • Department of Electronics Engineering
    • Department of Environmental Engineering
    • Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Faculty of Health Sciences:

    • Department of Nursing
    • Department of Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Department of Occupational Health and Safety
    • Department of Public Health
  • Faculty of Law:

    • Department of Law

Top Reasons to Study at CWU

    Internationally Recognized Education:

    CWU is accredited by several international bodies, including YÖK, ACBSP, IAU, and the European Council for Business Education.

    Modern Facilities:

    CWU has state-of-the-art classrooms, laboratories, and other facilities to support student learning.

    Diverse Student Body:

    CWU attracts students from over 50 countries, creating a vibrant and multicultural learning environment.

    Affordable Tuition Fees:

    CWU offers tuition fees that are significantly lower than many other private and public institutions in the region.

    Scholarships and Discounts:

    CWU offers a range of scholarships and discounts to international students, including academic, athletic, and financial aid.


    Health Services:

    CWU has a health center on-campus that provides medical care to students.


    CWU offers on-campus dormitories for students.


    CWU provides a free shuttle bus service for students between the university and the city center.

    Technology Support:

    CWU has a dedicated IT department that provides technical support to students.

    Job Placement:

    CWU has a career development center that assists students with job search and career planning.
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