University of City Island was founded in 2015. Our aim is to bring European standard and style of education to the island with an international environment and multicultural character.
Our current campus is located in the heart of Famagusta City, just outside the popular tourist centre of Famagusta and continues to host UCI’s 5 faculties and 10 academic programmes.
Instilling the culture and realities of North Cyprus with contemporary scientific values to the students who are representing different cultures from various countries around the World, introducing the World and thus contributing to social and cultural development as well as the development of peace and ethical values.
At UCI , we offer you
A safe,secure and welcoming environment.
An active,enjoyable and multi-disciplinary learning experience.
The programmes,teaching and standards of care you need to be ready for the next stage of your life.
Key Competences for Lifelong Learning
Our vision at UCI is indexed and driven by the eight key competences for lifelong learning:
- Communication in the mother tongue
- Communication in foreign languages
- Mathematical competence and basic competences in science and technology
- Digital competence
- Social and civic competences
- Sense of initiative and entrepreneurship
- Cultural awareness and expression
Our curriculum at the University of City Island and your learning and extracurricular experience at our university is thoroughly informed by these principles which are intended to ensure that our graduates are not only highly qualified specialists in their chosen fields but also but highly skilled and ethical practitioners possessing all the qualities needed to make significant contributions both in the workplace and society more generally,including a commitment to lifelong learning.
Language and Communication Skills
Today’s global environment demands graduates with exceptional communication skills. The UCI English language programme provides a solid foundation for students not yet ready to study through the medium of English,and all students are offered additional language classes throughout their stay at UCI to improve both their academic and professional language skills.
Communication with Families
UCI fully appreciates the investment made by prospective students and their families and sponsors,and the anxieties of parents when sending their children abroad to an unfamiliar country and culture. The university is very careful with regard to keeping contact channels open and staying in regular communication with parents sponsors throughout their programme.Student attendance,progress and welfare is monitored on a daily basis,and families are kept fully informed of any issues that may need addressing.