European University Cyprus

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European University Cyprus(EUC) is a leading international university, which stands apart for its high academic values, modern campus and commitment to the wider community. Dedicated to teaching excellence and academic and scientific research the university has recorded astonishing growth over the last decade. It boasts a student enrolment of over 7,500+ and consists of five schools, the School of Medicine, the School of Sciences, the School of Business, the School of Law and the School of Humanities, Social & Education Sciences offering internationally recognized undergraduate, graduate and doctorate degree programs. In addition, the university operates a Distance Education Unit.

European University Cyprus has been ranked with an overall assessment of 5-Stars by QS TOP UNIVERSITIES (QS Stars University Ratings, 2021). EUC has received five stars for performance in the areas of teaching, employability, internationalization, online learning, inclusiveness and the MD Medicine for the competitiveness and strength of the program. The annual Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings placed European University Cyprus among the world’s top 201+ universities in the field of innovation and infrastructure recognizing the policies and practices implemented in the fields of teaching, research, entrepreneurship and the transfer of knowledge to society. For more information, please visit our website at: www.euc.ac.cy

EUC is part of the Galileo Global Education, the largest private higher education provider in Europe and stands apart for its high academic values, modern campus, and commitment to the wider community. EUC is the leading institution of Galileo Global Education in the medical field, thus providing the knowledge and experience that will guarantee the best quality in the implementation of the proposal. The existing strengths of EUC and Galileo Global Education, and their dedication to providing state-of-the-art medical education and health care, ensure the long-term success of the EUC School of Medicine.

EUC is currently offering 82 programs of study by its 12 Departments which comprise five Schools. All its programs of study are accredited either by the Evaluation Committee for Private Universities (E.C.P.U.) within the framework of the "Private Universities (Establishment of Operation and Control) Laws 2005 to 2011", or the Cyprus Agency of Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Higher Education (C.Y.Q.A.A.), which is currently responsible to ensure the quality of Higher Education in Cyprus.

About the School of Medicine

The School of Medicine is both an education-intensive and research-intensive school, embedded within a program dedicated to community service. The Mission of the School is to educate medical students, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows in accordance with the highest professional standards; to train competent and caring physicians to practice patient-centered medicine of the highest standard; and to identify and answer fundamental questions in the mechanisms, prevention, and treatment of disease, in health care delivery and in the basic biomedical sciences. The Vision of the undergraduate curriculum is to produce leaders in Medicine who will learn to apply the foundation of a broad medical education to improve health at a National and International level through patient care, research, and education.

The six-year curriculum at EUC is a competency-based integrated curriculum. Integration reflects courses that not only bring together the various basic disciplines, but also clinical, factual, experiential sources of information. The overall aim is to foster the understanding and performance of professional activities in medicine in our students at an early stage of their education. The Medical program has been fully recognized by the European Parliament and Council on the Internal Market Information System, giving the Medical Degree equivalency across Europe, as well as has been approved by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (EDFMG) permitting graduates to take US Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) and practice in the USA. The program “Doctor of Medicine” has been fully accredited by the National Agency (C.Y.Q.A.A.), through the accreditation processes of the World Federation of Medical Education, ensuring that the program operates at the highest academic standards.

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