Cyprus - first cycle programmes

Flag of Cyprus
Country: Cyprus
Population (mln): 0,8
Official language/s: Greek, Turkish
Time zone: UTC+2 Winter, UTC+3 Summer
Internet TLD: .cy
Calling code: +357
Member of the EU from: 1st May 2004
Unemployment rate Sep 2011 (%): 8.5
Unemployment rate under 25 years Sep 2011 (%): 22.9
Unemployment rate Sep 2012 (%): 12.9
Unemployment rate under 25 years Sep 2012 (%): 27.0
Population statistics 20-29 age group 2011 (%): 16,6
Country codes in education system: CY
Expected duration of education (years): 15,8

The first stage of university level education at the University of Cyprus lasts for 4 years and leads to the award of a Ptychio (240 ECTS).

Source: Eurydice,
Eurypedia - The European Encyclopedia on National Education Systems , Eurosta,, Agency for Science and Higher Education Croatia, Department of Education and Skills Irelan,  Ministry of Education and Culture - FINLAND
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