Cyprus has been a full member of the Bologna Process / European Higher Education Area since 2001.
The official website of the Department of Higher and Tertiary Education (www.highereducation.ac.cy) provides information to students who may wish to study and to scholars who may wish to teach in Cyprus. The Website includes the electronic addresses of university and non-university institutions for more details on access regulations, grants, and programmes for international students.
Higher Education in Cyprus is provided by university and non-university institutions, both public and private.
For information on public universities go to www.highereducation.ac.cy, select "Universities" and then "Public Universities".
The competent authority responsible for the recognition of academic qualifications is K.Y.S.A.T.S.: The Cyprus Council for the Recognition of Higher Education Qualifications