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University of Nicosia - Global Semesters: Nicosia - Semester in the Mediterranean (Multi-country)
The Semester in the Mediterranean is a program based on the beautiful Mediterranean island of Cyprus that combines a traditional immersion study abroad experience with educational travel to Greece, Italy and Spain*, with a co-curricular focus on M... read more
I needed to do more research on the location before going. Yes it is a beautiful country with good food. I did not realize how slow and calm it would turn out to be. Slow and calm did get old after a while and I found myself counting the days before I went home. Was it worthwhile? For me, no. adin johnson - The Citadel View Entire Review
I gained a lot of confidence and became more independent while here. When you're planning your own trips to other countries, there are so many aspects and components that you have to think about and because of this I believe I have personally grown. A student - Susquehanna University View Entire Review
It was a great time, tried to take advantage of all the opportunities I possibly could. Met so many amazing people and made friends that I know I will stay in touch with. Administration was helpful but I wish they let us know about transportation issues before hand A student - Pace University View Entire Review
overall loved my semester abroad, directors were great, food was wonderful, travel was eye-opening, made me greatly appreciate america. advisor at NY office quit right before I left, but other advisors were helpful A student - University of North Carolina - Charlotte View Entire Review
Had a wonderful experience! No real complaints whatsoever! I miss it already and I wish I could go back. Loved the people. Loved the place. Loved the food. Loved the culture. Loved the language. Loved everything. A student - University of Redlands View Entire Review
I really enjoyed my semester in cyprus. My favorite part of the semester was the traveling outside of Cyprus. I also really enjoyed visiting the beaches and those activities, even though i was located in the only land locked city in cyprus. A student - Montana State University - Bozeman View Entire Review
It was definitely worthwhile, I learned so much about another country and cultures of the Mediterranean. Becca M - West Virginia University View Entire Review
Learned to be more independent, yes it was worthwhile A student - Susquehanna University View Entire Review
My time spent abroad was a wonderful experience that I would not take back. Through this program, I have grown as a person and learned things about myself that I would not have learned at my home university. This program allowed me to travel to 5 countries in less than four months, something I never thought would be possible. A student - Illinois State University View Entire Review
The Mediterranean program was really amazing. Traveling to Italy, Greece, and Spain for spring break was incredible! Life in Cyprus is nice and laid back. The schooling is also laid back, which is nice for traveling around. A student - Illinois State University View Entire Review
The Global Semesters program "Semester in the Mediterranean" in Cyprus was awesome and I would absolutely recommend it. Not only was travel within in Cyprus included in the program fee, but so was 10 days of travel to Italy, Greece, and Spain. The program coordinators in Cyprus are very nice and helpful, and overall I think the ... A student - Clemson University View Entire Review
My semester abroad was the most amazing experience. Everything I had hoped for and more. From not knowing much about Cyprus before, it blew me away. Awesome culture, people, and overall just a great time. A student - University of Tennessee - Chattanooga View Entire Review
Confidence. Independence. Patience. A deeper understanding of different cultures. Greek language. Yes, it was 100% worthwhile. Megan R - Susquehanna University View Entire Review
The Semester in the Mediterranean is a program based on the beautiful Mediterranean island of Cyprus that combines a traditional immersion study abroad experience with educational travel to Greece, Italy and Spain*, with a co-curricular focus on Mediterranean cultures.
Students will experience Athens, Rome, Pisa, Florence, Venice and Barcelona* on the travel component of this program. The travel component does not impact the classroom schedule and is combined with co-curricular material relating to Mediterranean culture.
In Cyprus, students enroll in a full semester of coursework at the University of Nicosia (our host institution). Students are eligible to select up to five courses (15 credit-hours) from the 64 different accredited programs of study at the University of Nicosia.
Italy: Rome and Vatican City, Florence, Venice
Cyprus: Nicosia, Troodos Mountains, Larnaca, Ayia Napa, Protaras, Limassol and Paphos
*See website for more details
Program Type(s):Study Abroad
Relevant Study Subject(s):
- Dietetics, Clinical Nutrition
- Hospitality Administration
- International Relations
- Communication and Media Studies
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University of Nicosia - Global Semesters Scholarships
This award is for semester students with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above. Students must mail their official transcript to Global Learning Semesters for verification. This award can only be combined with our Early Deposit Discount.
Global Learning Semesters awards the Takis Chrysanthou Honored Scholar Award to one student each semester. The student must be attending a semester-long program that is home-based in Cyprus. The award winner is selected based on academic merit, expected contribution to the group experience, and financial need. This award is a $2,500 discount that is credited against program fees.