Education abroad: pros and cons


Many of us would like to study abroad. But while answering the main question for yourself «Could I study abroad or not?», we obviously think to ourselves what are the pros and cons in education abroad.

The quality of education in universities of Northern Cyprus is at a high international level. And one more advantage is the ambiance. However paradoxical it may sound, but here you do feel an incredible thirst for studying because of the dynamics of student life and amazing teachers.

Pros of education abroad

  • High level of education;
  • European and American methods of teaching, which are quite different from  others;
  • International teaching and professorial staff;
  • Scholarship opportunities, many schools offer up to 100% scholarships for good and excellent studies or working at the university;
  • Intensive study of a foreign language;
  • Availability of educational materials, various literature is widely represented in the university libraries;
  • Modern dormitories and comfortable living conditions there;
  • Large number of friends among foreigners, useful contacts that may be helpful in the future;
  • Living experience abroad is useful in any life situation;
  • Many other pros.

Cons of education abroad

  • Distance from friends and family, nostalgia for home;
  • Adapting to a new lifestyle.

If you seriously think about international education abroad and its invaluable experience, it is time to choose a specialty and start to prepare documents with us.

News and events

20 December 2017

Opening of the Arkin University of Creative Arts and Design (ARUCAD)

ALVI group always keeps you in tone when it comes to education worldwide and North Cyprus precisely.

18 May 2017

News about Higher Education from Ministry of Education

The minister of national education and culture of North Cyprus, Ozdemir Berova, stated that there are 15 universities and 93 000 students in North Cyprus now, it is now seem to be an island of education.

10 February 2017

Feedbacks and Pictures from CIU Summer Academy 2016

For over 6 years Cyprus International University has been creating a wonderful summer experience for students from around the world. Some of our Summer Academy participants, loved North Cyprus and CIU so much, they have decided to become our full time students.

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