American University of Cyprus (AUC)

American University of Cyprus (AUC)

American University of Cyprus (AUC) was established in 2014 year on the terms of a sister university of the well-known Girne American University (GAU) based in the capital of North Cyprus — Nicosia (Lefkosha).

The campus provides students with a family ambience created by incorporating modern and state of the art facilities mixed with a hint of culture and history in equal measures. 

Education Arabahmet PlazaArmenian Monastery
  • 10 Lecture rooms
  • 6 Business Management suites
  • 1 Architecture Studio
  • 1 Library
  • 2 Computer Labs
  • Cafeteria
  • 1 Meeting Room
  • 4 tutorial rooms
  • 1 Meeting Room
Arabahmet Culture HouseAlayköy Campus
  • 2 Photo Studios
  • 2 Offices
  • 1 Meeting Room
  • 1 Cafeteria
  • 8 Lecture rooms
  • 8 Offices
  • 1 Foyer / Library
  • 1 Architecture Studio
  • 2 Plastic Art Studios
  • 1 Cafeteria
  • 8 apartments
  • Sport and Recreation Area


The main campus of the American University of Cyprus, is located in the heart of the historical capital city of Lefkoşa. The area is steeped in history and culture and lays in the northern sector of the Walled city, known as “The city of Lights” and embraces the ancient civilizations that are united in the area. 

As the island main tourist attraction, Nicosia is the place to learn with all main historical and government offices nearby, there is much to experience. Some of the main cultural and historical sites include: 

Büyükhan, Selimiye Mosque, St. Sophia Cathedral, Dervish Pasha Mansion, Ethnography Museum, Kyrenia Gate.

Accreditations & Memberships


The healthcare is well catered for at the Dr. Burhan Nalbantoğlu Nicosia Hospital, which will offer the students free health examinations for health insurance subject to school registration. 

Cyprus Trips

As part of the student orientation program we offer all the students the opportunity to partake in a series of well organized trips to enable them all to engage in socializing activities and to immerse them into the Cyprus culture.

Undergraduate Programs

Faculty of Fine ArtsFaculty of Business and Economics
  • Architecture
  • Plastic Arts
  • Business Management
  • Tourism and Hospitality Management
Faculty of Political Science 
  • Political Science
  • International Relations


5% VAT €175
TOTAL €3675

AUC provides a Liberal Arts form of education, a kind of form of education, in where students are able to work within a closer environment with their professors, to work in discussion forums, to work in smaller classes and above all they are actively encouraged to embrace a freeing of their minds.

Within these schools, the students’ participation is ensured, as they are able with Liberal Arts education to think for themselves, to analysis data, to think, learn, gain informative concepts and deliver on their ability. The main objective of the Liberal Arts program is to encourage the intellectual growth and development of the student and allow their mind set to encompass a broader approach to their education. It also stresses on the importance of the students acquiring outstanding writing and verbal communication skills which further enhances the theoretical abilities of the student.


AUC Regal Residence

The living spaces offered by American University of Cyprus to its students, are of hotel standards with their modern design and comfort. At the university residences, the comfort and security of students are procured with 24 hours service.  

American University of Cyprus Regal Residences exist at a location that has easy transportation and access to every point of the town; so, with the said characteristics, the living spaces are considered to have a positive effect facilitating students social lives.



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Useful information

04 April 2018

North Cyprus relationship with Turkey

It is important to have a knowledge of the recent history of the island of Cyprus and the historical background of the Cyprus problem in order to understand the scope of relations between the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) and the Republic of Turkey. 

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