The University of Cyprus (UCy) now ranks among the best 200 Universities in Europe, according to the Times “Higher Education World University Rankings for 2015-16.
UCy has been placed between 180 and 190 in the top 200 list.
According to a UCy announcement, this is an important recognition for the university, which together with the University of Crete are the only academic institutions in the Greek speaking world that made it on to the list.
“The fact that the University of Cyprus ranks among the top 200 universities in Europe is an extraordinary achievement for Cyprus as well as for the university itself, after only 25 years of operation,” the announcement says.
According to University Rector Constantinos Christofides, “this is a very important distinction in the few years the University of Cyprus is operating”.
He adds that the goal is to place the University among the top 100 in Europe and the top 200 in the world. (CNA)