Modern Education in Cyprus
The University originated as a Higher Technological Institute established in 1979, and received its parliamentary Charter as a trust-endowed university in 1986.
Eastern Mediterranean University is dedicated to its vision as an institution of higher learning; to the dissemination of knowledge through high-quality teaching; to promoting the discovery of knowledge through scholarly research; and to the application of knowledge for the good of humanity.
EMU's ongoing commitment to international standards of excellence in teaching and research has enabled it to attract teachers and scholars from all around the world, and it has become the first choice of exceptional students from some 67 countries.
Since being established, EMU has graduated over 11,000 students. A university education today means preparation for modern living, and Eastern Mediterranean University is committed to its purpose of qualifying students for personal and professional success in life.
With its modern facilities and diversity of fields of study, the University provides a broad-ranging contemporary education aimed at developing independence and originality of mind and spirit, encouraging individuals to realize their full potential, and training competent professionals who will play significant roles in today's rapidly changing society.