Foreign students should hold a secondary school leaving certificate awarded after the six years of secondary education. Entrance examinations are held for the university of Cyprus and all post secondary non-university institutions. Entrance requirements for private postsecondary non-university institutions can only be satisfied by 12 years of schooling or obtaining a secondary school certificate after six years of secondary education or its equivalent.

Language Requirements: Sudents should have good knowledge of Greek for Study at the University of Cyprus and some public institutions and English for the other institutions.