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Primary, secondary education in Cyprus for international studens. List of 5 top institutions, rankings, prices and tuition fees

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Here you can find 5 best institutions with primary, secondary education in Cyprus for international students. Also, we put together information with description, rankings, reviews and prices for programs for international children and students, how to apply to make it easier to make the right choice. FREE admission services to our partner institutions, places are limited.
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Features of private schools for foreign students in Cyprus

When deciding to choose a secondary school education in Cyprus for your child, decide on the type of a school - there are 4 varieties on the island, each has own pros and cons. The right choice of schools in Cyprus will help in further higher education:

  • State schools. Courses and programs are conducted in Greek - English is taught, but less. The option is appropriate for those wishing to stay in Cyprus or in Greece.
  • Private schools where programs are held in Greek. In private boarding schools, children study study and live, there are all necessary conditions for effective studying and interesting leisure. Individual approach is practiced by teachers, there is an opportunity to take individual lessons.
  • Private schools where programs are held in English This is a good option even for children with insufficient language skills. English schools teach children in a British dialect, common in Europe. Education in international English schools is indispensable if the child wants to continue their studies in Europe. Here children from different parts of the world study - they get to know each other, learn the traditions and history of peoples, and share useful experience. Teachers in English schools - with recommendations and experience, many of them worked in educational institutions in Europe.

Benefits of secondary education in Cyprus for international students

Choosing a secondary school education in Cyprus for your child, you will give him quality knowledge, useful skills and irreplaceable experience. This is a chance not only to receive a prestigious certificate, but also to continue studying at the best universities in Europe

Quality and prestige

Secondary Secondary education in Cyprus has high requirements for teachers and schools - this is the key to the success of students and their interest in learning. A European certificate and diploma is an open door offering a wide range of opportunities. Studying in Europe, a student always have a chance to get a prestigious job in any country in the world.

State control

The experience and knowledge of teachers, their teaching methods, attitude towards students are controlled by the state. In private and English schools, each teacher is a professional with extensive experience.

A country

Cyprus is a country with a mild climate, clean beaches, dozens of historical monuments. During vacation periods and on weekends, students can get acquainted with the sights and relax in comfortable tourist areas.


People in Cyprus are polite and decent, ready to help in different situations: they will tell you the way, help you buy a bus ticket, etc.

Communication experience

90% of Cypriots speak English - this is a unique opportunity to practice a foreign language, which is necessary for further career in large companies.


Education in Cyprus schools is cheaper than in England, France and other European countries. One year of study in a prestigious private boarding school with accommodation and meals will cost about 6500 €.

When sending children to study in Cyprus, do not worry about the large number of noisy tourist areas: beaches, clubs, restaurants, cafes. Educational institutions are located in moderately remote places where children can receive an effective education, without being distracted by entertainment and festivities, but during the holidays and on weekends each child will be able to relax and gain strength for further lessons.

Learning programs-summary information

Name Meaning Equivalent Min. age Duration, 
Next stage Cost
GCSE General certificate of secondary education secondary education (non-accomplished) 14 1–2 A-Levels 15,000 USD+
A-Levels Advanced level secondary education (accomplished) 16 2 University 15,000 USD+
BTEC Business and Technology Education Board secondary special education 14 2–3 University/ work 15,000 USD+
Oxbridge Preparation Preparing for Oxford and Cambridge secondary education (accomplished) 17 1 University 15,000 USD+
International Baccalaureate International baccalaureate secondary education (accomplished) 16 2 University 18,000 USD+
Foundation/ Pathway Year Preparatory year admission to the 1st year of university 17 1 University 14,000 USD+
NCUK The Northern consortium 2 year university 17,5 1 2 year University of NCUK 13,000 USD+
Special Preparation (Medics/Math/Business) Specialized training - 14 optional optional 4,000 USD+
Academic English Academic English Language school 8 + 6–12 months School or University 8,000 USD+

Advantages and disadvantages of English schools

Advantages Disadvantages
The opportunity to enter the best universities in England, USA, Canada, Switzerland, Europe, the world Expensive
High quality of education and academic standards Strong workload
Perfect English after graduation The need to change the social environment; it takes time to adapt
Useful contacts The difficulty of choosing the most suitable school for the child, requires a qualified specialist
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