Applications for the undergraduate programme “Studies in Hellenic Culture ” at the Open University of Cyprus, for the academic year 2013-2014 should be sent until June 20, 2013.

The overall objective of the Programme of “Studies in Hellenic Culture” at the Open University of Cyprus is to provide knowledge and understanding of the Hellenic Culture and to equip students with cognitive, methodological and epistemological skills, which will enable them to deepen their knowledge on cultural topics, in general. An additional purpose is to create awareness on the ideological factors, directly influencing the shaping of identities, national or otherwise. Emphasis is given to the comparative study of original sources (texts and objects), which, along with theoretical knowledge, will develop students’ critical and research abilities.

Programme structure

To acquire a Bachelor’s degree, students must successfully complete and pass the examinations for at least twelve (12) Thematic Units (modules). A student may choose up to three (3) Thematic Units per academic year. The workload for selecting three (3) Units per year is equivalent to full-time studies, while fewer than three is considered part-time. The University’s academic year begins in early October and ends in late June, with the completion of the final written exams.

Admission requirements

To enroll the “Studies in Hellenic Culture” Programme a secondary education degree is a basic prerequisite. Additionally the successful candidate should have:

-Good knowledge of computer programs, internet and w-mail

-High School graduation degree.

-Good knowledge of a foreign language (English, French, German or Italian).

Students should take into consideration that good knowledge of a foreign language is essential in order to respond to study requirements.


Applications can be submitted until June 20, 2013 only electronically through the University’s website.