Undergraduate Programmes of Study:


Under the regulations of the Open University of Cyprus, undergraduate students are exempt from paying tuition fees. However, a fee per Module is charged to all students to cover general operating/administrative costs. This amount is different for non-EU citizens and is determined by the University Council.

Postgraduate Programmes of Study (Master degrees):


Under the regulations of the Open University of Cyprus, every postgraduate student attending a Master degree is charged with tuition fees. The amount is determined by the University Council, depending on the program of study.

Doctoral Programmes (Ph.D):

Under the regulations of the Open University of Cyprus, every doctoral student is charged with tuition fees amounting to €675 per semester for the first three years of studies and €337.50 per semester for next five years of studies [Note: the length of study in a doctorate degree programme constitutes a minimum of three (3) years and a maximum of eight (8) years), an amount determined by the University Council].

Independent Modules and Short Term Programmes:


Under the regulations of the Open University of Cyprus, every student enrolled in independent Modules in the context of lifelong learning is charged with the tuition fees amounting to each Module, an amount determined by the University Council. (Note: successful completion of the independent Modules offered at undergraduate and postgraduate levels by the OUC leads to the award of an undergraduate or postgraduate certificate of course study, not to full degrees).


Special 5% discount for full payment of the administrative costs/tuition fees for the academic year 2021-2022.

Open University of Cyprus’ Council has decided to grant a 5% discount to all those students who pay in full the cost of their chosen Thematic Units for the academic year 2021-2022, within the advance payment period (according to the academic calendar’s payment schedule).



According to the University’s revised discount policy coming into effect from the academic year 2021-2022 onwards, the following discounts apply exclusively to master and doctoral studentsThe following discounts apply exclusively to master and doctoral students.

Students are eligible to apply for one category of discount / scholarship.

In order for any discount to be approved, the applicant must have already been admitted to the programme of study of his / her choice.

Detailed information regarding discount eligibility and submission deadlines are communicated to students timely, by the Students Support and Programmes of Study Unit, via email.  






 1. Two members of the same family studying at the same time (valid for first-degree relatives only).


- Birth or Marital Status Certificate (recently issued)

- ID card

2. Single parents (with one or two dependent children)


-Child Birth Certificate and Family Status Certificate (recently issued) or

-Recent Single Parent Certificate or

- Divorce and Court Order for Parental Care / Alimony (issued within the current year) or other relevant supporting documents (recently issued)

(Children over 18 are not considered dependent members)

3. Special discount benefit to Open University of Cyprus graduates to continue their studies at the OUC:

- enrolment in a 2nd programme of study

- enrolment in 3rd programme of study





4. Students with large families

- 3 dependent children

- 4 children

- 5 children

- 6 and above dependent children






 - Birth Certificates of dependent children

(Dependent children are the ones under 18 years of age)

5.  Recipients of minimum guaranteed income, as defined by the Law on “Minimum Guaranteed Income and Social Benefits in General” of 2014 (L.109 (I) / 2014)

* applies only to citizens of the Republic of Cyprus


 -Relevant official certificate, with a date of issue within the last six (6) months

 6. Students with special needs


- Recently issued special needs allowance certificate

 7. Unemployed students


 - Relevant Certificate from an official state service, with a date of issue within the last three (3) months.

For more information:

Tel: +357 22411600, email: reductions@ouc.ac.cy