Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences - Ανοικτό Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου - Open University of Cyprus

The Doctoral Programmes offered by the Faculty of Sciences and Applied Sciences are the following:

The minimum time required to complete the doctorate is three (3) years, while the maximum duration is eight (8) years.




LEVEL: Doctorate

DEGREE AWARDED: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)



The School of Pure and Applied Sciences announces a number of doctoral scholarships in the following subjects:

(a) Cybersecurity and / or Wireless Communications

(b) Chemical Engineering and / or Environmental Engineering

The scholarships are funded by funds available for the implementation of research activities (categories II and / or III - policy of granting scholarships of OUC). Scholarships can be claimed by existing and new PhD candidates of the School of Pure and Applied Sciences of OUC, whose research subject falls under the above.

Candidates must submit by Tuesday, November 15, 2022 the following information to the School Secretariat, to the email address school.sciences@ouc.ac.cy, either in Greek or in English:

(1) Short CV

(2) The research subject matter that concerns them, (a) or (b), and a brief description of the research activities they propose to perform (up to 1500 words)

(3) Brief description / analysis, how their proposed research activities enhance / will enhance excellence (their research area, OUC, industry, and society) (up to 1500 words)

Applications will be evaluated by a special three-member committee. In case the application is evaluated positively, the committee will propose the duration and the amount of the scholarship based on its evaluation.



Tuition fees for doctoral programs amounts to €675 per semester for the first six (6) semesters. In case the study lasts longer, then the following applies: for the first four (4) and the last two (2) semesters, the cost amounts to € 675 per semester and for the remaining semesters, the cost amounts to € 337.50 per semester. No tuition is paid for the "Academic Writing (DXXX796)" and the "Research Methodology (DXXXX795)", which are mandatory at the beginning of the study.


Internal Regulations for Doctoral Studies (Revised)



Applications can be submitted exclusively online:

Αιτήσεις Αγγ χωρίς ημερομηνίσ

 Application dates for the spring semester of the Academic year 2022-2023 : September 14 -November 15, 2022.


For additional information, please contact Ms. Marianna Prodromou (prodromou@ouc.ac.cy), 00357-22411651.