Senate - Ανοικτό Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου - Open University of Cyprus

university Senate

The Senate is the highest academic body of the Open University of Cyprus, and is responsible for the academic affairs of the University, both teaching and research.


Among other responsibilities, the Senate:

  • approves the decisions of the Rector, programmes of study, and the award of degrees and diplomas.
  • determines the needs of the University related to premises and equipment, and is responsible for budget allocation and the University’s relations with other universities, research institutions, and other public and private bodies.
  • constitutes committees and may delegate to them, on the terms and conditions it deems appropriate to impose, any of its powers.
  • exercises any power and performs any duty that is granted or imposed by relevant OUC Laws or Regulations.

 

Members of the Senate:

  • Professor Petros Pashiardis, Rector – Chairman
  • Professor Vayos Liapis, Vice Rector
  • Associate Professor Stavroula Tsiplakou, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Assistant Professor Georgios Deligiannakis, Representative of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Professor Ioannis Manolopoulos, Dean of the Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences
  • Assistant Professor Jahna Otterbacher, Representative of the Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences
  • Professor Constantinos Leonidou, Representative of the Faculty of Economics and Management
  • Mr. Christopher Christodoulides, Director of Administration and Finance - Secretary

 

Administrative Support of the Senate: Mrs. Kyproula Kyprianou (Senior Secretarial Officer)

 

 Senate Committees

Studies Committee

 

 

 

  • Associate Professor S. Tsiplakou - Representative of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Professor S. Efthymiadis, Vice-Rector, Representative of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Associate Professor L. Michael, Representative of the Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences
  • Mrs. E. Gregoriou, Division Head of the Academic Affairs and Student Welfare Services
  • Mrs. I. Syrimi, ICT Officer, Information Technology Services 

Research Committee

  • Associate Professor J. Otterbacher, Representative of the Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences - Chairman
  • Professor V. Liapis, Vice Rector, Representative of Senate
  • Associate Professor S. Iordanidou, Representative of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Professor C. Leonidou, Representative of the Faculty of Economics and Management
  • Mr. M. Savva, Coordinating Officer of Research, Industry Liaison and Innovation Services
  • Mrs. G. Panayidou, Accounting Officer, Financial Management Service

Internal Quality Assurance Committee

  • Professor V. Liapis, Vice Rector, Chairman
  • Associate Professor V. Karaiskou, Representative of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Professor I. Manolopoulos, Representative of the Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences
  • Associate Professor E. Soteriadis, Representative of the Faculty of  Economics and Management
  • Mrs. E. Gregoriou, Division Head of the Academic Affairs and Student Welfare Services
  • Mrs. E. I. Sarri, Coordinating Officer of Rectorate 

Committee on Library, Educational Material and Informatics

 

  • Associate Professor M. Gravani, Representative of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - Chairman
  • Associate Professor J. Otterbacher, Representative of the Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences
  • Associate Professor M. Talias, Representative of the Faculty of Economics and Management
  • Mr. St. Mavrotheris, Division Head of Library 
  • Mr. M. Epiphaniou, University Officer A', Information Technology Services 
  • Mrs. A. Avraamidou, University Officer, Laboratory of Educational Material and Methodology

Marketing and Competition Committee

  • Professor C. Leonidou, Representative of the Faculty of Economics and Management - Chairman
  • Professor I. Vogiatzakis, Representative of the Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences
  • Associate Professor S. Tsiplakou - Representative of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Mr. T. Anastasiou - Coordinating Officer of Operational Support Services
  • Mr. L. Lambrinos - Coordinating Officer of Analyses and Special Projects Unit
  • Mrs. E. I. Sarri - Coordinating Officer of Rectorate