The Open University of Cyprus participates actively in several University networks and associations, aiming to:

  • Encourage the exchange of views on higher education and research at the European and international level.
  • Promote its policy positions relating to lifelong learning and the development of open and distance education.
  • Form collaboration with other universities, members of such networks and associations, in order to create mobility opportunities for its students, academic staff, and administrative personnel, as well as to facilitate educational and research activities.


OUC is an active member of the following networks and associations:

                           eadtu.jpg                                         European Association of Distance Teaching Universities
 eua.png European University Association
 eoc.png European Office Cyprus
 eaec.png European Association of ERASMUS Coordinators
s eden.jpg European Distance and e-Learning Network
icde.jpg International Council for Open and Distance Education
 bseman.png Black Sea & Eastern Mediterranean Academic Network
 reti.jpg Excellence Network Island Territories, ENIT / Réseau d’Excellence des Territoires Insulaires, RETI
 humane.png Heads of University Management and Administration Network in Europe
 ejta.jpg European Journalism Training Association
CSR Cyprus


Cypriot network for Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility (CSR Cyprus)




United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI)


Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN)

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European Society for Research on the Education of Adults (ESREA)