The pure and applied sciences are a guide for development, innovation and technology, elements necessary for the formation and evolution of modern society.
The Programmes of Pure and Applied Sciences are fully compatible with European standards and have the characteristics of new disciplines: they started as a research specialization and today are scientific, technological and professional autonomous fields of knowledge that train scientists sufficiently in order to face current and future scientific challenges.
Programmes of the Faculty are also offered in English, with the aim of promoting research, attracting foreign students and the distinction and promotion of the Open University of Cyprus in the European and wider international space.
(no longer available for admission)
The doctoral programme, aims to research issues in the following research area:
- Information Retrieval and Scientometrics
The minimum time required to complete the doctorate is three (3) years, while the maximum duration is eight (8) years.
EUROPEAN CREDIT TRANSFER SYSTEM – ECTS: 180
TEACHING LANGUAGE: Greek
DEGREE AWARDED: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Applicants must hold a Master's degree, or an equivalent degree, related or similar to the research area listed above.
Candidates must submit:
Those interested in applying for the Doctoral Programme should include the following information in the "Statement of Interest":
- A Preliminary Title of the Doctoral Thesis
- A Summary of a 300-word research proposal, which will necessarily include the following:
- Description of the goal / purpose
- The importance of the research
- Review of the bibliography
- Brief reference to the proposed research methodology.
- Scientific and other Distinctions
- Scientific and Research Activities
- Research Areas
Prospective students must submit the online application form through https://applications.ouc.ac.cy/admissions?sap-language=EL
For the academic year 2021-2022 (starting fall semester), the Faculty will accept applications for a position in its doctoral programmes from 02/03/2021 to 25/05/2021.
For additional information, please contact Ms. Marianna Prodromou (firstname.lastname@example.org), 00357-22411651.
The following laboratories operate in the Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences:
Dean: Ioannis Manolopoulos, Professor
Deputy Dean: Jahna Otterbacher, Associate Professor