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Cyprus University of Technology

PI: Rodanthi Mamouri

The Cyprus University of Technology aims at transferring knowledge (education) and producing new knowledge through basic and applied research.

Research at CUT is carried out in each different Department or between two or more Departments, under the responsibility of one or more members of the Academic and Teaching Staff.

University research activities are realised through funding secured from the following two major sources:

  • From the University’s state funded budget
  • From different organizations, entities or private sources at national, European and international level who award, with or without a competition, specific research projects to research groups and/or individual members of the Academic and Teaching Staff.

Strengthening of the research management support and infrastructure, with the aim of securing externally funded projects, is another major objective of the University. Moreover, CUT has adopted the following principles in relation to Research, which conforms with the European Union’s declarations relating to the creation of a European Research Area.

The University has adopted the following principles as regards the promotion of Research:

  • Effective access and information support
  • Equal research opportunities to all members of Academic and Teaching Staff
  • Effective support of Research Activities
  • Promotion of competition, quality and support of research projects
  • Start-up funding for new members of the Academic and Teaching Staff for the setting-up of research infrastructure, mainly for the creation of research laboratories

The Service for Research, International Collaboration and Public Relations has the responsibility to offer administrative support to the research activities of the academic community. Furthermore, it offers managerial services for research projects funded by CUT. Finally, SPIPR provides expertise for research proposal writing, external funding, mainly by the European Commission as well as by other organizations.

International Cooperation

The Cyprus University of Technology intends to become an attractive, regional educational institution for neighbouring countries. In addition, CUT was established having as its primary aim the development of international cooperation with academic and scientific institutions.

CUT aims in developing, organizing and maintaining effective international relations and networking having in mind the international scientific environment, in order to promote the following:

  • Student and staff mobility as well as the development of international collaboration.
  • Transnational university cooperation particularly focused on European educational and research programmes

The international collaboration of the Cyprus University of Technology consists of the following programmes and activities:

  • The Bologna process and the application of its provisions
  • Bilateral Agreements and Collaborations with Universities and Organizations
  • ERASMUS Exchange Programme
  • Application of the ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) and Diploma Supplement
  • Mediterranean Collaboration programmes
  • Participation in University Networks
  • Participation in European and International Organization Networks
  • Collaboration in international Cultural protocols and programmes

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For further information about the campaign please contact Vassilis Amiridis.


This campaign has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 654109.


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