As from May 2017, Cyprus and the People’s Republic of China signed the Agreement for the Mutual Recognition of Higher Education Titles.

The Agreement was signed by the Education & Culture Minister of Cyprus, Costas Kadis, and the Education Minister of the People’s Republic of China, Chen Baosheng, in Beijing.

With this agreement,Cyprus is aiming to attract even more foreign students, in an attempt to become a regional education and research center. Furthermore, the agreement will reinforce the co-operation between the countries in the field of higher education.

As per the agreement, the academic degrees awarded by Cypriot universities, will be recognised by China at an academic and professional level, while at the same time Cyprus will recognise Chinese university degrees.

Moreover, the Cypriot Minister welcomed the proposal of the Chinese Ministry of Culture to open a Chinese Cultural Centre in Cyprus.

Source: Cyprus Mail