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Most Popular Studies - Business Administration

studies in cyprusThe most popular fields of study for Cypriot studients were Business Administration and Health and the favourite country to study in was Greece, according to the 2008-2009 school year survey published by the Cyprus Statistical Service (CYSTAT).

Other key findings in the survey are:

  • At all levels of education, there were 1,277 educational institutions, 179,702 pupils/students and 16,345 teachers; giving a pupil/teacher ratio of 11:1.  


  • Of the total number of pupils/students, 69.5 percent were enrolled in public schools and 30.5 percent in private schools. 


  • Enrolments of pupils/students by level of education were as follows: Pre-school and Pre-primary 27,420; Primary 55,552; Secondary 65,445; Tertiary 30,986; and Special education 299. 


  • Cypriot students abroad totaled 21, 473. Τheir distribution by level of education was as follows: Tertiary non-university 385 or 1.8 percent; Tertiary University Undergraduate 18,712 or 87 percent, Tertiary Postgraduate (Master’s) 1,886 or 8.8 percent and Doctoral (Ph.D) 490 or 2.3 percent. 


  • The most popular fields of study were: Business and Administration 12 percent; Health 10.8 percent; Social and behavioral sciences 9.4 percent; Humanities 9.2 percent; Engineering 8 percent; Architecture and building 7 percent; and Teacher training and Education science 6.7 percent. 


  • The main countries of study were: Greece 54.7 percent; United Kingdom 35.4 percent, U.S.A. 2.2 percent; Bulgaria 1.5 percent; Hungary 1.2 percent; France 0.9 percent; and Germany 0.8 percent. 


  • Public expenditure in public and private education for year 2008 stood at €1.293 billion, for all levels. The current public cost per pupil/student in public schools by level of education was: Pre-school and Pre-primary €5,510; Primary €5,401; Secondary €8,604; and Tertiary €13,679.



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