European University of Cyprus (EUC)

European University Cyprus operates five Schools, namely, the School of Humanities, Social & Education Sciences, the School of Business Administration, the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, the School of Sciences, the Medical School, and the School of Law with the mission to educate students for successful careers and life achievement, to understand and serve the needs of society, and to create knowledge through research and innovation. EUC is the only university in Cyprus and Greece to be rated by QS TOP UNIVERSITIES (QS Stars), which ranks many of the most prestigious universities in the United States, Canada and Europe. The University has been assessed with the highest distinction of 5-Stars in Teaching, Facilities, Inclusiveness, Social Responsibility and Internationalization. Its 4-Star distinction in the field of Employability is also considered a remarkable success, a result of the close association of its academic programs to the job market.

EUC is ranked among the 300+ Universities at Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings.

The Centre for Risk and Decision Sciences (CERIDES) provides a holistic offering to academia, policy makers and the business (industrial) sectors of educational (taught), training, research and consulting solutions.

Our focus revolves around the development, use and evaluation of quantitative and qualitative methods in order to measure, assess, manage and communicate risk, and to analyze, design and implement decision-making mechanisms and systems. Our areas of focus revolve around two basic pillars; risk and decision science with an application to a number of horizontal areas such as: Security, Safety, Cybersecurity, Telecommunications, Critical Infrastructure Protection and Industrial Processes.

CERIDES – Excellence in Innovation and Technology is technology oriented and has already developed tools and apps relevant to its work.  CERIDES – Excellence in Innovation and Technology aim is to become an innovation center forming and developing products that can be commercialized at a later stage.

CERIDES – Excellence in Innovation and Technology research and researchers are funded through its participation in highly competitive research projects.  CERIDES – Excellence in Innovation and Technology has already obtained over €4 Mn (March 2020) in Horizon 2020, FP7, DG ECHO, DG HOME, DG Justice, ERASMUS+, Norwegian Grants, Cyprus Research and Innovation Council funded projects.