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Important Milestones2019-06-13T15:40:11+00:00

Important Milestones

Founded in 1980, Intercollege has an established reputation for quality higher education. Intercollege is one of the largest and most prestigious institutions in Cyprus and a relevant opinion survey conducted by an independent research firm showed Intercollege to be “the most reputable college in Cyprus”.



Καλύτερη Σχολή Νότιας Ευρώπης 2019 η Σχολή Μαγειρικής και Ζαχαροπλαστικής του Intercollege

Intercollege Culinary School as the best School of Southern Europe for 2019 Trophy winners in the top 2 categories Best Young Chef in Southern Europe 2019 Best School in Southern Europe 2019 The School [...]


«Μαγείρεψε υγιεινά, ζήσε καλύτερα» Ένας πρωτότυπος Διαγωνισμός Μαγειρικής από τον ΠΑΣΥΚΑΦ και την Universal Life. Με την υποστήριξη του Intercollege

"Cook healthy, live better": An innovative Cooking Contest by PASYKAF and Universal Life. With the support of Intercollege At a press conference held on Wednesday, February 20, at the ALFAMEGA supermarket in the Acropolis, [...]


Bachelor in Culinary Arts

The first Bachelor in Culinary Arts, accredited in Cyprus is awarded to Intercollege, rendering thus Intercollege's programme, the first and only accredited Bachelor in Greek language.


New State of the Art Premises

The Bachelor in Aesthetics receives accreditation, being the first professional Bachelor accredited to Intercollege. In October, Intercollege Administration and Programmes of study move to the new building (Research and Technology building).  Due to the introduction [...]


University of Hertfordshire

A collaborative agreement is signed with the University of Hertfordshire. The following programmes begin being offered: Physiotherapy, Nutrition, Pharmacy and Environmental Management. These are delivered by Intercollege, while students enrolled in these programmes will receive [...]


University of Nicosia

University of Nicosia is established, with all Academic Programmes of Intercollege Nicosia Campus transferred to it.



KYSATS approves several distance learning programmes offered through Intercollege: the MSc in Business Information Technology by Middlesex University; the MBA of Henley Management College; the Master of Laws of the University of London; and the [...]


MBA Accreditation

The MBA degree is accredited.  In this way, Intercollege becomes the only college in Cyprus that has two graduate programmes accredited. A third academic building, the Europa Building, is completed and inaugurated in May.  The [...]


Graduate Degree Accreditations

The BA and MA degrees in International relations receive accreditation.  This is the first graduate degree ever accredited in any college in Cyprus. The Office of Research is set up, to direct and coordinate research [...]


The Largest College in Cyprus

Intercollege submits the Articles of Association for the creation of a non-profit institution that will seek university status to the Minister of Education. Total enrolment reaches 3900. The Rector of Intercollege and four School Deans [...]


New Academic Structure

The first Rector of Intercollege, Professor Van Coufoudakis, is appointed. Four new schools are created: the School of Business, the School of Sciences and Engineering, the School of Education, and the School of Humanities, Social Sciences [...]


Further Academic Growth

Bachelor degrees in Business Administration, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Hospitality (Hotel) Management, Pre-Primary Education and Communications are accredited. This raises the number of accredited programmes to 49 (out of the 118 accredited programmes on the [...]


Expansion to Greece and Romania

The Library relocates to a separate facility. The graduation ceremony is broadcast live on the Internet. The Pre-Medicine programme is launched. Intercollege offers ACCA courses in Greece and Romania.


Local Accreditation

In the first local accreditation results, 79 programmes are accredited island-wide. 35 of these programmes are offered by Intercollege. The Business programme is accredited at all levels by the European Council for Business Education (ECBE). An Intercollege [...]


Global Student Distinctions

Intercollege receives programme accreditation by the National Council for Educational Awards (NCEA). Intercollege goes through the demanding process of local accreditation. New graduate programmes in Psychology and International Relations are approved. One student achieves first place ranking in [...]


US Regional Accreditation

Intercollege becomes regionally accredited by the North Central Association (NCA), in conjunction with the University of Indianapolis, to offer Associate, Bachelor and Masters degrees. Development of Exelixis software, a registration and database system, commissioned by the [...]


Research and Publications

First nationwide process of accreditation collapses due to legal technicalities. Inauguration of the new premises in Nicosia, with the first graduation ceremony held there. Intercollege Press begins publishing scholarly books about Cyprus, covering social, political and economic [...]


Accreditation Continues

The Self Study is submitted and accreditation visits are made during the months of February to April. Accounting Tutors (AT), a new and upcoming accounting school, amalgamates with Intercollege.


New Campus in Nicosia

Intercollege becomes a candidate for accreditation. TINLIB, a high technology library database programme, is adopted at the Nicosia campus. Relocation of the Nicosia campus to a larger facility in Nicosia.


Registration of Programmes

Registration of Intercollege programmes with the Ministry of Education. The Netherlands International Institute of Management (RVB) MBA is introduced (substituting the University of Indianapolis MBA). The Kindergarten Teacher programme begins, originally at the Limassol Campus, and one [...]


Computerised Registrations System

AIMS (Academic Information Management System) a computerised registrations system is adopted replacing previous versions.


Distance Learning

The Cyprus Review, a scholarly social science journal, begins to be published. Intercollege adopts the CYCOM SBS Accounting package of Coopers and Lybrand. The Design programme is set up. Local area networks are introduced in Nicosia and, subsequently, [...]


Intercollege Larnaca

Intercollege Larnaca Campus begins operation after merging with a small local college.


Nursery Education Diploma

The Nursery Education Diploma programme commences, with the recognition of the Ministry of Labour (Department of Welfare), under the supervision of Mr. Andreas Christodoulides, Dean of Administration. The Computer Engineering programme is offered. Intercollege Limassol Campus moves [...]


Intercollege Limassol

The Travel and Tourism programme is introduced, modelled on IATA and British Airways training programmes. It is the first such programme to be offered in Cyprus. Intercollege programmes adopt pattern sheets. All programmes are adapted to [...]


University of Indianapolis

Dr. Andreas Polemitis joins Intercollege, merging his institute (which offered University of Indianapolis qualifications) with the College, leading to Intercollege's current structure. University of Indianapolis programmes in Business Administration and Business Data Processing are introduced. Professional Training [...]


Transfer of Credit

Intercollege students begin transferring to accredited universities: e.g. University of Maryland (Hotel Management), University of Strathclyde (Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Administration). The Thomas Edison State College external degree programme is offered. The Chartered Association of Certified Accountants [...]


First Bachelor Degrees

Introduction of internal Bachelor degree programmes in majors such as Hotel Management, Business Administration, and Liberal Arts. A Computer Science programme is introduced, leading to internal qualification and the British professional programme of IDPM (Institute of [...]


Growth Years

Dr. Sofronis Sofroniou joins the College as a lecturer and the first President of the College. Tuition is provided for the University of the State of New York (USNY) external degrees through recognized external exams, such [...]


The First International Students

Nicos Peristianis is appointed as Director. First international students join the College. Internal Certificates (after one year of studies) and Diplomas (after two years of study) are offered in programmes such as Business Administration, Hotel Management, Marketing, [...]


Intercollege is Founded

I.M.C.S Intercollege of Management and Communication Studies was founded as a tertiary level institution, offering the programmes of various British professional bodies, such as the Communication, Advertising and Marketing Foundation (CAM), the Chartered Institute of [...]