The fourth NEREUS Intensive Course on “Next generation cloud-based services” will take place in the premises of the University of Nicosia, Computer Science department of the School of Sciences and Engineering, Cyprus, from 16 to 20 July, 2018. Download the flyer here.

Location: The University of Nicosia is the largest university in Cyprus, with its main campus located in Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus. The University of Nicosia campus is situated in the vibrant Makedonitissa area in Engomi, Nicosia. Within walking distance of the main University buildings and dorms, students can enjoy a wide range of social gathering spots like cafes, bars, restaurants, night clubs, gyms, as well as malls and shopping areas. All lectures, tutorials and labs of NEREUS Intensive Course will be held in the Main Building in Laboratory Room B-111. Please take a look at the map here (https://www.unic.ac.cy/discover/campus/dynamic-urban-campus ). Download the UNIC City Campus Guide here . You may take a look of the flavor of the University of Nicosia campus through our 360° virtual tours and get a sneak peek of our premises and state-of-the-art facilities @ https://www.unic.ac.cy/s3public/vrtours/360_unic/main_uni.html .

Time Table: Please download the Time-Table here.

Application Form: Students willing to participate in the fourth NEREUS Intensive Course, in Nicosia, Cyprus, please download the Application Form, fill all required fields and return the signed copy to your Institutional NEREUS representative, no later than 27 May 2018.

Accomodation: Incoming students may get access to a campus residence, located 50m-150m from the University of Nicosia (see the map below). The options are the following:

  • UniHalls: This newly constructed, private hall of residence, is located a few minutes walking distance from the main campus and provides a modern, comfortable and safe environment for its residents. The accommodation complex offers a reading room, a cafeteria, restaurants and other recreational spaces, giving you the opportunity to easily meet and make friends with other students, while saving on travelling costs.
  • Other Accommodation: In addition to UniHalls, you can choose from a great range of other accommodation options, including renting an affordable private apartment or house in close vicinity to the University.

Our office provides useful information regarding lease agreements, furniture rental, etc. It can also arrange for temporary student accommodation at special rates, offer roommate and other useful services such as airport pickup and transportation.

Please reserve your room via your NEREUS academic coordinator (details needed: Name-Surname, ID/Passport Number and duration of stay date of arrival departure etc).

 

Travel info

Reaching Cyprus by air: In Cyprus there are two New International airports: Larnaca and Paphos. Most travelers reach Cyprus through the Larnaca International Airport which is the largest of the two. Both airports are very new: The one in Paphos was opened in Nov 2007 and the one in Larnaca in Nov. 2009.

  • The Larnaca International Airport, which is located about 6km (4 miles) from Larnaca, 45 Km from the Resort of Ayia Napa, 50Km from Limassol and 50Km from the capital (Nicosia) and 142 km (88 miles) from Paphos. Larnaca International Airport would be the most convenient option for conference participants.
  • The Paphos International Airport, which is located about 15km (9 miles) from Paphos and 142 km (88 miles) from Larnaca.

 

Airport Transfers: Please note that participants have the following options for their transfers from /to the airport:

  • Private taxi Transfers: Arrange for transfers by taxi upon your arrival or early enough by using a local operator. Taxi are also located at the airport but you’re encouraged to use local Trasportation (shuttle buses/dinstrict buses ie. Kapnos Airport Shuttle(www.kapnosairportshuttle.com/)).
  • Airport Taxis: Get an airport taxi on arrival to the airport. Service is satisfactory, but at times one may have to wait and prices may vary depending on the time of arrival.

Car rentals: Participants may opt to hire a car during their stay, and thus use it for their airport transfers.

Public Transportation: Cyprus by Bus provides information about buses, bus routes and bus time tables in Cyprus. Please click here for more information.