History, Politics
& International Studies

Welcome to an interdisciplinary department. With diverse experience. With qualitative and quantitative capabilities, striving for educational and scientific excellence.


Our department of History, Politics and International Studies is a point of reference for both Cyprus and the international community. With interdisciplinary subjects and most important sociological disciplines. Through our nationally accredited programs, we strive for academic and scientific excellence in teaching and in research. Our department is constantly enriched with new faculty and new disciplines assuring market efficiency, while we lead with capacity building measures for the international market.

Our Department offers high-quality graduate, post-graduate and third level studies. Our academic scientists constantly enhanced their own knowledge, skills and competencies, by participating and enhancing scientific and professional dialogue, while transpiring information to our students and teaching out of empirical experiences. Our graduates in all three levels of offered degrees (Bachelor, Master and PhD), graduate as critical thinkers, pioneers and leaders in their respective fields They accumulate knowledge, join our scientific work and participate in developing further knowledge while pioneering and forecasting our common future. We, collectively and individually contribute to the advancement of scientific knowledge, in Cyprus, in our common European Union space but also to our international community.



Beyond cooperating with local agencies, the Department is developing international partnerships. So far, it has been cooperating with the Centre for International and European Political Economy and Governance of the University of Peloponnisos (Greece). This cooperation includes a joint doctoral dissertation program.

The Department has also been cooperation with the European Network of Political Institutions, based in Brussels.

It is also an active member of the United Nations Academic Impact Curriculum and participates in international scientific associations in disciplines associated with its fields of study.

The Department of History, Politics and International Studies is a full member of the European College of Defence and Security

Finally, the Department is actively involved in networks of academic exchanges and partnerships, the most prominent of which is the Erasmus program.

Institutional cooperation with Strategy International (SI) Ltd.

Member of International Studies Association


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Pantelis Sklias

Professor of International Political Economy

Rector of Neapolis University Pafos

Pantelis Sklias (1969) is a Professor of International Relations and International Political Economy (IPE) and since September 2018 Rector of the University.

Marios Panagiotis Efthymiopoulos

Associate Professor in International Security and Strategy

Head of the Department of History, Politics and International Studies

Coordinator of the PhD Program in International Relations and Security

Coordinator of the BSc in International Relations & Security

Dr. Marios Panagiotis Efthymiopoulos is the Head of Department of History, Politics and International Studies and former senior research fellow at the Neapolis University Pafos….

Giorgos Georgis

Professor of History

Coordinator of the PhD in Modern and Contemporary History

Giorgos Georgis is Professor at Neapolis University Pafos, Member of the Board and Director of the Postgraduate Programs in History at the same University.

Marios Leonida Evriviades

Associate Professor of International Relations and Security

Deputy Head of the Department of History, Politics and International Studies

Marios L. Evriviades is Professor of International Relations and History at Neapolis University Pafos. He is also Senior Fellow and Director of Resources at ERPIC-European Rim and Investment Council, Larnaca.

Konstantinos F. Doukakis

Assistant Professor in Modern and Contemporary History

Coordinator of the MA in Modern and Contemporary History (Distance Learning)

Konstantinos F. Doukakis (Corfu, 1979) is Assistant Professor in Modern and Contemporary History at Neapolis University, Paphos, Cyprus. His research interests relate to modern European economic and social history, to public policy and administration, as well as to the European and Greek versions of the welfare state….

Floros Flouros

Floros Flouros

Assistant Professor in International Political Economy: Energy, Security and Climate Change

Floros Flouros is a post-doc researcher at the University of Aegean researcher with main focus on security, energy security and climate change in the Mediterranean and Middle East region. He defended his PhD Thesis at the University of Peloponnese…

Katerina Papazacharia

Lecturer in Diplomatic History and International Relations

Katerina Papazacharia is a Doctor of Philosophy in Byzantine History. She graduated with a B.A. degree from the Department of History and Archaeology, School of Philosophy of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

Eleni Gavriil

Eleni Gavriil

Lecturer in International Economic Law and Human Rights

Dr Eleni Gavriil holds a Ph.D. from the European Law and Governance School of the European Public Law Organization. She obtained her LL.B. from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and her LL.M. in International and European Business Law….

Kyriakos Iakovidis

Lecturer in Modern History

Born in Limassol, 1984. BA Journalism (Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh). MA in History (Royal Holloway). PHD holder (University of Cyprus). Member of the research program «Evrodaktilios», financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Cyprus).

Ben D. Mor

Professor in International Relations and Security

Ben D. Mor is Senior Research Fellow in International Security and head of the Graduate Program in Negotiation Management and Decision-Making at the University of Haifa, Israel, where he was also head of the International School..

Michael Kobi

Senior Research Fellow in International Strategy and Security

Institute for National Security Studies (INSS), Israel

Prof. Kobi Michael is a senior researcher at INSS and editor in chief of “Strategic Assessment” and a professor at the International Centre for Policing and Security University of South Wales UK…

Frederic Lemieux

Senior Research Fellow Cyber-Security and Intelligence

University of Georgetown, USA

Dr. Frederic Lemieux currently serves as Professor of the Practice and Faculty Director of the MPS programs in Applied Intelligence, Cybersecurity Risk Management, Technology Management, and Information Technology Management…

Antonis Klapsis

Visiting Researcher in Diplomacy and International Organization

Assistant Coordinator of the MA in Modern and Contemporary Greek and European History (Distance Learning)

Antonis Klapsis is Assistant Professor of Diplomacy and International Organization at the Department of Political Science and International Relations of the University of Peloponnese.

Georgios Maris

Research Fellow in in Political Economy of International Relations, University of Aegean

Georgios Maris is Associate Professor in Political Economy of International Relations at the University of the Aegean (Department of Mediterranean Studies).

The aim of the Program is to provide postgraduate training and scientific specialization in History. The Program will help graduates with employment opportunities, in the advancement of their professional careers.