Research and Innovation at Neapolis University in Cyprus

Neapolis University Pafos is on a continuous development trajectory aspiring to become a center of academic and research excellence in Cyprus, Europe, and the Middle East. The University is home to a wide range of priority research fields in which faculties and researchers work on projects to address pressing scientific, economic, and social issues.  

Through its participation in competitive externally funded research programs and high-quality publications, its research output establishes NUP as one of the leading private universities in Cyprus.   The academic personnel and research staff are greatly encouraged to participate in various research projects and activities that showcase their expertise and solidify the University’s map of research happenings in Europe.   

The University’s research efforts are supported and coordinated by the Neapolis Research Office (NRO), a group of experts, and financial managers, that provides support and guidance to the researchers. At the same time, the University’s Research Centres, the “Neapolis Pafos Research & Innovation Centre”, and the “Neapolis Innovation, Research & Development Centre (NIRDC)” allow Neapolis University Pafos to host internationally renowned researchers and participate in competitive externally funded research projects.   

So far, Neapolis University Pafos has participated in several cutting-edge projects that merge its faculties’ expertise in areas such as Computer Science, Civil Engineering, Chemistry and Microbiology, Environmental Management and Impact Assessment, and Architecture.  

Additionally, Neapolis University Pafos is a full member of the eMERGE (European Margins Engaging for Regional and Global Empowerment) European Universities Initiative, together with Limerick University (UL), Ireland, as Coordinator, Université Rennes 2 (UR2), Brittany, France, Université Bretagne Sud (UBS), Brittany, France, Europa-Universität Flensburg (EUF), Germany, Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences / Høgskolen i Innlandet (INN), Norway, Univerzita Mateja Bela v Banskej Bystrica (UMB), Slovakia, Dunărea de Jos University of Galați (UDJG), Romania, and Universidad de Burgos, (UBU), Spain. The consortium’s mission is to link regional and national development to global connectivity with the core aim of developing The Higher Education Emerging Design for Generation Europe (THE EDGE).