• Cyprus Science and Research Centre

    Cyprus Science and Research Centre

    A centre of excellence for science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics (STEAM) education research, science communication and innovation will be established in Cyprus.
  • Our aim is to create the first interactive science centre in Cyprus

    Our aim is to create the first interactive science centre in Cyprus

    Providing education and research resources to the people of Cyprus and Eastern Mediterranean region.
  • Funded by the European Union

    Funded by the European Union

    The project (Phase I) has been funded by the European Union under the Horizon2020 “Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation-Teaming”
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Member Organizations of the Consortium

Neapolis University
Pafos, Cyprus



Neapolis University Pafos (NUP) is a privately owned university located in Pafos, Cyprus. It was founded in 2007 and in addition to abiding to the uppermost academic standards through a highly competitive curriculum, it strives to become an institution where research is a main focus.
NUP is accredited by the Cyprus Government and its degrees are recognized as equivalent to those by Higher Education Institutions in other EU member states. It offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate, masters and doctoral programs that reflect its philosophy in developing a balanced portfolio of academic activities. The primary target is the creation of a dynamic learning environment focusing on fundamental and applied research in academic areas in order to further the creation of centers of excellence in a variety of academic fields.
NUP offers undergraduate Programs in Business Administration, Accounting, Banking & Finance, Informatics, Law, Psychology, Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Real Estate. The postgraduate programs of the University cover Business Administration, Banking, Investment & Finance, Public Administration, Informatics and International & European Business Law. The university has so far successfully participated in FP7 research projects, in projects funded by the Research Fund for Coal and Steel and in Erasmus + projects.
NUP has developed strong links with the country’s business community and an extensive collaboration network with institutions and organizations worldwide. Furthermore, NUP has collaborated extensively with the local secondary schools of the Pafos district on various topics, through the department of developmental and educational psychology and the department of research. Currently NUP is implementing an Erasmus + KA2 project that involves actions that will attract more students, especially girls towards STEM and Engineering Careers. The project has partners in Portugal, Spain, Latvia, Italy and Greece and leader is the AEVA center of vocational education in Aveiro Spain.


 Project Team

  • Anastasi Natia – CONTACT PERSON
  • Christodoulou Klitos
  • Bakas Nikolaos

Relevant Publications

N. R. Anastasi, N. P. Bakas, P. Tiano, J. Stuart, L. Gaetjen, J. Royo, L. Sanchez, O.A. Cuzman K. Richter. (2016) “EcoCement: A Novel Composite Material For The Construction Industry. Identification Of An Optimal Recipe Using Neural Networks” ECCOMAS Conference Paper · June 2016, Crete, Greece.
O. A. Cuzman, L. Wittig, F. J. Royo Abancéns, C. Herrera, N. R. Anastasi, and L. Sánchez Alonso. (2015)  “Bacterial “Masons” at Work with Wastes for Producing Eco-cement” Int. J. of Env. Science and Development, Vol. 6, No. 10,  p. 767.



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