1. What are application periods for the MIM Master Programs?
Prospective applicants can obtain information regarding the application periods for the MIM Master Programs from the School's website, which is regularly updated.


2. Can I apply for a Master before I complete my first degree?
Yes, you can, as long as you are in the final stage and you will get your degree before starting the Master's Programme. The MIM will evaluate your application and can make you a conditional offer (eg to submit a copy of your degree before starting Masters Courses).


3. How do I know if my application is accepted or rejected?
You will receive a reply from MIM via e-mail.


4. How is the selection of candidates done?
The selection of candidates is based on their qualifications. It is also noted that a personal interview or/and a written examination is at the discretion of the MIM.


5. What does the written exam include?
The written exam includes aptitude tests on targeted skills and competences. It is noted that no preparation for this type of examination is needed, since on the day of the examination full and sufficient information on how to handle the exercises is given, as well as examples for practice.


6. Are the MIM degrees recognized by KYSATS?
MIM as a Public Higher Education Institution offers automatically recognised qualifications which do not need to be submitted to the KYSATS recognition procedures.


7. What is the European Credit Transfer Units (ECTS) system?
The European Credit Transfer Units (ECTS) system is based on the transparency of learning outcomes and learning processes and aims, among other things, at facilitating the recognition and validation of qualifications and student mobility. ECTS is widely used in formal higher education and can be applied to other lifelong learning activities.


8. What are the European Credit Transfer Units (ECTS)?
European Credit Transfer Units (ECTS) are based on the workload students need in order to achieve the expected learning outcomes. The workload includes, in addition to time for attending courses, the time required for work, study and examinations. In most cases, a credit unit accounts for 25 to 30 hours of work.


9. What time do the classes take place?
The classes take place 5pm - 9pm so that working students can also attend.


10. What is the duration of study in MIM graduate programs?
For the Greek taught Master Program the minimum duration is 20 months and for the English taught Master Program 13 months. The maximum duration of studies is in each case 4 academic years.


11. What are the attendance regulations?
Class attendance is compulsory thus it is expected that students will attend at least 75% of the lectures in each course of the Master Programme. Unjustified absences from the lectures may affect the final grade in accordance with the School's Internal Rules of Operation.


12. Is there provision for students with disabilities?
The MIM makes every effort to enable all students to participate to the academic and social life to the fullest possible extent. For more details, contact MIM Student Welfare Service.


13. Can I interrupt my studies temporarily?
Students may temporarily suspend their studies for one or more semesters, provided that their total study period (including interruption) does not exceed 4 academic years.


14. Where can we find general information about the Master's programs offered by MIM?
All information is posted on the website. More detailed information is included in the Programmes' Study Guide (Prospectus) of each academic year. Additionally, you can contact us by phone (tel. 22806106, 22806117) or visit the Student Welfare Service (77, Kallipoleos Avenue, 2100 Nicosia).


15. What documentation is needed as a proof for English language proficiency?
Those interested in the English-language program who do not submit with their application relevant documentation regarding the level of their English language knowledge will additionally take a short English test.


16. Where can I find information on Student Grants?
Information on Student Grants and Allowances can be found at the Student Welfare Service of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth (
http://www.moec.gov.cy/ypiresia_foititikis_merimnas/). In order for a student to be eligible for a grant he/she must be a permanent resident of the Republic of Cyprus.

17. How are tuition fees paid?
Tuition fees are paid in advance at the beginning of each Term. In case of withdrawal from the Master Programme, if the attendance for the Term is more than 25% of the Term hours, the student will be obliged to pay the total amount of the tuition fees.


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