Cyprus is the third largest island in the Eastern Mediterranean, after Sicily and Sardinia. Cyprus is the neighbor with 70 km North to Turkey,100 km East to Syria,370 km South to Egypt, 950 km North-West to Greece and 170 km South-East to Lebanon and Palestine. The surface area of Cyprus is 9251km². The Republic of Northern Cyprus is 3355 km² and Southern Cyprus is 5896km².
North of the island is known especially for its universities, being a student at the fully equipped Cyprus West University means being part of the island’s transportation, accommodation, business, economy, politics, entertainment, and culture. The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus offers great opportunities and advantages for foreign students to come to the country. Cyprus, especially Famagusta and Kyrenia, is a tourist attraction places. One-third of the island population is students. Cyprus is on its way to becoming one of the most important educational centers in the world.