Cyprus, Nicosia

Secondary school in the Republic of Cyprus

Updated: 2 months ago

Junior secondary school is the last compulsory stage in education on the island. Secondary education lasts three years. In private schools, from the age of 12, pupils start following a specialized (profile) education system getting ready for a particular educational institution.

High school

High school isn't compulsory. The study lasts for 3 years, from 15 to 18 years. Many children study at the Lyceum (Lykeio) and prepare to enter the university. Or a child can choose specialized education and get a profession. In Cyprus, it is in technical schools.

There are also colleges, after graduating from which one can immediately enter the second year of the university.

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