The main strengths of MIC are its partnership. The extensive knowledge and expertise of the participating organisations along with the willingness to help secures the effective development of the project. In addition, MIC benefits from a vibrant management and a strong, forward thinking team. Our services are managed and delivered by people who have relevant professional experience, and can communicate empathetically with service users.

MIC is the only organisation of this size and capacity in Cyprus, offering a continuous service for the most vulnerable people in society regardless of their immigration status or country of origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability. Our target group originates from different countries; thus, our professionals team is skilled, diverse and culturally competent in assisting our clients with sensitivity and respect.

The University of Nicosia

The University of Nicosia is the largest university in Cyprus, with more than 11,000 students from over 70 countries across the globe, coming together in an innovative and transformative learning space. Located in Nicosia, the country’s capital, and with presence in 18 other cities worldwide, we are driven by our pursuit of excellence in teaching and learning, innovation, research, technology, and a continually evolving academic environment.

The University offers undergraduate as well as graduate studies in business, science, education and the liberal arts. International in philosophy, the University hosts students from all over the world, in a multicultural learning environment, promoting friendship, cooperation and understanding. The University pursues excellence in education through research and high teaching standards, in a continually improving academic environment.

The University’s research profile is grounded on a broad-based platform across a wide range of disciplines. It is supported by groups and programmes, dedicated research institutes and individual scholarship structured around and across our Schools. It has conducted and successfully completed a number of social research activities with different social and excluded groups. The University, adopting a dynamic and proactive strategy on research and innovation, wishes to reach out to all its stakeholders and to work with them in developing ideas for academic and applied research to improve the Cyprus community, country and region.

The Social Sciences Department and in particular the Social Work Programme has a very strong profile and background in working with the framework of asylum and migration. They have delivered successfully 20 funded (competive) projects, at both national and European level. Currently they lead a major AMIF project, at national level, in which they have established and run 4 Migrant Information Centres.

The University has an academic and administrative structure consisting of the Council (chaired by the President), the Senate (chaired by the Rector), Schools (headed by School Deans), and Departments (headed by Department Heads). Moreover, it has School and Department Councils with faculty and student participation

Cardet

Cardet, (Center for the Advancement of Research & Development in Educational Technology) is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental, research and development organization based in Cyprus with partners around the world. CARDET is becoming one of the leading institutions in the Euro-Mediterranean region for research, evaluation and development. The CARDET team strives to offer the highest quality research and development capabilities and educational opportunities to benefit society.

The Cyprus University of Technology

The Cyprus University of Technology aspires to develop itself into a modern, pioneering University able to offer education and high level research in leading branches of science and technology which have high impact on the economic, technical, and scientific sectors. With its orientation towards applied research, the University aspires to establish for itself a role..

in support of the state and society in their efforts to confront problems, which cover all areas of science and technology. The programmes of the CUT to a large extent complement scientific areas, which are not currently covered at Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels by the University of Cyprus or any other institution of higher education in the country. The Cyprus University of Technology was founded by law on December 2003 and welcomed its first students on September 2007. The Cyprus University of Technology is based at the city of Limassol, where all six faculties are located.