The 21st International Educational Fair began today, February 21, with 295 exhibitors that will inform the public on matters related to higher education.
The fair is organized by the Cyprus Ministry of Education. This year’s fair will present all Cypriot Universities and Institutions of Higher Education, along with other educational establishments from 19 countries.
Australia, Bulgaria, Britain, France, Germany, Switzerland, Greece, the U.S., Ireland, Spain, Israel, Italy, Canada, Holland, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Finland will all be participating in the fair. In addition, Lithuania and Sweden will send representatives to the fair for the first time.
SFA Chairman, Othon Theodoulou stated during a press conference that the Fair has contributed significantly to the society’s development over the last 21 years in operation.
Eight Universities and eighteen institutions of Higher Education, including the University of Cyprus, Cyprus University of Technology, Open University and five private institutions the European University, the University of Nicosia, University of Technology Frederick, Neapolis University in Pafos and the University of Central Lancashire will represent Cyprus at the Fair.
Among the Tertiary Education is the Higher Hotel Institute and the Research School of the Institute of Neurology and Genetics for graduate programs. Theodoulou also mentioned that the Greek Minister of Education is in attendance at the 21st International Educational Fair, as well as some representatives from Greece’s universities. From the remaining countries, there will be either direct or indirect participation from 169 universities and 25 colleges.
The gates of the International Educational Fair will remain open until Sunday, February 23 and it will be held on the Cyprus International Fair Grounds. The exhibition will be inaugurated by the Minister of Education and Culture.