Dedicated to excellence in health education and research

The School of Health Sciences at Frederick University is a modern and creative academic unit, dedicated to excellence in health education and research as well as to the provision of quality health services, accessible to all citizens and society.

The School aims to develop high-quality health education programs of study that offer excellent theoretical and clinical education to students, enabling them to cope with new challenges, by exercising their scientific skills in accordance with ethical principles, at a national and international level.

Graduates of the School of Health Sciences acquire the necessary skills for the prevention, diagnosis, care, and treatment of human diseases. They can successfully support the private and public health sectors and industry. Additionally, they may pursue key positions in hospital settings, healthcare, and social care units, in the field of pharmaceuticals as well as administrative positions in national health systems and health insurance organizations.

The School provides learning opportunities through its targeted educational programs, well-equipped laboratories, and excellent practical training and/or clinical training. The programs of study have been designed and developed by distinguished academic staff members, as well as specialized and experienced scientists in the fields of Nursing, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, and Health Management.

The academic staff holds high-quality qualifications and has the required knowledge and experience, thus guiding students into constantly improving their knowledge, upgrading their skills, as well as adopting the necessary attitudes and positive behavior toward patients and users of healthcare services. Involvement with research begins with undergraduate programs and further develops in postgraduate programs.

I look forward to welcoming you to our School. If you wish to offer professional health services to your fellow citizens, you are in the ideal place. 

Professor Maritsa Gourni

Dean, School of Health Sciences


Pharmacy degree

recognized in Cyprus


1st place

in the international competition for ambulance crews in the last five competitions


Recognition of the Pharmacy Program

under the EU Directive on the Recognition of Professional qualifications (2005/36/EC). It allows all graduates to work and provide services in all member states of the European Union


Strong links

with the relevant industry and high employability rate following the implementation of the General Healthcare System (GeSY) in Cyprus


Practical experience

in hospitals, healthcare providers and the pharmaceutical industry


Member of

the European Association of Faculties of Pharmacy (ΕΑFP) and the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP)

Department of Nursing

The Department of Nursing provides high quality education on health promotion, health risk reduction, disease prevention, management and rehabilitation. Nursing students are equipped with all the knowledge and skills needed to meet the challenges of their future position in the ever-changing field of healthcare. The Department also provides a strong foundation for the development of the clinical reasoning required for the practice of professional nursing and offers its graduates an extensive clinical experience in a variety of different settings in the public and private healthcare sector.

Department of Pharmacy

The Department of Pharmacy responds to the challenges of the highly demanding field of pharmacy, enabling students to build the necessary skillset to become specialists in the various areas of pharmaceutical sciences and assume professional roles in pharmacies, hospitals, clinics, healthcare centers of the private and public sector or in the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industry. The department’s programs provide students with a strong academic background and practical training in state-of-the-art laboratories, while research projects within the department and between other departments and research units are strongly encouraged.

Department of Life and Health Sciences

The Department of Life and Health Sciences offers the newly accredited BSc in Physiotherapy and the renowned Program in Physical Education and Sport Sciences, enabling students to build the necessary skillset to become specialists in the various areas of Physiotherapy and Sports Science. Students benefit from comprehensive curricula, state-of-the-art facilities, and expert faculty. The Department focuses on equipping students with knowledge, skills, and practical experience to excel in healthcare, with a holistic approach. Graduates emerge as skilled professionals ready to make a positive impact in rehabilitation, physical education and research in both fields.