The School of the Physical Education and Sports started its academic life with the Department of Physical Education and Sports Teaching and the Department of Sports Management in the 2015-2016 academic year. Then, the Department of Sports Trainers Education and the Department of Recreation Education were opened in the 2017-2018 academic year. The school offers four departments’ opportunities to students from Turkey and Northern Cyprus.
The School of Physical Education and Sports, Cyprus International University aims to train dynamic and contemporary sports trainers in the field of sports sciences with high-quality research skills, developed team spirit, sharing and participatory approach, and focus on the developments in the field. Our school aims to emphasize the importance of sport sciences in academic and social life, and its mission is to create an awareness by contributing to the gap in this area.
Our school founded on knowledge and science, adopts a vision that closely follows technological breakthroughs, innovation, and being open to developments. It aims to be a pioneering and leading institution, competing with the world universities in the field of sports sciences and technologies and offering contemporary sports education and training programs. It is also our aim to educate highly qualified physical education and sports teachers, trainers, and sports managers who have modern, universal values, and can transfer the knowledge and skills they have acquired to practice, based on a vision of a healthy country.
School of Physical Education and Sports covers an area of 7500 square meters, with the education offered at the CIU Arena Sports Complex. The Arena has 6 classrooms, double stands with multipurpose sports hall, indoor swimming pool with 8 lanes and stands, fitness hall, two studios, indoor climbing wall, foyer and resting areas with 7-way closed shot polygon, two outdoor tennis courts, two open basketball courts, two Astroturf football pitches and two open field volleyball courts.
In addition, while maintaining the development of the sports sector with the existing academic structure, the school takes the personal development of students very seriously. In addition to the undergraduate studies; other training models, such as courses, certificate programs, and seminars, planned with sector representatives, aim to increase the knowledge and personal development of our students.