The College

InterNapa College is a private institution of higher education registered with the Ministry of Education & Culture of the Republic of Cyprus to award its own Bachelor, Higher Diploma and Diploma programs.

Choosing the right college can be sometimes overwhelming. We present to you below our College’s distinct characteristics that can help you decide whether this is the best option for you and what you should expect to gain from your higher education by choosing InterNapa College.

Accredited Programs
  • Our accredited programs can help you transfer your credits to any University in the world
Value for Money Fees
  • Based on the amenities and services we offer to our students, we offer a highly competitive college fee package.
Reputable Internships
  • Our annual job fair attracts well-known hospitality and tourism organizations where students will get the chance to gain experience from industry leaders.
Ideal Location
  • Located between two major European tourism destinations: Ayia Napa & Protaras, students have the chance to enjoy their educational years on the island.
Transfer Opportunities
  • Our strong partnerships with leading universities mean our graduates can save both time and money.

Mission & Philosophy

Message from The Managing Director

INC’s mission is to continue to develop as a college of higher education by fostering a learning environment where students, faculty, personnel, and stakeholders strive ethically to achieve their goals and fulfill their social responsibilities. We at INC will dedicate all our efforts to providing students personal support to excel academically, professionally and socially for today and the future.

INC’s mission is based on seven central components:

  • Exceptional Learning Environment
  • Faculty and Student Development
  • Professional Accomplishment
  • Multicultural Integration and Diversity
  • Integrity and Civility
  • Life-Long Learning
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
Philosophy

INC is dedicated to providing educational programs that develop individual abilities, strengthen human relationships, enhance community welfare, and increase consciousness, with diversity as a source of renewal and vitality.

Having academic freedom as a guiding principle, INC’s programs are modeled on American and European educational standards, providing students with diverse transfer opportunities.

At INC assessment and adaptation is a fundamental tool in achieving educational quality, efficiency, and continuous improvement and growth.

Objectives

The College’s strategic goals guide decisions for the future development of the institution.

"INC’s major objective is to transmit knowledge, pursue truth and honesty, and encourage intellectual and moral development."

  • To offer quality programs which integrate liberal arts and science, with professional preparation.
  • To prepare students to function effectively in a multicultural environment.
  • To achieve the academic purpose through teaching, scholarly activity, analysis, debate, study, and service.
  • To select and retain qualified faculty and support their development.
  • To support the educational programs through adequate human, physical and financial resources.
  • Financial adequacy to support the future growth of the institution.
  • To act as incubators of ideas and contribute to society and the business community through programs that will support the general development and welfare of Cyprus.
  • To be acknowledged as an established accredited higher education institution offering a range of academic and vocational programs.

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InterNapa at a Glance

Our Profile

InterNapa College is a private institution of higher education registered with the Ministry of Education & Culture of the Republic of Cyprus to award its own Bachelor, Higher Diploma and Diploma programs.

InterNapa College was established as G. Takkas Educational College in 2003 to offer higher education on a broad, liberal and modern basis and is open to all without distinction of gender, religion or race. In 2007 the College in its efforts to evolve as a modern higher education institution of the area changed its name to “InterNapa College” (INC) to more closely identify with the broader geographical area.

The College offers accredited programs in Hospitality & Tourism Management, Business Administration and Culinary Arts as well as a four year Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality and Tourism Management.

Premises

InterNapa College is hosted in two close-by locations, Marthelenio and Yiorkios, which support academic and administrative activities respectively.

Marthelenio

The main building, the Marthelenio Building, consists of the faculty offices, department of academic affairs, lecture halls, kitchen lab, computer lab, personal support worker lab and the canteen and educational restaurant.

Facilities

The main building, the Marthelenio Building, consists of the faculty offices, department of academic affairs, lecture halls, kitchen lab, computer lab, personal support worker lab and the canteen and educational restaurant.

*An additional floor is under the construction process, which is going to expand our capacity to 1100 students.

Yiorkios

The newly renovated building Yiorkios is 100m away from the Marthelenio building and houses the library on the ground floor and on the first floor the offices of the managing director, accounts and admissions.

Library

The library is a significant part of our educational environment and is open to students, faculty, and members of the College as well as the local community. The library is staffed by a full-time librarian qualified and experienced in library operation and it has the area for study and research and computer/internet access.

It comprises of over 5000 books and periodicals, providing easy access to information to all students and faculty. All books are organized according to the Dewey decimal classification system and supported by an especially dedicated computer network. The bibliographical information for each book is entered into the library software ABEKT. The library can access electronic databases providing an additional resource for online research, enabling faculty and personnel access to a plethora of peer-reviewed articles from a number of periodicals.

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College Location

The Republic of Cyprus is the third largest island in the Mediterranean Sea and is located on the eastern part of it. Cyprus has been a member state of the European Union since 2004. It is a modern cosmopolitan country that marries European culture with a rich history. The island of Aphrodite, as it is known, holds a geographical position between three continents: Europe, Asia, and Africa.

The College is located on the eastern part of the island in the municipality of Sotira, very close to two of the most popular European tourist destinations, Ayia Napa and Protaras. This location makes it ideal for studies in Hospitality Management, Culinary Arts and Business Administration. Students of the College have the added advantage of being able to carry out their summer internships at well-known hotels and restaurants.

College Accommodation

Student accommodation is located in Ayia Napa, offering students a vibrant environment to spend during their studies here. There are several bus connections to college taking around thirty minutes.

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Why Cyprus

Gorgeous Weather – The Whole Year

Cyprus enjoys a pleasant Mediterranean climate, with dry summers from May to October, and mild winters December to February. Summers are warm with temperatures reaching highs of 32-38° C with cloudless skies and sea breezes creating a pleasant atmosphere in the coastal areas. Winter temperatures vary around 12-18° C during the day.

Major Tourism Destination

Cyprus as an island is surrounded by coast and its beaches will each amaze you with their own extraordinary unique characteristics. Cyprus has some of the leading tourist resorts of Europe making it a perfect location for studies in Hospitality & Tourism Management, as well as for Culinary Arts with its expansive Cypriot cuisine mixing the tastes of the region from Greek to Middle Eastern.

Safety

According to a recent survey, Cyprus is one of the safest counties in the world. In particular, it has one of the lowest crime rates and some of the best figures for policing.

Level of Education

Cyprus offers a high level of education with the quality of higher education and programs in Cyprus ensured by the Cyprus Agency of Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Higher Education. The Agency follows the procedures and the evaluation and accreditation criteria of the European Standards and Guidelines which are the requirements of the European Network of Quality Assurance (ENQA).

Enjoy your Studies (and your Time in Cyprus)

History: The History and Culture of Cyprus are among the oldest in the world. Archaeological excavations date this back some 9,000 years. The island’s rich cultural landscape involves hundreds of archaeological sites scattered all over the island, representing the various historical periods in the island’s evolution.

Cost of Living: The cost of living is relatively low in Cyprus, with prices much lower than in most northern European countries. Cyprus offers a high standard of living at an affordable cost. Accommodation prices in student accommodation in the Ayia Napa area is very affordable.

History

The History and Culture of Cyprus are among the oldest in the world. Archaeological excavations date this back some 9,000 years. The island’s rich cultural landscape involves hundreds of archaeological sites scattered all over the island, representing the various historical periods in the island’s evolution.

Cost of Living

The cost of living is relatively low in Cyprus, with prices much lower than in most northern European countries. Cyprus offers a high standard of living at an affordable cost. Accommodation prices in student accommodation in the Ayia Napa area is very affordable.

Cypriot Hospitality

Cypriot hospitality is as famous as the sun and sea of the island. Cypriots are by nature a warm and loving people that immediately impresses visitors to Cyprus; the atmosphere everywhere is relaxing and welcoming. Cypriots are a very English speaking population, so getting to know people is always easy.

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Programs taught in:
  • English

This school also offers:

BA

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The purpose of the program is to provide students with academic, professional and managerial competencies needed in the wider hospitality and tourism industry. Students w ... [+]

Program Purpose

The purpose of the program is to provide students with academic, professional and managerial competencies needed in the wider hospitality and tourism industry. Students will be exposed to a creative learning and entrepreneurial environment in order to develop strong leadership attributes and hospitality oriented professional culture. The program stimulates academic principles through reflective learning and critical thinking in theoretical and professional courses and as an incubator, it supports students in employing multidisciplinary approaches in management, problem-solving, effective decision-making and business best practices. Along with the internships and working experience, the program offers to students an opportunity for professional networking in order to advance their future career. Graduates will expect to be hired in supervisory/managerial positions and work across different organizations within the hospitality and tourism industry.... [-]

Cyprus Sotira
October 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus