History

1980

Intercollege founded (focus on external qualifications)

1981

Nicos Peristianis acquires Intercollege

1985

Intercollege merger with Andreas Polemitis’ institute, an extension campus of the University of Indianapolis

1986

Limassol campus opened

1988

Larnaca campus acquired

1991

Registration with Ministry of Education and Culture in Cyprus

1994

Intercollege merged with Accountancy Tutors (professional studies)

1995

U.S. branch campus accreditation via North Central HLC

2000

Opened professional training center in Athens, Greece

2000

49 programs accredited under Cypriot law – the most programs of any local college

2004

Began to prepare for local University status

2004

Cyprus joins EU

2007

Received coveted University status, one of few for-profits in EU with such a distinction

2007

Launch Romania operations

2009

Accepted in the European University Association (EUA) 

2011

Establishment of 1st Medical School in Cyprus in partnership with St George’s University of London

2011

University Ventures Fund (UV) (backed by German giant Bertelsmann) acquires a non-controlling interest in EDEX

2012

Establishment of UNIC Online