Life & Work in Cyprus
Why Living in Cyprus is a great opportunity
Cyprus is a long-loved place to relax and rest. It is an island with a great climate, good infrastructure, a decent selection of private schools and universities. It is a place where one can find high quality and relatively inexpensive products, beautiful beaches as well as numerous multi-lingual communities that attract people from all over the world. The majority of people coming to visit Cyprus, decide to settle on the island and buy property here which is one of the main requirements for obtaining a residence permit in Cyprus. The island is considered as the 5th best relocation destination according to Knight Frank Global Lifestyle Review 2013. A combination of business-friendly environment and high quality of life – the island gives the opportunity of enjoying the best of both worlds. Low stress life, art, culture, gastronomy and hospitality are some of its features that can make anyone adore this small heaven. A jewel in the East Mediterranean with a host of opportunities and prospects for both economic growth, prosperity and an enviable lifestyle. Life is meant to be enjoyed in Cyprus.
Cyprus is an island in the sun, offering 340 sunny days per year. The average temperatures during winter range around +23°C and during summer around +34°C. Furthermore, winters are short, summers are long, and you can expect to see the sun with a reasonable degree of certainty about 89% of the time. It has been scientifically proven that sunshine is good for lifting our spirits and making us feel happier. Take as example the simple fact that only 20 minutes in the sun gives our skin the boost it needs to rejuvenate itself.
The Republic boasts an extremely high standard of education. In fact, many Cypriot children have the opportunity to attend one of the many International schools on the island. Compared to other more popular ‘Study-Abroad’ Destinations around the world, Cyprus has a lower number of international students which makes studying much more interactive between students and instructors. With international students from over 25 countries including India, Nigeria, Russia, China and many others, students are guaranteed to have a multi-cultural experience. It should be pointed out, that schools and universities in Cyprus have an extensive variety of subjects as well as extracurricular activities. Our educational system is working in a proper manner for many years and provides high-quality knowledge from UK and USA. It is no coincidence that Cyprus holds the 4th place out of 144 countries for ‘Higher Education and Training’ according to the World Economic Forum Report 2015-2016.
Low Crime Level
The Republic of Cyprus has one of the lowest crime rates in Europe. This alone has been enough to convince many young families that moving to Cyprus is a great idea. According to ValuePenguin Safest Countries in the World Study 2015, Cyprus is ranked as the 1st most safe country among smaller Countries and 5th worldwide.
The clean air on the island, largely owed to the absence of heavy industry on its shores, is an often-overlooked factor by those considering relocation here. The level air of pollutants is actually very low. Additionally, Cyprus’ immaculate beaches have been named the cleanest in Europe for the 11th consecutive year, with a total of 57 local coastlines receiving the Blue Flag certification.
Cyprus excellent transport and telecommunication facilities make it one of the most attractive destinations in the European Union for both living and doing business. The island has two international airports and two ports offering variety of travelling options. Approximately 35 international airlines operate on a regular basis. Furthermore, commutes are minimal between cities which make internal travelling enjoyable.
Hard-working people with Academic talent
Collaboration with highly qualified professionals with high education in legal, accounting, business administration, legal proceeding, trustee, investment, brokerage and banking services. In fact, around 81,7% of the country’s economy is based on these services thanks to its dynamic, diverse and skilled workforce of tertiary education. This also can be evidenced from the 34th place that Cyprus strongly maintains for ‘Labour Market Efficiency’ according again to the World Economic Forum Report 2015-2016.
The Island harmoniously blends influences from numerous nations due to its historical background. Cultural influences have come from all directions, with many civilizations leaving their mark on the island, contributing to the development of a rich and diverse cultural heritage. Its landscape is dotted with the fascinating remains of history that one can easily visit all-round-year. Peaceful – picturesque villages are hidden on the stunning mountains. Local – international festivals, exhibitions, concerts taking place at both modern and ancient venues as well as flourishing museum nights are some of the events that one can attend to throughout the whole year.