PREMA International Workshop. A gender analysis of the population of students and academic staff at the University of Cyprus. Athanasios Gagatsis Department of Education University of Cyprus. Barcelona, January 200 7. LAYOUT OF THE PRESENTATION.
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A gender analysis of the population of students and academic staff at the University of Cyprus
Department of Education
University of Cyprus
Barcelona, January 2007
1. General information on the faculties and departments of the University of Cyprus
2. Gender distribution at the University of Cyprus
SOCIAL SCIENCES and EDUCATION
The University of Cyprus consists of six faculties:
PURE and APPLIED SCIENCES
ECONOMICS and MANAGEMENT
FRENCH STUDIES AND
TURKISH STUDIES AND
MIDDLE EASTERN STUDIES
PUBLIC AND BUSINESS
CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL
MECHANICAL AND MANU-
MODERN GREEK STUDIES
Each department offers a number of postgraduate programmes.
Distribution of the academic staff at a number of the departments by gender
Distribution of the students at the University of Cyprus
In total, 4274 (72%) of the students (5954) are women and 1680 (28%) are men.
Three hypothetical explanations for the “dominance” of women over men are the following:
Further study is needed to explore the causes of this situation.
In the undergraduate courses, there are 4032 students, 1126 (27.92%) men and 2906 (72.07%) women.
In the MSc programmes, there are 851 students, 296 (34.78%) men and 555 (65.22%) women.
In the PhD programmes, there are 358 students, 189 (52.80%) men and 169 (47%) women.
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