Bill on joint recognition of Greece, Cyprus degrees passes first reading at Parliament

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Bill on joint recognition of Greece, Cyprus degrees passes first reading at ParliamentRoughly 4,000 Cypriots are currently studying in Greece, while some 18,000 Greeks are studying in Cyprus, with approximately half of the latter attending courses in Cyprus and the rest studying remotely

A bill drafted by the Greek Ministry of Education, Religious Affairs & Sports on the ratification of the Greece-Cyprus bilateral recognition of university degrees was approved by the Hellenic Parliament's Standing Committee on Cultural & Educational Affairs on Wednesday, ANA reports.

The bill's full title is 'Mutual Academic Recognition of University Degrees of Higher Education Institutions & other Approved Institutions - Amendment of Annex I of the Agreement'.

Elaborating on the bill, Minister Kyriakos Pierrakakis noted that the agreement between the two countries is based on two key facts: the close ties between Greece, and Cyprus, and their common language, and the large number of Greek and Cypriot students studying in either country's institutions.

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