Professional & End-User Qualifications

We offer ICT Professionals, employees, employers and students at all levels of education a range of internationally recognised certification programmes.

Career & Professional Training

Whether you are an ICT or Business Professional, CCS has the key of direction that will give you an important value for your future.

Become a member of our Association

We listen to what you have to say and we aim to what is best for you as professionals.

Welcome to CCS

We serve the Information and Knowledge Society since 1984. More than 1200 ICT Professionals trust us to improve and promote together the standards and the Computing field in Cyprus.

About Us

The Cyprus Computer Society (CCS) is a professional and independent not-for-profit organization, seeking to improve and promote high standards amongst informatics professionals, in recognition of the impact that informatics has on employment, business, society as well as on the quality of life of the citizen. Through the advancement of IT Science and good practice our organization promotes wider social and economic progress, bringing together industry, academics, practitioners and government to share knowledge, promote new thinking, inform the design of new curricula, shape public policy and inform the public.

As the Body of Computer Science and IT Professionals, the CCS is engaged in a range of activities, expresses its views on behalf of its members to the National Authorities on IT strategic issues and engages in European and other projects by developing multistakeholder co-operations with the academic community, government, public, private and non-governmental organizations.

The CCS was founded in 1984 and today with the high quality level of the services it offers to its (more than 1200) members, the IT community and the society, the CCS has become the trust-worthy reference point of IT in Cyprus.

CCS Board Members

Vision

The Cyprus Computer Society to be the leading and independent association of promotion, development and implementation of the Information Society and Knowledge in Cyprus and to maintain and upgrade the profession of Information Technology for the benefit of the society and its members.

Objectives

  • To be the main network of IT Professionals in Cyprus
  • To become established as the leading independent IT Certification Organisation in Cyprus
  • To raise the profile and promote the views of the Cyprus’ informatics professionals to other National, European and International Organizations and Institutions.
  • To promote the development of the Information society at all levels of the financial, professional and social activities in Cyprus through digital literacy, skills, education and training, research, and professionalism.

Activities

  • Pancyprian Student Programming Olympiad under the auspices of the Ministry of Education and Culture
  • International Information Security Conference (INFOSEC)
  • Conference on “IT & Education”
  • IT Academy for the students of secondary education

 Participations

  • Technical Committee No. 11 of IFIP on Information Security
  • Technical Committees and Working Groups of CEPIS
  • International Education Fair promoting the ECDL and its other certifications
  • International and Balkan Olympiad in Informatics
  • Junior Balkan Olympiad in Informatics for students at the ages of 12-15
  • Annual Cyta event on Security on the Internet
  • “Career” event for student counselling on career options in the field of Information Technology.
  • Advisory Committee on Information Society of the Council of Ministers
  • IT Members Registration Committee of the Cyprus Scientific Technical Chamber.

 Collaborations

  • Ministry of Education & Culture
  • Public and Private Universities
  • IT Teachers Association
  • Cyprus IT Enterprises Association
  • Cyprus Scientific Association of Teachers Using ICT
  • Human Resource Development Authority
  • CEPIS – Council of European Professional Informatics Societies
  • IFIP – International Federation Information Processing
  • ECDL – European Computer Driving Licence
  • IOI – International Olympiad in Informatics
  • IT STAR - Regional Association on information technology in Central, Eastern and Southern Europe
  • ALL DIGITAL (previously known as Telecentre Europe) - Pan-European association, representing member organisations across Europe that work with 25,000 digital competence centres.
  • World Summit on Information Society
  • Greek, British and other Information Societies