|Champions League||APOEL (1st qualifying round)|
|UEFA Cup||Anorthosis (qualifying round) |
AEL (qualifying round; via Cypriot Cup)
|UEFA Intertoto||Enosis (1st round)|
|Goals scored||669 (3.68 per match)|
|Top goalscorer||Wojciech Kowalczyk|
Fourteen teams participated in the 2001-02 Cypriot First Division. All teams played against each other twice, once at their home and once away. The team with the most points at the end of the season crowned champions. The last three teams were relegated to the 2002-03 Cypriot Second Division.
The teams had to declare their interest to participate in the 2002 UEFA Intertoto Cup before the end of the championship. At the end of the championship, the higher placed team among the interested ones participated in the Intertoto Cup (if they had not secured their participation in any other UEFA competition).
Teams received three points for a win, one point for a draw and zero points for a loss.
Nea Salamina, Digenis Morphou and Aris Limassol were relegated from previous season and played in the 2001-02 Cypriot Second Division. They were replaced by the first three teams of the 2000-01 Cypriot Second Division, Alki Larnaca, Ethnikos Assia and Ermis Aradippou.
|Anorthosis||Antonis Papadopoulos Stadium|
|Ethnikos Assia||Makario Stadium|
|Ethnikos Achna||Dasaki Stadium|
|Ermis||Aradippou Municipal Stadium|
|Pos||Team||Pld||W||D||L||GF||GA||GD||Pts||Qualification or relegation|
|1||APOEL (C)||26||18||5||3||66||22||+44||59||UEFA Champions League 1st qualifying round|
|2||Anorthosis Famagusta||26||18||4||4||71||31||+40||58||2002-03 UEFA Cup (Cypriot Cup Winner)|
|3||AEL Limassol||26||17||3||6||47||27||+20||54||2002-03 UEFA Cup qualifying round[a]|
|8||Enosis Neon Paralimni||26||11||6||9||42||38||+4||39||2002 UEFA Intertoto Cup 1st round|
|12||Ethnikos Assia (R)||26||5||2||19||39||70||−31||17||Relegated to 2002-03 Cypriot Second Division|
|13||Doxa Katokopias (R)||26||2||3||21||30||84||−54||9|
|14||Ermis Aradippou (R)||26||0||1||25||16||107||−91||1|