The Cyprus International Institute of Management (CIIM Business School) is a non-profit, postgraduate educational and research institution with management, business and economics orientation. It was established in 1990 by a group of business leaders with a global vision and a team of distinguished academics from leading universities as a centre of excellence. CIIM Business School is dedicated to draw together the best available management education and practice from around the world and making it available, at an affordable cost, to exceptional individuals, regardless of origin and financial means. As a non-profit, non-state institution, CIIM is completely independent and free of both private interests and state bureaucracy, relying solely on tuition fees and the benevolent contributions of visionary donors. With ‘relentless pursuit of excellence’ as its motto, CIIM has a singular, laser-sharp focus on quality.
CIIM offers the following postgraduate degree programmes:
- Master in Business Administration (MBA) - 3+ years of work experience required
- Master in Public Sector Management (MPSM) - 3+ years of work experience required
- MSc in Finance and Banking - (3+ years of work experience required)
- MSc in Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour - no prior work experience required
- MSc in Management (with internships) - no prior work experience required
- MSc in Educational Leadership and Management (in Greek) - no prior work experience required
CIIM’s MBA, MPSM, and our MSc programmes in Human Resource Management & Organizational Behaviour, Management, Finance & Banking, Educational Leadership & Management (in Greek) are recognised and fully accredited by the Accreditation authorities of Cyprus (SEKAP/KYSATS).
The MBA and MPSM are also the only programmes in Cyprus to have been awarded international accreditation by the London-based Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the European Foundation for Management Development (efmd), with the EPAS Accreditation Quality Label. CIIM has been recognised as an “EXCELLENT” business school by Eduniversal, among 4,000 universities, business schools and colleges worldwide.
International faculty, curricula and innovative pedagogy
CIIM has a faculty of over 40, all accomplished academics with worldwide management experience spanning the entire spectrum, from family business to Fortune 500 companies. Visiting faculty come from leading universities and business schools including Harvard, Duke University (US); Cambridge, Warwick, Cranfield, Manchester, London Business School and London School of Economics (UK); ESSEC (France); and University College Dublin (Ireland), AUB and ALBA Greece.
CIIM’s curricula are thoroughly international and the pedagogy is highly interactive consisting of both time-tested and innovative teaching and learning methods. CIIM’s educational philosophy emphasises the integration of theory and practice, communicating the latest thinking in management and its application in the real world.
International student body
CIIM attracts a remarkable number of high-calibre applicants from around the world, who value the unique combination of academic excellence, diversity, flexibility and affordability that CIIM programmes offer. Over 1,400 students from five continents have met CIIM’s stringent graduation standards. The long list of countries represented on the student body includes, among others, Argentina, Armenia, Bulgaria, China, Cyprus, Egypt, Finland, Germany, India, Iran, Italy, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Nigeria, Norway, Palestine, Poland, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Slovenia, the UK, the USA, Uzbekistan and Zambia.