The Cyprus Institute of Marketing (REG BVI)


Established in 1997, the Cyprus Institute of Marketing (BVI) is a pioneer in offering distance learning degrees.

CIM (BVI) has established itself as a truly global player in International Business Education by offering programs with the highest academic standards that are recognized by the international business sector and many EU and US universities.

‘A successful career is directly proportional to an individuals’ abilities, their will for action, capacity for vision, knowledge gathered through past experience and, above all, education and training, a high standard which we believe our Institute can offer you. Working under the systematic guidance and work ethic imposed by the Institute’s programs, you will multiply your effectiveness as a business manager many times over. Your personal value with regards to your company and the broader marketplace will rise substantially. We are ever-demanding in terms of work standards and academic performance. Indeed, all courses require dedication and consistent effort. Our lecturers and tutors aim to stimulate students’ minds and constantly direct them towards practical solutions by continuously pointing out the limitations of theory over practice.

We invite you to share CIM (BVI)’s enthusiasm, ambition, strong commitment to excellence, which are the vital ingredients in the pursuit of global leadership.’

Distance learning at the Cyprus Institute of Marketing (BVI)


As a result of CIM (BVI)’s status, it has been accepted for membership by leading European Bodies such as the European Distance Education Network (EDEN), European Association for International Education (EAIE), Network of International Business Schools (NIBS) and many others.

CIM (BVI) also enjoys accreditation from world-renowned accrediting bodies such as the Confederation of International Accreditation Commission.

CIM (BVI) is a Distance-Learning Business University listed in UNESCO’s 'World University Handbook' and it enjoys recognition in many countries in Africa and Europe. However, the highest recognition comes from the industry itself. CIM (BVI) is considered the leading distance learning school in the region, so its graduates are much sought-after.

Admission & Study

Students are welcome to enter all programs of study described in the prospectus of Cyprus Institute of Marketing Ltd (BVI) at any time throughout the year, as long as the student satisfies each program’s entry requirements.

Students who are admitted will be supplied with a set of lecture notes/books and lists of assignments. All programs involve assignments and exams. - EXAMS CARRY 100% WEIGHT OF THE OVERALL GRADE.

CIM students are allocated a personal tutor who monitors their studies. Twice-weekly contact between the student and tutor is encouraged, but is at the discretion of the student. In addition, students have access to tutors at the Cyprus Institute of Marketing’s overseas center in their home country (where applicable).

Examinations at CIM

Students in all education programs at the Cyprus Institute of Marketing Ltd (BVI) are assessed by a closed-book written examination.

Examinations are conducted twice a year, every January and June. No student may sit for exams in a period sooner than six months from their date of registration. Examinations are conducted locally in the student’s country of residence at one of the partner institutions, an overseas center or the local British Council.

Students MUST register for the examinations at least 2 months prior to writing the examinations. Results are released in early September for June examinations, and in March for January examinations.

Life after CIM - Business Success

CIM (BVI) has won the respect and recognition of business managers around the world, which is why our graduates are sought after by corporations. It is with great satisfaction that we see so many of our alumni holding key positions across the industry. We take our market position very seriously, and we are fully committed to facing the challenges that lay ahead to maintain our role as global leaders in higher education.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


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Post address
The Cyprus Institute of Marketing Ltd (REG BVI)
European Office
P.O.Box 25288,

Nicosia, 1308 CY
Location address
Nicosia, CY