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CIIM - Cyprus International Institute of Management

The Cyprus International Institute of Management is a non-profit international business school established in 1990 by a group of business leaders and a team of prominent academics representing some of the world’s top business schools. Our aim has been to draw on the best teachers in graduate management education irrespective of location and make their talent and experience available in Cyprus.



The Cyprus International Institute of Management (CIIM) is a non-profit international business school established in 1990 by a group of business leaders and a team of prominent academics representing some of the world’s top business schools.


All degree programmes are based on ECTS, and all courses are delivered in modules that allow students to focus on a single subject/module at a time.

A "Diploma Supplement (DS)" is automatically awarded free of charge and in English to students upon completion of a programme. A sample DS for each programme can be viewed below.

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) DS
  • Master of Public Sector Management (MPSM) DS
  • MSc in Management DS
  • MSc in Finanacial Services DS
  • MSc in Human Resource Management DS


CIIM is involved in research activities in the following five broad research topics:

  • Economics and Finance
  • Business Marketing and Strategy
  • Education and Human Resource Management
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Energy Economics and Environmental Management


The mission of the Career Service Office is to provide students with high-quality, accessible, well-coordinated, comprehensive careers guidance and extensive services that will allow them to become active participants in the continuing development, evaluation and implementation of their individual career plans.

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Student services

The International Office will assist you with any queries you may have before deciding to apply to CIIM. Please feel free to contact the International Office staff via email with any questions or request a phone call to discuss any issues you might be considering. If a CIIM staff member will be visiting your country for an exhibition or other event, you can also request a face-to-face meeting with them.

From the moment international students apply to one of our programmes to the moment they graduate, the International Office provides services that meet and even surpass their needs.

Housing services

CIIM can arrange for self-catered studio accommodation upon request or assist incoming students in finding accommodation prior to their arrival in Cyprus. There are several hostels, short-term studios or flats for rents in the campus area. These are usually furnished and include basic appliances and equipment needed.

Library services

The Library's Mission is to provide high quality and innovative information services that support CIIM's present and future learning, teaching and research activities.

It has over 5,000 business and management books, and thousands of electronic journals available remotely via the Internet.

Student Life

Campus life

  • Nicosia Campus

Nicosia is the capital and seat of government of the Republic of Cyprus. It is the south-eastern most capital of the EU member states.

  • Limassol Campus

The port of Limassol is one of the busiest posrts in the Mediterranean transit trade and the largest port in Cyprus, CIIM Business School through its Limassol presence will to extend its world renowned Masters programmes to the large ex-patriate communities that live and work in the Limassol and Paphos Districts, as well as make it far easier for the many Cypriots residents of these districts who may find the Limassol location more convenient.

Student clubs

The International Student Club (ISC) is a student-managed body that works to accomplish three main objectives:

  • Facilitate the adaptation of international students to CIIM’s social and academic environment;
  • Ease the social integration of international students by organizing social events, providing internship and job-search assistance, and building a strong international student alumni network, and;
  • Leverage the cultural diversity of international students and contribute to the further development of a global spirit amongst the CIIM community.

CIIM’s diverse and international student body allows students to gain exposure not only to Cypriot culture but also to a wide array of others from around the world.


Both our MBA and MPSM are internationally accredited. We also offer MScs in Human Resouce Management, an MSc in Finance and Banking as well as an MSc in Educational Leadership Management. All of our programmes have also been accredited by the accrediting agency of the government of Cyprus.

Student Reviews

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I have studied at the CIIM, it was an overall great experience. Learned a lot but the most important thing while studying was the interaction and the diversity with students from many different industries seeking an advanced level of education and knowledge for their future careers. I wanted to finish just to get out to the real world and apply the knowledge I received and...

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Great University, has many things to offer.

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Personally, I highly recommend CIIM for one simple reason: It changes your life!

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