The CBS - College of Business Studies, was decided to be established as a natural extension of the Institute of Banking Studies Cyprus (IBS Cyprus) with the expansion of its services to the field of academic education.
The Institute of Banking Studies Cyprus is a vocational training and education organization. It is the only licensed provider of the American Banking Association outside the USA with prospects for expansion to Europe and Asia. Its mission is to offer quality and internationally recognized and accredited business qualifications and corresponding diplomas to the business community, thus contributing to economic and social development. It was established by Cypriot institutions and executives in cooperation with relevant foreign bodies and has been in operation since October 2004. To date, more than 2000 students have graduated and working in financial institutions and other businesses in Cyprus and abroad.
Vision and Mission
CBS aspires to become a modern and innovative college, capable of delivering high-level education and research in leading edge financial and business sectors.
The vision of the CBS College is to establish itself as the first choice for any student – a student who chooses to deal with the Finance and Business sectors. By focusing on the acquisition of professional diplomas, it aspires to become a major contributor to our community in addressing problems that concerns it in the fields of finance and business. Its operation fills gaps that still exist in the landscape of Tertiary Education in Cyprus.
The mission of the CBS College is to provide all the necessary knowledge and skills to its students for their future success in their academic, professional and personal lives.
The design of programs is geared to the following key objectives:
- Providing a high level of academic education, taking into account current trends, both in the higher education sector and in the subjects taught within the college.
- High scientific, technical and professional competence in the education of its students.
- High-quality research that will be able to transcend the traditional boundaries between basic and applied research in order to provide solutions to major societal and economic problems.
- Collaboration with the local business community and economy to help bring innovation and continuous improvement.