Over the past years, the Financial Times has constantly ranked the CEMS MIM top class among the top 10 European Master’s of Science programmes in Management. However, CEMS is more than an excellent academic programme; it allows you to network with other future global managers providing the basis for a more closely-knit global business community in the future.
It is by joining the CEMS partnership that companies show their commitment to management education. CEMS enables companies to contribute to a programme which develops the type of human resources they need, that are individuals of proven mobility and quality.
Today CEMS is a global league of 34 world-class academic institutions and 69 international companies as well as 8 NGOs. It is this partnership that will enable the young managers with a CEMS Master’s degree to make an important contribution to the future course of the international business world.CEMS MIM offers a select group of the best international students coming from CEMS member institutions the expertise needed to succeed in the international business environment. Designed by both academic and business leaders, the CEMS MIM programme builds a bridge between university education and practical management, thus offering profound insight into leadership best practices.
What is CEMS and what is the CEMS MIM?
CEMS – The Global Alliance in Management Education
CEMS is a strategic alliance of leading business schools and multinational companies. Its first mission is to set a global standard of excellence for pre-experience Master's in management. Founded in 1988 in Europe, the network has grown steadily, largely due to the success and popularity of the CEMS Master's in International Management: the MIM programme. Today, CEMS is the global league of leaders on the pre-experience Master's market and it cannot be equalled in terms of reputation of its members: 34 world-class academic institutions collaborate with 69 corporate partners and 8 NGOs to offer international postgraduate students a unique blend of high quality education and professional experience.
While the academic institutions provide the highest standards of teaching and research excellence, the CEMS Corporate Partners contribute the practical and business-oriented skills and experience necessary to achieve the greatest level of success. CEMS Alumni are the perfect embodiment of highly qualified young professionals eager to comprehend and appreciate the diversity of cultures all over the world. Today, over 15'000 alumni of 108 nationalities live and work in over 75 countries.
CEMS MIM – A top ranked Master’s in Management degree programme
The CEMS Master's in International Management (CEMS MIM) is a top-level postgraduate degree open to multilingual students enrolled in a Master's in Management programme at one of the CEMS member schools.
Constantly ranked among the best in the world by the Financial Times, the CEMS MIM is the ultimate academic-corporate bridge programme. Multinational companies and international calibre professors from top business schools and universities combine to design and deliver theoretical knowledge and practical know-how.
This exposure to top-class teaching and the operational expertise of worldrenowned companies gives CEMS students a golden opportunity to consolidate previous knowledge and apply newly acquired skills. This balance of theoretical and experiential learning is achieved via a multifaceted, carefully designed 12-month programme.
CEMS Mission Statement
CEMS is a global alliance of academic and corporate institutions dedicated to educating and preparing future generations of international business leaders. The CEMS academic and corporate members work collectively to develop knowledge and provide education that is essential in the multilingual, multicultural and interconnected business world.
The joint CEMS Master's in International Management is the main vehicle for achieving this goal.
Common to all activities is the aim of promoting global citizenship, with particular emphasis placed upon the following values:
- The pursuit of excellence with high standards of performance and ethical conduct
- Understanding and drawing upon cultural diversity with respect and empathy
- Professional responsibility and accountability in relation to society as a whole