CEMS is a global alliance of academic and corporate institutions dedicated to educating and preparing future generations of global business leaders to enter into a multilingual, multicultural and interconnected business world through the CEMS Master’s in International Management.

CEMS promotes global citizenship, with a particular emphasis on these 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.


Key Facts & Figures

  • Founded in 1988
  • 30 Schools across 5 continents
  • 70 Corporate Partners (multinational companies) and 5 Social Partners (NGOs)
  • 1 207 MIM students of 66 nationalities. 51/49 male/female ratio in 2015-16
  • 10 752 alumni of 85 nationalities, working in 75 countries


Financial Times Ranking 2015:

The CEMS Master’s in International Management has consistently ranked in the top 10 since the FT Global Master’s in Management ranking began in 2005.  This year, 4 out of the top 5 programmes are part of the CEMS Global Alliance. Further results include:

  • #4 Overall Ranking
  • #2 for Languages
  • #4 for International Course Experience
  • #5 for International Mobility


Global Presence

Approved by the CEMS Executive Board in 2007, the current globalisation strategy has brought the CEMS MIM to Asia, Australasia, and North and South America.

This overall evolution is reflected by the increasingly cosmopolitan make-up of the current class of CEMS Students.

Upon graduation, students’ careers take a truly international path in a great variety of sectors and in many cases within multinational companies.

CEMS also works in close collaboration with over 70 exceptional multinational companies.




The University of Sydney (commonly referred to as Sydney University, Sydney Uni, USYD, or Sydney) is an Australian public research university in Sydney. Founded in 1850, it is Australia’s first university and is regarded as one of its most prestigious, ranked as the 45th in the world in the QS World University Rankings and 56th in the world by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings in 2015-2016. Additionally, Sydney graduates have been ranked by QS Graduate Employment Rankings as the most employable in Australia and 14th most employable in the world. Five Nobel and two Crafoordlaureates have been affiliated with the university as graduates and faculty. Its campus is ranked in the top 10 of the world’s most beautiful universities by the British Daily Telegraph and The Huffington Post, spreading across the inner-city suburbs of Camperdown and Darlington.

The university comprises 16 faculties and schools, through which it offers bachelor, master and doctoral degrees. In 2011 it had 32,393 undergraduate and 16,627 graduate students.

Sydney University is a member of the prestigious Group of Eight, Academic Consortium 21, the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU), the Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning, the Australia-Africa Universities Network (AAUN), the Association of Commonwealth Universities and the Worldwide Universities Network. The university is also colloquially known as one of Australia’s sandstone universities.




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