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.



Established in December 1988 by four leading European schools: ESADE, HEC Paris, Bocconi University and the University of Cologne, the CEMS Alliance designed the first truly European business educatio


The CEMS Executive Board at the May 2009 meeting in Prague
The CEMS Global Alliance is a non-profit organisation that is governed jointly by four stakeholder groups: schools, companies & non-profits, students and alumni.