CEMS facts & figures

Below you will find important statistics about the program offered by CEMS:

Founded in 1988

33 CEMS Member Schools and a presence on every continent

70 Corporate Partners and 8 Social Partners

1 348 students, 78 nationalities, 49/51 male/female ratio (2021-22 class)

18 108 alumni of 100+ nationalities, working in 75+ countries

CEMS MIM Ranking 

CEMS 2023 Graduate Profile

98%

are employed or continuing their studies

95%

have worked outside of their home country

76%

work for multinational companies

Main sectors of activity

Consulting

37%

Technology

15%

Financial Services

11%

Consumer Packaged Goods

10%

Healthcare

6%

Energy

5%

Media / Entertainment 

3%

Retail 

2%

Others 

11%
Statistics are based on the Recent Graduate Survey conducted in September 2023
Main functional areas

Consulting / Analyst

41%

Finance /Investor Relations 

11%

Marketing/ Communications/ Advertising

9%

Sales 

7%

Operations / Supply Chain / Logistics

7%

General Management

5%

IT

5%

Audit / Accounting

4%

Legal

2%

Human Resources 

2%

Other 

7%
Statistics are based on the Recent Graduate Survey conducted in September 2023.
CEMS graduates have been recruited in frame of

An Internship 

16%

A graduate programme 

16%

An entry level option 

53%

Other*

15%
*Other includes (On LinkedIn, Referral , Experienced hire, United Nations competition , Consulting exit, Promotion)

Statistics are based on the Recent Graduate Survey conducted in September 2023.

 

 

CEMS Alumni Profile

97%

are employed or continuing their studies

49%

are working outside of their home country

83

have worked abroad and on average for 5 years outside their home country in 2-3 different countries

51

have worked for a CEMS Corporate Partner

98

would recommend the CEMS experience to others

Main sector of activity

Consulting

25%

Finance

14%

Consumer goods 

15%

Technology

11%

Pharma/Healthcare

5%

Media / Entertainment 

2%

Other 

28%
Main functional areas

Consulting

24%

Marketing / Communication

14%

General Management

14%

Finance

10%

Sales 

8%

Other

30%
Statistics are based on survey conducted in 2023