Key Facts & Figures

  • Founded in 1988
  • 33 CEMS Member Schools and a presence on every continent
  • 70 Corporate Partners (multinational companies) and 7 Social Partners (NGOs)
  • 1 328 MIM students of 80 nationalities. 50/50 male/female ratio in 2019-20
  • 15 625 alumni of over 108 nationalities, working in +75 countries

Rankings: Consistently in the Top 10

Financial Times Ranking 2019:

The CEMS Master's in International Management consistently ranked in the top 10 of the FT Global Master in Management ranking in every year that it appeared. In 2019, CEMS moved up one place, ranking 8th.

QS Masters in Management Rankings 2020:

The CEMS MIM was ranked 8th for the third consecutive year.

The Economist Ranking 2019:

The CEMS Master's in International Management consistently ranked in the top 10 of The Economist's Master in Management Ranking in every year that it appeared. In 2019, CEMS moved up one place, ranking 8th.


CEMS 2018 Graduate Profile:

  • 98% are employed or continuing their studies
  • 95% have worked outside of their home country
  • 74% work for multinational companies

Main sectors of activity:

Main functional areas:

Consulting: 29%

Consulting/Analyst: 41%

Technology: 17%

Business/Market Development: 15%

Financial Services: 11%

Marcom/External Relations/Advertising:  9%

Consumer Goods: 9%

Sales: 8%

Healthcare: 4%

Finance/Investor Relations: 6%

Fashion: 3%

 

note: Statistics are based on the Recent Graduate Survey conducted in September 2019.


CEMS Alumni Profile:

  • 97% are employed or continuing their studies
  • 48% are currently working outside of their home country
  • 82% have worked abroad and on average for 5 years outside their home country in 2-3 different countries.*
  • 47% have worked for a CEMS Corporate Partner
  • 98% would recommend the CEMS experience to others

Main sectors of activity:

Main functional areas:

Consulting: 21%

Consulting: 23%

Financial: 14%

Marketing/Communications/Advertising: 13%

Consumer Goods: 14%

General Management: 13%

Technology: 13%

Finance: 10%

Pharma/Healthcare: 5%

Sales: 9%

note: Statistics are based on the Student and Alumni Survey conducted in 2018.

*This statistic is from the Universum Survey conducted in 2016.