Stockholm School of Economics (Sweden)

The Stockholm School of Economics, with more than 100 years of history being the most appreciated business school in Scandinavian region, now welcomes students from all over the world to its Master programs.

Our Master programs are; MSc in International Business, MSc in Business & Management, MSc in Finance, MSc in Economics and MSc in Accounting & Financial Management.

The combination of research and education is one of our main goals to achieve. That creates an unique study environment for the small number of highly selected students with active contacts with gifted lecturers at SSE to search and develop your talents for the future.

The tradition of generous support from the Swedish Business Community is another character SSE has been thankful for. You will come across corporate presentations and other activities almost every day somewhere in the SSE campus.

Situated in the middle of the center, SSE welcomes all of you to the beautiful city, Stockholm.

Sveavägen 65, P.O. Box 6501
Stockholm S-113 83
59° 20' 31.776" N, 18° 3' 24.948" E
CEMS University Campus
CEMS abbreviation : 

 CEMS Programme Manager (PM)

Kazune Funato Hallgren

CEMS Program Manager
Phone: +46 8 736 93 70
Fax: +46 8 347540

 CEMS Corporate Relations Manager (CRM)

Lena Levin

CEMS Executive Manager
Phone: +46 8 736 90 76

 CEMS Academic Director

Ciara Sutton

CEMS Academic Director

Target of this fact sheet: Prospective CEMS students applying to MSc+MIM


Contact people for application questions

 Programme Info

MSc degrees offered in combination with CEMS MIM: 

MSc in International Business (MIB)

Students in other MSc programs can apply in October after their first term started.

Application Requirements: 
Application Deadlines: 

November 15 and January 15 each year

Required Documents: 

GMAT or GRE score (Bachelor transcript for SSE Bachelor degree holder), Bachelor transcript, TOEFL/IELTS/CAE result and other language proficiency proof, CV, Motivation letter, photo, passport copy (identity page) for applicants from outside of EU/EEU countries

Student Selection Dates: 

1st round confirmation (invitation to the Assessment Center): before Christmas for early application, early February for late application,
The Assessment Center: February
The final confirmation: March
The deadline to accept offers: April

Language of Instruction: 


Duration and Full-time Workload: 

MSc programs are designed for 2 years (up to 3 years).
Full-time workload is 30 ECTS per term.

Language courses: 

Advanced Business French (every term)
Advanced Business Spanish (usually for Term 2 for every other year)
Advanced Business German (usually for Term 2 for every other year)
Business French (every term)
Business Spanish (usually for Term 2 for every other year)
Business German (usually for Term 2 for every other year)
Swedish I and II (every term)
Introduction to Business Swedish (for Term 2)
Introduction to Chinese (for each term)

Term Dates for the Master Programme(s): 

Term 1: Middle of August - Middle of December
Term 2: Late January - End of May

 MSc Academic Expenses

Tuition fees, Scholarships: 

Subsidized by government for students from EU/EEU countries
From outside of EU/EEU countries, please check our website:

Books and materials: 

 Living Expenses

Estimated monthly budget for single students:

Housing (shared)3000 - 6000 SEK /month
Transportation500 SEK / month
Meals & groceries2500 - 3000 SEK / month
Miscellaneous500 SEK
Additional Expenses : 

Books/study materials: 600 SEK/ month

Target of this fact sheet: Enrolled CEMS MIM Students before their term abroad

Curriculum Specificities : message from the CEMS Academic Director: 

 Academic Information

Required Documents before arrival: 

Registration on the web: information for preparation will be sent to you via e-mail in April (for Term 1) and October (for Term 2)

Required Documents After arrival at University: 
Enrolment as visiting Student: 

Please follow instructions you will receive via e-mail from CEMS Program Manager.

Course offer availability and registration: 
Please check, "Program Offer" and choose an academic year accordingly.
Language(s) of Instruction other than English: 


Language requirement: 
Language offer: 

Introduction to Swedish I and II (for both Term 1 and 2)

Introduction to Business Swedish (for Term 2)

Introduction to Business Mandarin (for Term 1 and 2)

Business French (for Term 1)

Business Spanish (forTerm 1)

Business German (for Term 1)

Advanced Business French (for Term 2) 

Advanced Business Spanish (for Term 2)

Advanced Business German (for Term 2)

Minimum and Maximum Workload requirements: 

minimum 24 ECTS, maximum 36.5 ECTS

Exams, Grading and pedagogical principles: 


Thegrading of each course is based on the principle of “absolute grades”, whichis, in turn, based on the student’s fulfillment of the learning objectives. 

Fora student to be approved on a course, he/she must have achieved at least a passgrade on all learning objectives. Students who have been approved on a course,normally receive a course grade in accordance with the scale Excellent, VeryGood, Good, Pass. On certain courses, only a grade of Pass is awarded. GradeMarks Pass 50-59, Good 60-69, Very Good 70-79, Excellent 80-100,  Very Good


In need of translating SSE grades to ECTS grades, for incoming exchangestudents and for CEMS students, the following conversion table is suggested: Pass = C, Good = B, Very Good = B, Excellent = A

Terms Dates
Academic YearTerm 1Term 2
Terms Dates : Details
Term 1Term 2
Nomination Period :Deadline: April 1Deadline: October 1
Student Registration Period :April - MayOctober - November
Terms Dates details :August 27 - December 21, 2018January 30 - late May, 2018 (for SSE, the term 2 starts January 17)
Welcome Day / Orientation weekAugust 23 & 24, 2018 (tentative, subject to change)January 16, 2018 (for all incoming exchange students, tentative, subject to change)
Block Seminar / Launch EventAugust 14-20, 2018 (tentative, subject to change)January 30 - February 2, 2018 (tentative, subject to change)
School Vacations / Public HolidaysEaster, May 1, June 6
Exam PeriodOctober 18-24 and December 17-21, 2018March 13-22 and late May - early June
Terms Dates : Additional Information: 

For Term 2, SSE term starts in the middle of January but CEMS mandatory components starts end of January-beginning of February.

 Academic Expenses

MIM Academic Expenses: 

Block Seminar fee: 300 Euro

 Living Expenses

Estimated monthly budget for single students:

Housing (shared)3000 - 6000 SEK /month
Transportation500 SEK / month
Meals & groceries2500 - 3000 SEK / month
Miscellaneous500 SEK
Additional Expenses : 

Books/study materials: 600 SEK/ month

 Services and Facilities

Health insurance: 

European Health Insurance Card or other insurance


EU-members: no Visa required

NON EU-members:

Check out CEMS partner HousingAnywhere in addition to the local offers

Other facilities: 

Library, Computer lab, Cafeteria, Auditorium, etc.

Internships support and national regulations: 

Informkation available through the student association (SASSE)

Check out CEMS Internship Guide

Orientation / CEMS Club and other Student Clubs: 

Active in many fields, culture, sports, social and others including Business contacts and internship

Information about the city / the country: 

See our homepage at

and Swedish governmental organization for promoting study in Sweden at

Target of this Form: Enrolled MSc students applying to MIM at this school