The CEMS MIM comprises of a carefully-designed curriculum that achieves one of the main goals of the Alliance as a whole: to combine academic theory with business practice.

From the moment students are accepted into the CEMS MIM Programme, they are on a path to responsible citizenship and will be held to the highest standards of ethical and social responsibility and professional integrity. Exposure to best-in-class teaching and the operational expertise of world-renowned organisations gives CEMS students a golden opportunity to consolidate theoretical and experiential learning through a multi-faceted curriculum.

During the programme, students are exposed to interdisciplinary challenges in an international context and are encouraged to adopt an analytical and critical attitude in lectures, discussions and project work.

The workload of the programme is 66 ECTS in total, with a minimum requirement of 24 ECTS successfully completed in each term.

CEMS MIM Class Year 2020/21
CEMS MIM Class Year 20/21

Please, note that CEMS schools may keep a longer than 8 weeks internship requirement for their home degree. Please consult with the local Programme Managers if you are concerned.

To learn about the specific MIM programme offer of one of our member schools, please refer to our university list and click on the school of your interest to read their MSc and MIM fact sheet

CEMS MIM Webinars (3/4)

Learning objectives

The CEMS MIM learning objectives are its core attributes that constitute the programme's specific, competitive positioning. 


CEMS Club Santiago
Get the most out of your CEMS experience abroad along-side fellow global cosmopolitans, offering a golden opportunity for cross-cultural learning.

Block Seminar & Global Citizenship Seminars

Block Seminars and Global Citizenship Seminars provide the opportunity for CEMS members to come together, exchange ideas, and debate and discuss innovative management topics as well as comprehens

CEMS Courses

Beside the mandatory courses, students are invited to build up their individual course plan of electives, exclusives and open elective courses.

Business Projects

Participants in the recent P&G multi-school business project
Students must carry out a Business Project accounting for 15 ECTS during Term 2.Business projects reinforce the partnership between universities and companies in jointly shaping the students’ learning

Skill Seminars

Students must attend four Skill Seminar days in total (1 day = 8 hours = 0.5 ECTS) Skill Seminars are training seminars in practical skills.

International Internship

Internships provide students with the real-life professional learning experience of integrating an organisation’s culture and processes.

Language Graduation Requirements

A CEMS English class in progress at HEC Paris
All MIM graduates must have language competence in three languages, one of which is English.