CEMS MIM (Master’s in International Management)

    • Full or part time
      Full time & On campus available
    • Course fees
    • Course Disciplines
      Business International Business Communication & Media studies - Other Economics International Economics Management Studies Communication & Media Studies Business & Management - Other
    • Course Start
    • Course Duration
      Full-time: 1 year
    • MBA Program Type

    Course Description

    Jump-Start Your International Career

    The CEMS MSc in International Management (CEMS MIM) at Koç University is designed for aspiring business leaders with little or no professional experience, who want to secure attractive jobs in multinationals in Turkey or abroad as their career goal.

    What does CEMS MIM mean?

    CEMS MSc in International Management (CEMS MIM) is a one-year degree program for a select group of students at member institutions, taught jointly by CEMS member schools. Koç University is the Turkey partner of this Top 20 Financial Times ranked management program.

    Is this program for you?

    • You are a recent graduate with less than 3 years of work experience with a degree in a business or a non-business area 
    • Your career goal is to become a successful and responsible manager in a global company in consultancy, finance, technology, consumer goods 
    • You want to develop your management skills in an applied learning environment that values internationalism and global business responsibility 
    • You are looking for a degree that is recognized by global employers and offers excellent value for money

    Program Overview

    • Founded in 1988, CEMS MIM is the only truly global, top-ranked Master's in Management in the world with;

    • 32 Member Schools across 5 continents

    • 66 Corporate Partners (multinational companies)

    • 7 Social Partners (NGOs)

    • 1294 MIM students of 108 nationalities. 50/50 male/female ratio in 2020-21

    • 15625 alumni of 85 nationalities, working in 75 countries

    • The CEMS MIM has consistently ranked in the top 20 of the Financial Times ranking since 2005

    • 97% are employed or continuing their studies, 49% are working outside of their home country, 50% have worked for a CEMS Corporate Partner

    • Koç University is the Turkish National Head Office of CEMS Alliance Master’s in International Management (MIM) Program which brings top academic institutions, leading multinational companies, and outstanding students together from all around the world to educate future global business leaders.

    • CEMS MIM is the most internationally and culturally diverse graduate program, which provides a unique blend of top-level education and professional experience for multilingual, multicultural postgraduate students. CEMS MIM enables students to develop their management skills, broaden their multicultural knowledge and career prospects through international study and internship/work experience.

    • During the program, students are exposed to interdisciplinary problems in an international context and are encouraged to adopt an analytical and critical attitude in lectures, discussions, and projects.

    What does the CEMS MIM offer you during the program?

    • A diversified curriculum that allows students to focus on their own field of interest

    • International study (for one semester) in a member academic institution

    • A practical learning environment where students are exposed to real-life situations

    • A network of best academic institutions and global companies

    • International internship experience in a company

    What are the components of the CEMS MIM?

    • Semester Abroad

    • Block Seminar & Launch Event

    • Management and Business Communication

    • Skill Seminars

    • Business Projects

    • Internship Abroad

    Application Evaluation and Decision Announcement

    Applications are also now open for Fall 2022 admission. Please check the Graduate School of Business website for details.

    Click here to start your application process

    Click here to download the brochure.

    Visit the CEMS MIM (Master’s in International Management) page on the Koc University web site for more details!

    (Student Profile)

    Sevan Balikciyan

    "The master provided me the opportunity to study at top universities in Turkey and Hong Kong, follow courses at world-class faculties and experience business in a global setting."

    (Student Profile)

    Asli Ciragan

    "Throughout the program I visited more than 5 countries due to the Regional Conferences and Career Fairs, met hundreds of highly ambitious "world citizens" striving for making an impact"

    (Student Profile)

    Oraj Bodur

    "With the people I've met during my CEMS Club Istanbul Presidency, and the experience I've gathered from hosting an international event at Koç University with professionals and academics, CEMS has provided me a truly unique insight".

    (Student Profile)

    Nina Bekele

    “Corporate events are at the heart of the CEMS experience. They give us the ability to get real life insight into different sectors, and to really explore one's own professional ambitions.”

    (Student Profile)

    Burak Serin

    “Koç CEMS has allowed to triger the intellectual curiosity in me to unearth new discoveries and make new insights in the world. “


    Bolashak Scholarship at Koç University for Master Non-Thesis programs - 2 Awards

    The Bolashak Center for International Programs Scholarships Program at Koç University was launched in 2018. It is a joint scholarship program between Koç University and the Bolashak Center for International Programs. It provides partial tuition scholarships for high-achieving students from Kazakhstan to pursue their undergraduate degrees at any of Koç University’s undergraduate or graduate programs every year.You can see information about this scholarship in Russian in the Center for International Programs website.Koç University will offer two (2) full tuition (100% tuition waiver) Master Non-Thesis scholarships for Kazakhstani students who are pre-selected and referred by the Center for International Programs (Bolashak) to any of its Master Non-Thesis programs.
    For any queries please email us at [email protected] indicating “Bolashak Master Non-Thesis Scholarship”.

    Value of Scholarship(s)

    Full tuition scholarship


    To be admitted to one of Koç University Master Non-Thesis programs and be a citizen of Kazakhstan

    Application Procedure

    Candidates will need to submit a complete online application to BOTH Koç University AND the Center for International Programs by the specified application deadlines including required test scores such as GMAT/GRE and TOEFL as relevant.

    Further Information


    Entry Requirements

    • Bachelor's degree from a recognized university;
    • TOEFL score (min. score 600/100/250) - If you are a graduate of a University that is accredited by EQUIS/AACSB you are exempt)
    • GMAT or GRE score is an asset.
    • Official academic transcript from your undergraduate institution;
    • At least two reference letters
    • Application fee payment receipt

    Course Fees

    Tuition for the new Academic year starting in Fall 2023 will be announced in spring on the program website.

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