Masters in Management: One student’s journey

HUNDREDS of thousands of Rwandans were killed in the genocide that concluded that country’s civil war in the 1990s. Two million more fled the killing. Among them was Octave Hirwa and his family, who first fled from Kigali to the countryside, then to what was at the time called Zaire. Mr Hirwa was a young child at the time—just six or seven years old—but now, at 28, is about to graduate from the Masters in Management (MiM) programme at Copenhagen Business School (CBS), overseen by the CEMS business-school alliance. Read the full story from The Economist:

31 May 2017

5 ways speaking another language can help after graduation

As a student, thinking, talking and listening in two or more languages will put you at the top of the employment pile when it comes to graduate prospects. Learn more from CEMS Alumna Lorraine Ansell:

29 May 2017

CEMS Nordic Forum at Norwegian School of Economics, 25th-28th of April

This year’s Nordic Forum was organized at the Norwegian School of Economics in the beautiful city of Bergen under the topic “Rethinking Resources – Exploring Opportunities in an Ever-Changing World”. The student-run conference brought together over a dozen exciting Nordic and international companies and almost 100 CEMS students from all around the world.

Through this year’s theme, the Nordic Forum challenged companies to identify ways in which they tackle as well as benefit from the ongoing changes related to natural, human and technological resour

24 May 2017

Catching Up with CEMSies: Victoria Sweiss with Kerry Group

Many CEMS graduates have chosen to work with CEMS Corporate Partners. In this interview series, we investigate how they have been doing. Today, we catch up with  Victoria Sweiss  who did her programme with UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business Schoole and Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez. She is currently a Graduate Project Manager & Business Development Specialist – MENAT.

Why did you choose to work with the Kerry Group?

22 May 2017

MARENOSTRUM Forum 2017 video by Rachelle De Muy

Experience the MARENOSTRUM Forum 2017 through the eyes of CEMS Student Rachelle De Muy

This video was made by Rachelle De Muy Barcelona, Spain in April 2017.

Marenos­trum (“Our Sea” in Latin) was a Roman name for the Mediterranean Sea.

18 May 2017

Simply Football: Bringing refugees and CEMSies together at SSE

Like many cities across Europe, Stockholm is currently the home to many refugees fleeing hardship in Syria and other countries.

The logistics of this mass migration of refugees taxes the organizational resources of even the most well-meaning states and municipalities.

18 May 2017

Model UNFCCC: 120 future business leaders from more than 30 countries gather in Milan

Milan, 15-17 May 2017 – At a time of shifting geopolitics, 120 young future business leaders from
more than 30 countries – currently studying the CEMS Master in International Management – will
gather in Milan from 15-17 May for a two-day simulation of UN climate negotiations. The unique
educational initiative is officially supported by United Nations Framework Convention on Climate
Change (UNFCCC) and its Executive Secretary, Patricia Espinosa.

This year’s Model UNFCCC, hosted by Bocconi University in Milan, Italy, co-incides with the official
UNFCCC climate change conference taking place in Bonn, Germany from 8-18 May, meaning that this

16 May 2017


The CEMS Alumni of the Year is a joint campaign by the CAA in close collaboration with the CEMS Student Board, which gives the CEMS community the opportunity to learn about CEMS alumni on a monthly basis and vote for the favorite candidate as the CEMS Alumni of the Year.

Meet Yulia, the May candidate for the CEMS Alumni of the Year 2017 election.

15 May 2017

Reimagining Education

The inaugural Communities of Curriculum Practice Event was launched last week on the beautiful campus of the University of Economics, Prague (VSE) on the topic of “Reimagining Business Education – Creating Value in the CEMS MIM through Disruption”. The event welcomed over 100 participants, including Faculty and Academic Directors from all 30 of CEMS Academic Member Schools, Student Board representatives, Corporate Partners, and members of the CEMS Head Office to discuss the topic of disruption in education.

The event opened with a welcoming address by VSE Rector Hana Machkova and Conference Chair, The University of Sydney Business School Deputy Dean John Shields.

05 May 2017

Discover the CEMS Master in International Management and join us for your passport to global citizenship.

05 May 2017