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The AUC School of Business: First Business School from the Arab Region and Africa to Join the CEMS Global Alliance in Management Education 

The AUC School of Business is recognized by Eduniversal as the top private business school in Africa. It is also the first school in the Arab region to receive the Triple Crown accreditation from the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS), the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), which places it among the top 1 percent of business schools worldwide. 

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In November 2017, the AUC School of Business has been officially ratified and joined the CEMS Global Alliance in Management Education as the thirty-first academic partner. The AUC School of Business is the first business school from the Arab region and Africa to join the CEMS network. By officially joining the CEMS alliance, The AUC School of Business is allowed to offer the Master in International Management CEMS MIM. The CEMS MIM is recognized as the most international pre-experience MIM in the world and has been consistently ranked in the top 10 MIMs worldwide (see below for more information about the CEMS MIM).


What is CEMS

CEMS is an exclusive global-cooperation platform between leading business schools, multinational corporations and NGOs committed to educating future generations of international business leaders and global citizens. Established in December 1988 by four leading European schools – ESADE, HEC Paris, Bocconi University, and the University of Cologne, the CEMS alliance has grown into a Global Alliance of 31 leading business schools74 multinational companies and 7 NGOs that together offer the Global Master in International Management CEMS MIM

The CEMS MIM (Master in International Management)
Your Gateway to The World!

Master in International Management CEMS MIM is a prestigious global business degree that is acknowledged as the best passport for an international career. The CEMS MIM aims to develop high-quality graduates with a well-developed global mindset, in preparation for an international career in business. CEMS MIM graduates are prepared to be socially responsible global citizens with high standards of performance and respect for cultural diversity.

The CEMS academic, corporate and social members work collectively to develop knowledge and provide education that is essential in the multilingual, multicultural and interconnected business world. 

The CEMS MIM is a one-year pre-experience master’s program that builds on previous knowledge acquired by students in their Bachelor’s degree studies. The CEMS MIM year includes three main terms, whereby students are required to spend one term at their home institution, one term at any of the other 30 CEMS member schools around the globe, and one international internship of at least 8 weeks (can be in any of the CEMS corporate partners around the world or any other company). 

Students command of at least three (3) languages, including mother tongue, are mandatory to graduate. Upon graduation, CEMS MIM students become alumni of both CEMS and their home school. The CEMS MIM is the most international pre-experience master program in the world. 

For several years, it has enjoyed top rankings by multiple internationally recognized rankings of Masters in Management programs (see Key Facts & Figures section below).

CEMS MIM Program Structure (MIM Curriculum 35Crs)

AUC CEMS MIM Quick Facts

 Study Mode:  Intensive, 3 terms, full-time
 Language:  English
 Degree Title:  Master in International Management/CEMS
 Start:  Check AUC academic calendar Here
 Location:  AUC New Cairo, AUC Avenue, P.O. Box 74, New Cairo 11835, Egypt
What does the CEMS MIM program offer?
CEMS MIM offers top-notch curricular content co-designed by all CEMS member schools and corporate partners. When joining the program you will: 
  • Spend one term abroad during the year of the CEMS MIM program at one of our leading 30 partner business schools across 6 continents; 
  • Join 8 weeks of internship at a company of your choice anywhere in the world
  • Gain a thorough academic foundation on the management of international companies, practical experience through real business projects and international internships, and training in general and specialized management skills
  • Access numerous opportunities to meet and network with representatives of global leading companies
  • Conduct a consultancy project carried out in collaboration with multinational companies 
  • Attend practical seminars geared toward developing leadership and soft skills
    Become part of a global network of CEMS alumni, very valuable resources in the shaping of your career path

    Join top students from across the globe and set yourself up for an extraordinary career in management with the CEMS one-year global Master in International Management CEMS MIM


Key Facts and Figures

CEMS MIM Rankings

Graduates of CEMS MIM 2016


AUC School of Business


The World of CEMS


How to Become a CEMS Student




The CEMS Experience



AUC School of Business-CEMS Partnership in the News

Application Deadlines

Deadline for accepting applications

May 15, 2019

Applicants should apply through both AUC and CEMS websites using the following two applications links:



* Please note that the program is very selective and limited number of seats are available. Applications are processed on a first-come-first-served basis. We strongly encourage you to apply as early as possible to guarantee your place.

CEMS MIM Tuition Fees

The CEMS MIM Tuition fees are calculated as per AUC rate per credit hour for graduate programs

Local Students  International Students
 19500 US$ ( Approx.)  26,250 US$ ( Approx.)

(*) Please check the below link for an update of credit hour rate:  

The above fees cover the following:

  • Teaching
  • Academic Material

The above fees do not cover the following:

  • Block Seminar Fees (Approximately 300 €uros)
  • Travel and accommodation expenses during the exchange semester (The fees will depend on the school at which the student will do the exchange). Please make sure to check the schools’ websites for the cost of living. 

Contact us:

Hakim Meshreki


Academic Director

Abdul Latif Jameel Hall, Room 2023

Seham Ghalwash


Program Manager

Abdul Latif Jameel Hall, Room 1047

Tel: 20.3.2615.3367