What is the main difference between CEMS MIM and MBA Programs?

The CEMS Master’s in International Management Program is a pre-experience degree, which targets new graduates and candidates with less than 3 years of professional experience. Moreover, students are expected to spend one semester abroad, which will be followed by an international internship. The CEMS MIM program targets students that are interested in starting careers in Multinational Companies.

When are the CEMS MIM and KOÇ MIM application deadlines for the 2022- 2023 Academic Year?

The application deadlines for  CEMS MIM  and  KOÇ MIM  Programs for the  2022-2023 Academic Year  are:

Early Application is February 28th, 2022.

Regular Application deadline is April 29th, 2022.

Late Application deadline is June 18th, 2022.

Can I send my application documents by mail?

All applications must be submitted via https://apply.ku.edu.tr/ Only online applications will be considered.

Who should write my recommendation letters?

There is no restriction on who should write your recommendation letters. However, candidates are advised to provide at least one of their recommendations from a business professional. This person can be someone you have worked with during any kind of part-time/ full-time job.

Are my recommenders obliged to fill in the recommendation form?

The recommendation forms have been prepared to facilitate the task of your recommender. However, recommendation letters in essay format are equally welcome. In order to upload the essay, the recommender will be directed with an email notification from the online application system.

Does it matter whether our transcripts are in English or in Turkish?

Transcripts can be presented in English or Turkish. Foreign students who possess transcripts in languages other than English or Turkish are required to have their transcripts translated and approved.

How are interviews arranged?

Interviews are arranged after the candidate completes and submits the online application.

Do you have a minimum for undergraduate GPA?

If you are a current Koç University Undergrad Student on a scholarship and you can extend your scholarship for the CEMS MIM Program. In this case, you must have a minimum of 3.5 GPA.

Is taking Business courses at undergraduate level a requirement?

Taking Business courses (at least 10 courses) at undergraduate level is a requirement of the programme. Koç CEMS MIM also accepts applications from students whose Bachelor’s degree is not in a business-related field. Students holding non-business undergraduate degrees are expected to participate in the pre-master program.

How much is the application fee and where do I pay it?

The application fee for the 2022-2023 Academic year is 250 TL and the fee is going to be paid on apply.ku.edu.tr

How much is the tuition for CEMS MIM and KOÇ MIM Programs for the 2022-2023 Academic Year

2022-2023 Academic Year Tuition for Turkish Citizens:  260.000,00 TL

2022-2023 Academic Year Tuition for non-Turkish Citizens:  $ 19.500,00

The non-refundable Application Fee: 250,00 TL

Are dormitories available for MIM students?

We are not able to provide dormitories.

Is a thesis required for completing MIM studies at Koç?

CEMS MIM/KOÇMIM is a non-thesis program. However, the Turkish Higher Education Council (YÖK) requires a graduation project to accomplish the program.

Can I visit your campus and attend a class?

With prior notification, it is possible for candidates to visit the campus and attend a lecture.

When can I complete the CEMS graduation requirements for Internship Abroad?

The candidate can either take the internship abroad prior to the Fall Term or following Spring Term.

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Which academic partners and companies take place in the CEMS Alliance?

CEMS – Master’s in International Management program aims at training the future global leaders who aim at starting their careers in a Multinational Company. In that respect, the CEMS MIM program is coordinated in cooperation with Academy and Multinational Companies.

Please click the links below:

Corporate Partner List: http://www.cems.org/corporate-partners/list
Academic Partner List: http://www.cems.org/academic-members/our-members/list/