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.
The application deadlines for CEMS MIM and KOÇ MIM Programs for the 2021-2022 Academic Year are:
Early Application is February 28th, 2021.
Regular Application deadline is April 30th, 2021.
Late Application deadline is June 30th, 2021.
IMPORTANT UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 measures students may apply without their GMAT/GRE/ALES and Language Scores (TOEFL IBT or YDS Score). If you would like to apply for a scholarship, you are required to get a Test Score.
The criteria for CEMS Admissions are as follows:
* You should request ETS to send your official TOEFL and GMAT scores, if available, to KOÇ University. Institution Number: 0163
** Reference letters which will be submitted directly by your referees.
All applications will be submitted via https://apply.ku.edu.tr/
Selected applicants will be called for an interview by the Graduate School of Business. The candidates will be asked to read and study a short article before the interview and answer related questions as part of the interview process.
All applications must be submitted via https://apply.ku.edu.tr/gradapp .Only online applications will be considered.
GMAT exam should be taken prior to the application.
ALES Exam is also accepted for CEMS MIM applications.
IMPORTANT UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 measures students may apply without their GMAT/GRE/ALES and Language Scores (TOEFL IBT or YDS Score). If you would like to apply for a scholarship, you are required to get a GMAT/GRE/ALES Score.
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.
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 can use the upload button in the recommendation page that s/he is redirected to through e-mail notification from the Graduate School of Business.
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.
Interviews are arranged after the candidate completes and submits the online application.
There is no minimum GPA requirement, however having a higher GPA is to the candidate’s advantage. GPA of the last two academic years is taken into account.
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.
The application fee for the 2021-2022 Academic year is 200 TL and the fee is going to be paid on apply.ku.edu.tr
The tuition of CEMS MIM Program for the 2021-2022 Academic Year is 136.500,00 TL / 19.500,00 $.
The tuition of KOÇ MIM Program for the 2021-2022 Academic Year is 136.500,00 TL / 19.500,00 $.
MIM students are provided off campus dormitories in Sarıyer.
In accordance with the regulations and requirements of the Turkish Higher Education Council (YÖK), the CEMS MIM and Koc MIM degree requires no graduation thesis.
With prior notification, it is possible for candidates to visit the campus and attend a lecture.
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/
The Koç Graduate School of Business offers a limited number of scholarships to MSc in International Management applicants only.
Candidates can apply for a full or partial scholarship through the MIM Scholarship Application Form together with the required documentation.
Scholarship applications will be evaluated on a competitive basis (need and merit) among the candidates following the admission decisions.
Also, for scholarship applications, you are required to get a GMAT/GRE/ALES EW Score.