RSM - Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

MSc in International Management / CEMS

RSM's flagship 18-month MSc in International Management / CEMS. Offered in a consortium of 27 international business schools and over 70 corporate partners. Exclusive to top students aspiring to top international jobs

  • Two high-quality degrees in one; RSM and CEMS
  • International internship as part of the programme’s curriculum
  • International exchange
  • Gain thorough knowledge of management of international companies
  • Experience real business projects
  • Training in general and specialized management skills
  • Lifelong participation in the CEMS community of alumni and corporate partners

Best international career prospects

A survey of RSM´s latest graduating IM/CEMS cohort showed that:

  • 75% employed before they graduated 
  • 91% work for a multinational company
  • 60% work outside their home country
  • Almost 40% of IM/CEMS graduates work for a CEMS Corporate Partner
  • Earn an average annual salary of more than € 52,000 in their first job
Teaching ModeFull Time
Academic RequirementsAcademic background in business or economics
Tuition Fees

For academic year 2015-2016

NON-EEA students: €16,400 per year

EEA/EU students €1,951 per year

Length18 months    
Application Deadline

31 January

Application Procedure

To join our International Management / CEMS programme, you must have a university bachelor’s degree – equal to a bachelor’s degree from a Dutch research university – in business administration containing qualitative and quantitative research methods and statistics.

You will also need a solid grounding in mathematics, statistics and English as well as good results obtained in your bachelor programme. For the IM / CEMS programme, additional language requirements apply. You will be assessed on the basis of a dossier containing your academic background, grade point average (GPA), motivation and relevant test scores such as GMAT and/or TOEFL / IELTS.

For IM / CEMS an interview and an assessment will be part of the selection procedure. Non-RSM bachelor graduates must apply for admission through our online application system (OLAF). Information about the entry requirements and application process can be obtained by visiting

Your Contact at RSM

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