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How to become a CEMS student

CEMS MIM successful graduates will have a number of incontestable advantages in recruitment upon completing their degree, such as:


  • A prestigious postgraduate degree recognized by independent expertise and employers
  • A thorough academic experience based on the latest research results at world leading universities
  • Practical skills providing unique advantages in career development
  • An understanding of how to shape intercultural communication and business processes in combination with competencies to apply these skills
  • An opportunity to shape a network of colleagues and friends around the globe, ready to help on any professional start-up
  • Privileged contacts with recruiters of leading companies and a real chance to get a promising job offer



What should you do to become CEMS student?


You should be enrolled in one of GSOM SPbU Master programs (in accordance with existing admission rules and procedures). Applications for CEMS  program are submitted within  the appointed period  during the Fall term.
You should provide:
  • TOEFL/IELTS/CAE/BEC and GMAT certificates (or results of TOEFL-based GMAT-based exams held at GSOM)
  • Documents, confirming the knowledge of 2nd foreign language  on  minimum A2 level.

2nd foreign language must be from the list of CEMS languages below:

Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (Mandarin or Cantonese) Czech, Danish, Dutch/Afrikaans, Farsi/Tajik, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi/Urdu, Hungarian, Indonesian/Malay, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbo-Croat (Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, Montenegrin), Scottish, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese, Russian (for non-native speakers).


All eligible applicants are invited to take part in the  interview (conducted by representatives of school administration, academics and corporate partners). Each candidate receives points for the interview (out of 50) based on the  selection criteria and requirements.


The applicants are selected to CEMS MIM according to their:

  • high academic standards and professional skills
  • ability to perform effectively in a fast changing environment
  • empathy with different cultures, values and behavior styles
  • willingness to take responsibility within society


If you want to learn more about the CEMS Global Alliance and CEMS MIM, visit web-site



 In case you have any questions, please, contact:


Olesia S. Ustimenko

CEMS Program Manager