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cems mim Apr 10, 2023

Here, we will tell you everything you need to know about the CEMS Master in International Management at University of Cologne located in Germany. Read more about University of Cologne, its CEMS international management master’s degree and the GMAT requirements below.

University of Cologne, Germany

The University of Cologne is a public research university in the heart of Cologne, a vibrant and historic city in western Germany. Founded in 1388, the University of Cologne belongs to  one of the largest and oldest universities in the country. It is known for its strong research programs, especially in the field of economics and has a diverse student population with students from more than 140 countries. The university has several campuses in the city, including the main campus in the city center, which houses many faculties and institutes.

CEMS Master in International Management

CEMS is a global alliance of the world's top business schools, which together offer the acclaimed CEMS Master in International Management program. The goal of the program is to help you gain the skills and insights needed for a successful career in international business and management. The master consistently ranks in the top 10 of The Economist's Master in Management Ranking each year and enrollment in the program is highly competitive. Upon completion, you will receive two degrees: a Master in International Management from the University of Cologne and a Master from the CEMS Global Alliance in Management Education.

GMAT Requirements

A GMAT score is not mandatory when applying for the Master in International Management at University of Cologne, but their admission’s committee strongly recommends that you take the admission test as this will increase your chances in the admission process. It is also important to keep in mind that if there are more applicants who match the entrance requirements than there are openings in the program, a selection process will be used to rank the applicants. The individual admission score is also used for the allocation to your CEMS term abroad within the CEMS year, as students will be allocated to their host schools regarding their preferences and application score rank. 

The calculation of the individual admission score is based on the bachelor's grade, admission test result and points for the interview. The GMAT score weights for 30% in the ranking process and the condition for awarding points is a score of at least 600 in the entrance test. However, we would recommend not aiming for the minimum, as the higher your score, the more points will be attributed on this section and the more likely you will be admitted to the Master of International Management at the University of Cologne. 

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