The CEMS MIM is a powerful combination of theory and business expertise that will help you kickstart your career.

The UCT GSB Master of Management Specialising in International Management (MIM) is offered in association with CEMS - a global alliance of the world’s finest students, schools, alumni, corporate and social partners. The UCT GSB CEMS MIM is a full time study programme offering a dual qualification, with international accreditation from UCT GSB as well as CEMS

This one-year master’s programme includes:

  • international management courses
  • business skills seminars
  • an international internship and business immersion project
  • with CEMS corporate partners
  • a credit-bearing study term at one of the CEMS partner universities - which include top global business schools, in 34 countries

At the conclusion of their studies, MIM students will be awarded both the Master in International Management qualification issued by CEMS as well as the Master of Management specialising in International Management degree issued by the University of Cape Town.

Total 2022-2023 CEMS Programme Fees:

• South African / African Citizens and Permanent Residents: R220 710
• International Students: R331 070

** Provisional subject to final approval in December 2022 and annual increase applicable to 2023 term.

uct gsb CEMS MIM Overview

Learn more about the annual term dates for the UCT GSB CEMS MIM programme.

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The UCT GSB CEMS MIM takes place over an 18 month period. Explore the programme format and delivery.

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Learn more about which attributes and qualifications are required for the UCT GSB CEMS MIM

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A step-by-step guide on how to apply for the UCT GSB CEMS MIM programme

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TThe UCT GSB CEMS MIM comprises core courses, electives, an internship and a dissertation.

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The UCT GSB is committed to broadening access to postgraduate education through funding and scholarship opportunities. Explore funding options available to Masters programme candidates.

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Successful candidates will be awarded both the Master in International Management qualification issued by CEMS and the Master of Management degree Specialising in International Management issued by the University of Cape Town.



of graduates are employed or continuing their studies


have worked outside of their home country


work for multinational organisations


members of the global alumni network


A 2019 CEMS graduate survey showed that:

96% of graduates are employed or continuing their studies

92% have worked in two or more countries 75% work for multinational companies       

Yes. A place on the programme must be confirmed before a study permit application can be considered by the South African Department of Home Affairs. International applicants should be aware that obtaining study permits from the South African authorities can take approximately two months.

The UCT GSB's Breakwater Campus is situated in the heart of Cape Town's most popular tourist attraction, the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront. Centrally located and easily accessed, the UCT GSB is just 1.5km away from the central business district and 20 minutes from Cape Town International Airport.

As an added benefit to studying at the UCT GSB, you'll be situated in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Click here to see what Cape town has to offer.

For the portion of the degree that you attend at the UCT GSB, students need to arrange their own accommodation. Student accommodation is offered in the Protea Breakwater Lodge, on the UCT GSB campus, at special rates on either a monthly or half-yearly basis.

Faculty: Camille Meyer



Dr Camille Meyer is the Academic Director of the CEMS Master of Management Specialising in International Management (MIM) programme at the UCT GSB. He is a Senior Lecturer in Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship. His teaching and research adopt an interdisciplinary perspective to shed light on entrepreneurial, financial and ethical processes involved in the management of social innovations and natural resources. This perspective considers new approaches to business such as developing new financial models, social innovations, collaborative management and stakeholder partnerships for commons governance. His previous work in higher education includes academic roles at the Free University of Brussels (ULB, Belgium) and the University of Victoria (Canada). Prior to moving into higher education, he worked for the international training centre of the International Labour Organization in Turin (Italy). His research won several awards, including the 2017 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Award (category Management and Governance), and the 2017 FIR-PRI Finance and Sustainability Best Ph.D. Thesis Award.



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