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CEMS Annual Events: WU welcomed over 2,800 international guests


CEMS – The Global Alliance in Management Education is one of the most important alliances of internationally leading business schools and multinational companies. WU is a member of this network and is Austria’s exclusive provider of the CEMS Master in International Management program. The CEMS Annual Events are the highlight of the CEMS year, bringing the entire international CEMS community together to exchange ideas and network. WU hosted the 31st Annual Events and welcomed around 2,800 guests to Vienna and Campus WU between November 27 and December 1, 2019. In addition to a number of meetings and networking events, WU also hosted the 2019 Graduation Ceremony for 820 international CEMS students.

The 31st CEMS Annual Events were a great success for WU. Professor Günter Stahl received his sixth CEMS Course of the Year Award (category: Global Management Practice) this year, and Phillip Nell, who has already received three awards, came in second this year for the CEMS Course of the Year Award in the category Global Strategic Management. Professor Clive Spash and WU researcher Viviana Asara were presented with the CEMS Outstanding Contribution Award for their interactive course on climate change. WU came in second in this year’s race for the title of CEMS School of the Year. WU won this title in 2015.

About CEMS

CEMS, the Global Alliance in Management Education (previously known as the Community of European Management Schools and International Companies), is an association of leading business schools and multinational companies. Founded in 1988, the CEMS network currently includes 32 international universities, 7 Social Partners (NGOs), and 70 Corporate Partners.

The global CEMS network spans from Sydney to Barcelona to Beijing. Over 15,000 CEMS alumni from 80 different nations are currently employed in 75 countries around the world.

The CEMS flagship Master in International Management/CEMS (MIM) program teaches management skills in an international context. Since 2008, it has been available in Austria exclusively at WU and offers a top-quality education. WU’s CEMS MIM program appears regularly among the top ten in international rankings. WU is one of the leading schools within the CEMS network and has received numerous awards for its teaching and administration. The 80 students admitted to the coveted double degree program at WU each year are awarded two titles after graduation: the CEMS MIM and a WU master’s degree (MSc).

Further information:

Melanie Hacker
PR Manager
Tel.: + 43-1-31336 ext. 5964
Email: melanie.hacker@wu.ac.at

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