International networks

Copenhagen Business School has participated in international research forums, bilateral exchange agreements for both students and faculty, and strategic alliances for several decades. It is a tradition which the school is proud of. CBS has earned international recognition and accreditation as a result of the fruitful efforts of its personnel and students alike.


CEMS, the Global Alliance in Management Education, is a strategic alliance of leading business schools and companies. One of CEMS' goals is to set a global standard og excellence for Master's in management. CBS is the Danish member of CEMS. Leading business schools from 34 countries work together to offer CEMS Master's in International Management (MIM) degree. In the 2024 edition of the QS Ranking, CEMS MIM ranked 11th out of 203 and scored consistently higher than the global average across all indicator groups. The CEMS MIM is ranked in the top 5.4% globally with an overall score of 86.6 out of 100.

Learn more about CEMS at CBS.

Double degree 

Over the past few years, Copenhagen Business School has worked to establish further opportunities for students to get a truly international education. One of the most challenging of these is the development of double degree programmes (MSc) with carefully chosen overseas partners. Double degrees mean that students get two Master of Science degrees from two of of the world's leading universities.

Learn more about Double Degree at CBS.


Since 1988 CBS has been member of PIM, Partnership in International Management, a network including 53 leading business schools around the globe. Members include Chinese University of Hong Kong, National University of Singapore, Tsinghua University, Warwick Business School, Stern School of Business, University of Chicago, Australian Graduate School of Management. Membership is by invitation only, and after a comprehensive screening process.

Learn more about PIM.


The Aurora Alliance equips European Universities to provide a diverse student population with the skills and mindset needed to contribute to addressing societal challenges as social entrepreneurs and innovators. Aurora is a consortium of research-intensive universities deeply committed to the social impact of their activities.

As a CBS student, you have the opportunity to do a short-term exchange with a strong focus on sustainability, social entrepreneurship and innovation by taking an AURORA course at CBS or at the AURORA partner universities. The courses usually have a length of one or two weeks.

Learn more about Aurora.

Sidst opdateret: Web editor - Student Communications // 18/12/2023