Wednesday, May 31, 2023
I.I.H.E.M Study Abroad Program

CESINE University,
Santander, Cantabria, Spain

Application Deadlines

Semester Abroad and Degree Programs 2019:

CESINE University: Program Outline

  • What programs are included in the CESINE/IIHEM Joint Academic Programs?

    Three programs are included:

    • Semester Abroad Program: Allows IIHEM students to spend a semester, extensible to a year, at CESINE.
    • Bachelor's Transfer Program.: Allows undergraduate students to start their studies at IIHEM and complete their Bachelor's degree at CESINE. Credits earned at IIHEM are transferred to CESINE.
    • Direct Entrance Master's Program: Allows students to enter the CESINE Master's program after three or four years of study at IIHEM.

Who is eligible to apply to these programs?

  • Semester Abroad Program: Qualified IIHEM students who have successfully completed at least three semesters of academic study and are enrolled either in the third or fourth year at IIHEM.
  • Bachelor's Transfer Program.: Qualified IIHEM students enrolled in BAC+3 who have successfully completed at least four semesters of academic study.
  • Direct Entrance Master's Program: Qualified IIHEM students enrolled in BAC +3 or BAC+5 who have successfully completed three or four years of academic study.

Students applying to these programs must have a minimal GPA of 3.0

What degrees do these programs lead to?

Upon successful completion of the Program, enrolled students will receive

  • Semester Abroad Program: This program is not a degree program. Courses taken at CESINE will be transferred to equivalent courses at IIHEM.
  • Bachelor's Transfer Program.: Students are awarded by official university degrees with double validity: in Spain by CESINE Design and Business School and at the international level by the London Metropolitan University in one of
    • Bachelor in International Business
    • Bachelor in Advertising, Marketing Communications & Public Relations
  • Direct Entrance Master's Program: A CESINE Master's degree in one of
    • MBA in International Marketing
    • Master in Marketing & Digital Communication

Are these programs accredited?

Yes. IIHEM diplomas are accredited by the Moroccan Ministry of Higher Education and CESINE has the authorization of the Government of Cantabria.

How is the program delivered?

  • Semester Abroad Program: Students must have completed three academic semesters at IIHEM. Students in their second, third or fourth year can be enrolled in this non-degree program.
  • Bachelor's Transfer Program.: The first two years of the academic undergraduate program are delivered on the IIHEM campus by IIHEM professors and the remaining one year of the undergraduate program are delivered by CESINE professors in Spain.
  • Direct Entrance Master's Program: A student who has completed three or four years at IIHEM can apply to complete in one year the Master's program at CESINE.

All programs include Internship.

Will I be able to transfer credits from IIHEM to CESINE?

  • Semester Abroad Program: Students may transfer up to 60 IIHEM credits.

Do I get the same CESINE diploma as the one given to graduates from the CESINE campus?


Once I complete my degree, can I take part in the graduation ceremony at CESINE?


Can I do more of my program at CESINE?

Yes, within the general framework. You can do this through a transfer. You will however pay CESINE tuition whenever you are on the CESINE campus.