MS® MAI - International Purchasing Management

Delivering Value Beyond Savings

Admission level

From Master's degree, Bachelor Degree + 5 years of managerial experience




Advanced Executive Master ®


Work Study





Admission and financing for the MS® MAI - International Purchasing Management

Who should apply?

KEDGE part-time Advanced Executive Master Programme in International Purchasing Management (MAI) welcomes participants from diverse educational backgrounds with several years of professional experience in purchasing management and significant managerial experience:

  • Master’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 3 years of professional experience)
  • Significant years of professional work in purchasing/procurement (3 years +) or in a close relationship with suppliers
  • Several years of managerial experience (5 years +)
  • Proficiency in English (courses 100% taught in English)

Applicants looking to transition into purchasing/procurement with relevant experience or crossfunctional skills are encouraged to contact our Admission Manager to discuss potential alignment and gaps among your experience, the programme requirements, and your goals.

How can I apply?

Bachelor's degreeMaster's degree

Admission on record Interview

€ (*) 20000

*Tuition fees for the 2020/2021 academic year.

Participants are responsible for paying travel, accommodation and food costs.

The application fees for the 2020 intake are €120, paid directly by credit card through the online application and are non-refundable.

Find out more about possible funding options for the programme and contact our Admission Manager.

We accept applications on a continued basis and examine them in the order they arrive. Mandatory documents to be uploaded to the online application form (

  • CV
  • A copy of an official valid identity card or passport
  • A certified copy of your most recentacademic degree
  • An employment certificate
  • An English proficiency test & score:TOEFL iBT, TOEIC, IELTS or Cambridge
  • A personal statement (2 to 3 pages) that explains the following:
    • why you are interested in pursuing this Advanced Executive Programme,
    • how the programme aligns with your current professional situation and future goals
    • what/which skills you hope to learn, how you plan to use them.
    • how their experience positions them*
    • how they will contribute to a cohort*
    • largely comprising current supply chain professionals*.

*Note: applicants with significant work experience outside a supply chain environment who are looking to transition into a supply chain setting.

**Note: information provided in the application form is strictly confidential.

To optimise time, specific admissions days have already been scheduled throughout the year.

You will be contacted once your application is complete, and we will organise an interview with the Programme Director.

Applicants will be notified of their results within a week.

How to finance your programme?

Find out more about possible funding options for the programme and contact our Admission Manager.