Studying at the ESMT Berlin
ESMT Berlin is a private business school founded by 25 multinational corporations. The school’s expertise focuses on the development of entrepreneurial leaders with a global focus on social responsibility and the management of technology. ESMT is one of the top ranked business schools in Germany with a global network of alumni in over 50 countries, and is currently one of only three business schools in Germany to hold the “Triple Crown,” made up of successful accreditations of the world’s leading business education accrediting bodies AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS The “Triple Crown” is the highest distinction of quality for business schools worldwide.
ESMT offers four degree programs:
- Master in Management
- Full-time MBA
- Part-Time MBA
- Executive MBA (EMBA)
as well as executive education.
All ESMT programs benefit from close relationships with ESMT's corporate network and founders.
As one of the most international business schools in Germany, over 80% of ESMT’s faculty members have a non-German background. With 37 full-time faculty members at the school, they represent 19 different countries.
Experience student life in one of the world’s edgiest and most exciting cities, Berlin! The ESMT campus is in the center of the city, with direct access to every neighborhood. Europe’s most vibrant capital is a center for entrepreneurship, design, cutting-edge architecture, and famous nightlife. After living in Berlin, students say that the city was a highlight of their experience. Its international culture welcomes all nationalities. Living expenses are low – it is one of the cheapest European capital cities.
ESMT's Master in Management is an excellent investment in your future and will kick-start your international career. Many ESMT graduates obtain jobs with compensation over double their tuition at ESMT. Most ESMT students fund their studies with a combination of personal financing, loans, and scholarships.
ESMT offers partial tuition scholarships for students with exceptional academic merit. Application to these scholarships is integral part of the general admissions process. ESMT also collaborates with international loan provider Prodigy Finance, as well as the funding scheme of Brain Capital.
ESMT is one of only two business schools in Germany to appear in every international ranking among the top business school rankings, reflecting impressive career placement of graduates and high satisfaction among current and former students.
Business School rankings:
- #1 in Germany and #9 in Europe in the European Business School ranking 2019 (The Financial Times)
- #15 in the European Business School Ranking 2019 (Bloomberg Businessweek)
Master in Management rankings:
- #18 globally in the global ranking of the top 40 Master in Management (MIM) programs (Economist: Which MBA?)
- #35 overall and #17 for International Mobility globally in the Global Master’s in Management ranking 2019 (The Financial Times)
- Among top 3 in the list of Europe’s top B-Schools for Master in Management (MIM) Degrees (CEO World)
ESMT Berlin one of only three business schools in Germany to hold the “Triple Crown,” made up of successful accreditations of the world’s leading business education accrediting bodies AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS The “Triple Crown” is the highest distinction of quality for business schools worldwide.
Why to study here
The two-year, pre-experience MIM program combines classroom learning and corporate networking from day one. Students will complete up to 11 months of applied work with up to three different organizations in Germany and abroad: You will be working in multinationals, startups or with NGOs.
Courses on campus complement the in-company experience with soft-skills training, two different learning streams, four competitive specializations, and guided research. Students complete work assignments abroad, learn a new language, and develop knowledge of how businesses develop and shape new technology and innovation. With all this practical experience during the program, graduates can make a difference from day one in their career.