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ESMT Berlin

Empowering you to create a better tomorrow

ESMT Berlin is Germany's #1 business school. We are making an impact by empowering a global community of students, alumni, and executives to create a better tomorrow. 

Find the right program for you
  • Degree programs

    Take your career to the next level with Germany's #1 business school. Choose from our degree programs

    ESMT Berlin is ranked as the #1 business school in Germany and #8 in Europe by the Financial Times.

  • Executive education

    Develop yourself and your organization with our executive education programs, which focus on your personal development and increasing your company's success. Choose from our:  

    Our programs rank 10th in the worldwide Financial Times Ranking 2022.

Degree programs

Take your career to the next level with Germany's #1 business school. Choose from our degree programs

ESMT Berlin is ranked as the #1 business school in Germany and #8 in Europe by the Financial Times.

Executive education

Develop yourself and your organization with our executive education programs, which focus on your personal development and increasing your company's success. Choose from our:  

Our programs rank 10th in the worldwide Financial Times Ranking 2022.

Transforming the future

Digital society

The Digital Society Institute bridges technology and society and places security at the nexus between social, legal, and economic needs. It works towards creating a successful and responsible digital future for Germany and Europe.

Entrepreneurship

Our entrepreneurship hub Vali Berlin empowers entrepreneurs to create a better tomorrow and fosters responsible entrepreneurship for economic, environmental, and social value creation.

Innovation

The Institute for Deep Tech Innovation (DEEP) focuses on the deep tech value chain and aims to change the way deep tech is coming to life by sustainably instilling entrepreneurial thinking and acting in the scientific sphere and beyond.

Sustainability

Sustainability and social impact play a fundamental role in research, teaching, outreach, and action at ESMT. The FUTURE Institute for Sustainable Transformation creates and shares knowledge to transform organizations, industries, and value chains towards sustainability. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are important components at the forefront of sustainable transformation at ESMT.   

Why study in Berlin?
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Diversity
Germany's capital is home to a vibrant cultural scene and diverse international community.
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Startup capital
Berlin is one of Europe's top startup capitals, with more than 30 unicorns based in here.
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Future-oriented
Within Germany, Berlin is home to the most companies focused on future markets.
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Student experience

"The master’s program has been the biggest personal development curve I have ever experienced. We all got to meet so many new people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, stories, and cultures. It has been the most enriching journey I have ever been on".

Gianna di Lorenzo, Masters student
Alumni voice

"ESMT is more than a business school because it manages to take every individual and build on what they've achieved so far in their career to take the next step. I think it's this individual approach that I've benefited from, and which makes ESMT unique".

Samira Barakat, Vice President, Vattenfall, EMBA alumna
Samira Barakat at the Audimax at ESMT Berlin
Latest news

TEDx conference on sustainable transformation at ESMT Berlin

February 3, 2023 | ESMT News
On Saturday, February 4, 2023, ESMT Berlin students will host an independent TEDx conference for the third time. This year’s theme is “Berlin: A driver of sustainable transformation?”.

"What Does Generation Z Want In A Job? This Study Has Answers"

January 30, 2023 | Poets & Quants
Research by ESMT Masters alumnus Jan Malte Jeddeloh, shows the impact of the pandemic on employees' expectations of their employment and treatment at the company. It also highlights the new values and patterns of behavior Generation Z is bringing to the job market.

"Ready to Switch Careers? How an Online MBA Can Help"

January 27, 2023 | Find MBA Online
Sophie Schaefer, deputy director of career services at ESMT Berlin, talks about the benefits ESMT online programs offer to students. Amongst them is the ability to learn from professionals from all industries, backgrounds, and from all over the world.
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