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ESMT Berlin

Empowering you to create a better tomorrow

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

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.


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


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 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?



Germany's capital is home to a vibrant cultural scene and diverse international community.

Startup capital

Berlin is one of Europe's top startup capitals, with more than 30 unicorns based in here.


Within Germany, Berlin is home to the most companies focused on future markets.

Student experiences

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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

"Gen Z grad who broke down in tears in viral TikTok résumé video has now set her sights on Hollywood"

February 25, 2024 | Yahoo Finance
Concerning Gen Z's obsession with making money with TikTok, Dr. Franziska Frank, lecturer at ESMT Berlin, suggests caution as the success on the platform could come at the expense of your happiness.

"Students helping the world through practical projects"

February 21, 2024 | QS Insights Magazine
Tudor Dima, ESMT MIM graduate and participant in the Responsible Leaders Fellowship, reflects on his work with 2.5 Ventures, an organisation that’s part of the national ‘Coalition for Impact’ project, which fosters the growth of impact businesses across six major Brazilian cities.

"How I secured a scholarship for my european master’s"

February 20, 2024 | BusinessBecause
Alumni Mohamed Al-Mokhtar originally from Cameroon, shares how receiving the Developing Country Scholarship and therefore the chance to study a Master’s in Management at ESMT Berlin shaped his career and life path.

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