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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

Prof. Jörg Rocholl becomes new member of acatech – National Academy of Science and Engineering

December 7, 2023 | ESMT Press
ESMT Berlin President Jörg Rocholl has been appointed as a new member of acatech – National Academy of Science and Engineering. The election underscores his professional and scientific expertise, and highlights ESMT's position as an international business school at the forefront of innovation and technological progress.

"The Strategic Impact of Executive Education on Reskilling Initiatives"

December 5, 2023 | Executive Courses
Mandy Hübener, program director for Executive Education Programs at ESMT Berlin, talks about how multifaceted approach to executive education allows business schools to constantly update and refine offered courses.

"Zwischenrufe aus der Wirtschaft – Was bringt politischer Aktivismus im Management?"

December 5, 2023 | SWR2
Jan Hagen, professor at ESMT Berlin, takes part in a discussion whether democracy needs political impulses from the economy and what the benefits of political activism from management are.

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