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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:  

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 ESMT 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

"Online MBA programs with the best salary outcomes"

June 20, 2024 | FindMBA online
Rebecca Loades, program director of MBA programs at ESMT Berlin, talks about understanding ROI in Online MBA programs and the advantages related to this.

"What African applicants need to know about applying to top business schools in Europe"

June 15, 2024 | Business Because
Boban Sublic, , deputy director of admissions at ESMT Berlin, talks about the importance of knowing your “why” when applying for graduate management education, emphasizing that this clarity helps to make a stronger application.

"In South Carolina, A New Executive MBA"

June 11, 2024 | Poets&Quants
Poets&Quants featured the BMW Change Maker Fellowships, which BMW and ESMT are offering for the third time. This year, the 10 full-tuition fellowships for the ESMT Global Online MBA will support ambitious young professionals in mathematics or technology, helping them accelerate positive and meaningful change.

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