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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



Expert Forum Adaptation and Mitigation Finance

September 9, 2024 | 09:00 - 17:00 | ESMT Berlin

Zwischen Wolken und Clouds: Wie begegnen wir physischen und digitalen Gefahren im Luftverkehr?

September 26, 2024 | 09:00 - 14:00 | Akademie der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Berlin

Latest news

ESMT Berlin and Handelsblatt partner for Management Summer School

July 12, 2024 | ESMT Press
In today’s fast-paced business environment, effective leadership and change management are paramount. To support leaders in mastering the challenges they face, ESMT Berlin is collaborating with Handelsblatt to offer a specialized Management Summer School. Designed for management professionals and corporate leaders, this program provides Handelsblatt subscribers with a comprehensive suite of resources including articles, podcasts, video tutorials, and live talks featuring top management experts.

"2024 Best & Brightest Online MBA: Jocelyn Tillner, ESMT Berlin"

July 7, 2024 | Poets&Quants
Jocelyn Tiller, a global online MBA student at ESMT, was selected by Poets&Quants as part of this year's P&Q Best and Brightest Online MBAs class of 2024. Congratulations!

"Thriving Together: Strategies For Success In Dual-Career Partnerships"

July 3, 2024 | Forbes
Mandy Hübener, director of executive education at ESMT Berlin, discussed in Forbes the challenges and obstacles dual-career couples face when both partners are engaged in careers and what companies could do to support and foster a more inclusive and supportive work environment.

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