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Master in Global Management

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Find your place in a global future

The Master in Global Management incorporates internships and practical experience as part of your learning experience, so you can develop tried-and-tested skills and experiences that will prepare you to lead a global business and take on the challenges of the future. 

  • Learn how to lead in an interconnected, global economy 

  • Customize your learning journey to fit your career goals 

  • Launch an international career with a practice proof skillset 

Unprecedented challenges and opportunities await the future leaders of the 21st century, with Master in Global Management from ESMT Berlin, step up and prepare to make a positive impact. 


Applications open November 1 | Register your interest


Quick Facts
24 months
Start date
Berlin + required global internship and social impact projects and optional exchange semester or double degree
Managing global corporations in a changing world


  • Internships are built into the curriculum for maximum exposure 

  • Immerse yourself in global businesses with hands-on, practical experience 

  • Participate in a term abroad and gain new perspectives  

  • Take part in a Social Impact Project and contribute towards positive social or environmental change 

  • Sharpen your profile with an optional finance certificate and portfolio management program 

  • Develop a practice-proof skill set to prepare yourself for the job market 

  • Options to customize your learning journey 

  • Learn from a truly international cohort of peers 


  • You are a young professional in your early twenties with limited or no work experience 

  • You have shown initiative during your Bachelor studies or in your personal life 

  • You are curious about other cultures and embrace diversity as a strength 

  • You know that sustainable business holds the key to a better future 

  • You are a true team player and prepared to develop yourself to become an agent of positive change 

Why ESMT Berlin?

  • Study in the heart of Berlin, connect to the city’s vibrant startup scene and Germany’s powerhouse economy

  • Benefit from the diverse experiences of a highly international class of peers and faculty  

  • Prime your profile for a competitive job market with ESMT’s Career Development Center 

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

  • Use your skills to make a positive contribution with the Social Impact Project and the Responsible Leaders Fellowship 


  • Competitive Strategy 

  • Business Leadership in Society  

  • Digital Marketing  

  • Leading and Managing People 

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Master in Global Management

Preparing you to lead in the world of tomorrow.

Key focus areas for the Master in Global Management

Global Immersion

Practical experiences are central to the program, giving you time to apply new skills in real-world environments and prepare for the job market: 

  • Take advantage of internship opportunities during the program.

  • Take an academic term abroad at one of ESMT's top-ranked partners in Europe and beyond.  

  • Take language classes in German, French, Spanish or Chinese at our partner GLS Sprachenzentrum Berlin (German Language School Berlin). 

Finance Certificate

As part of your elective course choice, you can opt to complete five advanced courses in Finance subjects with a focus on global investment strategies.  

You will be issued an ESMT Certificate in Finance in addition to your Master Degree. 

Portfolio Management Program

Combine practical trading experience with theory. The Portfolio Management Program (PMP) is an extracurricular project in which selected students actively manage a real-money portfolio of 1 million Euros per group within a total portfolio value of 3 million Euros.   

Social Impact Project

The Social Impact Project is a four-month project with a five-week intensive field project as part of the Master in Global Management program. 

It offers students the opportunity to serve as an economic or management consultant for an organization with specific social impact objectives, such as a non-profit organization, a CSR department, a social entrepreneurship venture, or a social impact project of a for-profit organization. 

Join ESMT Berlin

Applications open November 1

Sign up and register your interest