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International options

Global exchanges, Social Impact Projects, Internships and more
ESMT has partnered with business schools worldwide to offer you, as a Master student, an enhanced global study experience that fosters the necessary aptitude and knowledge to successfully navigate careers in an international business landscape.

International exchange

After completing the core Master courses at ESMT in the spring of your first year, you may take your elective courses at a partner institution. You will also be able to access additional benefits from your exchange school, such as student activities, career service support and on-campus recruitment events. Depending on the exchange school, you may choose to shorten your internship period or take your specialization courses abroad. No additional tuition fees are required.

Exchange partners and incoming exchange students can find more information about an exchange at ESMT on this dedicated webpage.

Europe exchange partners

Copenhagen Business School

Copenhagen, Denmark

HEC Paris

Paris, France

IE University

Madrid, Spain

Imperial College Business School

London, United Kingdom

London Business School

London, United Kindgom

Rotterdam School of Management

Rotterdam, Netherlands
North America, Asia exchange partners

Smith School of Business

Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Further International Options

In addition to an exchange, you can strengthen your international exposure by choosing to take one of the following activities abroad.

You will be able to choose from a diverse offering of academic and practice-oriented options that can strengthen your intercultural skills, expand your professional network, and subject you to nuanced views of the global marketplace.

  • Internships

    As part of your ESMT Master experience you will participate in an internship that can be located anywhere in the world. Recent students completed internships in Canada, Japan, India, Ethiopia, Malaysia, Russia, Ireland, and many more.

  • Foreign Language Training

    All Master students are required to study a foreign language. The course costs are already included into the curriculum and tuition. Non-native German speakers are highly encouraged to learn or enhance their German language skills. Native German speakers will choose a language needed to effectively manage business relationships in the world's fastest growing economies. You will also have a free year of access to Babbel, the language learning app.

  • Master thesis

    As a Master student, you are free to choose to complete your thesis work abroad.

Hockey game at Smith
Exchange testimonial

At Smith I fully experienced the North American college life. The campus was huge with a lot of facilities and opportunities. Classes focused on group-work and professors were very knowledgeable and passionate.

Davide Bonomi, MIM 2020, Smith School of Business - Kingston, Canada

Anna Frankowska

Head, International Office
+49 30 212 31 1431

ESMT Berlin Erasmus Coordinator

International office

ESMT Berlin

Erasmus+ code: D BERLIN46

ESMT Berlin
Schlossplatz 1
10178 Berlin