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Executive MBA

Open the door to senior management

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The ESMT Berlin part-time Executive MBA has been designed to deliver the experiences and skills you will need to become an effective global leader capable of thriving in complex international business environments. Combining academic training with leadership development, the rigorous general management program leads you through 10 modules throughout 18 months.

Quick facts
18 months
Start date
6 modules in Berlin + 4 international modules
Leadership, innovation, and general management


  • 100% in-person over ten modules (each lasting six days)
  • Optimized schedule: more time for individual and peer-to-peer coaching, project integration, and work-school-life balance
  • A dedicated faculty works individually with you on coaching and personal development
  • An immersive leadership program emphasizing personal effectiveness at senior managerial levels


  • You are an experienced leader seeking to increase your personal impact in senior executive roles
  • You have a strong managerial record, managing either people or projects
  • You maintain an International outlook, intercultural competence, and a responsible approach to business
  • You have strong motivation, commitment and drive to succeed in a challenging academic program


  • ESMT’s modular format allows you to continue to advance your career while also keeping obligations to family and friends
  • Combines analytics, innovation and leadership to provide the skills you need to excel in your contemporary business environment.
  • The curriculum integrates academic training, peer-to-peer and individual coaching, applied and evidence-based learning



  • Leadership
  • Innovation
  • Sustainability
  • Ethics
EMBA alumnus Thomas Hillard
The EMBA experience

Alumnus Thomas Hillard on how the EMBA helped fill his professional gaps.

ESMT Blog - Executive MBA

"The final stages of the EMBA "

April 4, 2023 | ESMT Blog
Isolde Stephan reflects on her EMBA experiences from the International Field Seminar and submitting her master's thesis.

"Residency 8 – Negotiation, business simulation, and master’s thesis "

January 6, 2023 | ESMT Blog
Isolde Stephan she shares her EMBA experience of mastering negotiations, taking part in a business simulation, and getting started on her master's thesis.

"10 tips to help your MBA application succeed"

December 21, 2022 | ESMT Blog
MBA student Magdalena Kuropatwińska shares her top 10 tips on how to make your MBA application succeed.