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Full-time MBA

Educating leaders for the future of business

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Unlock the next stage of your management career

Launch your career with a full-time MBA from ESMT Berlin and gain the skills you will need to negotiate the challenges of the future.

Choice is at the heart of the MBA, with multiple opportunities to tailor the program to the type of career you want to build, while developing the core competencies required to lead in a global business.

  • Focus on managerial analytics and prepare to lead and innovate in the world of business

  • Develop intra- and entrepreneurial skills and take advantage of ESMT's close links to Berlin's vibrant startup scene

In an intense 15 months, this international business MBA equips you with an extensive suite of skills and experiences that will put you in the driver’s seat of your own career.

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Quick facts



15 months



Start date





General management plus specializations in managerial analytics or innovation and entrepreneurship



An MBA course tailored to your goals

The full-time MBA has been thoughtfully designed to help you develop the skills and experiences that are relevant to your desired career path. After foundational modules, you can choose from two specialization tracks; managerial analytics, or innovation and entrepreneurship

This flexibility applies to more than just the broad suite of electives you can pick from, but also includes opportunities to study at partner schools or use your summer break to try out a summer internship, take on a social impact challenge or hone your German language skills.

Find out more about the course structure and personalization.

Program highlights

  • Work in diverse teams, explore new leadership styles, and question conventional thinking

  • Personal development and leadership are woven into the program

  • Small class sizes ensures personalized constructive feedback

  • Opportunities to grow your network and work with our Career Development Center to help you secure your next job

Your profile

  • You have at least three years of professional work experience

  • You are ready to change your future and accelerate your career

  • You are aligned with our values of community, curiosity, courage, and rigor

  • You seek a program where you can tailor your academic journey to meet your needs

    Learn more about admissions here.

Why choose ESMT Berlin?

Program topics

  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship

  • Managerial Analytics

  • Strategic Leadership

  • Global Strategic Management 

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An introduction to the ESMT Full-time MBA

Program Director, Rebecca Loades explains the FTMBA journey

Student voices

A day in the life of an MBA student

Experience a typical MBA day with MBA student Josh Pritchett

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Want to learn more?

Learn more about this program by visiting us on campus or attending one of our recruiting events near you.

See a list of upcoming events

Alternatively, you can reach out to Sira Ruedeeniyomvuth, recruitment manager at ESMT Berlin to discuss the program in more detail

Sira Ruedeeniyomvuth

Recruitment Manager
+49 17 1209 9812

Find out more about student life at ESMT

Learn more about life at ESMT Berlin beyond the classroom, whether you're a full-time student or studying remotely.

Visit the student life page.

ESMT Blog - Full-time MBA

New ESMT Berlin Full-time MBA class started

January 12, 2024
This week, a new cohort of students from a diverse range of 19 nationalities started the full-time MBA program at ESMT. The 15-month program will equip students with the skills they need to advance in their careers.

"ESMT Berlin MBA Team’s Journey in the Allianz Case Competition 2023 "

September 22, 2023 | ESMT Blog
In May 2023, the full-time MBA student Yanyan Ma and three of her classmates participated in the Allianz Case Competition 2023 and successfully advanced to the final round.

My MBA journey: From Beijing to Berlin, consulting, and beyond

August 25, 2023 | ESMT Blog
Hear from Sitong He, a driven MBA student hailing from Beijing, China who is passionate about technology and consulting. Sitong's journey reflects the essence of ESMT's global and innovative approach.