Global Online MBA admissions
Secure your place on the global online MBA
ESMT Berlin warmly welcomes applications from students of all nationalities for its global online MBA program. We are an international business school that thrives on international exchange and discourse.
Through the application process, we are searching for a diverse range of individuals who share our values, want to be part of our mission to develop responsible leaders, and who will thrive academically, professionally, and personally in the global online MBA program
Early Application Deadline: January 21, 2024
Is this program for you?
Before submitting your application for the global online MBA, you must meet all of the following admission requirements:
Three years of postgraduate professional experience
An undergraduate degree of minimum 3 years (with accompanying grade overview) in any discipline
Scores from either the GMAT, GRE or ESMT Admissions Test (BAT) are optional but encouraged from students with a non-quantitative or non-business background, and may be requested by the Admissions Committee.*
English proficiency test scores*
How do I apply?
To begin the admissions process, you should start and complete an online application. As part of this process, you'll need to create an account and provide the following information:
Your academic and professional background + your CV
One essay and a 2-min video essay upload
Your English proficiency test scores
Copies of your university transcripts
€50 application fee
An interview (per video call), should you move on in the process
The global online MBA program has two intakes a year: May and September. Applications for the May 2024 intake are open.
Applications open on September 4, 2023. The program will start on May 27, 2024.
Early Application Deadline: January 21, 2024. Applications received by this date will be eligible for a €2,000 tuition discount.
Final application deadline: April 28, 2023. Applications received after this date will be considered on a case-by-case basis; entry for May 2024 cannot be guaranteed.
Applications open on March 1, 2024. The September intake will start on September 30, 2024.
Early Application Deadline: May 26, 2024. Applications received by this date will be eligible for a €2,000 tuition discount.
Final application deadline: September 1, 2024. Applications received after this date will be considered on a case-by-case basis; entry for September 2024 cannot be guaranteed.
*ESMT’s GMAT code is H4D-SJ-99 or simply search for ESMT by name. Our Designated Institution (DI) code for the GRE is 7768.
**If English is your native language or you earned a university degree exclusively taught in English you do not need to take an English proficiency test. If you have worked in an English speaking country or an organization whose language of communication was English for 12 months or more the English proficiency test requirement may be waived. A strong command of the English language should also be demonstrated in the admission interview.
Scores we’ll accept are:
TOEFL - 95 minimum; we accept MyBest™ scores; our institution code is 8707
PTE - 64 minimum
IELTS - 7 minimum
Other English proficiency tests are accepted.