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Global Online MBA

A fully remote learning experience

Want to learn more about the Global Online MBA program? 

Study at ESMT Berlin from anywhere in the world

The Global Online MBA from ESMT Berlin is a truly modern program that enables you to study for an MBA through a completely remote learning experience.  

  • Receive the same triple-accredited, globally-recognized degree as our other MBA programs.

  • Take advantage of a highly flexible program schedule that allows you to spread your learning experience over as many as five years or as little as two

  • The distance learning MBA: The program's 100% online format means you can study from anywhere in the world. 


Networking during your Global Online MBA experience


ESMT community

“What surprised me the most is the community that you get to build with an online program, especially at ESMT. They have done a really good job giving us tasks and assignments that are very group oriented"

Patrick Gall, Canada

Make a move

"The Global Online MBA helped me to be more confident to move to Germany and start a new position. I have a lot of good role models in my classmates who do business in different countries"

Ayaka Nogaku, Japan

Diverse network

“The one greatest thing when we got into our first class is the nature of the diverse classmates and the different areas that they come from. For me, a network is so rich and valuable, even more than money"

Lucy Wanjiku Mutinda, Kenya

Quick facts



24-60 months (flexible)




May and September


Online (The Hub)


General management combined with technology, innovation, and global electives


100% online

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Program highlights

  • Learn at your own pace with a highly flexible 24-month program that boasts two intake dates (May or September) 

  • Study for an MBA online, 100% remotely.

  • Option to complete the program within five years 

  • Access to small network online courses (SNOCs) run by 30-plus schools in the GNAM network 

  • Online sessions with our career services team to develop essential career skills 

  • Option to add on personalized career coaching or international study experiences (for a fee) 


  • You have at least three years of professional work experience.

  • You are looking to accelerate your career while working full-time.

  • You are excited to develop your analytical skills, leadership qualities and ability to innovate.

  • You are seeking a program with a high degree of flexibility.


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

  • We are the highest ranked European business school offering a fully online MBA

  • Our global alumni network of international business professionals represents numerous industries and sectors around the world  

  • Earn a triple-accredited, globally-recognized, ESMT Berlin MBA degree (60 ECTS) 

  • Learn with recorded lectures, live online sessions, group assignments, case studies and networking opportunities 

  • Online delivery through the world’s most innovative learning platform, the Hub 


  • General Management

  • Data-driven Decisions

  • Marketing and Sales

  • Technology and innovation

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Get an MBA on your terms


The Global Online MBA from ESMT is designed with the same goal of shaping future leaders and equipping them with the skills required to step-up to and advance their career.


The program offers opportunities to tailor your learning so that you gain skills and insights that are relevant to your future career.


In addition to this, you can decide the pace of your learning, both in terms of how you work through the course content and fit it into your existing schedule and also the pace at which you start each module.


Find out more about the program structure and curriculum 

Online Learning with ESMT Berlin

The Global Online MBA delivers flexible online teaching through the Hub - an innovative learning platform that has been designed specifically for business education.

Try out the demo today to explore the different features of this learning platform.

Faculty Profile - Chengwei Liu

Find out more about Chengwei Liu, Faculty Lead of the Global Online MBA at ESMT and get more information about the program.


Now accepting May 2024 intake applications

May intake:

Early application deadline: January 24, 2024

First day of class: May 27, 2024

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Meet the Global Online MBA class

With an average of 11 years of experience, participants of the Global Online MBA come from a range of industries and work in different functions all across the world.


Find out more about the class profile of the Global Online MBA.



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