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Part-time MBA Admissions

Apply for your place at Germany's #1 business school

ESMT Berlin warmly welcomes applications from students of all nationalities for its Part-time 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 Part-time MBA program. 


Start or continue your Part-time MBA application

Final application deadline: 10 September 2023

Is this program for you?

The Part-time MBA is designed for working professionals with a minimum of three years of work experience who want to be effective change agents in their organization.

To apply for the program, please check you meet all of the following admission requirements:

  • At least three years of postgraduate professional experience

  • An undergraduate degree of minimum 3 years, or equivalent, qualification

  • Strong GMAT, GRE, EA, or ESMT Admissions Test (BAT) scores (the average GMAT score is 640)*

  • English proficiency test scores (if applicable)**

How do I apply?


Step 1: Apply online

To begin the admissions process, please complete and submit an online application. The application is each to follow and will ask you for the following information:

  • Personal data

  • An up-to-date CV showing at least three years of postgraduate professional experience

  • Answers to the following:

    • What was the most challenging situation you have encountered in your business life? How did you tackle it? What did you learn from it? (max 250 words)

    • Please share your career goals and describe how the ESMT MBA program, coupled with your current knowledge and experience, will help you achieve them. (video essay, max 3 mins)

  • Two professional recommendations – at least one is needed to submit your application, the second can follow later

  • Your English proficiency test scores (if applicable)

  • Transcripts of your undergraduate degree detailing courses and grades

  • A valid GMAT, GRE or ESMT admissions test (BAT)

  • €50 application fee



Step 2: Interview

After we have reviewed your application, successful candidates will be invited for interview (in person or video).

The interview will last 40-50 minutes and serves to help us learn about each other. We want to get to know you – your career to date, future career goals and aspirations, and what you’re looking for; and in turn you get to ask us questions about the program, school, and life at ESMT.



Step 3: Receive your offer

Successful applicants will receive an offer of admission.



Step 4: Accept your offer

To secure your place in the part-time MBA, you will need to pay a non-refundable deposit of €4,000 by the date indicated in your offer letter. Congratulations and we look forward to welcoming you to ESMT Berlin!



*To send your GMAT score to ESMT, search for ESMT by name. GRE scores should be sent to 7768 - European Sch Mgmt Tech ESMT. If you would like to take the ESMT admissions test (BAT) please contact our admissions team (contact details can be found at the bottom of this page).

**We do not need to see proof of English if English is your native language, or you earned a university degree taught exclusively in English.
Scores we’ll accept are: 

  • TOEFL - 95 minimum; we accept MyBest™ scores; our institution code is 8707 

  • PTE - 64 minimum 

  • IELTS - 7 minimum 



September 2023 intake deadline 

The final application deadline to join the September 2023 intake of the Part-time MBA is: 10 September 2023 

Applications received after this date will be considered on a case-by-case basis. 

Apply now

Start or continue your Part-time MBA application.


GMAT Online Test 

The GMAT can be taken online Instead of sitting for the traditional GMAT test, we recommend that you submit results for the GMAT online test. 

Testing times are flexible and there is no need to find a local test center. 

Click here for more info about the GMAT online 


GRE General Test at home 

ETS offers candidates the option to take the GRE® General Test at home or at a test center. 

The GRE® General Test is available everywhere that the computer-delivered GRE General Test is normally available, with the exception of Mainland China and Iran. 

Learn more about the GRE General Test at home 


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Admissions Contact

Stephanie Kluth

Director of Admissions
+49 30 21231 1400

Shelley Yu

Marketing Manager China Office
+86-186 1638 9822

Frequently asked questions

Still have questions about the ESMT Berlin Part-time MBA?


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