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How do I apply and what happens next?

Create an account in the online application portal

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Select your program of interest

If you have not decided about the format that suits you the best, you can apply to multiple programs.



Complete the application, upload your files, and click submit

At this stage, you can complete the required information and upload all necessary documents, like a CV or test results. 



Application review

Once completed, the ESMT admissions team will review your application and all supporting documents. If an interview is part of the application process for your chosen program, and you are invited to the next stage, you will receive an invitation to an interview

Interview with admissions

Interviews may be conducted by either admissions, careers or program directors or program faculty leads.

Interviewers will assess your competency under pressure, your interpersonal communication skills, and any questions arising in your application.

Admissions and Scholarship Committee

Following the interview, ESMT's Admissions Committee reviews your application and makes a decision. Following the Admissions Committee decision, the Scholarship Committee meets to review applications for scholarship consideration.

You will receive an email with the admissions decision and scholarship award (if any) following these meetings and receive additional information needed to confirm your seat in the program!


After accepting the offer of admission and paying the tuition deposit, your seat in the class is confirmed.

At this stage, you will receive access to an internal student portal, which will provide you with all necessary information regarding the next steps. A dedicated Student Services manager will be available to assist you with any further needs and questions you may have.

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