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Diversity and inclusion on campus

Diversity, equity and inclusion are topics that are championed by The Inclusive Leadership Roundtable (ILRT) at ESMT Berlin. The ILRT is an effort of its students, staff, faculty, and administrators to prioritize the values and practices of diversity and inclusion within the school and to champion the same in academia and the business community.

More information regarding the current projects and achievement of the Inclusive Leadership Roundtable can be found on their main webpage.

Diversity Day 2021

As part of Diversity Day 2021, the Inclusive Leadership Roundtable at ESMT Berlin held an in-depth discussion around Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, demonstrating our commitment to the Charta der Vielfalt/Diversity Charter.

ESMT Berlin Code of Conduct

The members of the ESMT Berlin community adhere to the Code of Conduct (CoC). It defines and describes the behaviors prohibited between members of the ESMT community, namely discrimination, sexual and sexualized harassment, bullying, and stalking. In addition to the principles by which we stand and the measures to prevent these situations, the CoC contains the school’s responsibilities and procedures related to the violation of this regulation, as well as the resources available to those affected.

The school is committed to developing and maintaining a violence-free environment where social interactions are characterized by mutual appreciation and respect.


"Free business education boosts african economy"

April 29, 2024 | AACSB
Nick Barniville, board member of the ESMT´s Circle of Friends, explains how the Ghana1000 program equips recent African university graduates with skills in data analytics and business intelligence, fostering employability and supporting Ghana's adoption of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, with plans for significant expansion across Africa over the next five years.

"iiAfrica elevates employability of STEM graduates across Africa"

March 27, 2024 | TheGuardian
With the initiative Ghana1000, ESMT is supporting STEAM graduates by providing academic content to iiAfrica, the aim is to recruit and train at least 1000 graduates.

"Research: How women can build high-status networks"

March 20, 2024 | Harvard Business Review
Gianluca Carnabuci, professor at ESMT Berlin, researched with colleagues strategic ways to help women in the unique challenges they face in building high-status networks.