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ESMT Berlin welcomes newest intake of Global Online MBA

September 20, 2022
This week, 53 students with 28 different nationalities have started their Global Online MBA program at ESMT Berlin. The intake also includes ten recipients of the “BMW Group Fellowships for Ukraine.”
Jörg Rocholl, ESMT Berlin

ESMT Berlin: Jörg Rocholl holds new Deutsche Bank Professorship in Sustainable Finance

September 15, 2022
As of September 1, 2022, Prof. Jörg Rocholl, PhD, will take up the Deutsche Bank Professorship in Sustainable Finance. The professorship focuses on the importance of the financial sector for a sustainable and green transformation and aims to provide evidence for the impact mechanisms of this change.
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Joachim Faber Chair: ESMT Berlin expands research at interface between business and technology

September 1, 2022
Francis de Véricourt, professor of management science at ESMT Berlin, has been appointed the holder of the new Joachim Faber Chair in Business and Technology and academic director of the new founded Institute for Deep Tech Innovation (DEEP) at ESMT as of September 1, 2022.
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ESMT Berlin welcomes Nazlı Sönmez to faculty

August 1, 2022
As of August 1, 2022, Nazlı Sönmez has joined the faculty of ESMT Berlin as an assistant professor of management science.
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DigitalFuture Summit 2022: 1,000 students and 24 partner companies discuss digitalization at ESMT Berlin

July 7, 2022
From July 7-8, 2022, the DigitalFuture Summit (DFS) will take place at ESMT Berlin in a hybrid format. Around 1,000 young professionals and students from over 100 universities and more than 40 countries will join 24 partner companies to discuss the opportunities and hurdles of the digital future.
Jörg Rocholl, ESMT Berlin

President Jörg Rocholl to lead ESMT Berlin for another term

July 4, 2022
Following the recommendation of the nomination committee, which includes members of ESMT faculty, academic board, and supervisory board, the supervisory board of ESMT Berlin has extended the contract of ESMT president Prof. Jörg Rocholl, PhD, for five more years. Additionally, Jörg Rocholl has been named chair of the steering committee of the Global Network for Advanced Management (GNAM), a network of 32 renowned business schools spanning six continents and founded by Yale School of Management ten years ago.
Per Olsson

Per Olsson appointed Deutsche Post DHL Group Professor in Sustainable Accounting

July 1, 2022
As of July 1, Prof. Per Olsson will hold the Deutsche Post DHL Group Professorship in Sustainable Accounting at ESMT Berlin. The professorship will focus on the measuring and reporting of ESG components within accounting. The inauguration event will be held at ESMT on October 12, 2022.
Raji Jayaraman

ESMT Berlin: Raji Jayaraman named academic director of FUTURE Institute for Sustainable Transformation

June 29, 2022
ESMT Berlin has named Raji Jayaraman, ESMT associate professor of economics and a sustainable development expert, the academic director of FUTURE Institute for Sustainable Transformation. She will take up this position on September 1, 2022.
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Creative Destruction Lab launched at ESMT Berlin

June 23, 2022
ESMT Berlin will lead the new Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) in Germany’s most vibrant startup ecosystem Berlin.
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ESMT Annual Forum 2022: CEOs, academics, and politicians discuss sustainable transformation

June 23, 2022
CEOs of leading global companies will come together today with academics and politicians at the Annual Forum 2022 at ESMT Berlin to discuss this year’s topic “Sustainable transformation – leading change for business and society.”
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ESMT Berlin offers partial scholarships to part-time MBA program for displaced Ukrainians

June 14, 2022
For displaced persons from Ukraine, ESMT Berlin is offering partial scholarships for the next intake of its part-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) program starting in September. Candidates who meet the application requirements may compete for one of three scholarships with a tuition reduction of 50%.
Merih Sevilir

Merih Sevilir appointed as new professor at ESMT Berlin

June 1, 2022
As of June 1, 2022, Merih Sevilir will join the ESMT Berlin faculty as a professor of finance. The new professorship is part of a research collaboration with the Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH), where Sevilir will be the head of department.
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Qatar Investment Authority strengthens ESMT Foundation

May 20, 2022
The ESMT Foundation, the majority shareholder in the international business school ESMT Berlin, and the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, agreeing that QIA will support the foundation with a donation and become the first international benefactor of the ESMT Foundation. Mansoor bin Ebrahim al-Mahmoud, CEO, QIA, will join the ESMT International Advisory Council.
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Three new master’s programs at ESMT Berlin

May 16, 2022
Starting in September 2023, ESMT Berlin will offer three new master’s programs: Master in Global Management, Master in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and Master in Analytics and Artificial Intelligence. The programs each last 24 months and will be held at ESMT’s campus in Berlin.
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“BMW Group Fellowships for Ukraine” - The BMW Group and ESMT Berlin are offering joint scholarships for female students who have fled Ukraine

May 13, 2022
With the joint program “BMW Group Fellowships for Ukraine”, the BMW Group and international business school ESMT Berlin are offering up to ten female refugees from Ukraine the opportunity to participate in the ESMT Global Online Master of Business Administration (MBA) at no cost. The English-language MBA program opens up global perspectives and opportunities for action, by strengthening the important, fundamental role that women in management positions play in business and enabling participants to realize their potential, despite having to flee their country.