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ESMT Berlin offers students new apartments near campus

April 12, 2024
Starting June 1, 2024, ESMT Berlin will offer seven fully furnished shared apartments to provide affordable housing for its students in Berlin. Each apartment will accommodate up to six people and is owned by the Wohnungsbaugesellschaft Berlin-Mitte mbH.
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ESMT Berlin: New index shows increasing bureaucracy in Germany

April 9, 2024
A recent study by Prof. Stefan Wagner from ESMT Berlin shows an increasing bureaucratization of Germany. The analysis, which was conducted in collaboration with the internet platform, testifies to a continuous increase in the volume of federal legislation in Germany and thus underpins the perception of increasing bureaucracy in Germany.
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Sanction the use of cyberweapons, not the weapons themselves

April 5, 2024
A recent analysis by Helene Pleil, research associate at the Digital Society Institute (DSI) at ESMT Berlin, alongside colleagues from Technical University Darmstadt, outlines that rapid technological progress, a lack of political will and uniform definitions, as well as the dual use of cyber tools, are the main challenges facing effective cyber arms control which is vital for foreign and security policy. As cyberspace is increasingly used in conflicts, cyber arms control needs to be addressed as well.
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AI can take over key management roles in scientific research

April 2, 2024
New research from ESMT Berlin shows how AI can manage human participants in large-scale research projects, taking over functions such as task allocation, coordination, and motivation.
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Firms with exclusive networks excel by 7% in market crises

March 28, 2024
Firms with exclusive brokerage positions in their collaboration networks outshine their counterparts by an average margin of more than 7% in crisis conditions, according to recent research conducted at ESMT Berlin. The competitive advantage of exclusive brokers stems from their capacity to adapt quickly, and on their own terms, when crisis erupts - unlike their peers trapped in more tightly-knit, constraining networks.

ESMT Berlin students present DigitalFuture Summit 2024

March 28, 2024
This year’s DigitalFuture Summit (DFS), the annual networking event entirely organized by ESMT Berlin master’s students, will take place April 4-5 on campus in the center of Berlin. The event connects talented students and young professionals with potential future employers from around the world who are passionate about technology and innovation. Attendees gain direct insights from top industry leaders and experts and get the opportunity to expand their knowledge, develop new skills, and build valuable connections that can advance their career.
Berlin Global DIalogue

“Building Common Ground” - Berlin Global Dialogue announces the theme of its second summit

March 20, 2024
After a successful launch last year, the second Berlin Global Dialogue will take place October 1-2, 2024, at ESMT Berlin. Founded by Lars-Hendrik Röller, former chief economic advisor to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the Berlin Global Dialogue unites leaders from business, government, and academia to develop joint solutions for the world’s most pressing issues. Under the theme “Building Common Ground,” this year’s summit invites global leaders to find new ways to cooperate amidst volatility and fragmentation.
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ESMT Berlin unveils new logo and brand identity

March 4, 2024
ESMT Berlin has updated its brand identity with a new logo, color scheme, and tagline “Business as unusual.” This brand transformation comes a little more than 20 years after the international business school’s founding and illustrates its forward-looking identity. The new logo draws inspiration from the iconic Berlin TV tower, which is visible from the ESMT campus in the center of Berlin. The TV tower builds a transmission line and symbolizes collaboration across ideologies and national borders, resonating with ESMT’s commitment to develop entrepreneurial leaders who think globally and act responsibly.

ESMT Berlin elevates its sustainability focus

February 9, 2024
ESMT Berlin, a leader in innovative business education, is significantly expanding its sustainability focus across all facets of the international business school. Building upon a decade of highly successful sustainability initiatives, it is bringing together its diverse and effective programs under one roof: the ESMT Institute for Sustainable Transformation. The institute will bundle the business school’s sustainability activities in the areas of research, teaching, and outreach, thus amplifying their impact and fostering responsible leadership practices that benefit individuals, businesses, and society at large.
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ESMT Berlin und BCG publish index comparing biotech innovation hubs in Europe

February 9, 2024
The white paper “Biotech Innovation Hubs in Germany – Divided and Conquered?” by the Institute for Deep Tech Innovation (DEEP) at ESMT Berlin and the international consulting group BCG introduces the Biotech Innovation Hub Index (BIHI) to assess and compare the effectiveness of such hubs in Europe and the U.S. The study, which places a special focus on Europe’s largest economy Germany, reveals that European hubs lag behind those in the U.S. except in academic research quality.
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DEEP becomes SPRIND partner for biomanufacturing innovation

January 26, 2024
SPRIND, the German Federal Agency for Disruptive Innovation, has commissioned DEEP – Institute for Deep Tech Innovation at ESMT Berlin to support innovation in circular biomanufacturing. This collaboration launches an exclusive coaching and mentoring program, utilizing the proven Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) methodology, to propel SPRIND Challenge teams towards successful commercialization.
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Top business schools present global female leadership event

January 24, 2024
ESMT Berlin is partnering with the three European business schools Cranfield School of Management (UK), Imperial College Business School (UK), and Rotterdam School of Management (Netherlands) for the third consecutive year to promote women in leadership in an online event on February 1.
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Scholarships at ESMT Berlin empower female executives

January 22, 2024
Underlining its commitment to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education and the global business community, ESMT is offering several full and partial scholarships in executive education to promote women in C-level and advanced management positions. Ten scholarships are to be awarded for the three flagship programs: Bringing Technology to Market, Executive Transition Program, and the General Management Seminar.
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ESMT Berlin, EDHEC Business School, and Imperial College London announce joint degree program GETT Europe

January 9, 2024
In Fall 2024, ESMT Berlin, EDHEC Business School, and Imperial College London, three of Europe’s most renowned business schools, will launch a joint master’s degree program. The three-year program Global Economic Transformation & Technology (GETT) Europe will enable graduates to complete an excellent management education in the metropolitan cities of Berlin, Paris, and London, while preparing them for the complex economic and technological challenges of leadership.
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ESMT Berlin supports career entry program for data analytics in Africa

December 12, 2023
In collaboration with Industry Immersion Africa (iiAfrica), ESMT Berlin is supporting the Ghana1000 initiative to encourage university graduates in STEM subjects with a successful start in a career in data analytics. To this end, 1000 graduates will be equipped with important business, digital, and leadership skills in a year-long work readiness program.