October 4, 2022
Maximilian Köhler takes first place at this year’s Demo Day at ESMT Berlin with his startup Optiwiser A.I. Solutions, a cloud-based platform that enables AI-driven demand and inventory planning for food and beverages. With this, the founder beats five other startup teams and receives prize money of €5,000.
September 27, 2022
The three business schools EDHEC, ESMT Berlin, and Polimi Graduate School of Management have launched the Student Challenge for Sustainable Development Impact. The competition calls on students to develop innovative and technology-driven solutions based on the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
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.”
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.
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.
August 1, 2022
As of August 1, 2022, Nazlı Sönmez has joined the faculty of ESMT Berlin as an assistant professor of management science.
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.
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.
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.
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.
June 23, 2022
ESMT Berlin will lead the new Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) in Germany’s most vibrant startup ecosystem Berlin.
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.”
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%.
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.
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.