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Financial Times’ Masters in Management ranking: ESMT Berlin advances 14 places and ranks 12th globally in 2021

Financial Times logo for Masters in Management ranking 2021
Only two years after breaking into the list as the highest new entrant, ESMT Berlin has placed 12th in the Financial Times' global Masters in Management (MIM) 2021 ranking. The international business school has the highest ranked program of any university based in Germany.

Compared to the previous year, ESMT has moved up 14 places and shows the greatest ranking advancement of all business schools in the top 20. In the Financial Times' Masters in Management Ranking, ESMT’s program is ranked 7th globally for overall satisfaction and 10th for international mobility.  

“We have had an extraordinary year in which both our students and faculty have had to adjust to a completely new learning environment,” says Roland Siegers, director of the Early Career Programs at ESMT. “This makes us even more excited about the big leap we have achieved in the global ranking. The pivot to online and hybrid teaching has successfully gotten us through the past few months, and now we're really looking forward to having our Master in Management students back on campus full-time.” 

This week, ESMT is welcoming the latest MIM cohort to campus. The class, consisting of 119 students with 33 different nationalities, is composed out of 50 women and 69 men.


About ESMT Berlin

ESMT Berlin is the highest-ranked business school in Germany and Top 10 in Europe. Founded by 25 leading global companies, ESMT offers master’s, MBA, and PhD programs, as well as executive education on its campus in Berlin, in locations around the world, online, and in online blended format. Focusing on leadership, innovation, and analytics, its diverse faculty publishes outstanding research in top academic journals. Additionally, the international business school provides an interdisciplinary platform for discourse between politics, business, and academia. ESMT is a non-profit private institution of higher education, accredited by AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS, and FIBAA, and is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion across all its activities and communities.