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Financial Times ranking: ESMT Berlin global top 10 in executive education

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ESMT Berlin placed 10th globally in the 2020 Financial Times combined ranking of open enrollment and customized executive education programs, climbing two places from 2019.

It is the second time after 2017 that the international business school is among the global top 10. ESMT has been the number one provider of executive education in Germany for over ten consecutive years.

In the individual rankings, ESMT open and customized programs placed 9th and 19th, respectively. The school scored particularly high in the categories preparation (#1 globally in open enrollment) and aims achieved. Campus facilities, as well as food and accommodation, were also rated exceptional.

Harald Hungenberg, dean of executive education at ESMT, said, “It is a challenging time to do business, but our clients can rely on us as a strong partner to help them drive innovation and secure the future success of their organizations. The success demonstrated by this ranking can only be achieved as a team, and I would like to thank all my colleagues for their dedication.”


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.