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FT Executive Education ranking: ESMT Berlin again top in Germany

ESMT Berlin placed 12th globally in the 2019 Financial Times Executive Education combined ranking of open enrollment and customized programs.

The school has been the top provider of executive education in Germany since entering the ranking in 2010.

ESMT open enrollment programs are ranked 8th and customized programs 18th. Compared to competitors, the international business school did especially well in the areas of preparation, course design, and teaching. ESMT campus facilities were also found to be exceptional.

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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.