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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 was founded by 25 leading global companies and institutions. The international business school offers a full-time MBA, an executive MBA, a master's in management, as well as open enrollment and customized executive education programs. ESMT focuses on three main topics: leadership, innovation, and analytics. ESMT faculty publishes in top academic journals. Additionally, the business school provides an interdisciplinary platform for discourse between politics, business, and academia. It is based in Berlin, Germany, with a branch office in Shanghai, China. ESMT is a private business school with the right to grant PhDs and is accredited by the German state, AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS, and FIBAA.