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FT Executive Education ranking: ESMT Berlin in the global Top 10

ESMT Berlin placed 8th globally in the 2017 Financial Times Executive Education combined ranking of open enrollment and customized programs (2016: 12th).

ESMT has been the highest ranked business school in Germany since entering the rankings in 2010.

ESMT open enrollment programs ranked 8th (2016: 13th), while customized programs placed 11th (2016: 20th). The international business school did especially well in relation to its competitors in the areas of aims achieved, preparation, teaching methods and materials, and faculty. Those surveyed also consider ESMT campus facilities to be top-notch.

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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, an executive MBA/MPA, 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.