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How to support

Join us in developing entrepreneurial and responsible leaders, and advancing research of global value.

There are many ways in which you, or your organization, can make a positive impact by supporting ESMT.

Making a donation

ESMT is a registered non-profit organization. If you are a taxpayer in Germany then your donation is normally tax-deductible, meaning you will be able to reclaim a percentage of the value of the donation.

You can support whichever of our priority areas matters to you most by

If you wish to discuss bespoke opportunities at an elevated level, please contact us directly and we will be delighted to discuss meeting your philanthropic objectives:

Corporate partnership

We partner with businesses of all sizes to achieve our shared objectives, together. If you are interested in knowing more about the benefits of partnership with school via one of our centers, institutes, events, or programs, either on a commercial basis or as part of your CSR objectives, please contact us directly and we will be able to advise you:

Volunteering and advocacy

ESMT enjoys a wide and supportive network of friends and alumni, who understand the value of contributing their time, expertise, connections, and advice to the school, its professors, and its students.

If you are a member of our alumni community or a friend of the school and would like to know more about giving your time, please contact us directly:

Other ways of supporting

If you would like to support ESMT in any other way but are not sure how to do so, please do not hesitate to get in touch to discuss your idea. We would love to hear from you:

Other key information

Freedom of research

The freedom to teach, research, and publish for ESMT's funded individuals and projects is guaranteed at all times. The responsibility for the thematic definition, the application and selection process, and the appointment procedure lies exclusively with ESMT. 

Due diligence

It is our obligation and duty to ensure that ESMT acts responsibly in accepting donations, or entering into partnerships with benefactors. ESMT will follow clear processes to ensure that the school's acceptance of gifts is legally and reputationally robust, and that all contributions comply with all applicable tax laws.


Donation acceptance policy

Data protection

Compliance with data protection is a high priority at ESMT. For more detailed information regarding data protection and data security for online donations, please refer to the document below. 


GDPR document

Online giving

You are able to donate directly and safely, online, via PayPal. Please click below to donate online.


In order to claim a donation of up to EUR 300 for tax purposes, a “simplified donation receipt” will be provided in accordance with Section 50 (2) No. EStDV. You will find the simplified donation receipt, which contains all the required tax information here.


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Tax deductions

For donations in Germany, your donation is tax-deductible under German law and we will be in contact with tax-deductible receipts. If you are not located in Germany, your donation may still be tax-deductible. We recommend you check with a local tax professional for further details. Please note that tax deductability only applies for donations. Any type of sponsoring and/or commercial partnership is not eligible for any tax deductions.


ED certification

ESMT is an NGO with an equivalency determination (ED) certification with NGOsource. Organizations certified in the ED repository have completed the ED process and have been deemed to be equivalent to U.S. public charities.

Bank details

The bank details for ESMT European School of Management and Technology GmbH are now made available to our supporters only by request.

If you would prefer to make a single or regular donation via direct bank transfer, please email us using the link below.

Please assist us by using the transaction reference "Donation - [Your Name]".

Request our bank details

Do you have any questions or require further information about other topics related to ESMT? We would be happy to be in touch with you.