ESMT Berlin is a private German business school founded by 25 multinational corporations. ESMT offers three degree programs: Master's in Management, Full-time MBA and an Executive MBA (EMBA) as well as executive education. All ESMT programs benefit from close relationships with ESMT's corporate network and founders and its global network of alumni in over 40 countries.
most international business school in Germany, over 80% of ESMT's faculty members have a non-German background. ESMT is a state-accredited school, whose programs are also accredited by AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS and FIBAA. All degree programs are taught in English.
Master's in Management program
The Master's in Management (MIM) is a two-year, pre-experience program, combining applied work in companies with high-quality coursework and research on the latest management theories.
The courses are divided into two streams with a focus on international management. One stream (Quantitative Business) is designed for quantitative decision analysts with analytical backgrounds and one stream for creative and strategic thinkers interested in entrepreneurship and digital strategy (Innovative Management).
Depending on the stream, students can choose among four specializations:
The program includes up to 11 months of internships and projects in German enterprises, Berlin start-ups or abroad. MIM students receive advice from ESMT and Career Services when choosing and applying to the internship. Current students were interning at (examples):
In the second year, MIM candidates spend sxi weeks working on a Social Impact Project with an international NGO, non-profit, or social venture.
All students learn an additional foreign language: German for international students and a global language for students who speak German (such as Spanish, Chinese or Russian).
While working on their Master’s thesis, students have the opportunity of a second internship or may opt for working on a thesis topic in close coordination with a professor’s own research agenda.
In order to enroll in the Quantitative Business stream:
In order to enroll in the Innovative Management stream: