European School Of Management And Technology

ESMT Berlin
Schlossplatz 1
10178 Berlin, Germany
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. 

Programs using the Business Admissions Test™

The ESMT Berlin MBA is a great way to accelerate or switch your career. Choice is at the heart of the MBA with multiple opportunities to tailor the program to meet your needs. Starting in January each year, you’ll study for an intense 15 months and graduate with the skills and experience necessary to change your future in Europe or beyond.

Your options include:
  • Specialization tracks: Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Managerial Analytics; Strategic Leadership
  • Summer term: Social Innovation Project, Internship, or Intensive German summer school
  • Winter term: either stay at ESMT for electives focused on innovation, technology, analytics, sustainability, entrepreneurship, and global strategic management; or go on an international exchange
We believe that 50% of your experience is about learning from each other and our world-class faculty in the classroom, and 50% is integrative, personal development. Throughout the program, the MBA will challenge you to work in diverse teams, discover your drives and limits, and question conventional thinking. The small class size ensures that you constantly reflect on your experience while receiving personalized constructive feedback, and honing your leadership skills. Running alongside the program are multiple opportunities for career development and a structured career curriculum.

The ESMT Executive MBA can help you realize your fullest potential – and drive your career to the next level. At ESMT, we realize that both intellectual and behavioral qualities affect your prospects for success. The EMBA curriculum integrates academic training with an Individual Leadership Development Itinerary, peer-to-peer and individual coaching, applied and evidence-based learning. All combine to give high-potential executives the knowledge and experience necessary to grow an organization with the sensitivity needed to manage and develop people effectively.

The ESMT EMBA is a rigorous management program that leads you through developmental phases designed to deliver the experiences and skills you will need to become an effective, integrative leader capable of thriving in complex international business environments.

The ESMT Berlin Part-time Blended MBA in Business Innovation is an ideal way to continue working full-time while gaining the knowledge and competencies to support not only your personal development but also the growth and transformation of your company.

The program targets individuals with a minimum of three years’ professional experience who wish to be effective change agents in their organization. Whether you are part of a mature corporation needing to stimulate disruptive innovation or a startup looking to scale up, this program could be the next step in your career.

Flexibility is at the core of this two-year study program delivered face-to-face and on the world’s most innovative virtual learning platform by ESMT's world class faculty. The program is cohort-based, meaning you start and finish with the same group of people, allowing you to build a network.

25% of the program is delivered in-person. You’ll start with a full week residency in Berlin; join 12 residencies (Thursday lunchtime to Saturday evening) in Berlin or Munich; and conclude with a one-week international study tour. In total, you’ll spend just 28 working days away from the office over 3 calendar years.

ESMT’s membership in the Future of Management Education (FOME) alliance guarantees your access to the world’s most innovative blended learning environment.

The ESMT Berlin Global Online MBA is designed to teach you everything that a modern decision-maker needs to be a successful leader. Analytics, Innovation and Leadership are at the core of this program which offers great flexibility to its students.

Key facts:
  • Online delivery with two start dates per year: September and May
  • Leading to the ESMT Berlin MBA degree (60 ECTS)
  • 24-month program duration, with the option to complete the program within five years
  • Unique kick-off module on how to design a trusted network and ensure the best start to your studies
  • 4 core modules followed by an elective and an optional global exchange module
  • Elective modules in Technology & Innovation
  • Access to “small network online courses” (SNOCs) run by 30-plus schools in the GNAM network
  • Focus areas: Analytics and Innovation 
  • Tuition fee: €26,500 (early-bird tuition discount available), option to pay per module