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Press release

Berlin, May 22, 2013

ESMT and Der Tagesspiegel announce “Tagesspiegel Entrepreneur Scholarship”

  •     Scholarship for Executive MBA program is aimed at young entrepreneurs

ESMT European School of Management and Technology and Der Tagesspiegel are awarding the “Tagesspiegel Entrepreneur Scholarship” in the amount of 40,000 EUR for the ESMT Executive MBA (EMBA) program. The partial scholarship, being offered for the first time this year, gives a young entrepreneur, who has just founded a startup or who has a viable business plan, the chance to enhance his or her entrepreneurial skills. Application deadline is September 2, 2013. The ESMT EMBA program begins in October 2013 and is held in English.

“The start-up scene is changing Berlin, and this is important to Der Tagesspiegel. With this scholarship we want to enable entrepreneurial talent to implement their ideas professionally and to move our city forward,” explain Der Tagesspiegel editors Stephan-Andreas Casdorff and Lorenz Maroldt.

“The EMBA program at ESMT provides fundamental, practice-oriented management and leadership skills that can give young entrepreneurs a decisive edge,” says Zoltán Antal-Mokos, Dean of Degree Programs at ESMT. “Participants can implement what they have learned in the classroom directly, while drawing upon the expertise of an internationally recognized faculty.”

Applicants for the scholarship must meet the general admission requirements of ESMT and additionally submit a letter of motivation, explaining how the program will promote the development of their company.

The Executive MBA program lasts 18 months and concludes with the degree of Master of Business Administration. Participants continue to work during the program, which includes special tracks on “International Management” and “Technology and Innovation”.

Information for applicants

About ESMT

ESMT European School of Management and Technology was founded in October 2002 by 25 leading global companies and institutions. The international business school offers a full-time MBA, an executive MBA, and open enrollment and customized executive education programs. ESMT focuses on three main topics: leadership and social responsibility, European competitiveness, and the management of technology. Additionally the business school provides an interdisciplinary platform for discourse between politics, business, and academia. ESMT is based in Berlin, Germany, with an additional campus in Schloss Gracht near Cologne, where USW Netzwerk runs the German-speaking executive education programs of the business school. ESMT is a private business school, accredited by the German state, AACSB, AMBA, and FIBAA.