ESMT Berlin profile
ESMT Berlin: International Business School with Strong Corporate Support
ESMT Berlin was founded by 25 leading global companies and institutions. The international business school offers a full-time MBA, an executive MBA, a master’s in management as well as open enrollment and customized executive education programs. ESMT focuses on three main topics: leadership and social responsibility, European competitiveness, and the management of technology. ESMT faculty publishes in top academic journals. Additionally, the business school provides an interdisciplinary platform for discourse between politics, business, and academia. The business school is based in Berlin, Germany, with Schloss Gracht as an additional location near Cologne. ESMT is a private business school with the right to grant PhDs and is accredited by the German state, AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS, and FIBAA.
Founders and Sponsors of ESMT Berlin
Airbus Group, Allianz SE, Axel Springer SE, Bayer AG, Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie e.V., Bundesvereinigung der Deutschen Arbeitgeberverbände e.V., Daimler AG, Deutsche Bank AG, Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Deutsche Post AG, Deutsche Telekom AG, E.ON SE, GAZPROM Germania GmbH, HypoVereinsbank - UniCredit Bank AG, KPMG AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, MAN SE, McKinsey & Company Inc., Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG, Robert Bosch GmbH, RWE AG, SAP SE, Siemens AG, The Boston Consulting Group, thyssenkrupp AG
ESMT Berlin research and teaching focuses on practice relevancy and applicability. High-impact learning allows participants to translate what they have learned into action as soon as they get back to their companies and to bring about changes on the job. ESMT imparts participants with state-of-the-art analytical methods in management and teaches them to solve real-life management issues. The aim is to enable participants to take responsibility and accomplish change. The ESMT faculty, made up of an academic and a managerial part, support this style of teaching. ESMT international faculty members meet the highest academic standards. The ESMT research output has a significant impact at both academic and applied levels, placing special emphasis on the management of technology, corporate responsibility, leadership, and economics.
The School’s Mission
ESMT Berlin develops entrepreneurial leaders who think globally, act responsibly and respect the individual. With a heritage rooted in European values and the potential of technology, ESMT develops and imparts new knowledge to foster sustainable economic growth.