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Master in Management

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Master, Master of Science (M.Sc.)

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Program Emphasis
Business Analytics, Digital Transformation, General Management

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Vollzeit Studium

The Master in Management (MIM) program combines internships and a social impact project with applied coursework and research on the latest business and international management theories.

The program is taught in English and is divided into two tracks with a focus on international management. One track (Quantitative Business) is designed for quantitative decision analysts and one track for creative and strategic thinkers (Innovative Management). The two-year Master in Management program begins in September of every year. Students graduate with an M.Sc. in Management, worth 120 ECTS credits.

The ESMT Master in Management is currently ranked #1 in Germany and #12 globally in the Financial Times' global Masters in Management (MIM) 2021 ranking. ESMT Berlin are currently ranked in the FT Business School ranking as the #1 business school in Germany and #7 in Europe, ESMT is one of only two business schools in Germany to appear in every international ranking among the top business school rankings.


ESMT is accredited by German, European, and US accrediting bodies (triple-accredited). This ensures a high-quality educational experience and a degree with a solid reputation throughout the world.

ESMT currently holds rankings in a number of publications, including appearances in the Financial Times, The Economist, Bloomberg Businessweek and Handelsblatt.

Requirements / Application

To apply, Master in Management candidates need to have:

  • A previous degree (at least Bachelor's equivalent). Applications will also be accepted from final-year undergraduate students awaiting completion of their degree.

  • In order to enroll in the Quantitative Business track:
    • Proof of strong quantitative abilities, whether with a degree in an analytical field (science, technology, engineering, or mathematics), quantitative economics, finance, or a similar subject
    • OR a degree in any discipline with a strong GMAT score (top 20% globally in the quantitative section). A GMAT or GRE is highly recommended for all applicants to this track.
    • The average GMAT score is 640. ESMT’s GMAT code is H4D-SJ-86 or simply search for the school name. We also accept GRE scores, and our Designated Institution (DI) code is 7768.

  • In order to enroll in the Innovative Management track:
    • A degree in any discipline with excellent grades
    • GMAT or GRE is optional but may be requested in certain cases by the Admissions Team

  • Ideally no more than 18 months of postgraduate work experience (excl. internships)

  • TOEFL scores (95 minimum), PTE score (64 minimum), IELTS score (7 minimum) or other English proficiency test. ESMT Berlin accepts MyBest™ scores for the TOEFL iBT® test, in addition to TOEFL iBT scores from a single test date. The ESMT TOEFL institution code is 8707. If English is your native language or you earned a university degree exclusively taught in English you do not need to take an English proficiency test.

  • Completed application - including essays, one reference and €50 application fee

  • Individual interview over Skype

Important Dates

Start date: September

Tuition / Fees

Tuition: €29,500

Early Application Discount: Applicants who complete their application to the MIM program by the deadline below will be automatically considered for an early bird discount on their MIM tuition fees.

Number of scholarships available: unlimited
Value: €2,000
Eligibility: Completed applications submitted to the MIM program by the deadline.
Deadline: March 31, 2022

Financial Aid

ESMT offers partial tuition scholarships for accepted Master in Management students who show academic merit and leadership potential.

Scholarships are allocated based on academic excellence, personal and professional achievements, leadership potential and interpersonal skills. Scholarships will be awarded to candidates with any backgrounds, although candidates from quantitative subject areas like science, technology, engineering, finance, economics or mathematics are especially encouraged to apply.

To receive a scholarship, candidates first apply to the Master in Management program. There is an extra essay available for applicants to explain their suitability for a scholarship in the online application.

Scholarships offered by ESMT

Duration of study

24 months; full-time
Study method: 100% face-to-face

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