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COVID-19 Update

Information about coronavirus (COVID-19) for applicants
ESMT in times of COVID-19

How Bad Will European Economies Get?

ESMT President Jörg Rocholl comments on how the coronavirus pandemic may affect Germany's economy.

April 15, 2020 - Forbes

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Suspension of on-site teaching

In compliance with the Berlin Senate’s recommendation, ESMT Berlin has suspended on-campus teaching. We are carefully monitoring current developments, safety advice, and alerts regarding the outbreak of Covid-19. We are following the recommendations and instructions of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Robert Koch Institut (RKI) in Germany. 

ESMT Berlin Covid-19 Latest Info

Check out this page to find out the latest updates and procedures from ESMT. The page includes the most recent information from the Berlin and German governments.

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ESMT and COVID-19 - Degree Program FAQ's

  • Is the university making any changes to entry requirements (i.e. test results, required documents)?

    Applicants can take either the GMAT or the Essential Skills Assessment online and submit scores with their application to all ESMT programs.

    TOEFL iBT® and the GRE tests are offered at home for candidates in most countries. We accept at-home versions of both tests.

    Please check the admissions page of the program you're interested in for the latest information.

  • Will there be any changes to the application deadlines?

    The final deadlines remain the same for all programs.

    The early-bird deadlines have been extended as below

    Master's in Management: April 30

    Full-time MBA: July 31

    Part-time MBA: June 15

    Executive MBA: May 1

  • How is the university supporting applicants whose visa applications have been delayed?

    Our dedicated student services office supports applicants by constantly staying in contact with the involved parties. We regularly update applicants on the latest developments. Applicants should apply to ESMT Berlin degree programs as planned and and contact their local German Embassy or Consulate for more information about specific requirements and to schedule appointments.

  • What is the status of planned campus admission open days/tours? If these events are cancelled, are they being replaced in any way (i.e. by online alternatives)?

    With the campus currently closed to large events, we have taken any scheduled on campus recruitment events online. We will continue to host and participate in virtual events, both ESMT Berlin specific and on a global scale. Please visit our events pages for the latest information and see how you can join!

    Please email the Office of Admissions if you have specific questions about your application or ESMT Berlin degree programs.

  • Will there be any changes on the semester start?

    We are currently planning to start all programs as planned. In case of any changes, we will inform you on our website or inform applicants directly.

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