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Master in Global Management

Duration: 24 months
Study method: face-to-face
Location: Berlin + required global internship and social impact projects and optional exchange or double degree
Start date: September 2023
Tuition: € 32,000
Focus: Managing global corporations in a changing world 

Open House

September 9 or October 28

It's important to get a good feel for the right school for you. Candidates interested in our Master in Management and MBA programs have the opportunity to attend Open House events throughout the year. 

Preparing you to lead in the world of tomorrow

Unprecedented challenges and opportunities await the future leaders of the 21st century. Businesses with global reach play an increasingly important role in shaping the future along the lines of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

The ESMT Berlin Master in Global Management equips you to live up to these challenges by combining modern methods and theories with practice immersion - all with a global outlook.

Understand how businesses shape the global economy and how managers and strategy consultants can contribute to making a positive impact.


The Master in Global Management program will begin in September 2023, candidates interested in studying in 2022 or who will have more than 18 months post graduation work experience by September 2023 should view the Master in Management program page here.


Why study at ESMT?

Key focus areas for your studies

Global Immersion


Become a truly global business leader through options like internship opportunities at one of ESMT's many corporate partners, take an academic term abroad at one of ESMT's top-ranked partners in Europe and beyond. Additionally take advantage of language training in German, French, Spanish or Chinese at our partner GLS Language Center.

Finance Certificate


As part of your elective course choice, you can opt to complete five advanced courses in Finance subjects with a focus on global investment strategies. You will be issued an ESMT Certificate in Finance in addition to your Master Degree.

Portfolio Management Program

The Portfolio Management Program (PMP) is an optional two-year elective in which selected students actively manage a real-money portfolio of 1 million Euros per group with a total portfolio value of 3 million Euros. The concept of the PMP enables participants to combine theory and practice to develop real trading strategies on the open market. Learn more here

Social Impact Project


The Social Impact Project is a five-week project during the second year of the Master in Global Management program. It offers students the opportunity to serve as an economic or management consultant for an organization with specific social impact objectives, such as a non-profit organization, a CSR department, a social entrepreneurship venture, or a social impact project of a for-profit organization.

Applications for the Master in Global Management (MGM) will open in November 2022. Admissions requirements for the MGM program will be formally announced soon. Sign up here to stay up to date with the latest news from the program.

For more information about scholarships and financing options, or to apply for the September 2022 intake of the Master in Management program, follow the links below.

Key Facts

Two-year, full-time program

Global immersion through term abroad, internship, and Social Impact Project

Sharpen your profile with the optional Portfolio Management Program and Finance Certificate

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Who you are

You want to make a difference in our globalized society. You know that responsible leadership is needed more than ever to find global solutions to global challenges. You are confident to rise up to the challenge because you ...

  • Have already shown initiative during your Bachelor studies or in your personal life
  • Are curious about other cultures and embrace diversity as a strength
  • Know that sustainable business holds the key to a better future
  • Are a true team player and prepared to develop yourself to become an agent of positive change

The next step in your personal development should come with a purpose. It is time to take the foundational skills you acquired in your undergraduate degree, combine them with your passion and your personal goals and work toward making a lasting impact on the world.

Your master program experience should contribute to that vision by giving you ...

  • A global perspective of business in society
  • A practice proof skillset to help you hit the ground running
  • Options to customize your learning journey
  • A truly international cohort of peers
  • A well rounded profile to stand out on the job market
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What you want

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Internships and Projects

Pursue a 3 to 6 month Internship focusing on companies operating in global markets or join an international student team for your Social Impact Project, offering your time and expertise to a social venture or company project fostering a social cause.

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Jumpstart your career

Throughout your Master, our Career Services team will be on hand to offer guidance, skills development, and access to a robust professional network as you consider the next phase of your career.

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