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Tuition and fees

Financing options for the Part-Time MBA

The tuition and fees for the two-year Part-time MBA is €38,000, which includes access to the learning platform and content, required case study licenses and a Smart Certificate. Tuition is payable in three installments throughout the length of the program.


September 2022 intake deadlines

The program will start in September 2022 and the first early application deadline has already passed.  Get your application in before the following deadlines:

  • July 1, 2022 - 2nd early application deadline: candidates who submit a completed application before this date will receive a discount of €5,000 from their tuition.
  • August 15, 2022 - final application deadline: applications received after this date will be considered on a case-by-case basis.




If you hold refugee status, you may be eligible for financial support in form of a scholarship towards your part-time MBA tuition fee (up to 50% off).  We will ask about your refugee status when you apply and contact you once your application has been submitted to discuss this further. No separate application is required.


Financing Options


The ESMT MBA is an excellent investment into your future. Most students fund their studies with a mix of personal funds, loans and scholarships. To help make studying for an MBA a reality, ESMT Berlin offers access to the following loan programs for part-time MBA students.

Tax Deductions

Many countries allow tuition for higher education, and related costs, to count as tax-deductible expenses. You can learn more about the requirements in Germany, for example, here. Please check with your tax advisor to assess your personal situation.

Possible deductions might include:

  • Tuition fees
  • Travel required by the program
  • Temporary housing expenses
  • Cost of prep courses - English, special courses, etc.
Tax guide for students