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Pre- and Post-MBA options

Choose your own MBA path

Focus on future success with an MBA that offers you the flexibility to design your management studies based on your professional ambitions. Get a head start or extend your learning experience in Berlin with the following options.


Pre-MBA options

October - December (start dates vary)

Optional pre-MBA courses include:

  • Intensive German courses at GLS (German Language School Berlin)
  • Full access to ESMT campus facilities
  • Scheduled meeting with ESMT Career Services Advisor
  • Ability to participate in ESMT Open Lectures
  • Integration into ESMT MBA Club activities
  • Networking opportunities with current MBA class

Fees vary based on the chosen option.

Post-MBA options

February - June (start dates vary)

After completing all academic requirements of the MBA, students can choose to use their skills to give back.

Email the Admissions team at for further details.

Student Perspectives
Students Speak

I found that the Pre-MBA program was a great way to begin developing friendships with other students who also elected for the program, and a fun way to start exploring and getting to know the wonderful city of Berlin.

Christopher Korman, MBA 2019

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