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ESMT Berlin Master's in Management

Preparing you for a global career

Virtual Open House Week

April 21-24, 2020

Join us for our Virtual Open House Week on April 21-24, 2020 to learn more about studying at ESMT Berlin. Have a look at the Open House Schedule.

Apply for September 2020

Applications for the September 2020 MIM intake are now open. Log in to the application portal and get started on your application today!

LATEST NEWS: ESMT MIM ranks again as a top global program!

The Master's in Management (MIM) program combines internships and a social impact project with applied coursework and research on the latest business and 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). Click here to learn more about the particular program strengths of the MIM.

Depending on the track, students choose one out of four specializations in the second year:

  • Business Analytics
  • Finance & Investments
  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • Global & Digital Strategy

The two-year Master's in Management program begins in September of every year. Students graduate with an M.Sc. in Management, worth 120 ECTS credits.

Currently ranked in the FT Business School ranking as the #1 business school in Germany and #9 in Europe, ESMT is one of only two business schools in Germany to appear in every international ranking among the top business school rankings. Have a look at where our programs rank.

Read on to learn more about the MIM.

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MIM Insights Internship
MIM Student Insights

Want to know more about the ESMT MIM program? Watch as Leticia Araujo talks about what makes ESMT stand out, and why she sought a MIM with an engineering background.

MasterTube MIM overview

Looking for an overview of the ESMT MIM program? Watch this video to find out more.

MIM Internships

Hear from students to learn how they apply the skills learned during the program directly to their internships.


Profile of the MIM 2019-2021 class

Our newest class of MIM students, with an average age of 23, contains 112 students who hail from 40 different countries. Learn more about what they have previously studied, and how to contact them.

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Internships & projects

The MIM allows for students to gain up to 10 months of practical experience, through a mandatory, up to six-months internship and the participation in the Social Impact Project, a chance to put relevant business skills to use in a non-profit organization working on social challenges in a developing country.

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Portfolio Management Program

The Portfolio Management Program (PMP) is an optional two-year elective during the MIM program in which selected students actively manage a real-money portfolio - 1 million Euros per group with a total portfolio value of 3 million Euros.

MIM Alumni Insights

Simi Ayo Vaughan discusses her transition from Nigeria to a career in Berlin.

MIM Alumni Insights

Antonio Benina shows you how the MIM program helped to launch his career at Zeotap.

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MIM Blog posts
First month at ESMT

First month at ESMT

An emotional rollercoaster
Fitness, tech, and the ESMT Berlin MIM

Fitness, tech, and the ESMT Berlin MIM

Edoardo De Juliis’ internship experience