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The ESMT Master in Management

Preparing you for a global career

Duration: 24 months; full-time
Study method: 100% face-to-face
Location: Berlin + required global internship and social impact projects and optional exchange or double degree
Start date: September
Tuition: € 29,500
Focus: General management plus specializations in Digital transformation and Analytics

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. 

The Master in Management (MIM) program combines applied coursework and research on the latest business and international management theories with the development of practice focused skills through internships and a social impact project.

The program is taught in English and is divided into two tracks with a focus on international management: one track (Quantitative Business) prepares students to shape the digital transformation processes of our modern society, and is designed for quantitative decision analysts. The second track (Innovative Management) equips students with the knowledge, skills and networks needed to create new businesses and business ideas in the globalized world of the 21st century. Go deeper abd explore the program strengths here.

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

The ESMT Master in Management is currently ranked #1 in Germany and #12 globally in the Financial Times' global Masters in Management (MIM) 2021 ranking. ESMT Berlin are currently ranked in the FT Business School ranking as the #1 business school in Germany and #7 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.


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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.

MIM Student Insights

Read about Henning's MIM experience

Henning Moebius - MIM 2019-2021
Key facts about the Master in Management
Two-year, full-time program
Tracks in Innovative Management and Quantitative Business
Gain valuable work experience through an internship and a social impact project
ESMT Blog - Master in Management

"A firsthand review of the ESMT Berlin MIM program, module 1"

January 21, 2022 | ESMT Blog
In an interview with ESMT Berlin, Shiyan Li, MIM 2023, provides an insight into what brought her to ESMT and what student life is like both inside and outside of the classroom.

"Keys to portfolio management: Commitment, emotional intelligence, and passion"

January 7, 2022 | ESMT Blog
Udayaraj Natarajan, MIM 2020, shares his experience of ESMT's Portfolio Management Program (PMP).

"Net Impact ESMT Berlin: Implementing carbon accounting to reduce our carbon footprint"

December 17, 2021 | ESMT Blog
Net Impact ESMT Berlin has been shortlisted for the AMBA & BGA Excellence Awards – Best CSR and Sustainability Initiative 2022. Kelsey Fennell, MIM 2022, talks explains how the students of Net Impact are improving campus sustainability at ESMT.

Profile of the MIM 2021-2023 class

Our newest class of MIM students, with an average age of 23, contains 119 students who hail from 34 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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