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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

#1 in Germany & #12 in the world

The ESMT MIM has ranked #12 in the world and #1 in Germany in the Financial Times Global Maser's in Management ranking 2021. The program is also ranked 7th globally for overall satisfaction.

The Master in Management (MIM) program combines internships and a social impact project with applied coursework and research on the latest business and international 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.


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 #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.


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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

"Planning, vision, and professionalism – Skills learned during my internship at Bosch"

November 19, 2021 | ESMT Blog
Radhika Rajvanshi, MIM 2022, provides an insight into her internship experience at Bosch.

"Master in Management Class of 2021 – Reflections after graduation"

September 24, 2021 | ESMT Blog
Three weeks after graduation, Master in Management graduates reflect on the past two years.

"Students drive exponential growth of pro-bono GreenTech consulting"

April 30, 2021 | ESMT Blog
ACI Consulting Club and Net Impact ESMT Berlin joined together to engage their members in 3-week long pro-bono consulting projects for GreenTech start-ups. Ludovica Ceschi and Kelsey Fennell provide an insight into their work so far.

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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