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Student Life

Study management in Europe's most dynamic capital city

Follow our student blog as students share insights about life at ESMT and in Berlin, and describe their experiences in the city and around the world.

See what our alumni say about their time at ESMT Berlin, and where their experiences have led them.

Living, working, and studying in Germany

ESMT’s campus in Berlin, Europe’s most vibrant capital city, makes student life dynamic, upbeat, and rewarding. Your degree isn’t just about learning in the classroom. You’ll be challenged to take full advantage of Europe’s largest and strongest economy. Find out what life in one of Europe’s top business schools is really like here, and discover all the ways that you can make the ESMT experience a transformative time for you.

Our campus is located in the center of Berlin - steps from Museum Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a 10-minute walk from Alexanderplatz. The city offers numerous opportunities to explore museums, nightlife, cuisine, and the surrounding landscape. Access to endless other European cities is made cheap and easy with Berlin's two airports and a number of budget airlines.

On campus, students can participate in clubs and activities to grow their network and explore their interests. The small, intimate atmosphere allows networking opportunities between students of all degree programs.

life in Berlin

After living in Berlin, students repeatedly say that the city was a highlight of their experience. Its international culture welcomes all nationalities.

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Clubs and organizations

Get involved! Or why not start your own club? ESMT hosts a variety of student organizations and initiatives, meant to provide further learning and networking opportunities, in addition to leadership experiences.

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Exclusive events

Complement your academic experience with student conferences, Master Classes, industry events, and career talks with senior business leaders.

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What do coffee and ESMT have in common?

We ran a competition with our Master's in Management students, asking "What do coffee and ESMT have in common?" We got some creative answers back, including this video entry from one of our students!