Master's in Management admissions

MIM admissions

ESMT designed the Master's in Management admissions process to find the most talented individuals who will benefit from the program's international and interdisciplinary nature.

When evaluating applications, ESMT is looking for the following qualities:

  • International outlook, intercultural competency, and a responsible approach to business
  • Potential for high-performance career growth in a global environment
  • Willingness to learn from others, collegial behavior in high-stress situations
  • Excellent analytical problem solving abilities

MIM application deadlines and process

Admissions to the MIM program is conducted in rounds. All applications received before each deadline will receive their admissions decision a few weeks after each round. Places in the class, and scholarships, are awarded on a first-come basis, so early applications are encouraged.

Application RoundDeadlineAdmissions Decision

Round 1:

Early Decision: Accepted candidates from this round will receive a € 2,000 discount on tuition

March 31April 30

Round 2:

++For applicants who require a student visa to study in Germany.

May 30June 30
Round 3:

Final deadline for all applicants (see note below**)
July 31August 10

++Due to long visa process times, citizens of countries that require a student visa to study in Germany are strongly advised to apply by the May 30 deadline. Applications submitted after this deadline WILL STILL be considered for admission. However, ESMT can only provide minimal visa support for applicants from non-EU countries submitted after May 30, and can take no responsibility for students who may not be able to start their studies due to a late application submission. More visa information here.

**Please note that after the July 31 deadline the available seats will be limited. However, ESMT WILL STILL receive applications on an individual basis, taking into consideration visa situations.

Applicants from Australia, Brazil, Canada, El Salvador, EU, Honduras, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea and the United States, DO NOT need visas to enter Germany as a student. As these regulations can change without notice, please confirm with ESMT or your nearest German Embassy or Consulate.

Classes begin in September 2018.

Scholarships and financing

For top candidates, ESMT offers a variety of scholarships, including scholarship funding from Allianz and Brain Capital education funds. Candidates from Germany also have a number of financing options available. A degree from ESMT is an excellent investment in your future. Our students receive exceptional career advancement resulting in a high return on their investment.