We honor

We honor

With this specific page we would like to honor individuals for being either the "Best Teacher", responsible leaders, honorary members of the FRIENDS OF ESMT, or simply for being outstanding in their actions.

Please find below a listing of our most important awards and learn more about their recipients.

Mario Rese Best Teacher Award

This is a photo of Prof. Mario Rese, ESMT.

ESMT Berlin has changed the name of the Best Teacher Award for its Executive and Full-time MBA programs to the Mario Rese Best Teacher Award, in honor of Prof. Mario Rese, who passed away suddenly on March 5, 2013. Prof. Mario Rese had been a part of ESMT since the school's founding in 2002 and received many awards for his teaching excellence, including the Best Teacher Award, which carries his name in the future.

ESMT Responsible Leadership Award

The ESMT Responsible Leadership Award honors extraordinary leadership in promoting responsible business practices. It is awarded annually to an outstanding business figure who has demonstrated a deep commitment to the principles of sustainability and whose actions have inspired others.

The awardees (position at the time of the award ceremony):

Honorary Membership

FRIENDS OF ESMT (Gesellschaft der Freunde und Förderer der ESMT.e.V.)

Honorary Membership may be awarded to distinguished individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to both ESMT Berlin as a school and/or FRIENDS OF ESMT as a supporting institution. This distinction is to be decided unanimously by the Board of FRIENDS and approved by the General Assembly.

Other achievements

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