Open Lectures and other events at ESMT Berlin

The open lectures showcase speakers, who through their achievements and expertise are recognized leaders in their fields. The lectures cover a wide spectrum of fields ranging from business, economics, politics, and philosophy to the arts. Our esteemed speakers not only provide detailed knowledge on their specialized topics, but also provocative insights that have broad relevance and wide-range application. The ESMT Open Lectures provide a forum in which their ideas can be communicated to and debated with a wider audience.

Format: 30-minute lecture (open to public) followed by a compelling Q&A session with the moderator and open discussion with the audience.

Most recent videos

ESMT Open Lecture with Nicolas Véron "Challenges for the European Union in 2017"

Nicolas Véron

"Challenges for the European Union in 2017"

Dr. Jochen Andritzky

Dr. Jochen Andritzky

"Zeit für Reformen: Einblick ins Jahresgutachten der Wirtschaftsweisen"

SMT Open Lecture with George Yip

George Yip

"Strategies for Innovation in China"

ESMT Open Lecture with Jürgen Chrobog

Jürgen Chrobog

"Uncertain times: perspectives for a stable Europe"

ESMT Open Lecture "The Appeal of Extremist Groups in Times of Uncertainty"

Prof. Michael A. Hogg

The Appeal of Extremist Groups in Times of Uncertainty

ESMT Open Lecture with Rachel Empey

Rachel Empey

M&A and Digitization – Two Mutually Reinforcing Factors

ESMT Open Lecture and book presentation with Alvin E. Roth

Alvin E. Roth

Who Gets What and Why: The New Economics of Matchmaking and Market Design

ESMT Open Lecture: Why Leadership Character Makes the Difference for Thriving Companies

Fred Kiel

Why Leadership Character Makes the Difference for Thriving Companies

Panel discussion at ESMT: "The End of the Old Boys Clubs"

The End of the Old Boys Clubs

What Excellence in Supervisory Boards is made of.