Master’s stories

Leading for good in the Social Impact Project at ESMT Berlin

Leading for good in the Social Impact Project at ESMT Berlin

In search of an international, practical study experience On her decision to get a master’s degree, Taylar tells us she was mostly inspired by her father. “He would always give me pep talks on how everyone can be a manager, but not everyone can be a leader [and] you really need to work hard and …

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Why this Master in Business Administration does not require any work experience

Why this Master in Business Administration does not require any work experience

Forging a new path after an early disappointment Lars-Christian Berg-Hanssen seemed destined to become a professional footballer. Both his father and uncles played professionally in his native Norway, and he was well on his way to joining them. But when Lars-Christian was an academy player for his local club, his career came to an abrupt …

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How the Orange Tulip scholarship opens doors to studying in the Netherlands

How the Orange Tulip scholarship opens doors to studying in the Netherlands

Tons of opportunities for Neso countries in the Netherlands Alex Chetty wanted to study in the Netherlands to add a European perspective to her professional repertoire. She was also “encouraged by a family member to apply to universities in the Netherlands. [She] applied through Study in Holland, where they provide a lot of information about …

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Why this student from Saint Kitts felt at home at the University of Tampa

Why this student from Saint Kitts felt at home at the University of Tampa

A beautiful campus with great weather year-round Having the opportunity to study in a beautiful environment can really add something special to any student’s experience. For Aldeen Isaac, the busy campus and sunny weather made her fall in love with the University of Tampa. “I fell in love with the campus,” she says. “It was …

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How a gap year helped this student find her path in life

How a gap year helped this student find her path in life

Coming to Europe to gain practical business knowledge After finishing a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in her native Brazil, Julia Schäfer Barreto was left wanting more. She had an overview of the business fundamentals, but wanted to expand her knowledge by studying a master’s degree. “When you do a bachelor’s – particularly in Brazil …

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Be impressive in your own way in the St.Gallen SIM

Be impressive in your own way in the St.Gallen SIM

The St.Gallen SIM Bruno Mazzini starts off by describing how his background and personality always made him want to travel, explore, and find new experiences: “Being born in a family that is still rooted in its previous culture… it always made me think about traveling the world, working in different places, and kind of exploring. …

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Maria Cortijo

Embrace your mistakes and challenge convention at IESE

Maria Cortijo (Spain) – IESE MIM The curiosity that led to a degree in economics “I would ask my parents: Why is there so much unemployment? Why are there so many companies going bankrupt? And they couldn’t answer,” Maria tells us. (00:27) Spain was one of the hardest-hit countries in the 2008 financial crisis. With …

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RSM Masters

Complete a master’s in a city that’s as diverse as you are

Sander Vermeulen (The Netherlands & Brazil) – Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) Rotterdam: Not your typical student city Sander explains why Rotterdam is an ideal city for students around the world to complete their studies. According to him, it has tons of features that perfectly complement student life.  First of all, the transportation …

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Azra Habibija

Choose a future-forward digital curriculum for your master’s

Azra Habibija (Germany) – ESMT Berlin A future-forward curriculum and great networking opportunities “I really chose ESMT Berlin because of the international environment and the learning experience in the field of global and digital strategies,” Azra tells us. (01:26) Indeed, Azra ended up learning a lot about “new digital business models and future working principles.” …

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