Apply to the ESSEC & MANNHEIM Executive MBA Program

1. First Contact

If you meet the admissions criteria for the ESSEC & MANNHEIM Executive MBA program, please contact us either in person or via phone or e-mail. Discuss your professional objectives with our admissions team and receive a first feedback regarding a potential application.

2. Submission of Application and Supporting Materials

Once the admissions team has indicated you should hand in your application, you may apply.

Please note: When applying through ESSEC, applications are online only. When applying through Mannheim, you may download and fill out an application form or apply online.

If ESSEC Business School is your primary contact, please choose the format you wish to follow:

Weekend Track:  Apply online here
Modular Track: Apply online here

If Mannheim Business School is your primary contact, apply online here or download the application form.

As part of the application, you will be asked to supply the following documents

  • at least two letters of reference (professional evaluations)
  • four typed personal essays
  • company support form
  • copies of all previous degree(s), transcripts and diplomas
  • recent TOEFL scores (approx. 100, no older than two years)
  • GMAT / TAGE-MAGE (please check with admissions to clarify if test is required)
  • color passport-sized photo

A non-refundable application fee of € 150 must accompany your application.

3. Selection Interview

After your application has been submitted, it will be reviewed by the Admissions Committee, who will then invite selected candidates for an interview in Mannheim or Paris. This interview gives us the opportunity to find out more about you and to answer any questions that you might still have.

4. Notification

Within approximately one week after your selection interview, you will receive notification of whether or not you have been admitted into the program.

Admissions Contact

Nilgün  Vatansever

Nilgün Vatansever

Admissions Manager

Phone: +49 (0) 621 181 3721
E-Mail: vatansever(at)

Admissions Paris

Thierry  Graeff

Thierry Graeff

Admissions Manager

Phone: +33 (0) 146 92 17 89
E-Mail: graeff(at)

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