ESCP Europe – The World’s First Business School

Established in 1819, ESCP Europe is the world’s first business school. With its five urban campuses in Paris, London, Berlin, Madrid, and Torino, ESCP Europe has a true European identity which enables the provision of a unique style of business education and a global perspective on management issues.

Triple-crown accredited (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA), ESCP Europe welcomes 4.000 students from 90 different nations every year plus 5.000 in Executive Education programmes. The School’s alumni network counts 49,000 members in 150 countries and from 200 nationalities. Through its cross-campus programmes with integrated curricula, and a research-active faculty, ESCP Europe is an essential contributor to the development of a European, cross-national management culture.

ESCP Europe Berlin is officially recognized as academic-scientific school (“staatlich anerkannte wissenschaftliche Hochschule”) in Germany. In 2016 it was ranked as “Best Business School in Germany” (FT-European Business School Ranking 2016).

  • Five ESCP Europe campuses in Paris, London, Berlin, Madrid and Torino
  • Regularly ranked among the world’s best business schools
  • Over 120 academic alliances in Europe and the World
  • Triple accredited: EQUIS, AMBA, AACSB
  • 4,000 students in degree programs representing 90 different nationalities
  • 5,000 high-level participants in customized trainings and executive education
  • 127 research-active professors representing over 20 nationalities across our 5 campuses
  • 80 affiliate professors, 40 visiting professors, over 700 practitioners and experts
  • 49,000 active alumni in over 150 countries in the world

Teaching Sustainability

ESCP Europe offers a variety of sustainability related courses and specializations along its campuses.  Besides lectures in Environmental Management, energy related economics, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environmental Law and Business Ethics, there is a common interest to increase the integration of related issues integrated into several courses.
Please note that the list subject to change. Please contact the office to find out about more detailed schedules and the course-cycles.


Major & Electives

Berlin Campus

The Master in Management (German track) offers a major in sustainability with the following courses in german:

  • Umweltmanagement I: Managementsysteme, Reporting & nachhaltige Lösungen – Prof. Dr. Jan-Uwe Lieback
  • Environmental Management II: Ressourcenknappheit, ökonomische Analyse & Push Effekte – Prof. Dr. Sylvie Geisendorf
  • Europäisches Umweltrecht – Prof. Dr. Jürgen Knebel
  • Corporate Social Responsibility: Management sozialer Aspekte in einer globalen Welt – Prof. Dr. Rolf Brühl



The Master in Management (English track) also offers several electives in sustainability with the following courses:

  • From Economic Analysis to Business Effects – Prof. Dr. Sylvie Geisendorf
  • Environmental Management, Eco Marketing and Innovation – Christian Klippert
  • Business ethics: How to improve Managerial decision making – Prof. Dr. Rolf Brühl


Paris Campus

Marketing and Sustainability: Sustainable marketing and sustainable business behaviour, (1) apply marketing to make today’s marketing practices more environmentally sustainable, (2) target and segment green consumers, (3) advertise and communicate with an environmentally concerned audience.

Prof. Marcelo Nepomuceno