ESCP – The World’s First Business School

Established in 1819, ESCP is the world’s first business school. With its five urban campuses in Paris, London, Berlin, Madrid, and Torino, ESCP 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 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 from 150 countries and 200 nationalities. Through its cross-campus programmes with integrated curricula and a research-active faculty, ESCP is an essential contributor to the development of a European, cross-national management culture.


ESCP Berlin is officially recognized as academic-scientific school (“staatlich anerkannte wissenschaftliche Hochschule”) in Germany. In 2020 it was ranked as the “Best Business School in Germany” and achieved 8th place across Europe (FT-European Business School Ranking 2020).

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  • Six ESCP campuses in Paris, London, Berlin, Madrid, Torino and Warsaw
  • Regularly ranked among the world’s best business schools
  • Over 140 academic alliances in Europe and the World in 47 countries
  • Multi-accredited: AACSB, EQUIS, EFMD MBA, EFMD EMBA, 5 European Higher Standards
  • 8,000+ students in degree programs representing different nationalities
  • 5,000 high-level participants in customized trainings and executive education
  • The world’s first Business School (est. 1819)
  • 170 research-active professors representing over 33 nationalities across our campuses
  • 90 affiliate professors, 40 visiting professors, over 800 practitioners and experts
  • 68,000 active alumni in over 150 countries in the world


Studying Sustainability

ESCP 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 in increasing 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.

Sustainability Master Programmes

ESCP’s Sustainability Mission


Sustainability plays a crucial role in research and teaching, as well as in daily operations on the Berlin campus, giving its rightful position as one of the trio of academic key areas: sustainability, entrepreneurship and digitalisation. ESCP Berlin Campus’s vision is that sustainability should be the cornerstone on which a business should be built. Find out more about ESCP’s sustainability mission and how sustainability is integrated as a key academic area of the Berlin campus.

Circular Economy Teaching Material

After three years of hard work and successful cooperation among the 14 partners from 9 member states and associated countries, the Route to Pi or R2π research project has come to produce fruitful outputs. The wide range of expertise, knowledge, tools and connections existing among the consortium members were leveraged to develop innovative, practical tools and procedural guidelines that may be widely and systematically applied across many different business sectors in diverse regions and countries across the spectrum from large established EU countries to newer and smaller member states. More details ranging from business model guidelines to policy implications, can be found at the project website.

Together with other consortium partners, ESCP developed innovative teaching material to transfer R2π´s knowledge into business education. R2π shall move Europe onto a more sustainable, resource-efficient and resilient economic track.

    To access the Circular Economy Teaching Material, please fill out the following form and click on the download link below. An email will be sent to you with the password to access the content at the link below.