As the world becomes more integrated, it is of great significance that our future leaders experience the world on a larger scale. The EMLE programme provides this through its multi-dimensional approach to internationality.
First, our universities can be found from central and western Europe to India. The opportunity to study and live in foreign countries and encounter different cultures is an educational challenge which cannot be taught in a classroom.
Second, our scholars and lecturers come from a diverse background of nationality, professions, and life experiences.
Finally and perhaps most importantly, our students are also a very international group. We have students from over 40 countries, which creates a global working atmosphere while providing constant opportunities to improve social skills and cultural competences.
"The EMLE program is a unique chance to broaden one's focus and to dive into interdisciplinary research. Having studied political science before, I wanted to learn more about the economic rationales behind the rules that are governing our everyday life as well as about the potentials to improve them. My expectations were more than fulfilled! With the new tools at hand I was able to start a Ph.D. program at the International Max Planck Research School for Competition and Innovation.
Apart from the outstanding academic quality of the program I cannot think of a better way to get to know energetic people from all around the world. Sitting in a Hamburg dorm and enjoying dinner in a 20sqm kitchen with friends from Italy, Russia, Mexico, Bangladesh, India, China, the Netherlands, Belgium, Brazil, Ireland, Israel, Taiwan and Argentina is what makes the EMLE program an experience of a lifetime."
Thimo Pascal Stoll
[EMLE Student 2008/2009]