The "Class Best" award is given to the top student of each programme who also has an average mark of over 1,5


Bradley Arthur Shields from South Africa, MBA Class Best 2019

Grigorii Beliaev, ASM


Sindhuja Sankaranarayanan from India, MBA Class Best 2018

"Esslingen MBA is not just a study course but a power-packed experience which gave me lots of insights on how management works in the real world. Wonderful memories with awesome people from around the globe have moulded me both professionally and personally and prepared me for any upcoming challenges in life."



Chandra Sekar Venkataramani, ASM Class Best 2018

"A giant leap for me, a small step for mankind. This experience of a lifetime has offered me international friends & well-wishers and has made me a better human being. The learnings from the course make me feel confident and ready to contribute to the future of mobility."

Raghu Doss Mohan Doss, DDM Class Best 2018

"Hochschule Esslingen has always felt like a second home from day one. The course has imparted a lofty learning curve in me. The Best Graduate Award that I received was like a 'cherry on top': it surprised and honoured me. I thank the Graduate School to have given me this opportunity to grow as a person as well."



Anupama Govindan from India, MBA Class Best 2017


"The award as the Best Graduate will always remind me of the encouragement given my family, the fellow mates and the professors."

Sadhananda Siddharth Sathyamurthy from India, ASM Class Best 2017

"I am extremely glad that I got the opportunity to study at Hochschule Esslingen. The course was very interesting and the overall experience was really good. And to be awarded the best ASM student made this experience all the more special and memorable."

Abilash Paliwal from India, DDM Class Best 2017

"I am delighted to receive the Best Student Prize for M.Eng. in Design and Development in Automotive and Mechanical Engineering. There are many factors that brought me to Esslingen University of Applied Sciences, among them, the opportunity to study an international course in the heart of Mechanical Engineering. More often it's the journey which teaches a lot about the destination. Over the past 18 months, I have had the opportunity to work with individuals from all over the world, made a lot of friends and studied some challenging subjects. Overall, it was an extraordinarily diverse and multicultural experience."


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