ESADE Business School is an international academic institution that was established in Barcelona in 1958 as a non-profit organisation. Its key mission is to train individuals to become highly-competent professionals fully aware of their social responsibility. We promote education and research through both our Law and Business Schools with a firm commitment to intellectual rigour, critical analysis and academic excellence.
The vast majority of ESADE’s 60,000 alumni are ambassadors of these values in over one hundred countries and hold top-level posts in companies, public administration and the non-profit sector.
Throughout the years, ESADE has forged deep-rooted ties with the business, economic and social sectors as a platform for education and innovation, as a benchmark research centre and as a stage for reflection and dialogue.
ESADE has a global prestige stems from the excellent standard of its programmes in management, its quality education, its international focus and its holistic approach towards professional and personal skills development. For this reason, ESADE achieves consistently high positions in global rankings how being the 6th Best Business School in the world, by the prestigious Financial Times magazine.
The ESADE Full-Time MBA
Our Full-Time MBA is a top-ranked and highly innovative programme which allows you to customise your MBA experience in 12, 15 or 18 months. The flexibility of our Full Time MBA allows you to adapt the course to suit your individual needs, choosing the format that best fits your professional career objectives, with the option to include an exchange programme and/ or an in-company internship, or return to employment directly to begin new business ventures ahead of time.
Whichever length programme you choose, both the minimum credit requirements and core curriculum are the same. The main difference will be the distribution of courses and whether you undertake a summer internship or exchange programme.
Gain a holistic vision of the business world through our core programme and from your international classmates, whilst discovering the extended customised part of the MBA programme, with a whole host of case competitions and a variety of projects with partner schools around the world, CERN (Centre for Nuclear Research) and the ESADECreapolis ecosystem of companies and start-ups. The focus is to put your newly gained knowledge into practice from day one and take on projects that make a real difference to the world around us.
Focus on the areas that most interest you, be it family business, innovation, entrepreneurship or marketing thanks to our Business Labs and graduate from ESADE how a well-rounded, socially conscientious and adaptable future business leader.
Moreover, we have launched Career Acceleration Programmes (CAPs) in Investment & Private Banking, Consulting and Technological Disruption to provide you the knowledge, market insights, and tools needed for successful careers in these industries. After doing a CAP, you will obtain a Certificate that can be mentioned in your CV.