ESADE is consistently one of the world’s top-ranked international business schools. It is widely recognised for its academic excellence, international outlook and its distinct orientation toward the comprehensive development of professional and human competencies.

Currently, the immense majority of the more than 50,000 ESADE alumni holding positions of responsibility at diverse companies and organisations are the ambassadors of these values.

Since its founding over more than 50 years ago, the institution has forged strong ties with the business world, for which it serves as a platform for education, innovation and dialogue. To this end, ESADE works on the quest for progress and new solutions in all that relates to corporate social responsibility, knowledge management, entrepreneurship, and new challenges in the management of people within organisations. ESADE’s MSc Programmes in Management are innovative one-year programmes delivered entirely in English at the Barcelona-Sant Cugat campus for recent graduates who are starting out on their professional career. There are six different Master of Science programmes: Master in Business Analytics, Master in International Management, Master in Marketing Management, Master in Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Master in Finance and Master in Global Strategic Management. Participants enrolled on any of our MSc Programmes (excluding the MSc in Global Strategic Management) can also opt to take a double degree, combining their ESADE MSc Programme with the prestigious CEMS Master in International Management, another complementary ESADE MSc programme or programmes offered at a wide variety of top-tier international business schools in Europe and globally. A highly diverse group of students, from 58 nationalities with clear career objectives, whose year at ESADE will mark the difference in their future.

School Info

Name of the school: ESADE Business School
Campuses: in Barcelona and Madrid and presence in Sao Paulo, Lima, Mexico City, Bogota and Buenos Aires.

  • #6 Best Business School in Europe (Financial Times 2016)
  • #8 MSc in International Management (Financial Times 2017)
  • #13 MSc in Finance in the world (Financial Times 2017)

Accreditation: EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA
Students employed 3 months after graduation: 92%
Graduates employed outside their home country: 46%

Program Info

Subjects of Masters Study:


Courses held in: English
Length of Courses: 12 months 
Starting Dates: end of September
Application Deadlines: a full list of deadlines is provided on ESADE's website

Student Body

Participants: 531
Average Class Size: 60
Nationalities: 58
Percentage of International Students: 92%


University degree : Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Management or similar disciplines. Students with a different academic background are required to complete a specific Pre-Programme.
Tests required:  GMAT or GRE admission tests   

Specific Languages tests:
Internet-based TOEFL:
 100+ points; IELTS: 7.0+; 
Cambridge: Certificate in Advanced English B+, Certificate of Proficiency in English C+

Languages fluency: Fluent in English. No knowledge of Spanish required for ESADE MSc Programmes in Management. CEMS MIM candidates should know at least two languages when selected into de programme (English + one of the CEMS languages) and the minimum exit requirement is an elementay level of any third language.

References: 2 letters of recommendation    
Years of work experience : Professional experience not required, maximum two years full time.


Application fees: €135
Range of Tuition fees:

  • €27,500 MSc
  • €39,500 MSc + CEMS
  • €39,500 MSc + External Double Degree (ESADE + Partner University)
  • €43,700 MSc + Internal Double Degree (Two ESADE MSc)

Installments : To guarantee the place the candidate has to make a payment of the 25% of the total amount. The tuition fee payment for the programme should be paid before the beginning of the academic year.
Estimate for accommodation/living costs, insurance per year : €12,000 – €16,000
Scholarships availabilities: There are many scholarships available to students studying a MSc Programme in Management at ESADE as well as other financial aid options. For more information, consult this website:


Address: Av. de Torreblanca, 59
08172 Sant Cugat del Vallès

Telephone: +34 93 554 35 11
Contact Information:

Masters programmes director:
Olaya García Lancha: