ESADE Full time MBA
The ESADE Full-Time MBA

ESADE Full time MBA
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Spain
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European MBA

The main difference will be the distribution of courses and whether you undertake a summer internship or exchange programme.

The Business Labs

The Full-time MBA's core curriculum now includes three business labs focused on three fundamental areas of business:  Finance, Entrepreneurship and Family Business, aimed at giving students extensive exposure to critical and current topics in these hugely relevant fields in today's business world, resulting in not only intellectual enrichment and competitive advantages, but an open door to undiscovered career opportunities.

With the help of our faculty, participants have a broad range of resources at their disposal including access to investors and one of the world's largest alumni networks. Our trademark Leadership Assessment and Development Programme (LEAD) is a powerful tool which enables candidates realise their full managerial potential through personalised coaching sessions and self-analysis platforms.

ESADE also offers the Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) in collaboration with Georgetown University, aimed at professionals with more than 8 years postgraduate work experience and an international profile. This part-time programme combines distance learning with six international modules located in Washington, Moscow, Barcelona, New York, Brazil/Argentina and India/China. For more details click here

Your potential classmates

With our current MBA class made up of 95% international students, your multicultural leadership competencies will also be constantly put to test given our teamwork-centric methodology which groups members of diverse geographical, functional, sector and academic backgrounds. Given the limited number of places on our Full Time MBA, we deliver unmatched personalised attention at all levels from Programme Management to Professors and right the way through to the Career Services Team that works closely with participants helping them manage the entire job search process.

Why ESADE?

Ranked 8th in Europe & 22nd Worldwide (Financial Times 2013).
- 7th most international programme in the world, with select number of highly talented individuals from over 45 nationalities.
- Ranked 3rd in the world for Career Progress.
- Opportunity to meet with recruiters from top global companies.
- Exchange options with top MBA programmes around the world.
- Barcelona great cosmopolitan capital city.

Impact on your career

As a select programme, each participant has the opportunity to stand out in front of the international recruiters that hire on campus.

Companies from all sectors attend these events, such as Amazon, Google, Novartis, Banco Santander and adidas to name but a few.

For further information on ESADE's Full Time MBA, click here 

ESADE also offers the Executive MBA (EMBA) in a modular format aimed at busy professionals who wish to combine study with a busy work schedule. For more details visit our website: www.esade.edu/emba/eng

Your potential classmates

With 95% of international students, your multicultural leadership competencies will also be constantly put to test given our teamwork-centric methodology which groups members of diverse geographical, functional, sector and academic backgrounds. Given the limited number of places on our Full Time MBA, we deliver unmatched personalised attention at all levels from Programme Management to Professors and right the way through to the Career Services Team that works closely with participants helping them manage the entire job search process.

Why ESADE?

ESADE Business School is internationally recognised for the excellent standard of its MBA programmes and is accredited by the world's three most respected management education organisations: AACSB International, the EQUIS accreditation from the EFMD and the British Association of MBAs (AMBA).

Programme Info

Accreditation: AMBA, EQUIS, AACSB
Rankings: 8th in Europe & 22nd in the world (FT Global MBA Ranking 2013), top 3 European Business School (Financial Times 2013).

Other interesting ESADE Business School results in the rankings 2014/2015: - 4th in Europe (Forbes 2014), 6th in Europe (The Economist 2014).
Type of Programme: Full-time MBA 12, 15  or 18-month MBA
Starting Dates: One intake per year, end of August 
Application Deadlines: 6 Oct 2014, 1 Dec 2014, 12 Jan 2015, 9 Feb 2015, 2 Mar 2015, 13 April 2015, 18 May 2015, 15 June 2015, 6 July 2015 * * for EU candidates only and depending on remaining space on programme.

Student Body

Number of nationalities (Class of 2016): 38

  • Africa 3%
  • Asia Pacific 39%
  • Europe 20%
  • Latin America 19%
  • Middle East 7%
  • USA & Canada 12%
Men/Women Ratio: 72% / 28%
Age Range: from 24 to 33 
Average Age: 29 
Degree Background:

  • Economics/Management 47%
  • Engineering 30%
  • Humanities/Social Sciences 11%
  • Sciences 7%
  • Law 4%
  • Other 1%
Length of Work Experience: 5.5 years on average.

Admission

University Undergraduate Degree, equivalent to Bachelors Degree.
GMAT or GRE Admissions Test and English certificate: TOEFL, IELTS or Cambridge Certificate (if not native English speaker).
Work experience: 2 years minimum.
Number of References: 2
Essays: 5

Interviews: 2 (by invitation only)

Costs

Application fees:€135 
Tuition fees: Full-time MBA: Total compulsory expenses €59,700 
Estimate for accommodation/living costs, insurance:€22,200 per year

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Address: MBA Admissions
Avda.Torreblanca, 57, 08172 Sant Cugat (Barcelona), Spain
Telephone: +34 93 495 2088 
Fax: +34 93 495 3828
Website: www.esade.edu/mba

Dean: Josep Franch
Global Dean: Alfons Sauquet 
MBA Unit Executive Director: Gloria Batllori
Email: mba@esade.edu

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