ESADE Full time MBA - Spain - European 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 you.
Whichever length programme you choose, both the minimum credit requirements and core curriculum are the same.
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.
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.
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 InfoAccreditation: AMBA, EQUIS, AACSB
Rankings: 8th in Europe & 22nd in the world (FT Global MBA Ranking 2013), 6th Best International Business School (Bloomberg Business Week).
Other interesting ESADE Business School results in the rankings 2012/2013: - 1st in Europe and 3rd worldwide for alumni career progression. - 7th most international MBA programmes in the world. - 2nd in the world for teamwork (Bloomberg BusinessWeek)
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 BodyNumber of nationalities (Class of 2014): 48
- Africa 1%
- Asia 12%
- Europe 50%
- Latin America 19%
- Middle East 6%
- USA & Canada 12%
Age Range: from 24 to 33
Average Age: 28
- Economics/Management 36%
- Engineering 31%
- Humanities/Social Sciences 18%
- Sciences 8%
- Law 4%
- Other 3%
AdmissionUniversity 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
Interviews: 2 (by invitation only)
Tuition fees: Full-time MBA: Total compulsory expenses €59,700
Estimate for accommodation/living costs, insurance:€22,200 per year
Address: MBA Admissions
Avda.Torreblanca, 57, 08172 Sant Cugat (Barcelona), Spain
Telephone: +34 93 495 2088
Fax: +34 93 495 3828
Dean: Josep Franch
Global Dean: Alfons Sauquet
MBA Unit Executive Director: Gloria Batllori