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IESE Business School

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IESE Business School

IESE Business School

IESE Business School

IESE Business School

IESE Business School

IESE Business School

IESE Business School

IESE Business School

IESE Business School

IESE Business School

IESE Business School

IESE Business School

IESE Business School

IESE Business School

IESE Business School

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IESE Business School
IESE is a top-ranked business school that has stood at the forefront of global business education for nearly six decades. IESE caters to outstanding individuals at different stages of their careers, offering Full Time MBA, Executive MBA and Global Executive MBA programs. IESE's 19-month full time MBA Program, ranked #3 MBA in Europe, Financial Times 2018 Global MBA Ranking and No.1 in Europe by Economist 2016, offers a stimulating learning environment with 60+ nationalities and is designed to stretch and mold you into a global business leader. IESE also offers rewarding world-class career services with execllent employement (above 90% full-time employment and about 85% of career changers). Furthermore, IESE is ranked as No. 2 the best non-US business schools (2-year MBA program) by Forbes 2017.
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IESE’s full-time MBA is taught on our Barcelona campus, and students have the option to complete part of their studies at campuses in New York and Sao Paulo, and in Shanghai and Nairobi. 

Designed for working professionals, IESE’s Executive MBA is offered in four cities – Barcelona, Madrid, Munich and Sao Paulo – and combines flexible classes with intensive international modules. The Global Executive MBA program is a mix of in-person and online learning, and takes place across four continents. It,s designed for senior executives with international experience.

All three MBA programs share a global scope, dedication to ethical leadership, commitment to entrepreneurship, and belief in the general management perspective. IESE has about 45,000 alumni  and they go on to leadership positions throughout the world. 


Full-time MBA

Accreditation: AMBA, EQUIS, AACSB
Rankings: (#1 Full Time MBA in Europe, Economist; #8 Full Time MBA in the World, The Economist, 2016),

Type of program: Full-Time MBA
Starting dates: September
Length of course: 19 months
Application deadlines: Early Decision Round: September 4, 2018; Round 1: October 11, 2018; Round 2: January 8, 2019; Round 3: March 1, 2019; Round 4: May 7, 2019;

Executive MBA

Type of program: Executive MBA
Formats: Weekly and Biweekly
Starting dates: September
Length of course: 18 months
Application deadline: August 2018

Global Executive MBA

Type of program: Executive MBA
Format: Modular with supporting distance learning
Length of course: 16 months
Application deadline: Round 3 - September 28, 2018 // Round 4 - November 30, 2018

MBA - Student body

Ratio of Applicants to place: 17%
Number of nationalities: 57

  • Europe: 40%
  • Asia: 27%
  • Latin America: 15%
  • North America: 10%
  • Middle East: 4%
  • Rest of the World: 4%

Men/women ratio: 68/32
Age range: 25-31
Avearge age: 28
Degree background:

  • General Management: 21%
  • Marketing & Sales: 18%
  • Consulting: 17%
  • Finance: 14%
  • Project Management: 9%
  • Operations: 7%
  • Other: 6%
  • Planning & Accounting: 4%
  • Entrepreneurship: 4%

Executive MBA - Class profile

Men/women ratio: 70/30
Age range: 33
Avearge age: 28
Internationality: 30%
Degree background:

  • Engineering: 42%
  • Economics, Business Administration
    and Management: 36%
  • Science: 12%
  • Legal & Humanities: 7%
  • Other: 3%

‚ÄčBusiness sectors represented:

  • Industry and energy: 28%
  • Consulting: 17%
  • Banking and financial services: 16%
  • Telecomunication and ICT: 14%
  • Services: 11%
  • Construction and real state: 9%
  • Trade and logistics: 3%
  • Other: 2%


Global Executive MBA

Number of nationalities: 30
Average age: 40
Length of work experience: Average 15 years (minimum 10 years, at least 4 years of significant managerial experience)

Percentage of international student: 80%

Industries represented: +30

Geographical origin

European Union: 40 %
Asia: 15 %

Middle East: 7%
Africa: 10 %
North America: 13 %

Latin America: 15

Full-time MBA - Admission:

  • Application form (online)
  • 2 Essays
  • 2 Recommendation letters 
  • University transcripts
  • Interview
  • GMAT (Average GMAT off applicants: 690)
  • TOEFL score minimun: 100 (waved for English native speakers or people who have completed their studies or worked in an English-speaking country for 2+ years)

Executive MBA - Admission:

  • Application form (online)
  • Admission test or GMAT
  • Certificate of English
  • Support letter from current company
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Degree
  • Copy of passport

Global Executive MBA - Admission:

We encourage you to contact us before starting your application for admission. An admissions mentor will help you to achieve a more personal understanding of the program, its impact in your career and whether the program is right for you.

Contact person: Nico van den Brink , Globa Executive MBA Admissions Director


Documents required

  • Application form (online)
  • Two letters of reference
  • University transcripts
  • Support letter from current company
  • Copy of passport
  • Digital photograph
  • GMAT/ Executive Assessment : Depending on your profile and CV. You may be exempt from doing so if you have ten or more years' experience, depending on your academic and professional background.
  • English language test

Admissions process detailed information here



Full-time MBA fee

Application fees: $ 200
Tuition Fees: € 83,370
Health insurance*: €923
Programme support fee**: € 3.857
Total compulsory expense: € 88.150
Estimate for accommodation/living costs, insurance: € 18000 per year

Myra Yu

MBA 1999, China

Executive Director, Cisco Systems China

President of the IESE Alumni Chapter in China

The things I learned at IESE were to prioritize issues: people and family are always at the top of my list. Also, work and life are not contradictory but mutually encouraging. There are always ways if we care enough to find them. "


Qiao Zhang

MBA 2012, China

Before the MBA: Unilever China

After the MBA: Bayer Business Consulting, Germany

What makes IESE unique is that students are not simply taught about international business. At IESE you gain experience by working in a diverse and global setting

Executive MBA - Our EMBAssadors: 

Click here for more information about IESE Executive MBA profiles

Global Executive MBA - Class profile:

Click here to see the IESE's Global Executive MBA participants profile


45,000+ Alumni: A Global Network

The Alumni Association is the keystone that the alumni have to maintain and enrich their relationship with IESE. More importantly, it offers a forum that enables them to fulfill the long-term goals that they share with the school.

IESE’s Alumni Association relies on the support of various Regional Chapters all over the world. Currently, there are over 45,000 Alumni in 104 countries. IESE provides lifelong learning opportunities for the business community that are firmly rooted in academic excellence, as well as human and social values. The Alumni Association actively pursues these objectives through a variety of learning and networking opportunities, which permit members of the association and the alumni community in general to strengthen the bonds that unite them all.

The association relies on the strong support of IESE and its faculty members, who are always ready to guide them with their valuable knowledge, research and advice. At the same time, the alumni respond by supporting IESE’s projects and activities, which continue to grow all over the world, and by boosting awareness of IESE and its prestige wherever they go.


Full-time MBA Contact:

Adress: Avda. Pearson 21, Barcelona 08034
Telephone: +34932534200
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Dean: Professor Franz Heukamp
MBA Program Director:
Professor Carlos Garcia Pont
MBA Admissions Director:
Pascal Michels

Executive MBA Contact:

Telephone: +34912113000
Contact person: Javier Guerra


Global Executive MBA Contact:

Telephone:  +34 93 2534200
Global MBA Admissions Director: Nico Van Den Brick
Contact us here














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