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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

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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 MBA, Executive MBA and Global Executive MBA programs.
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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 three cities – Barcelona, Madrid 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.

All three MBA programs share a global scope, dedication to ethical leadership, commitment to entrepreneurship, and belief in the general management perspective. Part of our global network, our graduates 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: Round 1:4th October 2016, Round 2:5th January 2017; Round 3:7th March 2017; Round 4:18th April 2017

Executive MBA

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


MBA - Student body

Ratio of Applicants to place: 17%
Number of nationalities: 65

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

Men/women ratio: 75/26
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%

Business 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%

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

Full-time MBA fee

Application fees: $ 200
Tuition Fees: € 76.828 per year
Health insurance*: € 890
Programme support fee**: € 3.882
Total compulsory expense: € 81.600
Estimate for accommodation/living costs, insurance: € 18000

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


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 38,000 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.



Adress: Avda. Pearson 21, Barcelona 08034
Telephone: +34932534200
Fax: +34932534343

Dean: Professor Franz Heukamp
MBA Program Director:
Professor Carlos Garcia Pont
MBA admissions Director:
Itziar de Ros

















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