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IESE Business School was established in 1958 in Barcelona, as the graduate business school of the University of Navarra. It was the first institution to offer a two-year MBA program in Europe, which was developed with the support of Harvard University. During the years, other joint-programs were also developed with various top US business schools.

The Barcelona campus of the school gives access to the full-time MBA program, the Executive MBA program, the Global Executive MBA program, to a number of Executive Education programs; the Continous Education Program for IESE Members; the PhD in Management program; the Master of Research in Management (MRM), and International Faculty Program. The campus is located in a very popular residential area of the city, ensuring an ideal place for study and social networking.

Study Program Details
Advanced Management Program
The Advanced Management Program is specifically designed for professional individuals who wish to expand their knowledge of the business. Most students enrolled in this program are owners, C-level executives, and consultants who want to take their management to the next level. Students in this program learn through interacting with their fellow business associates, coaching, and studying business methods.
Level: Professional Development     Location: Barcelona     Language of instruction: English  
Executive Development Program
The Executive Development Program is specifically designed for professionals who want to strengthen their skills in high-level management. Professionals enrolled in this program cultivate advanced strategic thinking skills and decision-making for large organizations. Similar to the other executive programs offered at IESE, enrollees learn through peer-discussion, relevant activities, and simulations. Most graduates are sales directors, C-level executives, and managers in the services sector.
Level: Professional Development     Location: Barcelona     Language of instruction: English  
Executive Education Certificate
The Executive Education Certificate is specifically designed for professionals who have completed at least four focused programs from IESE's Executive Education offerings. Professionals can select the short programs to gain better insight into, for example, how to become more effective leaders, marketing strategies in the digital marketplace, and investment management. Similar to the other executive programs offered at IESE, enrollees learn through improvement planning, relevant activities, and simulations. Most recipients are business owners, managers, and investors.
Level: Professional Development     Location: Barcelona     Language of instruction: English  
Executive MBA
The Executive MBA at IESE prepares students to become corporate leaders. Students can expect to gain an in-depth understanding of every aspect of the business; from organizational management to corporate and financial strategy. Global business ethics and standards are also highlighted to ensure that students in this program learn to maneuver through business with integrity. Graduates of this program can expect careers in start-ups, c-level positions at corporations, entrepreneurs, among others.
Level: Graduate     Location: Barcelona     Language of instruction: English  
Full-Time MBA
The Full-Time MBA at IESE introduces students to the foundations of business. Students can expect to learn the vast array of structures that make business leaders successful from problem-solving common business issues to financing corporate projects efficiently. There is also the opportunity to explore how business is taught at other business schools through the Global Exchange Program. Graduates of this program can expect to be employed in the consulting and finance sectors as managers, or as entrepreneurs.
Level: Graduate     Location: Barcelona     Language of instruction: English  
General Management Program
The General Management Program is a professional development program offered at IESE Business School. Students learn how to conduct decision analysis, communication strategies and how to see the different functions in their company as integral parts to success. Most students in this program already have professional and educational experience. This program helps students improve themselves to become better managers.
Level: Professional Development     Location: Barcelona     Language of instruction: English  
Global Executive MBA
The Global Executive MBA at IESE educates students on global business. The program starts with business basics and navigates through honing decision-making skills, finding and managing talent, globalization and building entrepreneurship. Students enrolled in this program take their professional experience and expand it through relevant and experiential coursework. Graduates of this program can expect careers as CEO's, marketing directors, entrepreneurs, and other executive-level management positions.
Level: Graduate     Location: Barcelona     Language of instruction: English  
Ph.D. in Management
The Ph.D. in Management at IESE educates students on the research aspect of business management. Students who enroll in this program learn to ask questions that are relevant to how business is managed. Such research helps us understand, for example, how choices can affect a company's financial and organizational dynamics, how globalization affects different economies, etc. Graduates of this program can expect careers as professors in business management, research analysts, management consultants, and more.
Level: Doctorate     Location: Barcelona     Language of instruction: English  
Program for Management Development
The Program for Management Development is given in a blended (online and on campus) format. Students will meet a few times at the Barcelona campus, with the rest of the program is delivered online. This program is specifically for students who wish to develop the skills necessary for senior leadership. Students in this program are typically individuals with professional and educational experience, who go on to become senior-level managers.
Level: Professional Development     Location: Barcelona and online     Language of instruction: English  
Senior Business Management Program
The Senior Business Management Program is specifically designed for professional individuals who wish to understand modern and best practices in business. Most students enrolled in this program are owners, presidents, and CEOs who want to learn from their peers and experienced faculty. Students in this program learn through interacting with their fellow business associates, coaching, and studying business methods.
Level: Professional Development     Location: Barcelona     Language of instruction: English  

Language of instruction

English, Spanish

Type of school

Affiliated School

Telephone

+34 93 253 42 00

Location

Avda. Pearson 21, Barcelona, Spain, 08034

More information about Graduate Programs

-Young Talent Path -Full Time MBA -Executive MBA -Advanced Management Program -Program For Management Development -General Management Program -Management Development Program -Ph.D.

Admission Requirements

Students must provide the application form, the non-refundable application fee,passport-sized photo, entrance exam (GMAT, GRE,), an English proficiency certificate from TOEFL, IELTS, Cambridge Proficiency, or PTE Academic or applicants must prove a proficiency in the English language by English being their native language, English as the language of instruction during their previous studies, or previous residency in an English-speaking country for two or more years, two letters of recommendation, mandatory essays, and a personal interview via teleconference, on the IESE Barcelona campus, or with an admissions director who travel across the world to meet candidates.

Language Requirements

Applicants must provide a proof of proficiency in the English language.

Fees

The application fee is $200.00. Other fees are relative to the applicants selected program. Tuition can range from $30,000 to over $100,000 depending on the program selected.

Program Duration

MBA programs last 19 months. PHDs can take 4.5 years.

Dates and Deadlines

Most programs have multiple start dates throughout the year.

Financial Aid

Financial aid may be available through loans and scholarships.

Housing

There is no on-campus housing. Students can use some of IESE's resources to assist in finding housing in Barcelona.


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