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Executive MBA, M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 16 months
University rank #783 (BCR) Barcelona, Spain
The Executive MBA from ESADE is a 16-month, part-time programme aimed at training senior executives, allowing them to combine work with the very best in management education.
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The Executive MBA from ESADE has been designed to help you become a global leader capable of inspiring and driving change within companies, leading with confidence in uncertain settings, and giving new perspective to challenges faced by companies and their managerial teams.

ESADE’s Executive MBA is a transformational programme, which will allow you to:

  • Access the most innovative business management knowledge.
  • Discover new strategies to face change head on and stay ahead of trends.
  • Incorporate international experience into your professional profile.
  • Develop your business plan and avail of expert business-launching advice.
  • Access to Career Services to help you establish your Professional Career Plan.
  • Form part of the ESADE Alumni network.

1 Programme, 3 formats

  • Weekly format
  • Monthly format
  • Biweekly format

Develop your leadership capacity with the ESADE TREK Programme

ESADE has developed an exclusive and innovative new executive development programme called the TREK Programme. This holistic programme is designed to encourage reflection, learning and action with the aim of developing participants’ self-knowledge and personal and professional growth.

The TREK Programme is a transversal journey spanning the entire Executive MBA. You will discover, explore and activate your personal and professional leadership project over the course of four distinct phases:

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • General Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Competing through operations
  • Financial Analysis
  • Economy & Geopolitics
  • Leadership Development 
  • Business & International Strategy• 
  • Advanced Marketing Management
  • Supply Chain Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 16 months
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

Academic Requirements

You only need to take one of these tests:

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores and has provided a recommended score range.

    Recommended Verbal Reasoning score:


    The recommended range represents scores typically accepted at this institution. Scores outside the range may still be considered.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

  • You need the following GMAT score:

    Average score: 640

    The average GMAT score from last intake (fall 2016) was 640.

    The GMAT - or Graduate Management Admission Test - is a frequent requirement for admission at management and business schools across the world. The GMAT score ranges between 200 and 800 and measures the verbal and quantitative reasoning of test-takers.

General Requirements

  • Your CV
  • One passport-sized photograph
  • Photocopy of your ID card and/or passport.
  • Official university certificate
  • Reference letter from your company or ESADE executive/graduate.

Work Experience

At least 4 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    64000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 64000 EUR per year and a duration of 16 months.
  • EU/EEA

    64000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 64000 EUR per year and a duration of 16 months.
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Living costs for Barcelona

  • 770 - 1360 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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