Executive MBA Barcelona

A challenge with purpose

IESE’s original campus is one of the most architecturally stunning in Europe. Its three main buildings covering 60,000m2 include state-of-the-art lecture halls, a library, a 597-seat auditorium, digital and virtual learning spaces, meeting rooms and dining areas, all surrounded by landscaped gardens with spectacular views. Barcelona – a major port – is one of Europe’s foremost technology, design, fashion, manufacturing, sports and biotech hubs. Its deep mercantile traditions now help power a thriving startup scene.

Come to our next Open Day

  • Executive MBA Women Open Day


    Date: March 23, 2023
    Time: 18:15

  • Executive MBA Open Day


    Date: April 29, 2023
    Time: 10:00

  • Executive MBA Open Day


    Date: May 25, 2023
    Time: 18:15

Program format and languages

Biweekly Format: Friday/Saturday morning
6 intensive weeks (2 of 4 international weeks)
Language: English
Start Date: September 14th, 2023

Weekly Format: Friday afternoon/Saturday morning
6 intensive weeks (2 of 4 international weeks)
Language: Bilingual (English & Spanish)
Start Date: September 21st, 2023

Program calendar

Next admission rounds

BarcelonaApplication deadline 
ROUND 3February 28, 2023Closed
ROUND 4March 27, 2023Apply Now
ROUND 5April 24, 2023Apply Now
ROUND 6May 29, 2023Apply Now

Tuition Information

The fee for the Executive MBA program starting in September 2023 in Madrid and Barcelona (weekly and biweekly formats) is €75,700.

This includes tuition and teaching materials, as well as meals whenever necessary for program purposes. Travel and accommodation are not included.

  • Commitment fee: €7,570
    This fee must be paid 4 weeks after the receipt of the admittance letter (the letter specifies the exact date). Non-refundable.
  • Payment EMBA Year 1: €30,280
    40% of the total fee must be paid once the program starts.
    Deadline: September 30, 2023
  • Payment EMBA Year 2: €37,850
    50% of the total fee must be paid during the second year of the program.
    Deadline: before September 30, 2024

IESE offers the Global Student Loan Program, a unique financing opportunity in collaboration with Banco Sabadell. And you can explore other available financing options with IESE’s Financial Aid Office, which will guide and support you in the application process.

  • Testimonial

    “The challenge is not just knowing what you are going to do, but more importantly, who you want to be. In the Executive MBA you are going to be challenged so many times and in so many ways that, when you graduate, you will be able to say: I am ready to make a difference .”

    Franz Heukamp

    Franz Heukamp, IESE Dean
    PhD in Engineering Massachusetts Institute of Technology. MIT
  • Testimonial

    “The Executive MBA is a catalyst for personal growth and the development of management skills. It inspired me to overhaul my business methods, refine my leadership style and expand my vision of management. Above all, it changed my perspective on the world.”

    Camila Ferreira

    Camila Ferreira (EMBA’ 14)
    Global Director of Merchant Services and Merchant Research Groupon
  • Testimonial

    “IESE is a transformational experience. It takes you to a challenging and demanding place, while becoming like a family with whom you grow and learn to become a person eager to make their mark.”

    Jacobo Domínguez-Blanco

    Jacobo Domínguez-Blanco (EMBA’18)
    VP of Customers Experience & Operations Cabify
  • Testimonial

    “Being a student again brings with it all kinds of challenges, but above all, it forces you to make the most of your time, both personally and professionally. With the help of the excellent academic staff, a rich syllabus and lively discussions with fellow students, you develop the ability to make better decisions, gain new perspectives and acquire a new outlook.”

    Marta Planinc

    Marta Planinc (EMBA’19)
    Head of Branding and Packaging Lidl

Campus information

Anja Laube
+34 680688858

Av. Pearson 21, 08034 Barcelona