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

  • Barcelona

    Date: 20 October 2020
    Hour: 19:00

  • Barcelona

    Date: 14 November 2020
    Hour: 10:00

  • Barcelona

    Date: 09 December 2020
    Hour: 18:00

Program format and languages

Biweekly Format: Friday/Saturday morning
6 intensive weeks (4 international weeks)
Language: English
Start Date: October 2020

Weekly Format: Friday afternoon/Saturday morning
6 intensive weeks (4 international weeks)
Language: Bilingual (English & Spanish)
Start Date: October 2020

Program calendar

Next admission rounds

BarcelonaApplication deadline 
ROUND 1November 5, 2019Overdue
ROUND 2January 21, 2020Overdue
ROUND 3March 20, 2020Overdue
ROUND 4May 12, 2020Apply Now
ROUND 5June 30, 2020Apply Now
ROUND 6July 25, 2020Apply Now
ROUND 6Sep 18, 2020Apply Now

Tuition Information

The fee for the Executive MBA program starting in September 2020 in Madrid and Barcelona (weekly and biweekly formats) is €73,700.

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

  • Commitment fee: €7,370
    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: €29,480
    40% of the total fee must be paid once the program starts.
    Deadline: September 30, 2020
  • Payment EMBA Year 2: €36,850
    50% of the total fee must be paid during the second year of the program.
    Deadline: before September 30, 2021.

IESE offers the Global Student Loan Program, a unique financing opportunity in collaboration with Banco Sabadell. The loan covers the cost of the program and is open to students of any nationality from the moment they are admitted to one of IESE’s MBA programs.You can download detailed information (in Spanish) about the Global Student Loan Program for Executive MBA students here continue

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

Patricia Gil de Sola
+34 680688858

Av. Pearson 21, 08034 Barcelona