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ESADE Business School



MSc in International Management


10 months


Barcelona, Spain

ESADE MSc in International Management Overview

ESADE brings together diverse students with different goals in its portfolio of MSc Programmes in Management. This program will develop the skill set and knowledge that future recruiters are looking for. One gets real, hands-on professional experience. They believe in teamwork and supportive growth. Guided by experts, one will draw a map of goals and discover what you need to get there.



ESADE Highlights




Non-Spanish students


Financial Times’18 8
QS World Rankings ’18 3
The Economist’17 10

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Program and Curriculum

The learning experience will take place in a challenging international environment, and will help you to explore more about your field also, learning the art of leadership and discovering ways to deliver inclusive and appropriate solutions to management challenges. ESADE has divided their programme in a wide range and will help you to know more about your surroundings and proogram.

A Mix of Core Courses and Electives are offered

  • Economics and the Global Environment
  • Business in Society: International Projects in Action
  •  Business in Society: Sustainability Strategies
  •  Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Finance for Non-Business Background
  • Digital Transformation
  •  Effective Teamwork
  • Financial Markets
  • Geopolitics

A Mix of Core Courses and Electives are offered

Here are some examples of the same

  •  Becoming a Manager
  • Business Simulation
  • Competing with Business
  • Intelligence & Analytics
  • Entrepreneurship Finance & Venture Capital
  • Excellent consulting: The challenge of international collaboration and corporate change
  • Global Economy Debates
  •  Global Supply Chain
  •  Innovation through Design Thinking
  • Leading towards sustainable futures
  • Managing International Innovation
  • MIM Mergers and Acquisition
  • Project Management
  •  Social Entrepreneurship and Impact Investment
  • Political Risk Analysis for International Business Growth


Various events are organized every year in ESADE which enable various stakeholders – including charities, for-profit and non-profit businesses, social entrepreneurs, public administrators, and academic researchers – to discuss current issues regarding social innovation, corporate social responsibility, social entrepreneurship, and the non-profit sector.

Few examples of such are –

  • Annual Conference on social innovation
  • Annual Conference on current taxation
  • Impact Management

ESADE is home to a variety of clubs, some of them are

  •  180 Degrees Consulting
  •  E-Joventut Consulting Association
  •  Empresa i Societat Volunteering and Charity Association
  • The Agora Platform Debating Society
  • The Comité International de Etudiants de Esade
  • The E3 Entrepreneurship Initiative
  • The Esade Alumni Network
  • The Esade Finance Society
  •  The Esade Human Resources Society
  • The Esade Marketing Club
  • The ESTalent Scholarship Association
  •  The IT Fashion Society
  •  The Oikos Sustainability Association
The project is a highlight of the MSc programme. It challenges you to apply what you’ve learned in class to a real organizational situation. The project exposes you to the complexities of real-life business. It broadens your understanding and empowers you to develop new team-building, analytical-thinking, and project management skills.

Few projects done are –

  • Small NGO Project – Tourism Project
  • Social Business Projects
  • Multinational Projects


With 94% of placement every year, ESADE is really fattening up the market and providing Average Salary of €51,838 is a good opportunity for students to opt for ESADE as their B-School for MSC.




Average Salary

Top 3 Sectors

  1. Consulting
  2. Technology
  3. Industry and Manufacturing
Consulting Service 41%
Technology 22%
Industry & Manufacturing 14%
Financial Services 13%
General Services 6%
Communications Services 3%
Government & Non Profit 1%


Companies recruiting from

ESADE MSc in International Management

Consulting Sector
  • Bain and Company
  • McKinsey
  • Accenture
  • Ernst&Young
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Credit Suisse
  • Bank of America
  • Barclays
Industry& Manufacture
  • Pepsico
  • Mango
  • Unilever

Watch the YouTube video on How I got my Dream Job in Barcelona after Graduating from ESADE for more details.  



ESADE Alumni Info

ESADE has more than 56,000 alumni who are also a fundamental part of our international network. The ESADE Alumni Association is extending the network by developing 32 chapters around the globe.

94% of students were employed within 3 months of graduation.


Some Famous Alumni

  • Albert Rivera (Member of Congress at Deputies)
  • Jordi Hereu (Politician, member of PSC)
  • Sandro Rosell (Former President of FC Barcelona)

MSc in International Management Class Profile

Class Size


Average Age






Useful Information

ESADE is one of the world’s leading business school, it is a global education institution known for its quality education and world class management.The Masters in International Management is ESADE’s prolific management programme which allow students to earn business careers from best professionals.


  • Bachelor’s Degree. Preferably Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Business-related programmes accepted for the MSc in Global Strategic Management.
  • Proficiency in English (certification).
  • GMAT or GRE
  • No previous work experience or knowledge of Spanish is required.
  • TOEFL: 100+
    IELTS: 7.0+
    PTE Academic: 68+







Masters of International Business Deadlines



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Round Deadline
1st Round 01 Oct 2019
2nd Round 26 Nov 2019
3rd Round 14 Jan 2020
4th Round 11 Feb 2020
5th Round 10  Mar 2020
6th Round 21 Apr 2020
7th Round 19 May 2020

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Application Documents

  • Online application form
  • GMAT/GRE Score
  • Official Academic Certificates
  • Language Accreditation
  • Letters
  • Photos (submitted in the online application form)
  • Passport (submitted in the online application form)
  • Application fee

Application Essays

Are you applying to other Schools? Please provide detail of Schools and Programmes. This information is for our own records; it will not affect the Admissions Committee’s decision.

Did you learn about this programme through an Alumnus recommendation? If so please provide us with the name and graduation year.

Long Essays

Personal essays (each question is limited to 2000 characters including spaces, 30 lines approximately)


1. What makes you YOU?

Today there is a growing need for outstanding business leaders who excel in their field and adapt quickly to the changing needs of the market.
Companies look to us for future leaders – people whose expertise and entrepreneurial abilities are flexible and suit a variety of leadership roles. Your drive and motivation and the individual qualities that you bring to the table are your best selling points and are what will enrich your team members most.

 The following questions are designed to help them get a further, more complete picture of who you are and the impact that you will have both here at ESADE and on society after completing your MSc Program in Management.

Please respond openly, explaining what makes you the person that you are and who you will become.
Complete ONE of the following questions to share with the admissions team your global mindset and skills and competencies you consider crucial to master in order to succeed in a diverse environment (personal, academic and professional career). 

2. Which country/culture do you consider the most different from your own? Why? If you would be sent there, how would you adapt? How would you help somebody from that country to adapt to your own?

3. Are there any attributes and competencies you consider crucial to succeed when dealing with diversity in the corporate world? Are those different to the ones you would use in your personal life?

1. Why do you think ESADE’s MSc Programs in Management are a good fit for you?


3. Describe your mid-term and long-term visions for your post-MSc Program in Management career path. What is it about ESADE you think will help you reach your goals?

4. Please, provide any additional information that you would like to bring to the attention of the Admissions Committee. This may include gaps in employment, your undergraduate record, plans to retake the GMAT or any other relevant information. (max 3 000 characters)


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