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A Guide To The Best Business Universities In Spain

Business is one of the most popular fields of study for students in Spain which is hardly surprising when you consider that the country is home to several top-rated MBA programs.

But, with so many top-rated business schools in the country, all offering a huge range of courses and specialisations, choosing the right one for you can feel overwhelming.

So, to save you the research, we’ve pulled together a list of the best business schools in Spain. Well, let’s get down to business! 

EADA Business School

Located in the buzzing city of Barcelona, EADA Business School is consistently ranked among the top 30 business schools in Europe by the Financial Times. The university operates over several core departments – including financial management and control, marketing operations and supply, strategy, leadership, and people.

The university prides itself on its personalised approach to learning, including regular one-to-one meetings with course directors and personal final project tutors. Built on three core learning pillars, EADA Business School gives students the opportunity to develop the skills and confidence to be an effective team member and leader in diverse business environments, as well as applying the latest professional practice in the real world. Fun fact, 93% of its graduates are working after three months!

Ready to move in? Check out our Barcelona student accommodation options here.

Esade Business School

Esade Business School is among the world’s top business schools, and has been triple accredited by the three largest international business school associations, including The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, The Association of MBAs, and European Foundation for Management Development.

The business school is recognised for its close links with the business world, the quality of its education, its international scope, and its focus on inclusive leadership and the holistic development of students. Esade Business School is truly diverse, and its international programs – based on the cornerstones of diversity and multiculturality – are available on five continents. It’s also involved in a variety of projects to develop talent and connect students with the best job opportunities around the globe.

IESE Spain Business School

Also based in Barcelona, IESE Business School’s renowned MBA is aimed at students with “inquisitive minds and global outlooks who aspire to make a positive impact on the world”. With training delivered by experts and access to cutting-edge technology, IESE Business School gives students everything they need to be able to succeed in the business world, including general management, authentic leadership skills, and decision-making abilities.

The MBA takes 15 or 19 months to complete, and 94% of graduates are offered a job within three months of finishing their studies. Students can also take the Bilingual MBA, helping to strengthen their skills and improve their prospects in the global business market.

IE University Spain (Business School)

Situated in the bustling city of Madrid, IE Business School offers a wide selection of prestigious top-ranked MBAs, Executive MBAs, Masters, Bachelors and PhDs. IE is recognised as one of the leading higher education institutions across the globe, and runs some of the world’s most groundbreaking programs. It’s no wonder it draws in so many students from all over the world!

The business school blends technology with dynamic course content to prepare students for today’s fast-paced business world. You’ll be taught by top academics and experienced industry professionals, and you’ll have plenty of hands-on training and the opportunity to participate in real-world projects.

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EU Business School

EU Business School is a high-ranking, international business school that offers foundation, Bachelor’s, Master’s, and MBA programs in English at its campuses in Barcelona, Geneva, and Munich.

Its student community of over 100 nationalities gives the school a distinctly international feel, and allows students to gain a truly multicultural perspective. The school prides itself on its small class sizes, giving students the benefits of personalised learning from a highly qualified faculty of academics, business leaders, and entrepreneurs.

The school’s learning approach focuses on teaching through case studies, business simulations, company visits, and conferences with world-renowned leaders. Students are taught problem-solving skills, the ability to think critically, and how to excel in business fields across different industries. Its MBA course has retained its position in CEO Magazine’s Tier 1 of worldwide MBA programs, and it was recently ranked the 6th Best Business School for Women according to Capital magazine.

So, when it comes to studying business at universities in Spain, you’re spoilt for choice. With so many great business schools in Spain offering internationally accredited MBAs and business courses, you’re guaranteed to find one that suits your needs. Now all you need to do is organise that all-important accommodation! Find your perfect accommodation with Yugo in Barcelona, Madrid or elsewhere in Spain.

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