ESIC Business and Marketing School MBA

Location: Spain
About ESIC Business and Marketing School

ESIC has more than 60,000 alumni, the most important network of managers and marketing, communication and digital economy professionals in Spain.

The ESIC Alumni network was created in 1972. It aims to maintain, promote and strengthen professional links among ESIC’s graduates and public and private organizations, and support the development and progress of their members and the institutions they belong to. There are more than 60.000 former students working in different positions worldwide.

This prestigious Business School has 12 campuses in Spain and strategic alliances in 4 continents and It has signed agreements with more than 125 universities and business schools around the world.

In addition, the business school works from five different academic areas: undergraduate, graduate, executive education and language school.


Professional Development Center

ESIC offers help and support for graduates in their professional development after finishing the program of studies. The Professional Development Unit is responsible for giving advice, services, and related resources to help participants and graduates to meet their career aspirations. This service is available from the moment they enroll in the School until their retirement; i.e. graduates can use the Professional Development Unit during their completely professional life. Every academic year the Professional Development Unit processes more than 2,000 placements/internships and another 3,500 job opportunities.


Encouraging entrepreneurship

ESIC Entrepreneurship Center provides the environment, facilities, support, and advice for participants to develop their business ideas. Around 7% of MBA graduates start their own business at graduation, which places ESIC in the 1st position in Spain and 11th position in Europe in the creation of companies, according to QS.


According to Antonio Martín, Dean of the Postgraduate and Executive Education area of ESIC, "the consolidation of the presence of our MBAs - International MBA (IMBA), Global MBA and MBA - in such a relevant rankings, fills us with satisfaction and demonstrates the strength of our programs. The students of the MBA obtain a high qualification for the decision-making in an international, digital and changing environment, following an undisputable ethical behavior in the business world. In addition, this program provides our students with a strategic profile, with a special focus on entrepreneurship, new digital business models and marketing”.

ESIC has various academic fields related to business and new technologies. In these five academic areas, we offer university degrees, postgraduate degrees and executive programs for managers in the following fields: marketing, business management, communication and advertising, international trade & business, human resources, finance, digital economics and logistics & supply chain.

Programme Presentation
Leading in business and marketing training ESIC is one of the leading business schools in Spain, with an experience of over 57 years training business and marketing professionals. This Business school strive to incentivize, promote, and maintain a direct relationship with the business environment in order to provide you with a practical academic training, which focuses on the needs of the labor market. ESIC offers training with values, to engage successfully as a highly qualified professional with excellent command and knowledge of the latest trends.
Programme Info

Why study an MBA at ESIC?

  • Professional teachers national and international level
  • Orientation to the global enterprise.
  • Opportunities to complete the MBA abroad.
  • International Recognition.
  • Professional advice and lifelong learning.
  • +4.500 Alumni of MBAs.
  • +30 years imparting MBAs

ESIC is among the best Business Schools in the world in teaching MBAs

Last December 2018, the prestigious American magazine Bloomberg Businessweek published its new edition of the "Best International Business Schools 2018" ranking today, in which, for the fourth consecutive year, ESIC Business and Marketing School is among the best in the world in the teaching of Full-Time MBA programs, an improvement in its position in Europe comparing to the ranking of the previous edition. ESIC stands out from the rest in this edition as it is also recognized as the 3rd best Spanish business school in the Networking index. The aforementioned ranking also recognized ESIC as the the 109th best business school in the world, reaching the 18th of Europe and the 4th of Spain.


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International MBA [IMBA]

ESIC Business and Marketing School (ESIC) and Shanghai International Studies University (SISU) have joined forces to create a unique and pioneering International MBA for business women/men designed to enhance their management and leadership skills and provide them with the expertise to solve complex challenges in an increasingly globalized environment. This strong partnership between two leading Chinese and European institutions is a beacon for globally focused professionals to acquire the insight, expertise, networks, and mindset to become successful executives and managers in tomorrow’s business environment.

Upon completion, participants will receive two MBA degrees from two prestigious institutions: ESIC IMBA + SISU MBA


  • A place for the West and East to meet. In-depth understanding of Eastern and Western business practices to seize business opportunities in an increasingly complex global environment.
  • A program designed for borderless management and global elites. Strong emphasis on inter-cultural and cross-border management in a multi-national group to sharpen participants’ business vision.
  • First-hand global business experience. Participants become conversant with the reality and complexity of doing business in the West and East.


The International MBA is accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD-EPAS). Due to this ESIC´s IMBA is part of the elite of accredited MBA programs (less than 280 in the world) which strengthens its international positioning and boosts the employability of its graduates. Both AMBA and EFMD recognize and accredit the quality and the international level of business and management programs.

In a league of its own

. This International MBA is for people looking for a truly international and global business career.


Around 55% of the program is delivered in Madrid or Barcelona and 45% in Shanghai

Spain, Madrid and Barcelona

Spain is home to seven of the FT Global 500 companies and six of the Euro Stoxx 50. In addition, the country offers the opportunity to develop and strengthen business links with China and Latin America thanks to its close relationship with these regions. Madrid  and Barcelona are  cosmopolitan cities of great cultural and historical interest. It is also one of Europe’s largest cities and a major business and financial center.

China & Shanghai

China, along with other emerging economies, is the main strategic objective of most multinational corporations as it has been widely accepted that they will be the drivers of growth in the next decade. In Shanghai, China’s largest city, participants will gain first-hand knowledge of the challenges and opportunities to be found in Asia, especially in China. It is a multicultural city and a major financial center, dubbed the gateway for business in China.

Global MBA

ESIC Business & Marketing School (ESIC), in collaboration with Shanghai International Studies University (SISU), and Florida International University Chapman School of Business (FIU), has designed a training experience for globally focused professionals intended to provide a deep exposure to varied business practices, regulatory and cultural issues, and entrepreneurial environments. Over a full-time immersion of 18 months participants live, work, learn, and operate in the three continents that represent more than 80% of the world’s economy.

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