IESE Global Executive MBA MBA

Global Executive MBA Program
Location: Germany, Singapore, Spain, USA
About IESE Global Executive MBA
Since 1958, IESE Business School has been committed to developing exceptional leaders who aspire to have a deep, positive and lasting impact on people, firms and society. IESE’s humanistic approach puts you at the centre of the learning experience with a focus on your personal and professional development. At IESE, you will hone your strategic leadership competencies within a global framework. Our top-ranked programmes and world-class international faculty will help you craft strategies for sustainable growth and profitability, and acquire the vision to drive meaningful change across your organisation. On completing your IESE programme, you will join a thriving alumni community of more than 50,000 executives and entrepreneurs who work in more than 100 countries. IESE has developed state of the art campuses in Barcelona, Madrid, New York, Munich and Sao Paulo. Additionally we deliver programmes across an extensive global network of 16 sister schools covering Latin America, Africa and East & South East Asia.   GLOBAL EXECUTIVE MBA The IESE Global Executive MBA program is for managers and executives who are at a turning point in their career, facing a new level of professional and leadership challenges as they seek to help their company grow in an increasingly complex and uncertain world. To succeed, it’s vital to strengthen knowledge of new markets and broaden skills as a leader. At this career stage, professionals want to find a program that recognises and addresses these specific needs and goals.   What the Programme Offers Business skills and knowledge with a General Management focus Case-based methodology Advanced leadership skills   Global Context - transformational impact Modules on 3 continents Participants living and working in more than 30 countries International faculty (+30 nationalities)   Reflection and personal growth - personalised focus Fundamental definition of organisations and society Confidence and preparation to make the next career step Emphasis on ethical dimensions of decision making, indispensable for personal growth and corporate sustainability A person-centred approach to manage organisations   REQUEST A BROCHURE   MBA IESE’s full-time MBA is taught on our Barcelona campus, and students have the option to complete part of their studies at campuses in New York and Sao Paulo, and in Shanghai and Nairobi.    EXECUTIVE MBA Designed for working professionals, IESE’s Executive MBA is offered in four cities – Barcelona, Madrid, Munich and Sao Paulo – and combines flexible classes with intensive international modules. All three MBA programs share a global scope, dedication to ethical leadership, commitment to entrepreneurship, and belief in the general management perspective. IESE has about 50,000 alumni and they go on to leadership positions throughout the world.
Programme Presentation
IESE is a top-ranked business school that stands at the forefront of global business education for nearly six decades. IESE caters to outstanding individuals at different stages of their careers, offering Full-time MBA, Executive MBA and Global Executive MBA programmes. IESE's Executive Education program is ranked as No. 1 in the world by the Financial Times in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.
Programme Info

Programme Info

Type of Course: Global Executive MBA


  • Modular with supporting distance learning
  • Bimonthly format - 6 two-week modules
  • Core modules delivered in Barcelona, Madrid, New York, Munich, Silicon Valley and Singapore plus electives in New York, Sao Paulo and Barcelona

Accreditations: EQUIS, AMBA, AACSB and ANECA

IESE Rankings:

  • #1 in the World for Personal Development and Educational Experience, Executive MBA Ranking, The Economist, 2020 
  • #2 for International Experience, Executive MBA​, Financial Times 2018
  • #1 in the World for Executive Education, Financial Times 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020
  • #3 in the World for Executive MBA, QS World University Rankings, 2021

Starting Date: April 2024
Length of Course: 16 months

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Student Body

Student Body

Number of nationalities: 32
Average age: 39
Length of work experience: Average 14 years (minimum 10 years, at least 4 years of managerial experience)

Percentage of international student: 80%

Geographical origin

Europe: 50%
Middle East: 7%
Africa: 12%
North America: 14%
Latin America: 14%

Asia/Pacific: 2%

Admission Requirements


We encourage you to contact us before starting your application for admission. An admissions mentor will help you achieve a more personal understanding of the programme, its impact in your career and whether the programme is right for you.


Next Application Deadline: 

Round 1: June 1, 2023

Round 2: July 3, 2023

Round 3: September 28, 2023

Round 4: November 10, 2023

Round 5: January 11, 2024

Round 6: February 5, 2024

Next Deadline for scholarship submission:

June 13, 2023   July 14, 2023   October 9, 2023   November 22, 2023   January 22, 2024   February 19, 2024


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Application fees: EUR 130
Tuition fees: EUR 132,000  Deposit 13,200
Find out the scholarships available for the next edition here




Global Executive MBA Admissions Director
Yolanda Serra

Contact us here

Barcelona Campus

Av. Pearson 21, Barcelona 08034

Tel.: +34 93 2534200



New York Campus

165 W. 57th Street - New York, NY 10019-2201 - USA

Tel.: +1 646 346 8850



Sao Paulo Campus

Rua Martiriano de Carvalho, 573 - Bela Vista 01321001 - Sao Paulo – SP 

Tel.: +55 11 3177 82


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