• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
If you’ve got an entrepreneurial mindset, if you like to take action, and if you’re passionate about the planet, this Transformational Business and Social Impact programme at ESADE is for you.
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In just three years you will become an active agent of change: an expert in management, humanities and innovation, with the skills and knowledge you need to create companies that change the world. The first? Your own start-up with social impact, which will be your final degree project.

Your professional future

The Bachelor in Transformational Business and Social Impact programme at ESADE  will open up multiple career paths before you. As an expert in management, technology, innovation and the humanities, you will be able to grow professionally and add value in every type of company, sector and industry. You can join any company that wants to benefit society and the planet, or start your own business project. In addition, your global vision and your international experience will allow you to do it anywhere in the world.

  • Create your own business project with social impact: Your Final Project of the degree programme could also be your first initiative to come to life for real. If you want, you can launch the startup that you create in year 3, with the support and entrepreneurship resources that Esade offers.
  • Join companies with social impact: B-Corp companies are a new kind of business that balances economic benefits with social benefits.
  • Join companies that want to reorient and become more socially responsible: There is a marked upward trend in companies that want to make this change and join the UN Sustainable Development Goals 
  • Organisations, Foundations or NGOs: You can also join non-profit institutions and organisations that ensure sustainable development around the world.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Strategic growth and learning
  • Applied algorithmic thinking
  • Clarity of expression
  • Criticism and Communication
  • Applied creative and critical thinking
  • Systems and society
  • Intuitions and statistical applications

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Photocopy of your Spanish ID document in JPEG format (Spanish applicants)
  • 1 passport-size photo 
  • If you’re studying in Spain or in a Spanish-system school:  3rd and 4th-year compulsory secondary education (ESO) and first-year A-levels/baccalaureate: final academic transcript;  Second-year A-levels/baccalaureate: marks on any evaluations carried out until the date you apply to Esade for admission.
  • After submitting all your documents, you may be shortlisted for an interview, which is a mandatory requirement for your admission.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21000 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    21000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21000 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Barcelona

  • 770 - 1360 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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