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3.7 out of 5 (10 ratings / 2 reviews) Barcelona, Spain
ESADE is a global academic institution known for the quality of its education, its international outlook and its clear focus on holistic personal development.



ESADE is a global academic institution known for the quality of its education, its international outlook and its clear focus on holistic personal development. ESADE has been forming the business leaders of the future spans generations, adapting to the needs of the business world for 60 years and maintaining its position as one of the world’s top-ranked schools and a benchmark in the sector.


The ESADE’s International Summer Programme will let you connect and make the difference. It will give you a wide overview in International Business, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Business Law and Critical Thinking. Furthermore, you will be able to choose through different electives that will help you to improve your skills (geopolitics, interpersonal communication, digitalisation, design thinking, project management and much more). The 4-week programme, also includes 3 company visits and 3 cultural activities to provide you the experiential learning and a better understanding of the programme topics, and boost your networking with corporate and social leaders and students from all over the world


ESADE generates new knowledge that helps to improve the dynamics of organisations, businesses and the practice of law.


  • What good is talent if no-one promotes it and makes the most of it?
  • For ESADE, educating future leaders is not enough. We also ensure that recruiters, law firms,
  • international organizations, official institutions and public administrations can find top talent and bring them on board.

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Housing services

Located in Barcelona, ESADE offers an outstanding summer experience in a fascinating city full of Mediterranean flair. Barcelona has become a premium study abroad destination thanks to its cosmopolitan atmosphere, the architecture and the beauty of the city itself and its surroundings. 

The interested students can stay at Roberto di Nobili student’s residence located in ESADE’s Barcelona-Sant Cugat campus. It boasts a modern student hall of residence, featuring spacious communal areas, comfortable private rooms with en-suite facilities, a self-service restaurant and other services. It is a space that facilitates the student life to the fullest and allows students to live a unique experience.

Student Life

Campus life

  • The Sarria Residence Residence is close to the ESADE Pedralbes Campus. This new building has been custom built as a student residence. It offers study and work areas and an IT room with computers. There are gardens to relax, a pool and an attic sun lounge.   
  • The Roberto di Nobili Residence is located on ESADE’s Sant Cugat campus, with excellent links to the centre of Barcelona. It combines leafy surroundings yet is just 30 minutes away from the bright lights of the city. As well as 180 comfortable individual rooms, the residence offers additional services to make university life easier, including study halls, cleaning services, laundry and 24-hour domestic service.

Student clubs

  • OIKOS Barcelona
  • ESADE Marketing Club
  • ESADE Students’ Chinese Association
  • ESADE Rugby Lions
  • Departamento de Actividades Culturales
  • Empresa i Societat
  • ESADE Student Finance Society
  • ESADE Sports
  • CEMS Club Barcelona
  • ESADE International Student Committee
  • The Studio
  • Empresa Joventut
  • 180 Degrees Consulting
  • ESADE Motor
  • ESADE Musicians
  • ESADE Students for Talent
  • Human Resources Association
  • The E3 Initiative
  • Transpose ESADE Student Magazine
  • ESADE Catholic Society
  • TechLabs


  • AQU
  • AMBA

Student Reviews

Freshman year's teaching quality
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I'm doing my first year and although everything is perfect, the professors are not. Some can't speak proper English, sometimes they resort to using meaningless body language to express themselves. I think most of them lack the teaching 'appeal' to attract listeners. But I heard the second year will have better teachers.

Business Administration in ESADE,Barcelona
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Studying in Spain is one of the best things you can do. The culture and the people in this country is very open-minded and also generally extroverted and nice. I have been studying Business Administration in ESADE for 4 years and I have to say that it is one of the best universities in the entire world. Not only because of the great reputation it has, but also because it...

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