In this post we present the ranking of the 5 most prestigious MBAs (Master in Business Administration) inside and outside our borders. For this, the updated data of the reports issued by institutions and influential media such as the Financial Times, The Economist, Forbes, Expansión América, América Economía, Merco Ranking, CSIC Ranking of the CSIC, El Mundo and Mundoposgrado.com have been studied.

As a result, we offer you the list of the 5 best MBAs in Spain in its different modalities (online, face-to-face, executive) and, finally, the ranking of the five best MBAs in the world.

Best Online MBA

1. International MBA IE Business School

For the Financial Times, Bloomberg and The Economist there is no rival for this business school, which has dominated at number one for three years. The great advantage is its flexibility and the networking or possibility of professional contacts that it provides, an aspect that very few business schools have developed and that is fundamental for future entrepreneurs.

2. MBA ENEB (European Business School of Barcelona)

It is considered as the online MBA that has experienced the highest growth in the two years since its launch. Its excellent quality-price ratio and its double degree (ENEB and Isabel I University + 60 ECTS) have triggered the projection of this complete program.

3. MBA OBS – University of Barcelona

This EMBA (Executive MBA) is an excellent option to get to occupy executive positions. The price of this OBS EMBA is set at € 13,700 and can be taken both in Spanish and in the bilingual form (Spanish / English). Qualification accredited by OBS Business School and the University of Barcelona (UB).

4. UNED MBA (National University of Distance Education)

Its approximate price is € 3,300. This MBA is structured in three modules of 20 ECTS credits each: General and Strategic Management of Companies, Business Financial Management and Production and Marketing Management.

5. UOC specialty MBA

The Open University of Catalonia (UOC) offers one of the most interesting varieties in terms of offering online MBA with its MBA of Expert in Enterpreneurship and Innovation, in International Business or in Digital Business, each with 60 ECTS credits.


Best MBA Attendance

1. International MBA IE Business School

The duration of this MBA is one year and is taught in both Spanish and English or bilingual. IE headquarters is located in Madrid and is a master’s degree that can be combined with other IE specializations. The student must have 5 years of professional experience and a high level of English, since candidates are required to have the results of the GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test), a standardized test of English that measures knowledge in mathematics, language and analytical writing. .

2. Full Time MBA Esade Business School

It is considered as an ideal MBA to develop entrepreneurial skills and has a powerful department of professional practices that achieve practices for students in international companies. It has an estimated duration of between 12 and 18 months.

3. Full Time MBA IESE Business School

IESE is the business school of the University of Navarra, so its degree is endorsed by this institution. 90% of its students, according to the school itself, find work approximately three months after finishing the training. It has a duration of 19 months and a cost of € 77,000. Headquarters in Madrid and Barcelona.

4. Full Time MBA ESIC Business & Marketing School

It is the only generalist MBA program with a specialty in Marketing, Emerging Markets, Innovation and Entrepreneurship within its teaching program. Being a Full Time MBA, it takes place from Monday to Friday during 9 months in Madrid.

5. MBA ICADE Business School

This MBA is jointly organized by the Universidad Pontificia Comillas and ICADE Business School and is aimed mainly at university graduates with little or no work experience, who are trying to open the doors to a successful professional career, mainly through experimental learning.


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