Accreditations

ESADE's commitment to academic excellence, continuous improvement and innovation is endorsed by the world's three most prestigious accreditations for business schools: 

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) - 2001-

ESADE was in 2001 the first business school in Spain and the seventh in Europe to be awarded AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) quality accreditation for bachelor's, master's and doctoral programmes.
 

European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) - 1998, 2003, 2008 -

ESADE was, in 1998, the first business school in Spain and one of the first in Europe to receive European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) accreditation from the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).

The Association of MBAs (AMBA) - 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009 -

ESADE's MBA programmes have been AMBA (The Association of MBAs) accredited since 1994.  
 

The “triple crown”, as these three coveted international accreditations are jointly known, has only been achieved by around thirty business schools in the whole world.