Rethink Success

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#4th Best in The World

Executive Education. Financial Times 2022. Leader in the most prestigious global rankings

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Rambla of Innovation

Discover our learning, innovation, and entrepreneurship ecosystem.

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Expanding Intelligences

Combine business and AI with the new Bachelor of Business Administration & Bachelor in Artificial Intelligence for Business.



Our most innovative programs

We empower talent with EdTech and artificial intelligence. Our educational portfolio offers new programs that positively impact participants and companies.

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We advance knowledge and stimulate innovative solutions for current and future challenges.

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Women in AI: addressing the impact of a worrying gender gap

A panel hosted by Esade’s Irene Unceta at 4YFN addressed the huge gender disparities in AI, both in academia and the tech industry. What is the impact of women’s underrepresentation? And what can be done about it?

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Five out of ten female managers do not think the equality plans are working

The 2023 Esade Gender Monitor outlines the changes in gender equality over the last few years. The vast majority of women in management positions consider that they are still not being treated equally to men.


Three creative ways to use ChatGPT in class

New AI tools are increasing the capabilities of educators, freeing us from the boring stuff to focus on what really matters.

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Higher supply and demand in 2022: a year marked by employment law changes and mismatch in some industries

Upturn in job opportunities two years after the pandemic stoked competition in tourism and hospitality

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The Confucius Institute of Barcelona Foundation and Esade renew their commitment to promote academic ties with China

The two institutions signed an agreement to cooperate in various academic and cultural fields to disseminate Chinese language and culture

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Alejandro Oñoro, ILUNION CEO: “The pandemic made us realize we had to reinvent ourselves and rework our purpose”

"During the Covid crisis we realized that ILUNION’s purpose shouldn’t be just about integration but also inclusion, and not just about handicapped people but vulnerable groups too”, explained the CEO....

Key facts

Highlights of our commitment to the global entrepreneurial ecosystem with learning and innovation.


Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Size (m2)

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Innovative Education (Ibero-America)

El Economista


Best MBA for Entrepreneurs (Worldwide)

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Best Executive MBA worldwide

QS 2021


startups supported by the eWorks accelerator program


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nationalities and a network of alliances with prestigious international universities and organizations


alumni in 72 international chapters and 32 specialist and regional clubs

  • George Chondrakis

    George Chondrakis

    Director, EEI - Esade Entrepreneurship Institute

    “Entrepreneurship is to a certain extent an art, but I think it's important to emphasize that there is some science behind it. At the institute, we study the process of entrepreneurship very carefully in order to identify the best practices and the different configurations for startups that will allow them to become more successful and increase their chances of survival.”

  • María José Parada

    María José Parada

    Director Department of Strategy and General Management at Esade

    “Research is key in our entrepreneurship ecosystem because it is one of the key pillars in order to be able to make sound decisions. This is why we try to attract topnotch researchers in order to build rigorous research that can help our entrepreneurs under the process of thinking and developing businesses.”

  • Ayoola Oni

    Ayoola Oni

    Full Time MBA - Class of 2024

    “As a founder and a venture builder it was important to me that the school I chose to go to was able to build upon my previous experiences. Esade not only has a strong academic core but is up to date with the trends in the world of design and technology.”

Upcoming events

Follow our webinars and events in face-to-face, hybrid, or online format – and connect with the analysis and insight of our experts

Wednesday 12 April 2023
Cervezas & EcPol | ¿Deja la polarización algún espacio para el consenso? 18:45h In person | Esade Madrid Register , Cervezas & EcPol | ¿Deja la polarización algún espacio para el consenso?
Monday 17 April 2023
Impact Talks | Impact investing: Financing Impact 18:00h In person | Esade Barcelona Register , Impact Talks | Impact investing: Financing Impact
Tuesday 18 April 2023
Ciclo Esade - Fundación SERES | Empresa responsable y consumidor vulnerable 10:00h Online Register , Ciclo Esade - Fundación SERES | Empresa responsable y consumidor vulnerable