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International Experience

International Track: The International Focus of ESADE’s Executive MBA

Develop your career, becoming a business leader with global vision

The International Track is a unique experience in which EMBA students can discover the realities of different countries, and their business models first-hand. This part of the programme consists of both compulsory and optional international study periods, depending on the individual participant’s interests:

International Study Tours

The EMBA includes week-long study visits to the best business schools in Asia, Europe and the Americas.

International experiences vary depending on the programme format chosen:

Weekly & Biweekly format

France: HEC París

United States: Georgetown University

Asia: ISB (India) or Antai (China).

Monthly format

Brazil: Fundaçao Getulio Vargas

United States: Georgetown University

Asia: ISB (India) or Antai (China)

These international experiences are obligatory for all participants, and allow them to:

  • Discover first-hand how business is done around the globe, the cultural aspects, the companies and their business models.

  • Visit the most relevant companies in each country and meet important business people from each location.

  • Identify opportunities for both business and collaboration in other markets.

Other International Experiences

In addition to these compulsory international experiences, the Executive MBA programme offers several optional international opportunities:

Electives Abroad*

Enhance your international experience with intensive executive courses abroad. Last year Electives Abroad placements were available at:

• SDA Bocconi School of Management (Italy)
• Imperial College Business School (UK)
• UCLA Anderson School of Management (USA)
• Aalto University Executive Education (Finland/Singapore)
• Rotterdam School of Management (Netherlands)
• Recanati Business School (Israel)
• Warwick University (UK)
• RMIT University (Vietnam)

*These placements are subject to change each academic year. Please consult current listings.

Exchange Programme

A 3-month experience at one of ESADE’s partner schools.


Discover the exchange experience of our student
Dídac Cristobal in Japan

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