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Fees and Financing

Tuition Fees

  • MRes (year 1)

    Fee: €15,400

  • PhD (year 2,3,4)

    Fee: €13,500 /year

Students entering the PhD directly from the MRes Programme are not required to pay the registration fee (see Financing).

Method of payment

  • Reservation

    Admitted candidates must make a payment equivalent to 25% of the program enrolment fees. You must make this payment in the period indicated in the letter of admission for the place to be reserved, irrespective of whether you are pending the awarding of a scholarship or whether you intend to opt for any other financing system. 

  • Payment of the remaining amount

    The remaining amount of the enrolment fees should be paid on the date indicated in the payment instructions. Various financing formulae can be chosen for this.


ESADE is a non-profit private institution. Financial aid based on a need and merit may be granted by ESADE in the form of scholarships.

Below are the main sources of financing:

ESADE scholarships

> Students who successfully complete the first year (MRes) and register as PhD are guaranteed funding that covers fees and living expenses for three years.

> For the first year of study (MRes), full fees and living expenses scholarships are available. Access is competitive.

> Other scholarships cover parts of the fees for the first year of study. Access is competitive.

Other sources of funding

> Scholarships and loans provided by the Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca of the Generalitat de Catalunya

> Grants and loans from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

> Banc Sabadell has a specific loan scheme for the first year of study (MRes).