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Bachelor of Business Administration-BBA

240 ECTS credits credits
4 Years years


The ESADE Bachelor of Business Administration-BBA puts you in a privileged position, allowing you to access a very wide range of job opportunities offered by companies, organisations and institutions all over the world.

The course is practical and intense and will allow you to make the most of your skills and competences. You will benefit from everyday contact with your talented, international and forward-looking fellow students, and will carry out the most valuable internships anywhere in the world. This will give you the best possible business training with an international focus, and, if you also take one of the MSc Programmes in Management, you will be able to obtain a double degree.

Moreover, you will have the lifelong support of ESADE, a business school whose professors, as result of their activities, are in daily contact with managers and business leaders. A business school that, year after year, tops the international rankings.

ESADE’s courses are renowned across the world as a guarantee of professional excellence and social responsibility.

In order to allow you to become a professional and a future manager who adopts these values, ESADE teaches you using practical, intense methodologies such as business start-up projects, active classes, discussion of case studies, management simulation, business games, teamwork, etc. This is a unique, innovative teaching system, which ESADE has created in collaboration with numerous organisations in order to develop your personal and professional skills and competences to the full.

The theoretical teaching delivered in the classroom is complemented by an internship as well as an exchange period spent in any country in the world. Year after year, ESADE offers its students a selection of possible destinations, which provide memorable personal and professional experiences.

ESADE’s BBA will open up the world to you. On the one hand, it will provide you with an international perspective: you will benefit from the incredible experience of the exchange semester, be able to carry out an international internship and study in Barcelona along with students from around the world representing different nationalities.

On the other, it will offer you the best tools, so that international organisations will be interested in recruiting you: you will become fluent in two foreign languages, be able to obtain accreditations and more international experience (with the MSc Programmes in Management, or double degree, and the CEMS double degrees), and will graduate from a business school that tops international rankings.


Programme Outline

Key facts

  • Official degree: from Ramon Llull University
  • Double degrees: when studying one of ESADE’s MSc Programmes in Management, students can obtain the CEMS Master in International Management and the Double Master’s degree.
  • Location: Barcelona-Sant Cugat Campus
  • Exchange programme: one semester in America, Asia, Europe or Oceania
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Number of credits: 240 ECTS
  • Intake: 375 (225 bilingual sections + 150 English sections)
  • Teaching languages: two bilingual sections Catalan/English or Spanish/English and a 100% English-taught section
  • Language learning: English in bilingual section, Spanish in English Section and French or German in all sections
  • Professional internships: one semester in any country in the world.
  • Fees for the year 2018-2019: €16,200€