ESADE is a global academic institution known for the quality of its education, its international outlook and its clear focus on holistic personal development.

Top reasons to study here

  • Train competent and socially responsible professionals.
  • Improve organisations and society through knowledge creation.
  • Contribute to social debate in order to build free, prosperous and fair societies.

PhD Programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Business & Management (1)



Dating back to its founding in 1958, ESADE’s history has been marked by a global and innovative character.


ESADE applies a unique and innovative learning model based on the internalisation of values ​​and the development of professional and executive competences.


ESADE generates new knowledge that helps to improve the dynamics of organisations, businesses and the practice of law.


  • What good is talent if no-one promotes it and makes the most of it?
  • For ESADE, educating future leaders is not enough. We also ensure that recruiters, law firms,
  • international organizations, official institutions and public administrations can find top talent and bring them on board.


Housing services

Living and studying in Barcelona is a more complete experience than just coming on holiday for a few days in the summer. The city will be your home for years while you study for your degree so it’s important to make the most of what it has to offer. That means finding the right student accommodation in Barcelona, learning new customs and adapting to a different culture. Here you’ll find some advice to help you feel at home and start enjoying the city from the minute you arrive.

Student Life

Campus life

  • The Sarria Residence Residence is close to the ESADE Pedralbes Campus. This new building has been custom built as a student residence. It offers study and work areas and an IT room with computers. There are gardens to relax, a pool and an attic sun lounge.   
  • The Roberto di Nobili Residence is located on ESADE’s Sant Cugat campus, with excellent links to the centre of Barcelona. It combines leafy surroundings yet is just 30 minutes away from the bright lights of the city. As well as 180 comfortable individual rooms, the residence offers additional services to make university life easier, including study halls, cleaning services, laundry and 24-hour domestic service.

Student clubs

  • OIKOS Barcelona
  • ESADE Marketing Club
  • ESADE Students’ Chinese Association
  • ESADE Rugby Lions
  • Departamento de Actividades Culturales
  • Empresa i Societat
  • ESADE Student Finance Society
  • ESADE Sports
  • CEMS Club Barcelona
  • ESADE International Student Committee
  • The Studio
  • Empresa Joventut
  • 180 Degrees Consulting
  • ESADE Motor
  • ESADE Musicians
  • ESADE Students for Talent
  • Human Resources Association
  • The E3 Initiative
  • Transpose ESADE Student Magazine
  • ESADE Catholic Society
  • TechLabs


  • AQU
  • AMBA