International MBA - Student Life | EADA Official Site

International MBA

Tuition
36,000€
Experience
+ 3 years
Format
Full time
Start
September
Duration
10 months
Languages
English

International MBA - Student Life

EADA - in the heart of Barcelona

The main EADA Business School campus is located in the Barcelona city centre, just a 10 minute walk from Plaza Catalunya and the most famous of Gaudi’s buildings.

With more than a thousand years of history, Barcelona is an important source of architectural, artistic and cultural heritage. It is a lively city with a constant flow of locals and tourists that fill the restaurants, bars and shopping districts.

Barcelona has recently been ranked among the top 5 smartest cities in Europe and is also recognised as one of the top 10 European cities of the future with a unique global appeal.

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Premier entrepreneurial hub

Innovative government initiatives have simplified the process for starting a company and established tax benefits for startups, making Barcelona one of the premier entrepreneurial hubs in Europe. Daily events for entrepreneurs are held around the city and networking opportunities allow key players to collaborate easily.

  • 18,748 new businesses created in Catalonia in 2015
  • 400 patent applications and 498 utility model applications in 2014
  • +10 leading startup accelerators (Wayra, Startupbootcamp, Seedrocket)
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Centre for international business activity

Catalonia is the headquarters of more than 5,000 foreign companies, with 90% of them based in the Barcelona metropolitan area. Most foreign companies have been in the area for 10 years or more, demonstrating a high degree of stability and return on investment.

  • 4th in international investment in Europe
  • Top region in Spain for foreign headquarters
  • 167,439 companies headquartered in Barcelona
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A well-connected city

Barcelona is the gateway to southern Europe, the transport capital of the Mediterranean area, a bridge to the Maghreb and a platform to Latin America. Companies with headquarters in Barcelona can supervise markets all over the world.

  • 213 international flights weekly
  • 47,057 million euros in exports in 2014
  • 5th city in international congresses in the world
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High quality of life attracts top talent

The local professional opportunities, climate and lifestyle attract top talent from all over the world, with a full 16% of the population made up of foreign nationals.Barcelona's human capital is well trained, with 54% of the city's active population working in knowledge-intensive services.

  • 7th city for labour attractiveness in the world
  • 2,636 annual sunshine hours; annual mean temperature: 18 ºC / 64 ºF
  • 6th Best City Reputation in the world

SOURCE: "Barcelona Data Sheet 2015", Barcelona Activa

Supporting you every step of the way

At EADA Business School, we know that it can be a challenge to relocate to a new city, and we do everything we can to make the transition as smooth as possible.

 

  • Beginning Spanish course

    Take advantage of our 30-hour beginning Spanish course to help you get around the city.

  • Get to know your classmates

    Before even arriving in Barcelona, you can get to know your classmates in the Meeting Point Forum in the Virtual Campus.

  • Practical information

    Read up on up-to-date, practical information about healthcare, accommodation, mobile services and student visa procedures.

  • Exclusive rates

    Enjoy exclusive rates for local services (gyms, language schools, restaurants, etc.) as an EADA participant.

  • Monthly emails

    Receive monthly emails with news about the school as well as Barcelona, so that you feel right at home as soon you arrive.

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Estimated living expenses

Living expenses in Barcelona are relatively low compared with those of other major European cities. Expenses vary widely depending on participants’ housing and lifestyle choices. The information provided here is an average based on current students’ expenses. The majority of participants choose to share accommodation and use public transport regularly.

EADA does not offer on-campus accommodation, but we provide resources to ensure that you find the housing option that is right for you during your stay in Barcelona.

Estimated monthly living expenses

  • Housing: € 450-600
  • Transportation: € 50
  • Other expenses: € 300
  • Utility expenses: € 150
  • Monthly budget: € 950 - 1,100