We are an independent, non-profit institution, founded in Barcelona in 1957. We believe that organisations and companies should be primarily people-focussed.
We engage in the training and development of people and their professional advancement. Thousands of participants have entrusted us with their education, proving that EADA is one of Europe’s most innovative and prestigious business schools. EADA has equipped participants from all around the world with a global vision, while remaining close to the needs of the local community.
The rankings and accreditations awarded by international bodies and independent institutions are excellent tools for helping you to choose the business school where you want to study a programme.
Accreditations and memberships
Accreditations and memberships provide objective criteria for assessing the different schools and reducing the risk involved in making a decision as important as choosing an educational establishment.
The most important accreditations are:
- EQUIS granted by the European Foundation for Management Development
- AACSB granted by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
- AMBA granted by the Association of MBA’s
EADA Business School is one of only four schools in Spain that have both the EQUIS and AMBA accreditations.
EADA is also a member of the most prestigious associations and bodies in the sector.
The EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development), a recognised accreditation body, whose objective is to raise executive training standards around the world, grants the EQUIS accreditation.
The Association of MBAs (AMBA) is the impartial international authority in all matters related to postgraduate business education, and its aim is to increase the quality of executive training and rate the MBA programmes in the UK and Europe.
The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has granted an accreditation valid for 5 years to the EADA International Master in Accounting and Finance.
The AACSB (American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business) brings together the main business schools in Europe and America.
EADA is associated with the CFA Institute, the main global body for professional and financial accreditation.
The Executive MBA Council is an association with the aim of supporting excellence and promoting MBA training around the world.
The EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development) is the main European accreditation body, and offers a networking forum for business schools.
EADA is associated with the Bloomberg Institute and offers the opportunity to do the Bloomberg Aptitude Test (BAT) for free at the Barcelona campus.
Pursuant to the values of social responsibility with the society that characterises us, EADA works in partnership with the United Nations on the PRME project: Principles for Responsible Management Education.