The Barcelona Graduate School of Economics offers three master’s degrees, each with specialized programs of study that let you focus on the skills and knowledge you need for your individual career goals:
Master’s Degree in Economics and Finance
Master’s Degree in Specialized Economic Analysis
- Competition and Market Regulation
- Economics of Public Policy
- International Trade, Finance, and Development
- Macroeconomic Policy and Financial Markets
Master’s Degree in Data Science
- Data Science
The Barcelona GSE master programs have been “Approved with Excellence” by the Spanish Ministry of Education, and the master’s degrees are officially recognized within the framework of the Bologna Process.
At the Barcelona GSE, you will find talented people who are committed to frontier research and graduate education in Economics.
The Barcelona GSE recruits enthusiastic, analytically-minded students from all over the world to join these challenging nine-month master programs. With over 85% international students from over 50 countries, the Barcelona GSE is a school that is rich in cultural diversity with English being the common language.
The academic excellence of the Barcelona GSE rests on the talent, enthusiasm and drive of its world-class faculty drawn from top universities and companies around the world. Our community constitutes one of the leading clusters of economics research: in 2015, Research Papers in Economics (RePEc) ranked Barcelona GSE among the top 10 European institution and top 20 economics departments worldwide.
Barcelona GSE masters programs combine theoretical and applied perspectives. This dual approach prepares graduates for entry into competitive doctoral programs and top analytical jobs.
92% of the Class of 2015 got a top job position or began a PhD within six months of graduation.
An inspiring unique location to spend an exciting year: the city of Barcelona is a well-known cluster for education in economics and business. A cosmopolitan and vibrant city with citizens coming from around the world to enjoy its rich culture and lifestyle at a lower cost of living compared to other european cities.
- Undergraduate degree in related discipline
- Personal data/curriculum vitae
- Motivation letter
- Transcript of records
- Reference letters
At the Barcelona GSE we look for excellence and talent. Key elements of a strong application are a high GPA, a sound statement of purpose and a standout reference letter. Strong knowledge in economics and good quantitative skills are also recommended.