Master's in Competition and Market Regulation

As competition policy becomes increasingly relevant in public and private sectors, there is a great need for professionals equipped to address Competition Policy and Market Regulation issues.

The Barcelona GSE Competition and Market Regulation Program presents students with a learning progression, starting from the basic necessary conceptual frameworks and economic tools, and then introducing core issues in Competition Policy and Market Regulation with the help of leading specialists in each field.

Study with the experts

Teaching faculty include many industry experts teaching in the current edition of the program, as well as Massimo Motta, who has returned from his stint as Chief Competition Economist at the European Commission. Professor Motta has been involved with the master program since its foundation and brings many years of experience both in the classroom and in the practice of competition policy.

Selection of courses offered as part of the master’s program:

  • Microeconomics (Market, strategies and Information)

  • Elements of Competition Law

  • Economics of Competition Policy

  • Economics of Market Regulation

  • Competition Policy Cases

  • Current Competition Policy Issues

  • Digital Economy  



Examples of professional placements from the Competition Class of 2017:

  • Federal Competition and Economic Commission - Legal Director in M&A Division

  • Global Economics Group - Senior Manager

  • KPMG - Economist - Competition Economics

  • RBB Economics - Consultant



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Certifications & Titles

Master's Degree in Specialized Economic Analysis

Study Options

Full Time

Funding Options

Partial and Total Waivers based on academic merit

Ramon Trias Fargas 25-27, 08005 Barcelona

Barcelona , Spain

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