Business Schools ranking in Spain

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Spanish students aged 6 to 16 undergo primary (colegio) and secondary school (instituto) education, which are compulsory and (like the preceding preschool from age 3) free of charge. Successful students are awarded a Secondary Education Certificate, which is necessary to enter the post-compulsory stage of Schooling (principally the Bachillerato) for their University or Vocational (Formación Profesional) Studies.

Once students have finished their Bachillerato, they can take their University Entrance Exam (Pruebas de Acceso a la Universidad, popularly called Selectividad) which differs greatly from region to region. The compulsory stage of secondary education is normally referred to by its initials: ESO (Educación Secundaria Obligatoria).

The normal duration for University courses is 4 years, except Medicine and some more, which are 6. University studies have 'ECTS credits' as a measure for the lessons, and normally, 60 ECTS are taken each year, so, each course comprises 240 ECTS credits. Passing every subject, and getting the 240 ECTS credits, gives the right to obtaining an academic degree (Grado), architecture or engineering qualification.

Postgraduate courses are Master's degrees (Máster), and Doctoral degrees (Doctorado). The university itself regulates the access, through the Doctorate Commission. It is necessary to have the degree course, architecture or engineering. Own degrees are non-regulated studies leading to an unofficial degree, recognized only by the granting university. These courses have the same structure as the regulated studies. The universities regulate access to their own degrees and they fix the academic fees. They can also offer unofficial postgraduate degrees. On a global scale, Spain has internationally recognized universities known for their excellent degree programs.

Eduniversal in Spain: 24 schools
Schools with 5 Palmes - 3
Schools with 4 Palmes - 5
Schools with 3 Palmes - 9
Schools with 2 Palmes - 4
Schools with 1 Palme - 3

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5 Palmes Of Excellence - UNIVERSAL business school with strong global influence

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ESADE Business School

1 635 ‰

IESE Business School

2 473 ‰

IE Business School

3 433 ‰

4 Palmes Of Excellence - TOP business school with significant international influence

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EADA Business School Barcelona

1 212 ‰

University of Navarra - School of Economics and Business

2 202 ‰

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid - Department of Business Administration

3 138 ‰

Universidad Complutense Madrid - Facultad de Ciencias Economicas y Empresariales

4 108 ‰

Deusto Business School - Universidad de Deusto

4 108 ‰

3 Palmes Of Excellence - EXCELLENT business school with reinforcing international influence

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Pompeu Fabra University - UPF Barcelona School of Management

1 163 ‰

IQS School of Management – Ramon Llull University

2 143 ‰

Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona – Faculty of Economics and Business

3 128 ‰

Comillas Universidad Pontificia - ICADE Business School

4 123 ‰

EAE Business School

5 118 ‰

ESIC Business & Marketing School

6 94 ‰

EOI Business School

7 54 ‰

BES La Salle - Ramon Llull University International Business School

8 34 ‰

Universidad Europea - Facultad de Ciencias Sociales y de la Comunicacion

9 25 ‰

2 Palmes Of Excellence - GOOD business school with strong regional influence

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Universitat de Barcelona Facultat d’Economia i Empresa

1 133 ‰

Universidad de Valencia – Dpto Direccion de Empresas Juan José Renau Piqueras

2 69 ‰

Fundesem Business School

3 44 ‰

Instituto Internacional San Telmo

4 34 ‰

1 Palme Of Excellence - BUSINESS school with considerable local influence

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EU Business School

1 54 ‰

Foro Europeo Escuela de Negocios de Navarra

2 25 ‰

ESEUNE Business School

3 20 ‰

Universidad Internacional de la Rioja - Facultad de la Empresa y Comunicacion

4 15 ‰

GBSB Global Business School (*)

5 -

CESINE Design & Business School (*)

6 -

(*) New institution approved by the ISC to enter in the 2019 Eduniversal Official Selection

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