Rise to the challenge and take on a demanding, yet highly rewarding career in international business ESEI’s Master in International Relations and International Business is the right qualification for a graduate looking to excel in global business. Diving into political and economic considerations and examining social affairs, you will learn to analyze and understand the roots and reach of internationalization and its impact on corporations and start-ups.

You will also learn to construct a vision that encompasses the most important facets of foreign trade, and understand the intricacies of building start-ups, expanding corporations, and opening up foreign markets.

Join the programme and study in Barcelona, an internationally renowned centre of innovation, smart city, and innovation hub. With the European Union supported initiatives such as 22@Barcelona, an urban regeneration, and business innovation district, and international start-up and corporate investment platforms like Mobile World Capital, it is the ideal city to explore international business and international relations.

Programme Objectives and Structure

ESEI’s Master in International Relations and International Business programme focuses on the following objectives:

Global Power Dynamics

In this master’s degree course, you will explore global power dynamics and examine the political, economic and social interactions between nations, giving you a broader perspective and a deeper understanding of the impact of internationalization on business.

Economic and legal procedure

You will study the principles of business and learn about the economic and legal procedures required when making international investments.

International business plans

You will develop international business plans that cover both import and export models and will cultivate your international vision, interdisciplinary practice and problem-solving abilities.

The Master in International Relations and International Business is a full-time Master’s programme taught completely in English and takes place over two academic semesters. You will be able to start the programme in February or October each year, and will take the following modules in each semester:

Fall Semester

Spring semester

Management Immersion Module

International Business Management

Professional Skills Module

Global Business

The Geopolitical Environment

Financial Management

The European Union

PR and Communication

Regional Specialisations


Professional Communication Skills

Professional Development

Need to Know

  • Start dates - February & October each year
  • 100% English language instruction
  • Classroom-Based Learning
  • Study mode - Full time
  • Duration – 1 academic year
  • Workload - 60 ECTS
  • Class Schedule - Weekdays, 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Extra-curricular Spanish classes available

Admission Requirements

At ESEI, we use a holistic approach in our selection, looking at all elements of your application and above all your motivation and passion in pursuing a career in your chosen field. Documents required to start your application include:

  1. Completed online application form
  2. Undergraduate degree and academic transcripts
  3. Statement of Purpose
  4. Proof of English proficiency - TOEFL 8 /IELTS 6.0/ESEI online test/Proof of having previously studied in English for at least three years.
  5. One Academic/Professional Reference Letter
  6. Updated C.V.
  7. Copy of valid passport/ID card

Course Fees

  • Full-year payment: €8400
  • Semester payment: €8800

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