FAQS

1. Requirements for entry

You can find more information about the entry requirements on the Admissions Requirements page.

2. How can I apply?

You apply to the program by applying for entry to the MRM using the Apply online button on the right. Further information on the procedure is available on the Admission Process page.

3. Financial help for international students

There are various options available for financing your studies. Look at the Tuition & Financing page for more information.

4. I already have an MBA. May I apply directly to the PhD?

No, you need the MRM in any case. Your MBA is a professional degree and does not give you the necessary background for doing research.

5. I'm looking for distance-learning or part time studies

Our MRM and PhD Programs require full time dedication onsite here in Barcelona.

6. Start of the MRM Program and application deadline?

The deadline for application is January 10th for the academic year starting the following September.

7. May I apply without GMAT/GRE?

No, GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) or GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) are required for all the applicants.

Tests taken more than five years prior to date of entry will not be accepted.

Results should be sent directly from the test agency, using IESE’s code: 0736 for GMAT and 3607 for GRE.

For further information please check the official website of either GMAT or GRE.

8. Must I take the TOEFL?

Yes, with the exception of candidates whose secondary school or university studies were conducted entirely in English, or who have worked for at least two years in an English-speaking country.

9. Duration of both Programs?

MRM takes two years and PhD between two and three years.

10. Visiting student

If you wish to be a visiting student in our MRM or PhD Programs, please contact doctoral@iese.edu