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Master in Management, Organization and Business Economics

Degree awarded
Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Department of Business, Faculty of Economics and Business, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Av. de l’Eix Centra. Edifici B – Campus de la UAB. 08193 Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès), Barcelona Spain

+34 93 581 1209

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Type of course

Language of tuition

Length of course
1 year

Date of commencement
September - October

Application deadline
The enrolment is done through several periods with deadlines in February, April, May, July and September.
The applications are to be submitted through:

Class size
20-25 students

Cost / fees
EU nationals: €1,700
Non-EU nationals: €4,500

To be arranged independently by the student.

Exchange partner schools
The program is jointly organized by 3 universities: Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), Public University of Navarre (UPNA), University of the Balearic Islands (UIB)

Student profile
1. Ratio of National / International students: 100% international students (2023-2024)
2. Ratio of Men / Women: 70% female (2023-2024)
3. Age range: average age 24 (2023-2024)

Admission requirements
See opposite / below

Programme Director
Emili Grifell-Tatjé (UAB)
Alejandro Bello (UPNA)
Lluís Bru (UIB)

Contact details for application
Mireia Cirera
Address: Department of Business. Av. de l’Eix Centra. Edifici B – Campus de la UAB. 08193 Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès), Barcelona, Spain
Telephone / Fax: +34 93 581 2555
Email: m.mmobe(at)

Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB)
Public University of Navarre (UPNA)
University of the Balearic Islands (UIB)

Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Management, Organization and Business Economics

The Master of Science (MSc) program in Management in Organization, Business, and Economics (MMOBE) has the quality label of “Excellent Accreditation” by AQU (Catalan University Quality Assurance Agency) a registered agency by EQAR (European Quality Assurance Register for Higher Education) confirming its excellent compliance with the European Higher Education Standards.

This comprehensive one-year program demands full-time dedication from participants, equivalent to 60 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits.

Its primary objective is to provide specialized and advanced training in the field of business research, with a strong emphasis on international perspectives.

The curriculum builds upon economic approaches to studying organizations, with a significant focus on economics, statistics, and research methods. Excellence is the main feature of the MMOBE program along with diversity. In the academic year 2023-24, the twenty-four students participating in the program represented eighteen different nationalities. Collaboration and respect for beliefs, religious, moral, or cultural principles and gender differences are the governing principles of the MMOBE program.

The program is jointly organized by three highly esteemed Spanish university departments specializing in this field. Teaching sessions are conducted at two university campuses located in Barcelona and Pamplona respectively: Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona from October to April, and Universidad Pública de Navarra from April to May. Furthermore, master’s theses defences are held at the University of the Balearic Islands campus in early September.

Upon successful completion of the program, participants receive a diploma that recognizes their engagement with all three universities. Furthermore, the highest performing participants will be offered the opportunity to pursue a PhD degree in management, organization or business economics at one of the three universities.

This program offers a comprehensive and internationally focused education for aspiring researchers and professionals in the field of management and economics.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate degree in the fields of Business Administration, Economics, Industrial Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Computer sciences or related fields. English equivalent to the upper intermediate level B2.1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages is recommended.

About the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), the Public University of Navarre (UPNA)and the University of the Balearic Islands (UIB)

The Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), located in Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès), near Barcelona in Catalonia, Spain, has earned recognition for its commitment to academic quality. In the 2023 QS World University Rankings, it is honoured as Spain’s top university, ranking 178th globally. Likewise, the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for the same year position UAB at 183rd worldwide.

Since its founding in 1968, UAB has cultivated a reputation for its dedication to cutting-edge research, innovation, and exceptional academic programs. The university offers a diverse range of undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs spanning various fields, including humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, engineering, and health sciences.

UAB is known for its steadfast commitment to pushing the boundaries of knowledge, earning its place among the respected institutions in Spain and Europe. UAB’s campus serves as a contemporary center of education and research, fostering a dynamic academic community. This dedication to research and education, combined with the unique campus atmosphere, provides students with opportunities for enriching academic experiences.

The Autonomous University of Barcelona has witnessed remarkable grown sin its foundation, now serving a diverse community of over 40,000. While most of the academic activity takes place at the campus of Bellaterra, the UAB has other facilities mainly in Sabadell and in the city of Barcelona.

The Public University of Navarre (UPNA) is located in Pamplona, in the North of Spain. Since its establishment in 1987, this university has made a clear commitment to academic quality, community engagement, progress, and internationalization. It operates in all fields of knowledge, offering a wide and diverse range of undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs, all recognized for their high quality.

All of its centers have institutional accreditation and hold 10 EUR-ACE and EURO-INFO quality labels. The UPNA is an international university with about 10,000 students and more than 350 bilateral agreements with universities in 50 countries. The Faculty of Economics and Business stands out in this regard within the UPNA campus.

The University of the Balearic Islands (UIB) is over 40 years old and has over 16,000 students and near 1,700 lecturers and researchers. The largest campus is in Palma de Mallorca. Majorca’s international airport is 15 minutes from the UIB campus. Europe’s top cities are just over three hours away.

The University of the Balearic Islands (UIB) ranks among the top five Spanish universities for innovation, technological development and research quality, as well as being in the global top ten for tourism research and amongst the top eight for teaching quality and innovation, according to the Spanish University rankings elaborated by the BBVA Foundation and the Valencia Institute for Economic Research (IVIE).