The Barcelona GSE Class of 2018 brings together a group of 238 exceptionally talented students from 54 countries.

The 11th cohort of master's students fulfills the School's objective of attracting individuals with an international focus, outstanding academic backgrounds, and a diverse range of professional experiences.

 

Student profile by master's program

View more details about the entire Class of 2018 in the graphics below, or choose a specific master's program from the menu to explore specific information about students in that program.

Class of 2018 overview and academic backgrounds

Most students have undergraduate degrees in Economics or Finance. Others come from Engineering, Mathematics, or other backgrounds.

Strong quantitative skills are essential to getting the most out of our program offerings.

Work experience before the master program

An education at the Barcelona GSE is a wise choice for both freshly-graduated undergrads and those who have already in the workforce looking to improve and enhance their own skill set. 

Students will benefit from connecting with classmates who have professional experience at consulting firms, international organizations, and banks as well as research institutions and government agencies.

Students from around the world

86% of students in the Class of 2018 are from outside of Spain, and 42% of students came from outside Europe. These students bring an enriching mixture of professional backgrounds, cultural perspectives, and personal experiences to the classroom.

Most represented countries (# students):

Spain (33), Italy (29), Germany (23), United States (15), India (11), Peru (10), Russia (10), United Kingdom (9), China (8), Mexico (6)

Countries with only one student in this year's class: 23

  • Class of 2018 overview and academic backgrounds

    Most students have undergraduate degrees in Economics or Finance. Others come from Engineering, Mathematics, or other backgrounds.

    Strong quantitative skills are essential to getting the most out of our program offerings.

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  • Work experience before the master program

    An education at the Barcelona GSE is a wise choice for both freshly-graduated undergrads and those who have already in the workforce looking to improve and enhance their own skill set. 

    Students will benefit from connecting with classmates who have professional experience at consulting firms, international organizations, and banks as well as research institutions and government agencies.

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  • Students from around the world

    86% of students in the Class of 2018 are from outside of Spain, and 42% of students came from outside Europe. These students bring an enriching mixture of professional backgrounds, cultural perspectives, and personal experiences to the classroom.

    Most represented countries (# students):

    Spain (33), Italy (29), Germany (23), United States (15), India (11), Peru (10), Russia (10), United Kingdom (9), China (8), Mexico (6)

    Countries with only one student in this year's class: 23

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