Deusto Business School
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Blending Century-Old Tradition with Modern Business Trends
Deusto Business School is the first business school in Spain since 1916, pioneering the training of tomorrow's business leaders at its two locations:
- La Comercial, which has been part of the Bilbao campus since 1916
- ESTE, founded in 1956 at the San Sebastian campus
Deusto Business School is distinct in its coherence with centuries-old tradition and prestige while simultaneously embracing the major trends that are currently transforming the world of business.
An International Experience
Deusto Business School maintains important agreements and strategic alliances with elite business schools and universities around the world. A number of post-graduate programmes are taught jointly or include intensive modules that are conducted at renowned centres abroad. Deusto Business School is also pleased to host international students that come from countries all over the world every year.
The University of Deusto in Bilbao has a privileged location in the heart of Bilbao, opposite the Guggenheim Museum on the right bank of the Nervion River. La Comercial, a historic building with modern renovations, houses Deusto Business School. The university's library is found just crossing the Nervion River and offers extensive individual and group study spaces. On campus, students will also find several dining areas and cafeterias, as well as a recently-renovated fitness and wellness center "DeustoFit," and a variety of common spaces.
Bilbao is a thriving cosmopolitan city open to Europe, awarded the title of Best European City 2018. It has undergone large scale environmental and urban renewal since the 1990s when the Guggenheim Museum opened as its flagship building. After many years as an industrial hub, the symbols of the new city are now business, leisure and culture. The nearby coastal areas are ideal for water sports such as surfing, windsurfing, diving and sailing, and nearby mountain ranges offer hiking excursions in a variety of experience levels.
San Sebastián Campus
Named European Capital of Culture in 2016, San Sebastián features stunning landscapes, the power of the Cantabrian Sea, beautiful beaches, and a breathtaking variety of traditional, romantic and modern architecture.
Deusto Business School's San Sebastián campus is situated in the centre of the city along the Paseo de Mundaiz, which runs alongside the river Urumea. Deusto Business School courses and activities take place in the Edificio Aranzadi, the Edificio Altuna-Aulario and the Edificio Garate-Innogunea.
|Master in Business Innovation - MBI||On campus||2 years||Multiple (5)|
|Master's Degree in Human Resources||On campus||9 months||Bilbao|
|Master's Degree in European & International Business Management (trilingual programme: English, French and Spanish)||On campus||18 months||Multiple (3)|
|Master's Degree in Management (English)||On campus||1 year||San Sebastián|
|Master's Degree in Management (Spanish)||On campus||18 months||San Sebastián|
|Executive MBA||On campus||18 months||Multiple (2)|
|Executive MBA Blended||On campus||16 months||Madrid|
|Diploma / certificate|
|Business Innovation Program - BIP||On campus||1 year||Multiple (3)|
Scholarships & funding
Deusto Business Schools offers the Vizcaina Aguirre Foundation scholarship opportunity to our postgraduate students. All international students are eligible to apply. For more information, please contact the school.
Why study at Deusto Business School
Spain ranked #6 study abroad country
Spain has been ranked the #6 study abroad country in Europe (and #9 in the world) for 2020! With universities founded as far back as 1218, Spain offers you a wide variety of study opportunities to choose from. Your next big adventure could be waiting for you in Spain, so why not take the plunge?
Deusto Business School is unique in its dedication to our mission, based on Jesuit teachings and values: Contribute to a more prosperous, fairer and more inclusive world in collaboration with other actors, responding to the main challenges of society and organisations, training and supporting professionals who promote and lead sustainable business projects in a global context and generating cross-disciplinary knowledge. Our students graduate from the programs with the technical knowledge and problem-solving mindsets ready to take on the challenges of our increasingly complex and challenging world.
Awards & Accreditations
Unibasq Agency for Quality of the Basque University System
International Association of Jesuit Business Schools
Student services & facilities
Students have access to exclusive library and study spaces, discounts in local gyms and training facilities, cafeterias and dining halls with discounted pricing, and more. They are also always welcome to make the most of the campus green spaces and community areas.
The building of the historic La Comercial – DBS headquarters in Bilbao - began in 1916 and was completed in 1921. It is situated on the riverfront of the Nervión river, just across from the iconic Guggenheim Museuem. Deusto Business School covers a floor space of 11,000 m2 spread over 4 floors and including 21 classrooms, 4 lecture halls, 16 group study rooms, administrative offices, an auditorium and other university departments.
Campus San Sebastián
The San Sebastián campus is distinctive for its avant garde design and singular architecture set within green areas and a unique arboretum. It covers over 32,000 m2 in the heart of San Sebastián, on the banks of the Urumea river and only a short walk from the world renowned La Concha beach. Students find themselves within walking distance from anywhere in the city and a bike lane that makes it easy to get anywhere via ecological means.
All DBS postgraduate students are welcome to join student associations and to take advantage of the events and resources offered on campus. Our campuses in the Basque Country offer a plethora of cultural, social and outdoor activities - both campuses are located close to the Cantabrian Sea shoreline, nestled within green mountain ranges. The Basque Country gastronomy is unparalleled and each city offers a diverse number of cultural events, including football matches, concerts, performances, museums and more.
The University of Deusto offers a variety of housing options to our postgraduate students, including shared apartments, homestays and more, depending on their needs and preferences.
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