Barcelona School of Management (BSM)

The Barcelona School of Management (BSM) is a postgraduate school that was born in 1993 with the aim of strengthening the link between university and business and providing professional postgraduate training. It was created as a non-profit private foundation under the name of Continuing Education Institute Foundation and the result of collaboration between Pompeu Fabra University and a group of companies including Abertis, Bayer, BBVA, Capgemini, Cuatrecasas Foundation, Deloitte, Naturgy, Garrigues Foundation, KPMG, PWC or Telefónica, among others.

In order to connect higher education with the business and social environments and to train professionals capable of transforming themselves and their environment, BSM offers management training (Business Administration and Management, Accounting and Finance, Health Economics, Public Management, Communication) giving continuity to the different disciplines covered by Pompeu Fabra University at undergraduate level (Communication Sciences, Social Sciences, Health Sciences).

The postgraduate programs are taught in differents formats, from face to face to online, including the Masters of Science, Masters of Arts, MBA, professional masters and executive education. Like Pompeu Fabra University, BSM has a clear international vocation that is reflected both in the percentage of foreign students, which reaches 40% in university master programs, as well as in first-in-class international partnerships for double degree pograms and student exchange all over the world.

BSM has a teaching body composed by UPF professors and BSM contracted teaching staff, and also counts with the collaboration of professionals of prestigious companies and public institutions. UPF is academically recognised by the main international rankings in teaching and research: 1st Spanish university, 135th worldwide and 58th at European level according to the Times Higher Education Rankings (2019), 11th best university in the world among those under 50 in the Times Higher Education young universities Rankings (2018), among the best 250 according to the Shangai ranking (2018) and 1st best Spanish and 5th European university according to U-Multirank (2018). The balance between researchers and professionals allows a real and constant enrichment between university and business.

It is part of the mission of BSM to create a talent ecosystem where students are encouraged to apply critical thinking and use data analysis for decision making, along with social commitment and where ideas and projects become a reality. Core values to help professionals to transform themselves in order to transform society.

With more than 25,000 alumni spread across all geographies, the large alumni network is one of the greatest values of BSM.

UPF Barcelona School of Management
Balmes 132-134
08008 Barcelona
Tel: +34 93 542 18 00