Fully funded Scholarship for international students at Barcelona GSE

Location: Spain


The BBVA Foundation and the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics offer fully-funded scholarships to study a 9-month master in Economics, Finance or Data Science.


Top Rankings

The Barcelona GSE is ranked by Research Papers in Economics (RePEc) among the top 5 European institutions and the top 15 economics departments worldwide.

Renowned Professors

The academic excellence of the Barcelona GSE rests on the talent, enthusiasm and drive of its world-class faculty, with more than 200 affiliated and guests professors, drawn from leading universities and companies around the world.

Life in BarcelonaThe city of Barcelona is a well-known cluster for education in economics and business with more than 200.000 students. Cosmopolitan and vibrant city, with citizens coming from all parts of the world to enjoy its rich culture including architecture, museums, music and, of course, football. Moreover, the cost of living in Barcelona is one of the lowest compared to the other major European cities.

Description of Ideal Candidate:

There are two minimum requirements for entry to the master programs at the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics:

  1. Undergraduate/bachelor/grado/laurea, or equivalent degree from an accredited college or university (for Bologna degrees, a minimum of 180 ECTS are required)
  2. Advanced level of English language skills 

Financial Aid

The Barcelona GSE offers financial aid based on academic merit.

The financial aid that is available to students includes:

  • Waivers for 100%, 75%, 50% and 25% of tuition fees
  • Teaching assistantships
  • A limited number of fully-funded scholarships

Financial aid will only be awarded to candidates who have an outstanding academic record. While applications are open every year until June 25, preference in funding will be given to candidates who apply before January 15. 


Deadline: June 25, 2020

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