Bachelor of Business Administration

This program is delivered in collaboration with Swiss UMEF University bachelor of business administration in Barcelona with swiss UMEF university





Being one of the most innovative business schools in Europe, Global Business School Barcelona offers a unique degree program of Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Barcelona, Spain and a chance to obtain a degree from two leading business schools in Europe.

The advantage of studying BBA at Global Business School Barcelona consists in the possibility of obtaining Dual Bachelor Degree from two leading European Business Schools - Global Business School Barcelona and Swiss UMEF University. 

Find out more about Dual Degree Option

All courses in the Bachelor of Business Administration program are taught in English and are guided through a curriculum that has been designed to meet global business challenges and to equip the students with analytical and conceptual skills needed to succeed in the global business environment.

The Bachelor of Business Administration degree from our international business school was created to be a multicultural program in Barcelona for those international students who are looking to develop a solid base of understanding of the numerous core business concepts from a broader perspective of international business and acquire the in-depth knowledge of global markets and industries as well as understand the business cultures of Europe, Asia, Latin America and other regions of the world. 

General Information

  Program Structure

  Dual Degree Option

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) awarded by Global Business School Barcelona (three academic years in Barcelona) 

+ (Optional) Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) awarded by Swiss UMEF University (final 4th year in Geneva, Switzerland)

Upon completing this program, graduates may pursue one of the MSc degrees at Global Business School Barcelona or Swiss UMEF University. 

  Class Language


If your English Language level is not sufficient, you can first join our intensive English Language Preparation course before starting the BBA degree studies


Students would normally be expected to complete the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree within three academic years of full-time studies. However, due to our flexible approach to education students may choose their proffered pace of studying and graduate in three or four years. 

  Application Deadline

Applications are accepted all year round. Students may start their studies in October, January and April. Students who are not the citizens of European Union are encouraged to apply earlier in order to allow time for student visa processing.


Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree program consists of 180 ECTS. The academic year is divided into three quarters and lasts from October till June. During each quarter a student is required to complete 15-20 academic credits. For detailed course requirements, please refer to the outline of the curriculum.

  Class Schedule

Monday to Friday - Full-Time

  Tuition Fees

€ 9 900 per academic year (More information on Tuition Fees).  

€ 9 900 for the final year at Swiss UMEF University for those students who choose a Dual Degree Option 

Program’s Highlights

International Focus: Of particular benefit to students and their future employers is the strong international focus of our Bachelor of Business Administration in international business program. This comes not only from the global-conscious course offerings, but from interaction with fellow students. Students come not only from Barcelona, Spain or Europe, but from most regions of the world.

Course Offerings: The Bachelor of Business Administration program’s curriculum incorporates cutting-edge global business education in Europe with an infusion of communications, technological applications and language studies. Of particular importance are the core courses in global sustainability and business ethics. At Global Business School Barcelona we build leadership capacity by providing students with more exposure to global trends, especially those that rebound to the international business environment, such as the rise of emerging economies, demographics shifts, and environmental changes.

Concentration Area of a Student’s Interest: A concentration is an area of specialization. The Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA) offers concentrations in:

The selection of an appropriate area of concentration gives students an edge in a particular business area of interest, while not minimizing the broad business education which they will need to become successful business people.

Global Business Electives: While studying for the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program the students are free to choose their particular global business electives from among a wide range of courses offered at Global Business School Barcelona. The students from Spain and Europe are usually interested in courses which focus on business cultures from outside Europe, whereas students from Asian or Latin American countries choose courses which would allow them to understand peculiarities of European business.

Workshops, Industrial Visits, Global Study Trips: During the academic year Global Business School Barcelona organizes various workshops with invited business leaders from Spain, Europe and other regions and industrial visits to local Spanish and international companies in Barcelona. These activities are organized with an aim to go beyond academics and attain practical business knowledge. Global Study Trips allow students to deepen their knowledge of cultures and countries discussed in the classroom and to broaden their understanding of the global business.

If you have any questions or doubts regarding our Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA) degree program, please do not hesitate to contact one of our educational advisers.

Prospective students, wishing to participate in the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree program, please apply online.

To be qualified for admission to the Bachelor of Business Administration program, you must:

  1. Have earned a high school diploma or equivalent, or higher
  2. Provide a proof of English language proficiency
  3. Complete all required forms for admission and submit all required documents

See Application Guidelines - Bachelor for more details.



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