Welcome at ESCI-UPF

ESCI-UPF International Business School was founded in 1993 by the Universitat Pompeu Fabra and the Catalan Government with a mission to focus on international issues through delivering academic programmes and carrying out research to boost Catalan companies’ international presence.

Our organisation emphasises innovative programmes and teaching practices, multicultural approaches to management, and due consideration of companies’ social responsibility.

ESCI-UPF Barcelona Summer School

The ESCI-UPF Barcelona Summer School is a fully modular and highly flexible programme: each module lasts one week; students can complete the entire four-week programme or select the weeks that suit their needs and interests.

  • The programme is conducted entirely in English
  • Each module consists of 22.5 teaching hours and is worth 3 ECTS
  • Students can earn up to 12 ECTS by attending the entire Summer School
  • All modules will be taught on campus in the city centre of Barcelona
  • The target group are undergraduate (ideally 2 years of Bachelor's study) and postgraduate students

Important dates for 2024


  • The application portal opens on March 15, 2024
  • The deadline for applying is May 30, 2024
  • Flexible deadlines are also possible based on demand


Social meet-up for international students: 26 June 2024

Introduction Sessions

1 1 July 2024
2 8 July 2024
3 15 July 2024
4 22 July 2024


1 1 July 2024 - 5 July 2024
2 8 July 2024 - 12 July 2024
3 15 July 2024 - 19 July 2024
4 22 July 2024 - 26 July 2024




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