Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and Management [ADE], with International Concentration (E-4)

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2023-2024 Academic Year:
Application period open from October 1, 2022 to April 11, 2023

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"Skills and abilities are acquired in the business world at the global level"

What is the Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and Management [ADE], with International Concentration?

This Undergraduate Degree program in Business Administration and Management, with an International Specialization (E-4), requires studying for two academic school years in the same foreign institution, as well as carrying out internships in each of the countries, thus enriching both the educational training path of students and their experience in different work environments.

Known as "ADE Internacional" in Spanish, this degree in Business Administration with an International Specialization broadens students´ knowledge of the economic-business, political and cultural aspects of the country and other foreign economies. The network of international partners that participate exclusively with Comillas ICADE (IPBS) in this double degree program is composed of: Northeastern University, University of San Diego (USA), Lancaster University (United Kingdom), Dublin City University (Ireland) ), NEOMA Business School (France) and ESB Business School, Reutlingen (Germany).

Expand your knowledge of the economic-business world arena

Studying and working in another country allows students of ADE, at ICADE, to be prepared to confront the challenges posed by globalization and to live and carry out their profession in an international context.

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With this degree you will build your future and that of society by contributing value-added skills

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  • Curricular (6 ECTS) and extracurricular internships in prestigious public and private institutions
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Admissions Process


You may participate in Q&A Sessions and Information Days. This step is not required, but potential candidates are encouraged to delve into the Programs, learn about Study Plans and Curricula, ask questions, and gather additional information.

Applying for admission. The process begins via the web page, once the decision has been made concerning the Degree in which applicants wish to enroll. If deemed necessary, you may apply for scholarships, grants and financial aid from the University at the same time as you apply for admission.

You will find information here on everything related to the process of admission and entrance exams.

Communication and legal requirements for access to the University. Having been admitted does not exempt you from proving that you meet the legal requirements for access to the University. Meeting these requirements is an essential prerequisite in order to begin your studies at the University.

Completing the registration process. Once admitted, students must complete the registration process, which is initiated on the web page. It is necessary to submit the registration form and the additional documentation required personally to the University General Registrar´s Office before the end of June.

The Pre-University Campus, is designed for those students who wish to facilitate a smooth beginning as they start their University life. It takes place at the end of August.

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Important Dates


Submission of applications:
2023-2024 Academic Year:
From October 1, 2022 to April 11, 2023.

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Admission Exam:
Saturday, April 22, 2023.

Classes start in early September.


Applicant Profile/Requirements and Documentation

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  • The Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and Management, requires new students to have proactive attitudes and aptitudes in order to acquire knowledge and skills that fit the professional profile in the field of business management in a global world. Mobility and internationalization, together with the professional internships in multinational companies, are key pillars of our educational training offer.

    Thus, the profile of the future student of this degree should be that of a person broadly trained in general knowledge and languages, with great interest in knowing the current domestic and international economic situation, possessing the desire to become an agent of social transformation.


Information on Fees, Payments, Grants and Scholarships


Course fees: € 1,686.96 plus nine monthly installments of € 1,596.92 each.

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Future Students Office

C/ Alberto Aguilera, 21 - 28015 Madrid
Tel.: +34 91 540 61 32

Fax: +34 91 559 65 69

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Admission Coordinators:

Prof. Dr. Pablo Sanz Bayón

Prof. Dra. Gloria Martín Antón


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Curricullum 2021 (See Curricullum 2015)

1st YEAR
1st Term
Fundamentals of Management 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Introduction to Accounting 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Business Mathematics I 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Financial Mathematics 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
2nd Term
Data Analysis and Visualization 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Financial Accounting 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Business Mathematics II 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Microeconomics 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
2nd YEAR
1st Term
Management accounting 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Business Statistics 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Fundamentals of Marketing 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Macroeconomics 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
2nd Term
Organizational Behavior 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Fundamentals of Finance 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Quantitative Models for Business and Economics 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA

Elective of 2nd year (one course will be taken):
Operations Management (Compulsory E-2/E-2 Bilingual pathway)  
Internships (Compulsory E-4)  
Economic History  
Business and the State  
Computing for Business Management  
Dynamic Methods  
Social Psychology  
Annual Courses
Christianity and Social Ethics 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Legal Framework for Business 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
3rd YEAR (it is not taught until the 2023-2024 academic year)
1st Term
Corporate Finance 6.0 ECTS  
Market Research 6.0 ECTS  
Internacional Economic Analysis 6.0 ECTS  
Strategic Analysis 6.0 ECTS  
1 Elective course 6.0 ECTS  
2nd Term
Financial Markets 6.0 ECTS  
Marketing management 6.0 ECTS  
Business Strategies 6.0 ECTS  
Human Resources Management 6.0 ECTS  
1 Elective course 6.0 ECTS  
Elective courses (two courses will be taken)
Operations Management  
Global Business Environment (Compulsory E-2/E-2 Bilingual pathway)  
Forecasting Techniques  
Multivariate analysis  
Models for business decision making  
Advanced Mathematics applied to financial instruments.  
Management Information Systems  
Herramientas Económicas para la Inclusión Social  
Commercial Law  
Spanish Economy  
European Union Law  
Fundamentals of the Spanish Tax System  
Socio Anthropological Foundations  
English for Social Science  
4th YEAR
1st Term
Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility 6.0 ECTS  
International Political Economy 6.0 ECTS  
Elective courses (Itinerary) 12.0 ECTS  
2nd Term
Elective courses (Itinerary) 24.0 ECTS  
Final Bachelor's Project 6.0 ECTS  
Company Internship 6.0 ECTS  
- The compulsory course "Company Internships" may be done during the summer from 2nd to 3rd year, or in the summer from 3rd to 4th year, if they are full-time, or in 4th year, if they are part-time.
- The optional courses "Company Internships II and III" (12 + 12 ECTS credits) are compulsory for E-4 students. These courses are carried out in the second term.
- E-2 or E-2 Bilingual pathway students may only take 12 ECTS of Internships as optional corresponding to the course "Company Internships II" (12 ECTS) as long as they have passed the 180 ECTS corresponding to the first three Bachelor's courses in ADE.
ELECTIVE COURSES. A total of 36 credits must be chosen
Sales and Retailing  
Consumer Behaviour  
Marketing Analytics  
Global Trends in Marketing  
Commercial Contracts  
Company Internships II (Compulsory E-4) 12.0 ECTS  
Company Internships III (Compulsory E-4) 12.0 ECTS  
Innovation & Strategy  
Business Internationalization  
Sustainable Business and Corporate Governance  
Leadership and Change  
Negotiating Techniques and Conflict Management  
Setting up a company  
Supply Chain Management  
Labour Relations and Social Security  
Company Internships II (Compulsory E-4) 12.0 ECTS  
Company Internships III (Compulsory E-4) 12.0 ECTS  
Consolidating financial statements  
Budgetary Control  
Analysis of Financial Statements  
Mergers and Acquisitions and Business Restructuring  
Portfolio Management and Investments  
Financial Risk Management and Derivatives  
Business taxation  
Company Internships II (Compulsory E-4) 12.0 ECTS  
Company Internships III (Compulsory E-4) 12.0 ECTS  
Sustainable development and Environment  
Spanish Economy  
European Union Economy  
World Economy  
Economic History  
Economic Policy  
European Union Law  
International Economic Organisation  
Company Internships II (Compulsory E-4) 12.0 ECTS  
Company Internships III (Compulsory E-4) 12.0 ECTS  
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  • From August 28th to September 1st
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An offer for pre-university education made up of modules that you may select according to your needs and the studies that you have chosen. This will allow you to consolidate your knowledge at the moment of starting your studies and to enter the university environment successfully in the most enjoyable and educational way. A team of professors from the university is devoted to carrying out activities in a complete university environment.


Comprehensive and Professional Training


One of the fundamental objectives of the university is to provide a well-rounded education for students throughout their Undergraduate Studies. For this purpose, the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (Comillas ICADE) has incorporated two of its own diplomas for personal and professional development into its programs, adapted to the real needs of ADE students, and framed within the rest of activities aimed at comprehensive training: The Diploma in Communicative Skills and the Foreign Languages Studies and the Diploma in Personal, Communicative, and Professional Skills. In addition, optionally offers a Diploma in Business Analytics and a Diploma in Entrepreneurship.


Comillas ICADE

Alberto Aguilera, 23.

Its origins date back to the year 1956, when Business Management courses were first taught at the residence, owned by the Jesuits, at calle Zorrilla. ICADE has been a reference for more than half a century, up to the present time, in the areas of Law and Business Administration and Management, playing a pioneering role in the implementation of dual degree programs in our country.



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