Dual Degree Program in Business Administration and Management [ADE] and International Relations. (E-6).

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1/10/2020 to 30/04/2021

60 places available

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Open Day:

April 17, 2021

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5 years / 359.5 ECTS

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Spanish / English



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“Combines both degrees, seeking to train professionals at a global level.”

What is the Dual Degree Program in Business Administration and Management [ADE] and International Relations?

The dual degree in Business Administration and Management (ADE), and International Relations offers the opportunity to study business management within a global economic and political environment; equipping students to work professionally in the field of business through a solid understanding of key global concerns.

On the Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and Management, students will learn how to manage all types of businesses and organizations that create social wellbeing and prosperity. The study of international relations complements these skills by focusing on relations between States, international organizations and other economic, political and social agents within the global system, including multinationals, pressure groups and NGOs.

It highlights the importance of relations between nations and markets.

An understanding of the dynamic and fast-changing global context creates significant advantages and a highly valuable profile for future business managers, especially in terms of designing and implementing strategic company policy. Above all, students on this combined program will understand the importance of relations between States and markets, and the opportunities and threats of the globalization process. In short, this course offers a comprehensive learning experience for the professionals of tomorrow.

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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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Learning is achieved not only by studying

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


Participa en Sesiones y Jornadas Informativas. Este paso no es imprescindible, pero se anima a los posibles candidatos a profundizar en los programas, conocer los planes de estudio, consultar las dudas y recoger información adicional.

Solicitar la admisión. El proceso se inicia vía web, una vez que se ha tomado la decisión sobre cuál es la titulación a la que se quiere acceder. Si se considera necesario, se puede realizar la solicitud de becas y ayudas propias de la universidad al mismo tiempo que se solicita la admisión.

Consulta aquí todo lo referente al proceso de admisión y pruebas de acceso.

Comunicación y requisitos legales de acceso a la universidad. El haber sido admitido no exime de acreditar que cumplas con los requisitos legales de acceso a la universidad. Cumplir con dichos requisitos es condición indispensable para comenzar tus estudios en la universidad.

Formalizar la matrícula. Una vez admitido, el alumno debe formalizar la matrícula. El proceso se inicia vía web, pero es necesario entregar el impreso de matrícula y la documentación adicional en Secretaría General antes de final de junio.

El campus preuniversitario, para aquellos alumnos que quieran tener una mejor integración en la vida universitaria, tiene lugar a finales de agosto.

Programa de atención a alumnos con necesidades específicas de aprendizaje derivadas de una condición de discapacidad y/o enfermedad


Important Dates

  • Presentación de solicitudes: 1 de octubre de 2020 al 30 de abril de 2021.
  • Sesiones y Jornadas Informativas:

    Consulta aquí las fechas de las próximas convocatorias.

  • Pruebas de Ingreso: 8 de mayo de 2021.
  • Las clases se inician a comienzos de septiembre.


Applicant Profile/Requirements and Documentation

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  • The Dual Degree Program in Business Administration and Management and International Relations requires incoming students to show proactive attitudes and skills in terms of learning the knowledge and competencies required of the professional profile in business management in a globalised world; therefore, mobility and internationalisation along with professional practice at multinational companies are key pillars of our training offering.

    Thus, the profile of the future student of of “ADE”, Business Administration and Management, and International Relations, should be that of a person broadly trained in general knowledge and languages, with great interest in knowing the current world economic and international situation and with a desire to become an agent of social transformation.


Information on Financial Aid, Grants and Scholarships


Course fees: € 1,575.00 plus nine monthly installments of € 1,405.20 each.

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Contact Information


Future Students Office

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

Fax: +34 91 559 65 69

Office hours: From Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 13:30 h
Monday to Thursday from 15:30 to 19:00 h

Admission Coordinators:

Prof. Dr. Pablo Sanz Bayón

Prof. Dra. Gloria Martín Antón


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1st YEAR
1st Term
Fundamentals of Management 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
History of International Relations 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Introduction to International Relations 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Legal Framework for Business 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Business Mathematics I 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
2nd Term
Regional Studies: Europe 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Introduction to Accounting 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Business Mathematics II 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Microeconomics 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Annual Subjects
Christianity and Social Ethics 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Professional Skills 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
2nd YEAR
1st Term
Financial Accounting 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Regional Studies: The United States 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Fundamentals of Marketing 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
History of Political Ideas 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Idioma I: English for Business Studies I 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Financial Mathematics 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
2nd Term
Business Statistics 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Regional Studies I 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Idioma II: English for Business Studies II 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Macroeconomics 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Contemporary Political Theory 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Annual Subjects
Public International Law 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
3rd YEAR
1st Term
Regional Studies II 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Fundamentals of Finance 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
International Macroeconomics 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Quantitative Models for Business and Economics 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
2nd Term
Organizational Behavior 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Management accounting 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Current Issues in International Relations I 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Corporate Finance 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Foreign Policy of Spain 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Annual Subjects
International Political Economy 7.5 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Segundo idioma extranjero II 7.5 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
4th TEAR
1st Term
Analysis in International Politics 4.5 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Strategic Analysis 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
European Union Instutions and Policies 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Market Research 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Financial Markets 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
International Organisations 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
2nd Term
Current Issues in International Relations II 4.5 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Marketing management 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
European Union Economics 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Business Strategies 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
International Security Principles and Policy 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Annual Subjects
Segundo idioma extranjero III 7.5 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Commercial Law 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Spanish Economy 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
5th YEAR
1st Term
Human Resources Management 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Regional Studies III (Politics and Society in the Middle East) 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
International Economic Organizations 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Company Internship 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Seminar on international current affairs I 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Optativas Itinerario ADE 12.0 ECTS  
2nd Term
International Cooperation and Development 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Regional Studies IV (Africa in the 21st Century: Post-Colonialism and Modernity) 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Leadership and Change Management: Elective Business Administration and Management itinerary 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Seminar on international current affairs II 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Final Bachelor's Project (Business Administration and Management) 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Final Bachelor's Project (International Relations) 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Business Administration and Management itinerary subjects
Management (Electives 5th)
Corporate Governance 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Innovation and Strategy 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
International Business 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Sustainable Business 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Finance and Accounting (Electives 4th)
Consolidation of Financial Statements (*) 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Budgetary Control (*) 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Mergers and Acquisitions and Business Reestructurations 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Portfolio Management and Investments 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Marketing (Electives 5th)
Integrated Marketing Communication 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Distribución Comercial (*) 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Strategic Brand Management (*) 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
International Marketing 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
(*) These subjects are only offered in Spanish
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International mobility and exchange programs allow students to study for a period of time at a foreign university, either in the European Union, through the Erasmus+ Program, or at universities in other countries with which Comillas has signed Bilateral Agreements.

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Start the university perfectly prepared

Comillas Pontifical University will offer, for the seventeenth consecutive year and for those students who wish to begin their studies in the 2018-19 academic year, the opportunity to make their first contact with the university and its environment, and to get their foot in the door of the University for a successful start.


  • From August 27 to 31
  • 22,5 hours
  • 233€
  • Alberto Aguilera Campus

A 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 entertaining 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 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.


Comillas ICADE

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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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