Barcelona GSE Master's Degrees in Economics, Finance and Data Science 2019-20

The Barcelona GSE is a leading institution for graduate education and research in Economics, Finance, and Data Science. We bring talented, motivated students from more than 90 countries to Barcelona and connect them with top-ranking researchers, experienced teaching faculty, international alumni, and a strong recruiter network.

The objective of our rigorous nine-month Master’s programs is to prepare graduates for professional and academic careers that require intense analytical thinking and a flexible mindset.


What makes the Barcelona GSE stand out

Nobel Laureates help to develop the Master’s

Our Scientific Council of more than 30 leading academics including 12 Nobel Laureates in Economics provides strategic guidance for program development.

Ranked in the Top 10 institutions in Europe for Economics research (RePEc)

We are also ranked in the Top 20 Economics departments worldwide by RePEc. In addition, both of the Barcelona GSE's founding universities, Universitat Pompeu Fabra and the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, are ranked in the QS World University Rankings for Economics & Econometrics in 38th place and in the top 100 respectively.

Our graduates get competitive jobs

92% of graduates placed within 6 months of completing the master's degree, helped by our dedicated Career Services team.

The top 6 graduate employers are the European Central Bank, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, World Bank Group, IESE Business School, La Caixa, and KPMG.


Life in Barcelona

With seven universities and numerous research institutions, Barcelona offers one of Europe's most inspiring environments for students and academics to live and study. This intellectually appealing atmosphere coupled with the Barcelona GSE’s location on the campuses of two internationally ranked universities puts our students in the heart of a dynamic academic environment.


Applications open on October 1st. Contact our Admissions Counselors for personalized assistance.

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9 Months

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Certifications & Titles

Master's Degree in Economics and Finance; Master's Degree in Specialized Economic Analysis, Master's Degree in Data Science

Study Options

Full Time


Regular fees: 16500 - 18500 EUR

Funding Options

Total or partial tuition fee waivers; Full scholarships


Ramon Trias Fargas 25-27, 08005

Barcelona , Spain

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