Flexible

Courses are offered throughout the year to fit your busy working schedule.

Networking

Meet and share knowledge with prominent instructors and participants from around the world.

Sharpen Skills

Keep your skills sharp by discussing real-world, cutting-edge trends in Economics and Finance.

Relevant for Today

Courses cover practices and industries relevant to today's global economy.

The Barcelona GSE Professional Course programs provide continuing Economics education in the form of short, specialized courses relevant for leading-edge professionals and busy researchers on the go. These courses are designed to expose participants to prevailing theoretical and empirical topics, equipping them with up-to-date ideas of the multidisciplinary work currently being undertaken in academic, public, and private spheres.

With an average class size of 33, Professional Courses offer participants the opportunity to meet and be instructed by top academic faculty and presenters from the public and business worlds. Courses span four days and cover intense discussions on classical theory applied to the real world, current industry practices, recent case studies, and modern market instruments. 

Professional courses at a glance

  • Short intensive courses held throughout the year
  • Hundreds of annual participants from more than 35 countries
  • Dozens of companies and organizations that send employees year after year
  • Top instructors drawn from academic, public, and private institutions

Instructor Profiles

  • 50% of instructors GSE faculty
  • 35% of instructors from other academic or public institutions
  • 15% of instructors from private institutions

Participant Profiles

  • Authorities and Government Agencies: 52%
  • Academic Institutions: 12%
  • Consulting: 11%
  • Telecommunications, Energy, and Oil Industries: 10%
  • Banking and Financial Services: 8%
  • Legal: 4%
  • International Organizations: 3%