Student Profile

Barcelona GSE Class of 2021: 179 talented students from 50 countries.

The 14th cohort of Master's students fulfills the Barcelona GSE's objective of attracting individuals with an international focus, outstanding academic backgrounds, and a diverse range of professional experiences.

See an overview of the entire student body for this edition of the Master's programs or select from the list to view specific student profile information for each program.

 

Class of 2021 at a glance

Intake of students: 179


Countries represented: 50 (83% international students)


Average age: 25 years


Gender split: 69% male, 31% female


 

Class of 2021 overview and academic backgrounds

Most students have undergraduate degrees in Economics or Finance. Others come from Engineering, Mathematics, Business Administration or other backgrounds.

Strong quantitative skills are essential to getting the most out of our program offerings.

Work experience before the master program

An education at the Barcelona GSE is a wise choice for both freshly-graduated undergrads and those who have already in the workforce looking to improve and enhance their own skill set. 

Students will benefit from connecting with classmates who have professional experience at consulting firms, international organizations, and banks as well as research institutions and government agencies.

Students from around the world

83% of students in the class comes from outside of Spain, and 39% of students came from outside Europe. International students bring an enriching mixture of backgrounds, cultural perspectives, and personal experiences to the classroom.

Most represented countries (# students):

Spain (31), Italy (20), Germany (20), China (13), United Kingdom (13), United States (8)

Countries with only one student in this year's class: 26

  • Class of 2021 overview and academic backgrounds

    Most students have undergraduate degrees in Economics or Finance. Others come from Engineering, Mathematics, Business Administration or other backgrounds.

    Strong quantitative skills are essential to getting the most out of our program offerings.

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  • Work experience before the master program

    An education at the Barcelona GSE is a wise choice for both freshly-graduated undergrads and those who have already in the workforce looking to improve and enhance their own skill set. 

    Students will benefit from connecting with classmates who have professional experience at consulting firms, international organizations, and banks as well as research institutions and government agencies.

    barcelonagse_class2021_workexperience
  • Students from around the world

    83% of students in the class comes from outside of Spain, and 39% of students came from outside Europe. International students bring an enriching mixture of backgrounds, cultural perspectives, and personal experiences to the classroom.

    Most represented countries (# students):

    Spain (31), Italy (20), Germany (20), China (13), United Kingdom (13), United States (8)

    Countries with only one student in this year's class: 26

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