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IESE Business School

IESE Business School

IESE is the graduate business school of the University of Navarra and is headquartered in Barcelona, Spain. The first European business school to extend a two-year MBA, IESE offers a 19-month, full-time MBA program as well as several Executive MBA options and a Global Executive MBA program. Defining characteristics of the school include its small and highly international student body, as well as its extensive use of the case method of instruction.

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Round 2 applicants received final admissions decisions on March 4, 2014. The Round 3 deadline passed on March 2, 2014, and some applicants have begun receiving interview invitations. Applicants still interested in IESE have until the Round 4 deadline on June 8, 2014 to apply.

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