Application Procedure

Application Procedure | IESE Business School

NOTE: All applicants to the PhD program must first complete the Master of Research in Management from IESE.


1. APPLY ONLINE

Application Procedure | IESE Business School

Complete the Application process which can be accessed through the Apply Online link on the right hand side of this page.

Documents required

  • Application online
  • GMAT
  • Photocopies of university transcripts and diplomas
  • 3 recommendation letters
  • TOEFL

2. ADMISSIONS PRE-COMMITTEE

Application Procedure | IESE Business School

Once a complete application is received at IESE (application online, 3 recommendation letters, GMAT, TOEFL and photocopies of university transcripts and diplomas), the Admissions Committee will review the application and, where relevant, invite the candidate to a personal interview, or notify him or her that admission has been denied.

3. PERSONAL INTERVIEW

Application Procedure | IESE Business School

If, after an initial review of the application the Admissions Department decides to invite the candidate to a personal interview, he or she will be notified in writing. Interviews will preferably be held at IESE’s Campus in Barcelona. In the event the candidate is unable to travel to Barcelona, they will be asked to arrange their interviews with an IESE representative through videoconference or skype.

4. ADMISSIONS COMMITTEE

Application Procedure | IESE Business School

Once the interview report is received at IESE, the Admissions Committee meets again to review the application as a whole in order to reach a final decision. Decisions will be sent by e-mail. The Admissions Committee never communicates decisions over the telephone.

5. ADMISSIONS

Application Procedure | IESE Business School

Welcome to IESE!

You’ll receive a phone call and email confirming the committee’s decision.