Master's Degree in Global Entrepreneurial Management

Barcelona - Spain

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Official Degree Title: Master’s Degree in Global Entrepreneurial Management (MGEM) (Universitat Ramon Llull)
Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Business Administration, International Relations or Engineering.
Credits: 60 credits ECTS. Final Master’s Project (Business Plan): 15 ECTS
Duration: 1 academic year
Language: English
Practical work: Development of consulting projects at Spanish companies that operate in global markets: 3 ECTS
Academic calendar: From September to August.

– From September to December at IQS (Barcelona, Spain)

– From January to April at Fu Jen Catholic University (Taipei, Taiwan)

– From May to August at the University of San Francisco (USA)

Timetable: Monday to Friday (intensive program – full-time)

In today’s world, businesses are not defined as local, but rather as global; this new environment requires professionals with a background and practical experience in this new modern framework.

The objective of the joint Master’s Degree in Global Entrepreneurial Management (jMGEM) is to expand on the executive level management capabilities for businesses and organizations in global markets, with a notable preference for innovation and the entrepreneurial spirit.  The program ensures the development of one’s talents in multicultural teamwork settings as well as your abilities to negotiate and communicate in global contexts.

Upon completing the program, you will be ready to take on management level positions in business and organizations involved in international markets.

The program is developed jointly through the three participating Universities: IQS School of Management, Universitat Ramon Llull (Barcelona, Spain); the University of San Francisco (San Francisco, USA); and Fu Jen Catholic University (Taipei, Taiwan).  All three institutions fall within approximately the 12% of top business schools accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (

The Master’s in Global Entrepreneurial Management (MGEM) is a highly innovative program stemming from the fact that it recruits students from a wide range of countries.  In the four editions, the program has had students from: Spain, Italy, Ireland, Germany, France, Russia, USA, Taiwan, China, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, India, Kuwait, Iran, Lebanon, Venezuela, Argentina and Mexico.  The diversity acquired through the program’s placement in three unique and international cities (Barcelona, Taipei and San Francisco) allows students to experience a practical style of learning both inside and outside the classroom.

The methodology is based on the development of numerous cases and projects that the students ought to carry out in mixed teams.  Further, throughout the program the students manage consulting projects in conjunction with businesses that operate in global markets.

Upon completing the program, graduates obtain the official degree of Master from all three institutions.


The Master’s Degree in Global Entrepreneurial Management will allow you to acquire the following skills:
  • Understand the new environment in regards to: politics, economics, culture and society; all key aspects in business management.
  • Identify, analyze and develop new innovative ideas and opportunities in business applied to global markets.
  • Develop entrepreneurial capabilities by way of practical experience.
  • Develop instruments and capabilities associated with the development of real consulting projects actually being carried out by businesses in our area, with a presence in global markets.
  • Acquire capabilities to develop new innovative ideas that translate into the implementation of an international business plan.
  • Design business strategies in the development of international businesses.
  • Develop and implement new formulas in: commerce, finance and operations, applied to the globalization of companies.
  • Promote communication and negotiation skills in a multicultural and global environment.
  • Obtain practical experience by way of internships in global businesses.
The cross-curricular skills students will acquire during the master´s degree are the following:
  1. Global vision and internationalization
  2. Ethical commitment
  3. Familiarity with and mastery of new technologies
  4. Innovative thinking
  5. Initiative and entrepreneurial spirit
  6. Practical application of the instruments and knowledge
  7. Polyvalence and ability to adapt to change

Job Opportunities

With a clear orientation towards professional careers, the organization of the curriculum is explicitly designed to increase the skills of the graduates in order to be able to develop management capabilities.  The program helps to develop students’ abilities to develop innovative business projects with international vocation, or to take on positions of management in companies or organizations involved in global markets.

The jMGEM program is designed for graduates coming from various academic backgrounds, specifically: economics, business administration, engineers as well as other fields that the admissions committee from the three Universities evaluates favorably.  In certain cases, students are accepted on the condition that they take some courses before being officially admitted to the program.

The admitted candidates to the MGEM program are officially enrolled in the three Universities.  At the end of the program, the students obtain diplomas and the title of Master from each University.To apply to the MGEM program you should be in the possession of a University degree granted by a Spanish University or from an institution of higher education from the European Higher Education Area (EHEA).

Also, graduates from education systems outside of the EHEA have access without the need for official recognition of their undergraduate degree.  The admissions committee of the three Universities will evaluate the candidate’s studies to be certain that the rigor is equivalent to the corresponding degrees given by official Spanish Universities and that the foreign degree gives the student access to post-graduate programs.  Access to the program through this channel shall not imply the official recognizing process of the undergraduate degree, nor its recognition for purposes other than that of confirming qualification for entry into Master’s programs.

In order to enroll in this Master’s, you should apply for admission to the advisory commission of the program by submitting: undergraduate degree, professional resume, TOEFL results (or equivalent) and other documents to be detailed below.


Before Traveling:

  • Assessment Center: We will analyze your profile to make sure we can match you to the right opportunity.
  • Two Account Managers: You will be assigned two account managers, one from our study abroad experts team and the other one is from our Global Leaders Membership team in the hosting country. Both account managers will be responsible to manage your application and make sure everything is in place.
  • Access our exclusive discounts: During the application process, you will need to work on translating several documents, passing a language test (IELTS or TOEFL) or even preparing for the language of instruction by taking an intensive course. Through our membership you will receive exclusive discounts to all our services, thanks to our partners.

Once you get accepted

  • Journey Preparation Your international account manager will be there to help you understand more about the country’s culture, its educational system, its living expenses and conditions and make sure that everything will go smoothly with the visa processes.

Scholarship hunting

  • Our account manager will be helping you to get any funding opportunity, we offer support in different dimensions to make sure we can offer you a financial support through:
  • Guidance to obtain a scholarship from the university.
  • Access to crowd funding platforms.
  • Access to our fund networks, which include different corporate funds.

Finding accommodation and booking your flight

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Arriving at your new adventure destination

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  • Your GLMer will provide support to help you settle in perfectly in your new journey and get access to student networks.
  • Now, you have the chance to join our ambassador (GLM) program and get paid while living this life-changing experience.

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IQS (Institut Quimic de Sarria)  one of the most prestigious Universities on the national and international academic and scientific stage.

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