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Dating back to its founding in 1958, ESADE’s history has been marked by a global and innovative character.

Beginnings and expansion (1958-1988)

Internationalisation (1993-2009)

Commitment to innovation (2009-2018)

ESADE’s history in pictures

Founding of ESADE by the Jesuits in 1958

First ESADE campus

Upper Management Programmes, 1960

ESADE: a platform for democratic debate

New Madrid campus, 1982

New building on Av. Esplugues, 1992

New Sant Cugat campus, 2009

Rambla of Innovation, 2018