- High School Diploma and transcripts for high school graduates
- Provisional statement of results for students currently in final year of high school (to be considered for a conditional acceptance)
- Transfer students only – Current Bachelor curriculum, academic transcript and learning outcomes
- Mature Applicants only – CV in English, a detailed job description for at least two years and O-Level / IGCSE English and Maths certificate or equivalent
- Proof of English Proficiency
- Statement of Purpose
- Reference Letter
- Bank Reference
- Copy of ID/Passport
High School Diploma and Academic Transcripts
As a bachelor’s applicant, you must show successful completion of your secondary education from an accredited secondary school. This should include your high school diploma and last year transcripts including courses taken and grades achieved. There are no prerequisite subjects.
Documents must be issued in English language, and bear the stamp and signature of an authorized university official. An official translation will be required for documents issued in any language other than English.
Applicants currently in final year of High School – If you are in your final year of High School, you will be considered for a conditional acceptance and must present your provisional statement of results. Your final transcripts and high school diploma should be submitted before the start date of the programme.
Applicants transferring from another university – If you have started university in another institution and wish to transfer to ESEI, you will be required to send your current Bachelor curriculum, transcript and learning outcomes for each subject/module taken in your current institution in addition to your high school diploma and grades. ESEI will evaluate your case individually and inform you of the possibility of credit transfers.
ESEI will only accept transfer students into the first and second year of our Bachelor programmes. Transfers to the third and final year of our Bachelor programme will not be possible.
Employment History (mature applicants only)
Mature Applicants – ESEI accepts mature students who are able to demonstrate over two years of relevant work experience related to the qualification. You will be required to present your CV in English, a detailed job description during this period.
You will also be required to submit an O-Level / IGCSE English and Maths certificate or equivalent.
Proof of English Proficiency
You must be fluent in English to fully benefit from our programmes and internship opportunities.
If English is not your native language, we accept internationally recognized certificates such as IELTS (minimum requirement: 6.0) and TOEFL iBT (minimum requirement 78) as proof of your English proficiency.
If your previous education was conducted in English (at least 3 years), you will need to provide a certificate of studies in English to show your English proficiency.
If you have none of the above English experience / requirements, then you can take our ESEI English Level Test to assess your level. Based on your score, we will let you know if your level is adequate to follow our programme, or if we advise you to take an English preparation course at ESEI before starting the programme.
Statement of Purpose
Your motivation level will determine your success as a leader. This also applies to your studies at ESEI and your future/current professional career. Your statement of purpose your motivation letter telling us about your background, experience, why you have chosen to apply for the programme, why you consider yourself a good candidate and your future professional goals. Your statement should be at least 300 words in length.
Someone who is able to comment on your academic/professional performance should write your letter of reference. This can be a professor who has taught you or a current / ex-exployer if you have work experience. The letter should include the referee’s relationship with you, how long they have known you, your abilities, and why they consider you a suitable candidate for the programme. Your reference letter should also include the contact details of your referee.
You must show sufficient financial means to cover the tuition of your programme. We recommend that your bank statement (or that of your sponsor) show the funds available for tuition payments in your account at least 6 months prior to your application.
If you require a student visa to study in Spain, we recommend that you have additional funds to cover your living expenses in Spain. The requirement of the Spanish embassy is an average of 550€ per month. We recommend that you have a minimum of 700€ to live in Barcelona.
Copy of National ID/Passport
If you are an EU citizen, you can apply with a valid national ID card.
If you are a non-EU citizen, you must apply with a valid international passport valid for the duration of your programme. You will need to send the copy of the data page of your passport.