Barcelona is the city with most business schools in the top 25 in europe according to the financial times classification for 2012 just out. apart from esade, in fifth, the iese comes in at sixth and eada, which has reached the highest position in its history, has been classified 23rd.
in order to compile the rankings, the financial times calculated the average of a series of classifications of the different programs being offered by the business schools, (mbas, embas, masters in management, and tailor made programs among others). the newspaper set great store by the teaching staff of each and notably in variables, such as the presence of women, internationalisation and proportion of professors on the staff.
source: ft, 3rd december 2012