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ESAN Graduate School of Business - ESAN University

1652 Alonso de Molina Lima, Peru View Map
  • DemographyAverage age of students across all MBA programs at the institution.
    30 Yrs.



ESAN was founded on July 25, 1963 as part of an agreement between the governments of the United States and Peru. Its start-up and implementation was entrusted to the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, becoming the first graduate business school in the Spanish-speaking world in South America.

Transformed into a university July 12, 2003 (Law No. 28021), it offers careers at the undergraduate level, as well as programs for executives, corporate programs and other academic and professional services.

With its almost 60 years, ESAN offers programs such as the Doctoral Program in Business Administration; the Master in Business Administration - MBA in Lima in all its modalities and in Regions in weekend modality; 13 Specialized Master's degrees divided into 8 master's degrees from the functional areas of the company and 5 from the main economic sectors; as well as its Executive Education programs, which include highly specialized one-year programs up to two-month immediate application programs, courses and short seminars; in addition, closed programs are offered for companies and the public sector. Finally, language programs such as ETS TOEIC official exams, Professional English program with international certification from EDUSOFT - ETS, in face-to-face and online mode. During 2020, due to the current situation in the world due to the Covid 19 pandemic, all programs are being delivered online.


ESAN has been considered one of the best schools in Latin America.

Currently, the QS Global MBA Rankings 2020 prepared by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), a British company specialized in the international higher education market, placed ESAN as the No. 1 and TOP 3 among business schools in Latin America, in addition to obtaining the first put in return on investment; América Economía magazine classified our school as No. 1 in Peru and TOP 5 among the best schools in Latin America; Financial Times ranked ESAN as the No. 1 school in Peru and No. 7 in Latin America.


ESAN has also achieved international accreditations such as AACSB and AMBA; EFMD, NIBES, CLADEA, PIM, PRME and UNICON international memberships.

The best business schools in the world are usually accredited by prestigious institutions, which guarantee international standards in their academic programs and in the Institution itself. To obtain these accreditations, they must go through a rigorous evaluation process. This accreditation is delivered for a specified time that can be 5 years or more.


Upcoming Events

Saturday, 26th Sep 2020
10:00 - 13:30
Sunday, 27th Sep 2020 15:30
Sunday, 27th Sep 2020
19:00 - 21:30
Wednesday, 30th Sep 2020
23:30 - 02:00

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