MDI Madrid

The premier real estate MBA taught in Spanish

If you are working in real estate and you want to consolidate and broaden your knowledge, or if you want to change the direction of your career by acquiring the skills required for this industry, MDI offers a programme covering a great diversity of real estate products; examining them from various viewpoints and stages in the investment process; and putting these ideas into practice through a teaching method based on case-studies under the guidance of lecturers and tutors who are sector leaders in Spain.

Learn to create a business plan for a housing project, from product design to sales strategy including the legal, financial, and tax structure of the operation.

Assess the opportunities in buying and operating hotels, retail space, office buildings, logistics, student accommodation assets, or data centres.

Prioritise global markets and business lines in construction, investment, and development companies with a solid financial structure.

1 group/year


19.200 euros
*Enquire about scholarships and financing opportunities


32 places


Mondays and Tuesdays
4pm to 9pm
one Wednesday per month
5:45pm to 9pm


Master of Lifelong

Lifelong Learning
+250 sessions


Architecture School
free parking


We take a comprehensive approach to the real estate sector

Exploring the operations of each asset class from the perspective of various stakeholders.

Critical thinking

Understanding the macro trends in the industry to predict and take advantage of them.

International perspective

Acquire the tools required to invest and manage real estate from and in any part of the world.



The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is the main accrediting organisation for the real estate sector. The MDI is the only accredited programme in Spain in the ‘Property Finance and Investment (Chartered)’ and ’Management Consultancy (Chartered)’ pathways.

International week


During the spring, current and former MDI students from around the world meet in Madrid to attend shared sessions, visits, and events to promote professional relationships among them.



Every year, MDI Madrid takes its students to exclusive meetings with leaders from the real estate and financial service sectors, as well as visits to specific developments.

MDI prize


Awarded annually, this prize acknowledges the contribution and work of those leaders who set benchmarks in the real estate and/or construction sectors.



The relationships between fellow MDI students and with academic staff are a key benefit from the investment made in joining the master’s. We organise parties at the beginning and the end of the course, before and after the Christmas break, and following our public events.

Business associations


Both MDI and UPM are members of the predominant international and Spanish real estate organisations, offering our students access to professional accreditations, data, research, events, and mentoring programmes to keep them a step ahead of the competition.

Site visits


During de academic year and out of teaching hours, we arrange visits to different types of real estate assets under construction or in operation in Madrid, Catalonia and the Balearic Islands.

More than 70 top-class academics are ready to help our students. Learn more about them!

MDI prepares future leaders in real estate through the excellence of the programme and the exchange of ideas and experience of highly diverse but complementary participants. Do you want to join them?

Undergraduate degree

The most common previous areas of study are business, architecture, law, engineering, and marketing.


Investment in land or buildings / real estate asset management / related services.

Age and nationality

Students are generally between 25-55 years old. 30% are international students.


Open to the job market (with or without previous experience), starting a new company or running family businesses.

Do you want to join them?

Miguel Salas


Financial Analyst in the Real Estate Department

“The MDI master´s degree not only allowed me to combine my academic experience as an architect with my work experience in the financial world, but also to consolidate my knowledge of real estate investment, which allowed me to boost my professional career.”

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