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10/03/2014 - IE University, business
An IE University Team comprising students Stefan Wolf Staertzel, Victor Berthon, Pablo Otero and Carlos Beltrán, won a spot among the top 4 in the regional finals of the prestigious Hult Prize, the planet’s largest student competition in the field of social entrepreneurship, with a million dollar prize. IE students were the only graduates competing against more experienced candidates with PhDs, MBAs and a range of master’s degrees. They were also the only students under 22 in a final round in which the average age was 30 years old.
03/03/2014 - IE University, ranking,
IE University is ranked No. 5 in Europe and No. 25 in the world in the 2014 ranking of universities published by Youth Incorporated magazine and Education Times, the education supplement of The Times of India, which has one of the world’s largest circulations. IE University is the only institution in continental Europe among the top 25 universities, the majority of which are from the Anglo Saxon world (84%), led by American universities. IE University has climbed 4 positions in the ranking since last year’s edition, and 12 positions since 2012.
28/10/2013 - IE University, ranking
IE University is the No. 1 University in Spain, No. 12 in Europe and No. 34 worldwide in the Global Employability Survey and University Ranking 2013 published today by US daily International New York Times. The ranking gauges how attractive leading universities are for recruiters. Some five thousand HR directors and experts from 29 countries took part in the survey, which not only highlighted the importance recruiters attach to academic excellence, but also their insistence on the key role of a practical learning process, interpersonal skills, teamwork, a capacity to solve problems, and the ability to work under pressures.
07/10/2013 - IE University
On 7th and 8th October 2013, IE University’s International Conference Reinventing Higher Education will take place in Madrid. Representatives from university institutions and opinion leaders from USA, Asia, Latin America, Europe and Middle East will take part on it. This year edition is called “Time for New Frontiers and Cross-Collaboration” and has as its main goal serve as a platform for academics, university CEOs, politicians and opinion leaders to examine the changes in higher education.
01/10/2013 - IE University
IE University begins its sixth academic course as a private university with a significant growth in the number of freshmen. More than 400 new students have begin today their higher education, meaning an increment of circa 35% comparing to last year numbers. The 62% of this student population include 54 different nationalities, with 52% men and 48% women. IE University, that has now a thousand students from 85 countries, is clearly a key referent for international students.