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WE ARE IE UNIVERSITY

A forward looking global academic institution.

IE University Chain of change

We want to help people think and behave in ways that foster a more sustainable planet: embracing global citizenship, social responsibility, climate action, the use of renewable energy and recycling, as well as fighting against biodiversity loss.

  • EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABILITY
    EDUCATION FOR CHANGE
    OUR COMMITMENT

    At IE we believe that only through education can all of the UN 2030 agenda SDGs be achieved: education to provide knowledge and content, to develop skills and even attitudes that will empower us to act and do things better, making a positive impact on people and the planet.

    Our decade of action has already begun. We are working for our people and for our planet by transforming into an experiential place of learning for sustainable development. We are orienting all of our processes towards principles of sustainability – tackling social, environmental and economic issues.

    Understanding the big picture in relation to the individual; fostering self reflection and a deeper acknowledgement of  our values, spriritual principles and sense of purpose; preparing our minds for the transformation towards a sustainable future for all – this is what at IE we call the sustainable mindset.

    • We commit to making fundamental changes in the way that our community consumes goods, and how it manages the waste generated.

    • We foster diversity and intercultural understanding, tolerance, mutual respect and an ethic of global citizenship and shared responsibility.

    • To reach our goal of educating the best leaders, we equip students with the requisite knowledge, skills, attitudes and values to create a sustainable future. To that end, students cultivate critical and creative thinking skills, engage in authentic interdisciplinary learning activities and develop a value system that emphasizes responsibility to self, others and the planet.

    • We will continue to advance our contribution to cutting edge research related to sustainability.

  • 10 YEARS CHALLENGE
    OUR CHALLENGES
    2020. RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION

    On January 24th we launched the ’10 Years Challenge’ campaign. 10 years, 10 challenges to make an impact on the world as a leading institution in sustainability. We aim to mainstream sustainability into all aspects of the university. This involves rethinking the curriculum, campus operations, as well as the organizational culture. In this way, the institution itself will function as a role model.

    We want to inspire people to change their habits to strengthen a behavioral change. The change starts with our people: staff, faculty, students, alumni, and the corporate world. We all want to make an impact on society and on our world.

    2020 GOALS

     

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  • SUSTAINABILITY AT OUR SCHOOLS
    SUSTAINABILITY AT OUR SCHOOLS

    Our goal is to ensure that all students who graduate from IE are trained as responsible leaders and are aware of their role in building a sustainable world. We aim to enhance IE’s contribution to cutting edge knowledge and innovation related to sustainability.

    IE BUSINESS SCHOOL

    IE LAW SCHOOL

    IE SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN

    IE SCHOOL OF GLOBAL AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS 

    IE SCHOOL OF HUMAN SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY

    IE EXPONENTIAL LEARNING

  • RESEARCH ON SUSTAINABILITY
    RESEARCH ON SUSTAINABILITY

    Sustainable development research enables individuals to reflect on their own actions by considering their current and future social and environmental effects from a global perspective. This then enables them to intervene productively in shaping actions in a more sustainable manner.

  • COMMUNITY & PARTNERSHIPS
    COMMUNITY & PARTNERSHIPS

    As a community of students, faculty, administration staff and alumni, we define ourselves through a key set of values and objectives, in order to: promote businesses that enhance progress and well-being, support diversity and global understanding, promote sustainable development and preserve natural resources, recognize that people are the main asset of any community, including businesses and organizations. IE University, through its educational and formative activity, has created alliances with national and international companies that help with its contribution to the creation of Centers and Chairs where different research, development and improvement activities of society are carried out.

IE ECOSYSTEM

A business school for transformation, creation and innovation. Our internationally recognized approach creates an environment of thriving professionalism.

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IE Law School drives innovation in the legal world, training global lawyers that standout for their passion for entrepreneurship and humanistic spirit.

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Educating innovative professionals for the new world of work. Our students draw on communication, media, social sciences and technology to impact business and society.

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Architecture and design education is based on innovation, responsibility and entrepreneurial spirit, all fostered through project-based learning.

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We train influential leaders to transform and truly make a difference in the private, public, and non-profit sectors.

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IE University undergraduate programs are for students who approach learning as a way of life, and who are open to the world and to the transformative role of higher education.

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Educating lifelong learners for continuous impact in their careers and communities through high-tech/ high touch teaching and learning methodologies. Our learners are of all ages.

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OUR VALUES

TECHNOLOGICAL IMMERSION AND A CULTURE OF INNOVATION

ENTREPRENEURIAL MINDSET

HUMANITIES TO UNDERSTAND THE WORLD

DIVERSE NATIONALITIES, CULTURES AND IDEAS

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