Why do a Dual Degree?

With a Dual Degree, you are proactively positioning yourself to stand on the threshold of two worlds, demonstrating a capacity for multiple lines of thinking, problem solving, and framing that will help you to have a measurable impact on your ability to make a contribution in your future profession. Some advantages of doing a Dual Degree include:

Versatility and Flexibility

Highlight the ability to take on different projects as dual degree students are not limited to one field alone


  • Fast-track a career path in the chosen function based on management knowledge
  • Maximize the postgraduate experience by acquiring a range of managerial skills and field-specific knowledge
  • Increase salary potential based on diversified skills


Expand global network of diverse classmates and professors while meeting future and current leaders

Who is a Dual Degree for?

Dual Degrees at IE are suitable for highly motivated students that have clear career plans and want to build a stronger skill-set in a specific area while developing the leadership and management skills that will enable them to do more with their specialized knowledge.

Dual Degree in Master in Management + Master in International Relations

Careers in the field of international affairs usually exist across three sectors: public, private and non-profit/NGO. Governments, international organizations, multinational companies, development consulting firms, NGOs, and think tanks are typical employers in the international relations arena.

The Master in Management + Master in International Relations Dual Degree offered by IE provides a solid foundation in management, while also allowing students to acquire the necessary skills to obtain a global mindset which will grant them the ability to make significant impacts in both the public and private sector.

The program not only allows students to gain expertise across a wide set of disciplines including languages, humanities, economics, politics, business and management, among others, but also to gain transferable professional skills including writing, quantitative and qualitative analysis, planning and organization and cross-cultural awareness.

Thanks to this Dual Degree, our students will be able to apply their knowledge of business and management to any organization within the public, private and non-profit sector, allowing them to provide an added value to the position they obtain in the international relations marketplace, since they will be capable of taking more strategic decisions in their work which can have a more positive impact for the organization. This will offer them a competitive differentiation and the opportunity to become the most effective contributor in their chosen profession.