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The Online Executive MBA Admission Process
We seek motivated, creative and high-potential candidates who stand out for their academic and/or professional achievements, as well as interpersonal skills.
We take a holistic approach when evaluating each candidate in order to bring in the most talented people into our international classrooms.
The admission process is divided in five steps. Below you will find detailed information on each step, from sending of the online application form to the final decision of our Admissions Committee. In addition, we provide a series of explanatory videos to solve any questions that may arise about the process.
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RELEVANT INFORMATION REGARDING COVID-19
COMPLETE YOUR ENTIRE APPLICATION PROCESS ONLINE
Keeping everyone safe and healthy is our number one priority, but we understand that planning for your future must continue. With this in mind, we have implemented an application process that is 100% online.
COVID-19 APPLICANTS’ FAQS
Due to the current worldwide circumstances with Covid-19, please have a look at the most frequently asked questions we have prepared and collected for our students and candidates.
APPLY FOR IE RESILIENCE SCHOLARSHIP FUND
We have created a fund to help our students and highly qualified candidates who, due to the pandemic, find themselves facing an exceptionally uncertain economic environment.
ONLINE APPLICATION FORM
Candidates should complete the sections that appear in the online application form and must also upload the following documents:
- Bachelor degree from an accredited university (*)
- Official university transcripts (certified translation into English or Spanish)
- 1 page CV/Resume. See example here.
- 2 letters of recommendation
- Work verification letter
- Organizational chart
- Should the Admissions Committee find it necessary, non-native English speakers may be asked to provide an English Certificate; we accept the Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English, Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English, Pearson Test of English, TOEFL, Duolingo English Test (minimum score 120) and IELTS exams.
- Passport size picture
- Application fee: 150€ (fee is not refundable)
*Possible additional legalization and/or translation requirements might be applicable. Please click here for more info.
Once you have submitted your online application and paid the application fee, you will receive a link to answer three live questions, two in video format and one in written format. This way, our admissions team will be able to meet you virtually and evaluate your capacity to respond in real time.
You will have a personal interview (face-to-face or via Skype) with and Associate Director of the Admissions Team.
ADMISSIONS COMMITTEE FINAL DECISION
After the interview, your entire application will be evaluated holistically by our Admissions Committee. This is the last step of your application and it will take roughly 1-3 weeks for the Admissions Committee to get back to you with a final decision. Admissions are valid for the intake you apply to and the following one.
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Executive MBA Fees
The tuition for the Executive MBA is 61,200€*.
*Tuition is reviewed on a yearly basis and therefore subject to change.
*The Executive MBA offers a flexible tuition payment plan, allowing students a flexible option in financing their MBA.
**Special Conditions for IE Alumni, please contact your admissions advisor for more information.
We understand that you’re making a significant investment and we believe that maximizing the availability of payment plan options is important in making your Executive MBA affordable. Our payment plans offer the following benefits:
- The ability to pay your tuition fees in up to 10 consecutive installments.
- They can be used in conjunction with your financial aid award shall you receive a scholarship.
- Our payment plans are interest-free and there are no pre-approval requirements or credit checks.
Kindly note that plans with more than 3 consecutive installments will be charged 400€ for the administrative service it involves.
For further information, please contact the Admissions Department.
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Global Executive MBA for quality of studentsThe Economist 2018
WE’LL HELP YOU FUND YOUR EDUCATIONThe Financial Aid office looks for solutions to help cover program costs. The IE Foundation provides resources thanks to contributions from alumni, corporations and anonymous donors.
IE works alongside some of Spain’s largest financial institutions to bring students affordable ways to finance their programs. In addition to competitive interest rates, these loan programs offer grace periods and up to 10-year repayment plans.IE Loans
Scholarships range from 5% to 35% of tuition, and are awarded according to three criteria: merit, diversity, and financial need. IE also has a special fund with an endowment of €6 million for scholarships aimed at supporting women’s education. All financial assistance is possible thanks to contributions made by various companies to the Corporate Fund of Excellence.IE Scholarships
IE Business School’s blended approach to education provides students with the skills they need to make a real impact within their organizations, while advancing their careers. Instead of having to choose between an education and professional development, students often do both simultaneously with our Executive MBA.
Approximately 45% of IE Business School students currently receive some form of corporate sponsorship. These companies understand that by participating in our Executive MBA program, their talented professionals will broaden their understanding of the newest business innovation tools, and bring in a refreshing global perspective to their organization.
HOW TO APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID
Funding your studies is an important decision. The Financial Aid office helps candidates make a financial plan to help them get the necessary resources to fund their education in IE. Our Financial Aid department has a team that will help you plan your future.GO TO FINANCIAL AID APPLICATION FORMDISCOVER OUR EVENTS