The Admissions Department has a rigorous selection process. We seek motivated, creative and high-potential candidates who stand out for their academic and/or professional achievements, as well as interpersonal skills. The Global Online MBA is an investment into your future—for more information about the cost of the program, click here.
We take a holistic approach when evaluating each candidate in order to bring in the most talented people into our international classrooms.
Students must possess a minimum of 3 years of relevant professional experience to be considered for the Global Online MBA.
The admission process is divided into 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.
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 Global Online MBA affordable. Our payment plans offer the following benefits:
Kindly note that plans with more than three consecutive installments will be charged €400 for the administrative service it involves.
For further information, please contact the Admissions Department.
Candidates should complete the sections that appear in the online application form and must also upload the following documents:
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 online) with a manager of the Admissions Team.
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.
The 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.
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 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 Global Online 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 and Global Online MBA programs, their talented professionals will broaden their understanding of the newest business innovation tools, and bring in a refreshing global perspective to their organization.
Our team is here to support you with immigration and relocation processes, such as housing, health care, bank accounts, resources for partners and information about life in Madrid, so that you can focus on studying and enjoying the IE experience.
The IE Foundation is working hard to make education accessible to all. As part of your enrollment, we ask that you make a one-time donation to help expand its efforts. Your contribution will have a lasting impact.
At www.ie.edu/app, candidates should complete the sections that appear in the online application form and must also upload the following documents:
*Possible additional legalization and/or translation requirements might be applicable. Please click here for more info.
We work on a rolling admissions basis, so there is no specific deadline for your application. We will continue to accept applications until the class is full.
Our Blended students have access to scholarships. On average, scholarships cover approximately 15% of the total tuition cost and are issued based on financial need, academic merit and diversity.
You can submit your scholarship application once you have applied for the program.