International MBA

Reinventing the World
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Welcome to a transformational program where you’ll learn to turn your talent into a career that fuels your passion. The International MBA balances real-world connections and hands-on learning with the resources and accessibility you expect in this complex, globalized and digital world. It is designed for business professionals and entrepreneurs with a minimum of 3 years work experience who want to develop their expertise, improve their management skills and boost their careers and leadership abilities.

This program stimulates the enhanced vision, entrepreneurial mindset and strategic skills needed to drive innovation and succeed in today’s disruptive business world. It is customizable, fully- immersive and uses our experiential learning methodologies to create truly transformational leaders that want to design and build an international career.

This is your opportunity to reinvent the world around you. To reconceive boundaries and set your 
own rules to truly have an impact. Welcome to YOUR International MBA.

11 months


English or Bilingual (English & Spanish)




September & January





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Today’s fast-moving business landscape is a world of unprecedented opportunities, but also a complex space for managers and organizations to deal with. Now more than ever, an entrepreneurial spirit is a priceless attribute in professionals, and it is what separates those who passively wait for change to happen and simply react to it, from those who step up and drive change.

To successfully navigate these opportunities and challenges, today’s companies need talented professionals with forward-looking leadership skills that can manage change and transformation in any company. Never has it been more important for leaders to create and communicate visions for change, have a solid grasp on emotional intelligence and understand what it takes to lead high-performance teams.
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IE Business School is a top-ranked global academic hub committed to enhancing positive change in our society through education, research and innovation. It is in our DNA to go beyond getting ready for whatever is coming. Our work over the last 20 years is proof of our ability to move fast and adapt steadily to an ever-changing environment.

International MBA | IE Business School


An International MBA is vital training for professionals or entrepreneurs wanting to succeed in today’s constantly evolving international business world. But so is your unique talent, ambition and desire to succeed. During the program, you will cultivate a transformational mindset and develop your individual career aspirations, honing your leadership skills and joining one of the most renowned global business networks on the planet.

This is YOUR IMBA, and you are the architect of your own future.

5 reasons to study an International MBA


Acquire the skills needed to develop the transformational mindset that will take you from experienced manager to business leader. Forge a new leadership style that will ensure you have a real impact across the entire organization. Build the agile, entrepreneurial mindset needed to evolve and adapt to meet changing requirements.


Choose between four experiential Labs or opt to complete an internship. Select from 120 different elective courses or choose to complete an international exchange at one of our partner schools around the world. You can also select to pursue an MBA concentration in one of 9 different knowledge streams. Plus your IMBA can be extended a further 6 months to give you even more options and the opportunity to gain further expertise in your area of choice.


How does Amazon Alexa enter a new segment? How does Iberia improve their customer experience before, during and after travel? The IMBA is an immersive educational experience where you will learn to solve the challenges that today’s companies are facing. You will use the conceptual knowledge and skills learned in the course to go beyond discussion by putting your ideas into action. If you are interested in entrepreneurship, you will get the chance to be mentored by expert entrepreneurs, investors and industry experts to help you get your ideas off the ground. You can also do internships and work on real projects, hand-in-hand with companies, that can help you understand a new sector or industry.


Take your vocation for improving the world and turn it into an international career with a social and sustainable impact. Join the futurists, thought-leaders, innovation practitioners, academics at IE Business School, through the Social Impact Lab or Company Challenges, and help build networks of global shapers. Create a brighter, more sustainable future and help organizations shape and design the innovative realities needed to solve the problems of today and tomorrow.


Immerse yourself in the real world, break the boundaries and explore: Be part of a classroom made up of unconventional thinkers from around the globe and explore your potential in a truly diverse environment. Be part of a class with more than 70 nationalities. Gain access to the IE Business School global community of 65,000+ alumni. Learn from others and let their experiences fuel your growth.

"In the more than 30 years of working with my company, I have relocated and changed jobs 12 times. I believe it was Sheryl Sandberg who said that “leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making sure that impact lasts in your absence.» That is my mantra."
Gerhard Peter Gross, Daimler Financial Services | President & CEO
Graduation year: 1985
"Upon completing the MBA, I started my journey with Coca-Cola back in Colombia in 1997 as the Public Affairs & Communications Manager. Filled with wonderful experiences, my journey with the company continued, leading me to public affairs, communications and sustainability—an area I worked in for the Latin American and Asia-Pacific regions."
Pablo Largacha, The Coca-Cola Company | Vice President, Public Affairs, Communications & Sustainability
Gratuation year: 1992
"I am a leader and a fast-paced entrepreneur, and after completing the International MBA at IE Business School, I have developed a business mindset that is open to new and innovative ideas and approaches to solving problems. Professionally, I have high multicultural team management skills, and can communicate fluently in Chinese, Spanish and English. For me, my greatest accomplishment has been launching and directing AliExpress local strategy for Southern Europe."
Estela Ping Ye , Alibaba Group | AliExpress Senior Director Spain-Italy-Portugal
Graduation year: 2002


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Students must meet the following conditions and requirements to be officially enrolled and entitled to request the official university degree upon completion of the master program. If educational prerequisites are not provided and/or if the requirements are not met on time, the student will not be able to request the official university degree as issued by the Spanish government. In this case, the studies will not be official under Spanish educational regulations.

Combine Leadership with Expertise

IE's Dual Degrees allow you to pursue two disciplines while gaining insight from different perspectives and ways of thinking in less than two years. You’ll cover the contents of two master’s programs—and graduate with two diplomas.

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Liquid Learning at IE University

In this new reality, we understand it’s not always possible to attend class in person. That’s why we developed our Liquid Learning approach, which seamlessly adapts to individual needs and provides equal access to world-class education—whether on campus or online wherever you are.

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