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IE is accredited by international accreditation bodies

IE Business School is considered one of Europe's leading business schools by international media like Financial Times, The Economist, Wall Street Journal or América Economía. These publications recognise IE as a leader in academic areas like entrepreneurship, or in the field of learning technologies.

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    SEP 25th, 2017


    IE Business School’s International MBA program holds the No. 3 position worldwide among one-year programs in the non-US business school category of the latest ranking published by Forbes. The biennial ranking evaluates the return on investment of students who completed their MBA five years ago at business schools around the world.

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    SEP 11th, 2017

    Financial Times

    IE Business School's Master in Management (MIM) program holds the 3rd position worldwide and 1st in Spain in the 2017 Financial Times ranking.

  • 6 th
    MAY 17th, 2017

    América Economía

    IE Business School’s MBA program has been ranked No. 6 worldwide in a ranking published by leading Latin American business journal América Economía.

  • 1 st
    APR 26th, 2017


    IE Business School is the No. 1 School worldwide in the QS Distance Online MBA Ranking, an international report coordinated by the UK-based QS Intelligence Unit that examines the quality of online, distance and blended MBA programs. IE Business School has achieved the No. 1 position with its Global MBA Blended.

  • 1 st
    MAR 06th, 2017

    Financial Times

    IE Business School has been ranked the top business school in the world for the fourth consecutive year in the annual ranking of online MBA programs carried out by Financial Times.

  • 8 th
    JAN 30th, 2017

    Financial Times

    IE Business School’s International MBA program holds the No. 8 position worldwide, as well as being No. 4 in Europe and No. 1 in Spain, in the FT’s 2017 ranking of MBA programs.

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    DEC 06th, 2016


    IE holds the No. 6 position worldwide in the non-US schools category of the 2016 Bloomberg Businessweek ranking of MBA programs.

  • 4 th
    DEC 04th, 2016

    Financial Times

    IE Business School is the No. 4 business school in Europe and 1st in Spain according to the 2016 Financial Times European Business School Ranking.

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