Center for the Governance of Change

The Center for the Governance of Change (CGC) is an applied-research, educational institution based at IE University that studies the political, economic, and societal implications of the current technological revolution and advances solutions to overcome its unwanted effects.

The CGC produces pioneering impact-oriented research that cuts across disciplines and methodologies to unveil the complexity of emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Blockchain, and Robotics, and explore its potential threats and contributions to society.

Moreover, the CGC also runs a number of executive programs on emerging tech for public institutions and companies interested in expanding their understanding of disruptive trends, and a series of outreach activities aimed at improving the general public’s awareness and agency over the coming changes. All this for one purpose: to help building a more prosperous and sustainable society for all.


The CGC launches Safer Tomorrow: Security starts with YOU(TH) Initiative

Raising awareness among the youth on the importance of a defense and security culture in an evolving geopolitical landscape.

10 May 2022


Democracy, Disinformation, Geopolitics, News, Technology

IE University signs agreement with the U.S. Department of State to jointly kick off the Tech4Democracy initiative

The initiative, coordinated by the Center for the Governance of Change, seeks to identify entrepreneurs around the globe who build and advance ...

04 Mar 2022


Data, Democracy, Disinformation, Geopolitics, News, Technology

New Report: How Universities Are Adapting to the Future of Work

New research published by the IE Center for the Governance of Change provides an unprecedented level of insight into the knowledge and skills that ...

08 Apr 2021


Education, Future of Work, Natural Language Processing, News, Technology
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The Center hosts a number of cutting-edge, transdisciplinary research programs designed to broaden our understanding of some of the most pressing challenges of our time, and generate the right policy options to tackle them.

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The Center for the Governance of Change offers training programs for leadership teams in private companies, international organizations and governments who want to understand, anticipate, and manage technological change.

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The Center actively engages in public debate at an international level. It runs several outreach projects, including public conferences, open workshops and lectures series.

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