An enclave for progress Discover our research centers, projects with which the IE Foundation collaborates to promote progress and the advancement of knowledge.

Research Centers

IE Foundation’s investigation centers are looking to face the challenge of our constantly changing environment. In order to achieve this, our centers are focused on pursuing economic and societal development through diverse investigation initiatives, centered on promoting diversity or multidisciplinary knowledge amongst other things.

Center for Entrepreneurship

At IE, we believe that entrepreneurs are the drivers of change in our society, and these ambitious individuals are responsible for encouraging development and growth on a global scale. This center helps release the entrepreneurial potential of each member of the IE community.

Center for Entrepreneurship

Center for Families in Business

This research and networking center has an innovative understanding of family businesses and works to provide value to family businesses on a global scale.

Center for Families in Business

Global Corporation Center

A joint initiative of EY and IE Business School, this center drives knowledge management in global companies and in a digital environment.

Global Corporation Center

Center for C-Centricity

This center’s mission is to promote the role of consumer centricity as a key driver of sustainable business growth in the digital age, from startups to big corporations.

Center for C-Centricity

Center for Diversity

This center engages in activities geared toward the power of diversity, helping organizations take advantage of the opportunities represented by diversity.

Center for Diversity

Center for the Governance of Change

This education and research institution works to help governments and businesses face the changes that come with new technologies and innovations.

Center for the Governance of Change

Center for Social Innovation & Sustainability

This center carries out research initiatives that focus on three main areas: entrepreneurship, technology applied to social innovation and conscientious leadership.

Center for Social Innovation & Sustainability

Center for Transport Economics & Infrastructure Management

This is a center for the generation and dissemination of knowledge about transport and infrastructure management. The center aims to become a point of reference for the analysis of these industries in an independent academic ecosystem.

Center for Transport Economics & Infrastructure Management

Center for European Studies

The goal of the Center for European Studies at IE (CES/IE) is to innovate and contribute in research, teaching and public debate in the field of European integration.

Center for European Studies

China Center

The IE China Center’s work is focused on analyzing the market and investment challenges and opportunities in China.

China Center

Africa Center

The vision of the IE Africa Center is to revolutionize the way that African business and culture are taught across higher education institutions, starting with our own.

Africa Center

Saudi-Spanish Center for Islamic Economics and Finance

This center is recognized in Europe as a hub for the study and promotion of Islamic finance, which is based on an alternative and ethical financial system.

Saudi-Spanish Center for Islamic Economics and Finance