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UNWTO, IE University, Sommet Education partner

UNWTO, IE University, Sommet Education partner to accelerate Online Education in the Tourism Sector

The Tourism Online Academy, a virtual platform launched by the UNWTO and IE University in 2019, has already attracted around 10.000 registered users.

The World Tourism Organization, in keeping with its firm commitment to democratizing online education; IE University, with more than 20 years’ experience in online training, and Sommet Education, global leader in higher education in hotel management and culinary arts are partnering to accelerate on-line education in the Hospitality sector. The worldwide group thus becomes Academic Partner of the Tourism Online Academy, incorporating courses on various expertise of tourism management and hospitality. The first course available from Sommet Education will be “Excellence in Spa Operations”, and new courses focused on hotel management will be included in the following months.

The Tourism Online Academy, a virtual platform launched by the UNWTO and IE University in 2019, has already attracted around 10.000 registered users. Throughout 2021, more prestigious universities from around the world are set to join this platform.

05 May 2021


European Tech Insights | IE University

IE University research reveals most Europeans are willing to pay more taxes to raise the salaries of key workers

The European Tech Insights 2021 survey was conducted in January 2021 by Netquest.

29 Apr 2021


IE Business School Leads 2021 QS Online MBA Rankings

IE Business School Leads 2021 QS Online MBA Rankings

IE Business School holds the top position for the fourth year in a row.

21 Apr 2021


New Digital Learning Ranking | IE University

New Digital Learning Ranking Positions IE University 24th in the World

Madrid Ranks as the 9th city hub in the world for digital education and careers.

20 Apr 2021


IE University and (R)Forest Project plant 80 holm oaks

IE University and (R)Forest Project plant 80 holm oaks in Madrid’s Ventilla Park in collaboration with City Hall

IE Forest is the result of a collaboration with IE University and will consist of 625 oak trees in the north of the Spanish capital.

19 Apr 2021


IE University Announces Lee Newman as Dean of IE Business School

IE University Announces Appointment of Lee Newman as Dean of IE Business School

Newman succeeds Martin Boehm, who for the last nine years was Dean of Programs and then Dean.

16 Apr 2021


IE University brings companies from across the globe at the IE Spring Virtual Talent Forum

International recruiters will attend the event, to which 5,000 students and graduates of the institution are invited.

IE University will bring together this month companies all over the world at the IE Spring Virtual Talent Forum, the institution’s largest & biannual recruiting event, at which international companies from different sectors will present their growth plans and professional opportunities within their teams to students and graduates of IE University. This is the third time that IE Talent & Careers organizes a fully virtual edition of this employment forum, which attracts every year more international recruiters for their talent selection.

The IE Virtual Spring Talent Forum will take place on 5 different days, from April 15th to May 13th. Each day will be dedicated to a group of sectors and industries. International companies such as Deloitte, Orphoz a McKinsey Company, Hilti, OECD, Amazon, P&G, ABInBev, PayPal, SAP, Meliá, Celonis, Glovo, Uber, among others, will attend the event.

15 Apr 2021


IE University and Instituto Cervantes sign agreement to promote humanities in education

Accord includes developing joint research and innovation initiatives and projects. Photo: José Manuel Ballester.

07 Apr 2021


Financial Times Ranks IE Business School 2nd in the World for Online MBA Programs

IE Business School is second in the world, for the fourth consecutive year, according to the Financial Times 2021 Ranking of Online MBA Programs.

22 Mar 2021


The United Nations and IE University join forces to foster innovation for sustainable development

This new agreement will leverage new innovative and technological solutions for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda.

22 Mar 2021


IE University Launches Center for Liquid Learning

Nick Van Dam, Chief Learning Officer and Professor at IE University, will serve as Chair.

15 Mar 2021


Sovereign wealth funds were most active in the technology (25% of deals), services (18%) and life sciences (17.6%) sectors, according to the 2020 Sovereign Wealth Funds Report by IE University and ICEX-Invest in Spain

There were 95 active sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) managing more than $9 trillion of assets for the first time, an 8% increase over the previous year.

03 Mar 2021


Princess of Asturias Laureate Mary Beard and Indian writer Namita Gokhale headline IE University’s International Women’s Month

The Liquid Learning Ebook will gather all the activities of the month. Photo by Roberto Arribas.

02 Mar 2021


Isabel Díaz Ayuso presents the open line against hyper-regulation at the South Summit Governing Council, at IE University

The presentation took place at the South Summit meeting held at IE University today.

01 Mar 2021


IE University’s Humanities Week analyzes the impact of art and the humanities on the perception of the world

Students will be able to attend a digital meeting with The Fuzzie and the Techie author Scott Hartley, as well as visit the Marlborough Gallery.

This week, IE University celebrates the third annual Humanities Week. Campus Life, in collaboration with the Arts and Humanities Division and the IE Foundation, organizes this annual event with the arts and humanities to explore how humanistic disciplines can transform our perspective and change the way we see life.

Entitled A Matter of Perception, this hybrid conference includes lectures, interviews, private visits, workshops and exhibitions, which will help to deepen the impact of one of IE University’s core values regarding our understanding of the world and career development.

22 Feb 2021