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Programs in Law, International Affairs & Public Policy


Law, International Affairs & Public Policy is about justice, equality and global challenges. As the world is changing through technological advancements and globalization, we need leaders who can fearlessly move forward, adapt and make positive change for the greater good. From tackling climate change initiatives to the political and social implications of our rapidly-changing digital environments, law, international affairs and public policy can help you discover how to fight for justice and fairness with a clear sense of purpose.

That is why we have created our programs in Law, International Affairs & Public Policies which:

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Are outgoing and global minded, ready to tackle global issues and leave a lasting positive impact.


The skill set to drive change in a fast-paced, globalized world and implement solutions to social, political and legal challenges, using a human-centred approach.


Instruments of positive change in the global stage, leveraging professional opportunities in the law, international relations and policy fields, and contributing positively to the constantly changing world across the public, private and non-profit sectors.

Why is this pathway and IE University the right choice for you?

A wholly international scope

International agreements with various entities allow you to connect with multinational companies, law firms, multilateral organizations and NGOs, in order to collaborate on top initiatives that will grow your knowledge and international network.


Learn from top faculty

Our program features academics and professionals with backgrounds in leading enterprises, international organizations as well as law firms and consulting firms. Their experience at institutions ranging from PwC and Save the Children to Google and the UN provides unrivaled insights and networking opportunities for all program participants.


Experience the public and private sectors

Gain real-world experience and work with consultancy firms and law firms within the public and private spheres. You will get the chance to build long-lasting relationships with leading sector players while gaining key insights and practical experience in a fast-paced context.


Benefit from global partnerships

We have partnered with institutions such as the United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC), the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA) and the Law Schools Global League (LSGL), allowing you to stand out in a competitive environment.


Leverage the power of law, politics and technology

Gain the right tech skill set to better able impact the world and achieve goals. Across all programs, the interplay between law, politics and technology is strong, providing students with an essential added value over the competition.


Experience your degree first hand

Make the most of your program by participating in our extra curricular activities, such as moot courts, which offer real-life training to prepare you for your future. There’s also the IE Legal Clinic, which offers free pro-bono legal services to NGOs, foundations and people in need, making an invaluable contribution to society. Or you can test your limits, broaden your horizons and challenge your thinking with the Transformation Journey in Nepal.

Reach your potential through our programs

Our range of bachelor's, master's, dual degree and executive education programs provide students with a unique opportunity to stay in direct and constant contact with the best national and international companies, law firms and organizations.

As soon as our students begin their studies, they are immersed in the corporate and public policy world, allowing them to become outstanding professionals in a broad array of fields.



Where we'll take you

As the world continuously evolves, our programs in law, international affairs and public policy offer plenty of opportunities to develop, grow and stay ahead of complex changes on a global scale. 

From leadership roles to roles requiring highly specialized capabilities, our programs will equip you with an eclectic mix of complementary and transversal skills to turn you into a dynamic leader capable of making a real impact across numerous sectors worldwide.


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White & Case
Baker McKenzie
Herbert Smith Freehills
European Commission
United Nations
Save the Children
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Career services adapted to your profile

As part of our commitment to you and our community, the Talent & Careers team is dedicated to your professional development. With services that range from personalized career advice and guidance, organizing dozens of events and forums, to developing close collaborations with world-leading employers, we help connect you to the industry and assist you in kickstarting your professional future.

Thanks to our initiatives, hundreds of companies visit IE University each year, offering thousands of new opportunities for IE University students. The Talent & Careers team in Law, International Affairs & Public Policies makes the promise that these resources are available to you, but your experience depends on how you take advantage of these opportunities.

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Throughout your program at IE, you will be coached by experts from the IE Talent & Careers department on a variety of topics. These will be highly technical sessions related to how to prepare an effective CV, writing a cover letter, networking effectively and how to achieve your professional goals. You will also be advised on the resources available for students through the IE Talent & Careers department, as well as liaise with external industry professionals in events such as the Talent Forum and have access to an international job portal.

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Within this pathway, you'll benefit from our collaborations with top organizations across the globe to ensure that our students gain valuable experience, participate in internships, build their networks and improve their career prospects upon graduation. Within law, student forums are held with top law firms, where your final project is a real case through our partnerships with Baker Mckenzie and IBM Watson. Through the Capstone Project, students can work with organizations including NATO, Oxfam International and UNESCO, to apply their knowledge and skills in real-world situations.

A Glimpse into who you could become...

Anna's Story

Erika's Story

Teresa's Story

Bart's Story


Anna Carle: Senior Communications & Events Officer, British Council, Brussels

Anna Carle, a Master in International Development alum, gives us an insight into her current role and her life in Brussels. She says her time at IE University helped her understand how the world works and how she could make a difference in an effective way.

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Erika Pantoja: Senior Manager, Brand Counsel LATAM, Kelloggs

Erika Pantoja, from Mexico, is a Master of Laws (LL.M.) alum. She explains why she chose IE University, how she balances her professional and personal life and how the program boosted her career—as well as giving some words of advice for prospective students.


Teresa Olombrada: Dual Degree in Laws & International Relations student

Teresa Olombrada is studying for a Dual Degree in Laws & International Relations. She tells us why the program was a perfect match for her and why she chose to return to her home city of Segovia to study. Learn how Teresa’s passions for sport and photography form part of her life at IE University, as well as her ambitions for the future.


Bart Friese: Senior Consultant, PwC Nederland

Bart Friese, a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B:) alum, is now Senior Consultant at PwC Nederland. He says IE University helped him to face challenges head-on and get outside his comfort zone. See a typical day in Bart’s life in Amsterdam and discover how he spends his work and leisure time.


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