Student Stories

Rakan, Syria

Design Associate at KCA International
“What I like the most about the program is how much you can learn about how you start, strategically run and market a business. I’ve always had an idea but it’s actually completely different—there’s a science behind it.”
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Alejandra, Spain

Freelance Interior Designer at AIC Design
“One of the reasons I chose IE University is because they have a very good networking program, and one of my main priorities when applying was working in teams and being a teammate.”
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Maddison, US

Architectural Designer at Trapolin-Peer Architects
“My favorite thing about the program so far is learning from my colleagues about their experiences and their travels—the international perspective that IE University provides.”
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Danielle, Canada

Undergraduate student
“The bigger the positive impact I can create throughout my career, the more likely I will be successful.”
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Arturo, Mexico

Project Manager at TCI Consultoría Internacional
“Through real estate development, we can change our built environment and create a real change in our society and our cities.”
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Farah, United Arab Emirates

Cultural Consultant and Design Strategist
“Without a doubt, the IE community (students, staff and educators) have enriched my personal and professional lives. They have and continue to inspire my growth as a designer.”
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Barak, Spain

Projects Director at RedBook Agency
“It’s been quite a spin seeing architecture from a completely different angle. In these two weeks, I’ve already seen the potential of what I’m hoping to do and it’s a great opportunity to build on these skills.”
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Isabel Nicole, Philippines

Undergraduate student
“One of the things I love about studying at IE University in Segovia is that all the things we learn in history about architecture, we can see it and live it because it’s all around us.”
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Gonzalo, Colombia

Director at SESTRAL
“I wanted to get a fresh perspective of what the world of real estate was like abroad, especially in Europe and the US, and I think it was a great decision.”
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Juan, Spain

Senior Architect and Business Development Manager at AECOM Spain
“As an architect, I get the feeling that I've opened the door to a whole new world.”
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Lamia, Lebanon

Corporate Banking Department of Fransabank
“Everybody here is pushing you, encouraging you; staff, professors, and, of course, our program manager, follow our journey at IE closely to make it as successful as possible.”
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Ayman, Palestine

General Manager, Al Qattara, United Arab Emirates
“The Global Master in Real Estate Development is different from other programs. Its emphasis on sustainability gives it an advantage over the other programs and was my main drive for selecting it.”
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Sebastian, Nicaragua

Undergraduate student
“Find beauty and happiness in the little things.”
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Hannah, Belgium

Undergraduate student
“The university has so many opportunities. You really can choose what you're interested in for your own personal development.”
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Javier, Spain

Undergraduate student
“Being in contact with international students has expanded my mind; I have discovered the diversity of the world, helping me to improve as an architect, since I have seen what is being done in other countries.”
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