Student Stories

Sebastian, Nicaragua

Undergraduate student
“Find beauty and happiness in the little things.”
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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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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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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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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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Borja, Spain

Workplace & Change Management Consultant at JLL
“Thanks to the extensive skills and knowledge I acquired in the Master in Strategic Interior Design, I now possess the tools needed to respond to my clients’ changing demands with a completely updated viewpoint.”
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Belinda, South Africa

Strategic Business and Design Consultant
“The way we work, live, learn and shop has changed forever, and design is integral to the realization of this change and future shifts. It’s an exciting space to be in.”
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Florian, Germany

Business Development & Sales at TL
“The Master in Real Estate Development was the right program for me. It taught me the business and financial skills required for working in the industry, while exploring the foundations of architecture and importance of design.”
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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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Joseph, Lebanon

Agile Coach Consultant, KEGON AG
"The program taught me to observe, listen and take action in a creative and pragmatic manner."
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Simon, Belgium

Venture Associate at Plug and Play
“The Master’s in Real Estate Development trained and strengthened my confidence, shaping my future involvement in leadership roles outside my comfort zone, and taught me how to best communicate and engage with the key stakeholders involved in city-making.”
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Bernard, France

Business Growth Associate (FR), Longevity Partners
“Real estate is changing, and it’s changing fast. It is an exciting time to enter the industry and to contribute to its evolution.”
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Juan, Mexico

Development Associate at Thor Urbana
“As soon as I joined the program, I noticed that the professors were among the best real estate professionals in Spain and Europe. That’s when I knew that I was on the right track.”
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José María, Spain

Partner at Martin Lejarraga Architecture Office
“The pandemic forced us to spend more time at home and we realized the need for housing to better serve its inhabitants. The future of housing needs to include flexible and sustainable solutions that can adapt to our needs.”
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Kareem, Beirut, Lebanon

Co-founder of Creatives x Beirut
“After completing my studies at IE School of Architecture and Design, I’ve become a well-rounded designer and been exposed to a myriad of cultures that have undoubtedly widened my horizons.”
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