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The state of global affairs and how higher education in the field should move forward, main issues during the APSIA Annual Meeting in Madrid

The leaders of the most prestigious academic institutions in international relations worldwide discussed the challenges our world is facing.

25 / 04 / 2022

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APSIA annual meeting kicks off

APSIA annual Deans’ meeting kicked-off today at IE Tower, the new sustainable and technological vertical campus of IE University.

20 / 04 / 2022

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IE School of Global and Public Affairs hosts the upcoming APSIA annual meeting

IE GPA will host this year's Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA) annual Deans’ meeting at the IE Tower.

06 / 04 / 2022

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IE University and the China Scholarship Council announce a broad agreement to award full scholarships to more than 100 Chinese students

To enhance the diversity of thought and experience in the classroom, IE University & the China Scholarship Council have renewed their scholarship ...

24 / 02 / 2022

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IE School of Global and Public Affairs and Antalya Diplomacy Forum will co-organise a session on disinformation in the cyberspace

IE University´s School of Global and Publıc Affairs and the“Antalya Diplomacy Forum” (ADF) have signed an agreement to co-organize a session on ...

28 / 01 / 2022

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Ángel Alonso Arroba appointed as new Vice Dean of IE School of Global and Public Affairs

IE University announce the appointment of Ángel Alonso Arroba as new Vice Dean for Management and Development of the School of Global and Public ...

27 / 10 / 2021

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IE School of Global and Public Affairs hosted the speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey at the IE Tower

Dean Manuel Muñiz and Mustafa Şentop had a conversation on Turkey’s view of global politics, its relations with the European Union and Covid19.

30 / 09 / 2021

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Manuel Muñiz rejoins IE University as Provost, and as Dean of IE School of Global and Public Affairs

As Provost of IE, Manuel Muñiz will drive the university's international expansion and create and consolidate new strategic alliances.

31 / 08 / 2021

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IE University and The Spanish Exporters’ and Investors Club sign an agreement to promote Spanish Companies internationally

IE University and The Spanish Exporters and Investors Club will cooperate on training leaders and managers to face the new challenges posed in ...

21 / 07 / 2021

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The United Nations Development Programme and IE School of Global and Public Affairs sign an alliance to enhance capacities for sustainable development

The UNDP and GPA School join forces to foster the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

06 / 05 / 2021

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Using Augmented Reality to raise awareness of the Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a shared blueprint for long-term peace and prosperity for everyone on the planet.

26 / 03 / 2021

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IE University participates in the European project 1Planet4All to combat climate crisis

1Planet4All is a pan-European project that brings together young individuals to help achieve the 2023 objectives.

25 / 03 / 2021

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Developing a new social contract in Latin America

Susana Malcorra and Rebeca Gryspan discuss the effects of COVID-19 in Latin America, and how the region can move forward.

05 / 03 / 2021

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The State of Global Affairs and higher education in the field | IE

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During their visit to Spain, the Deans also discussed these topics in an audience with His Royal Majesty King Felipe VI at the Zarzuela Palace in Madrid. King Felipe VI, who himself graduated from one of the APSIA member schools, exchanged opinions with the deans not only about the state of global affairs and the topics that will shape the global agenda, but also on the way academic institutions should adapt their pedagogy and content in order to stay at the forefront of knowledge production and professional training.

In this 3-day meeting, the APSIA deans also visited to de City Hall of Madrid, the Spanish Royal Academy, the Prado and Sorolla Museum and the city of Segovia (UNESCO World Heritage Site), where IE University has its historical campus.

“The city of Madrid and IE University provided a wonderful backdrop against which to consider the future of international affairs, as well as explore ever-better ways to prepare future generations for the many professions of international affairs,” concluded Carmen Iezzi Mezzera, Executive Director of APSIA.

APSIA is one of the world’s most important educational alliances, bringing together the leading graduate schools of international affairs and public policy. Currently, 38 schools from 10 different countries are full-members of APSIA, as well as an additional 29 affiliated universities from eight countries. IE School of Global and Public Affairs is one of the few European schools in the alliance and the only Spanish full-member.