IE´s campus has more than 20,000 m2, distributed among 17 buildings located in the heart of Madrid’s Financial district, known as the Barrio de Salamanca, a strategic location that is very well-communicated and surrounded by historical and cultural buildings, and a varied gastronomical offer.


Located in Madrid’s uptown financial district, IE’s campus occupies a series of sites within a minute’s walk of each other. Take a look at the photos to see our different Campus buildings, such as the library, classrooms, auditorium, student lounges, and work spaces.

Virtual Campus Tour

Why Madrid?

Madrid is the capital of Spain and Europe’s fourth largest city. As the nation’s capital, Madrid is the epicenter of Spanish culture, business, and politics.

IE’s campus is around 20.000m2 in size, spread across 17 buildings strategically situated in the Salamanca neighbourhood, in the heart of the city.

Spanish is the native language to 500 million people worldwide and the world’s second business’ language. Learn it or improve it for free at IE, through extracurricular classes on campus.

As Madrid is strategically located in the center of Spain and in the core of Europe, connecting all major Spanish cities and international destinations. You can travel throughout your student year all around Europe, on short trips with affordable flight fares.

Madrid is the foremost financial and industrial center of the country. It is home to Spain ́s largest stock exchange, as it hosts most of the important national and international companies.

Madrid ́s geographical location gives it a priceless advantage: an excellent climate. Enjoy the weather, with a pleasant stroll on a sunny winter day, or sit down and enjoy the spring breeze in one of the many “Terrazas” (Spanish Cafés).

Madrid is also known for being a city that never sleeps. Every night you can enjoy hundreds of shows, bars, restaurantes and discos.


See where our main buildings are located in the city center of Madrid.