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Discover the IE School of humanities Collaborators

The IE School of Humanities partners with a variety of renonwed arts and culture institutions to provide students with both curricular and extracurricular experiences and practical immersion into exciting projects and initiatives in arts, culture, management, and digital applications.


The IE School of Humanities and UNESCO strive to establish a unique and enriching learning environment for students, where they can benefit from UNESCO's vast knowledge and expertise. This collaboration is built upon several areas of common interest, such as the ethics of artificial intelligence or social transformations driven by technology and innovation, and recognizes the pivotal role of the humanities in addressing pressing global challenges.

This collaborative effort encourages students to apply their knowledge and skills in real-world contexts through informative sessions, talks, workshops, applied projects or mentorship. The partnership between IE University and UNESCO also extends to the design and organization of extracurricular and career-development activities, including internships, events, competitions, simulations and academic trips.

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Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

The IE School of Humanities and the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, home to one of the finest and most varied collections of Western painting, work together to connect students to the arts, both inside and outside the classroom. Most recently, through a collaboration featuring reproductions of artworks in the IE Tower which link art and sustainable development. Other initatives include seminars, visits to the permanent collection and temporary exhibitions, and opportunities within the Young Friends program of the museum.

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Instituto Cervantes

Through collaboration with the Instituto Cervantes, the IE School of Humanities promotes the meeting and exchange of Spanish and pan-Hispanic culture with other cultures of the world and encourages students to learn and research their surrounding culture and language.

The Instituto Cervantes is the public institution created by Spain in 1991 to universally promote the teaching, study and use of Spanish and contribute to the dissemination of Hispanic cultures abroad.

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Guggenheim Bilbao

Together, the IE School of Humanities and the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao carry out a range of activities including seminars, internships, and capstone projects, aimed at highlighting the strategic value of art, culture and education as vectors for the development of society.

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Fundación Ortega-Marañón

The José Ortega y Gasset-Gregorio Marañón Foundation (FOM) is a private institution inspired by the liberal spirit and intellectual legacy of its owners - the philosopher José Ortega y Gasset and the doctor Gregorio Marañón y Posadillo. The Foundation is also established as a think tank for transversal debate on all aspects that affect society.


Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía

The Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía is an international reference center for the teaching of young musicians and to facilitate the development of their individual talent. The IE School of Humanities offers our students the opportunity to connect with young musical talent through attendance to concerts and recitals in Madrid.

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Fundación Telefónica

The IE School of Humanities and the Fundación Telefónica colllaborate on initatives that promote the progress and promotion of a human-centric digital society. We do this through an annual conference ¨enlightED¨ focused on education, technology, and innovation, as well as through seminars and visits to the Espacio Fundación Telefonica.


The collaboration with UNESCO is dedicated to creating a distinctive and enriching educational environment for students. In this unique partnership, students have the opportunity to tap into UNESCO's extensive knowledge and expertise. This cooperative venture is firmly rooted in shared interests, such as the ethical dimensions of artificial intelligence and the societal changes brought about by technology and innovation. It also acknowledges the vital role of the humanities in addressing urgent global issues.

IE University and UNESCO are committed to jointly developing various academic initiatives to cultivate interactive learning experiences. Through a series of informative sessions, lectures, workshops, practical projects, and mentorship opportunities, this collaborative effort encourages students to apply their acquired knowledge and skills in real-world contexts. Additionally, the partnership extends to the planning and execution of extracurricular and career-focused activities, encompassing internships, events, competitions, simulations, and academic excursions.

To bolster these endeavors, both institutions are dedicated to mobilizing applied research, impact projects, and other activities, along with providing additional student resources related to our programs. 

Agreement with UNESCO to build a more human digital society

Engaging and Life-Changing Educational Journey

Fundamentally, the collaboration between IE and UNESCO* aims to establish an engaging and life-altering educational journey. Within this alliance, students not only gain specialized expertise but also cultivate a more comprehensive outlook, enabling them to comprehend the intricate connections between human values, scientific progress, and societal consequences.