Our IE University community comprises expert professors and ambitious students who strive to make a positive global impact. They’re motivated and focused on discovering more and leading future change. IE University students drive innovation and creativity, while our dynamic professors have years of experience and real-world insights to complement their teaching, allowing them to bring the next generation of change-makers closer to their future careers in international development.
Our current class profile represents a global community across all four corners of the world with different academic backgrounds that enrich each other’s experiences.
Our future-focused students are striving to build a better tomorrow, looking to both take their international experiences through to their future careers and enrich their perspectives. They’ve found homes away from home at IE University and are making an impact on communities everywhere.
Many of our students want to challenge their own views, gain new perspectives and hear fresh ideas. Despite their diverse backgrounds, they’re united in a desire to make a professional impact at every level as they address the complex challenges facing humanity before an uncertain future. Hear their unique ambitions, motivations and stories in their own words:
From non-profits to the public and private sector and even to the 2030 agenda for sustainable development, this program’s unique partnership with UNSSC allows for a practical approach to international development in all its forms.
Our unparalleled faculty is made up of experts from around the world. Their international perspectives complement each other and offer our students a unique learning experience as part of one of the best graduate schools for international development. The IE University network starts with them.
Coming from diverse, global backgrounds, they each bring distinct perspectives and innovative ideas that embody what makes the school stand out. Their stories are personal and unique—but don’t take our word for it. Read their stories to see for yourself.