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Graduate summer program

duration3 weeks
intakeJuly 1-19, 2024
duration3 weeks
intakeJuly 1-19, 2024

Empowering excellence: A dynamic student journey

Join us for an enriching summer experience tailored for undergraduate and recent graduate students. Collaborate with peers from around the world and explore exciting academic subjects, all while experiencing Madrid’s vibrant culture. Seize this unique opportunity to begin building your global professional network and receive an official certificate of completion.

Ready to embark on this unforgettable journey? Let's make this summer one to remember. Here are just some of the benefits of taking part in our graduate summer program:

  • Elevate your skill set: Our program is dedicated to honing your essential soft skills, enriching your personal and professional journey.
  • Learn from leading experts: Immerse yourself in a dynamic learning environment guided by distinguished professors from IE University and gain insights from multiple perspectives.
  • Embrace global diversity: Become part of one of the world's most diverse university communities. Engage and collaborate with fellow students from a myriad of backgrounds, cultures and life experiences.
  • Dive into academic exploration: Tailor your experience by choosing between entrepreneurship, creating your own business from scratch; or intrapreneurship, contributing to solving challenges within established companies, in sectors such as fashion, green energies, mass consumer goods and consulting.
  • Obtain professional recognition: Receive an official IE University certificate of completion acknowledging your dedication and your new achievements. You can also gain ECTS credits (subject to approval from your home university).
IE Graduate Summer Programs at IE Tower
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Reasons to study at IE Graduate Summer

Alumni Benefits

Get to know Madrid

Soft Skills

Certificate in Sustainability

Why join the Graduate Summer Program?


academic guidance

Receive personalized academic guidance from experienced faculty dedicated to ensuring your success. The IE Graduate Summer Program offers a supportive environment where instructors provide valuable insights, mentorship, and assistance tailored to your individual learning needs.


personalized approach

Experience education tailored to your unique strengths and goals with our personalized approach. Whether it's through customized projects, one-on-one discussions, or individualized feedback, the program adapts to your learning style, fostering a dynamic and impactful educational experience.


Global Network

Expand your horizons and cultivate relationships within a global network of like-minded individuals. The IE Graduate Summer Program connects you with peers from diverse backgrounds, fostering a cross-cultural exchange of ideas and perspectives that enriches your academic and personal journey.


Digital Competence

With over two decades of expertise in the blended methodology, we, as global leader, present our exceptional learning environment designed to enhance your digital skills and equip you for the demands of digital information.

Flavia Fernández

Coordinator - Global Recruitment



Please contact our program specialist for personalized advice on your specific case.

Content of the program

This summer do not miss the chance to experience diversity at its best. This program aims to teach modern organizational management, critical thinking, and entrepreneurship. It will help students develop an entrepreneurial mind and spirit, as well as learn to use tools and methodologies to be better leaders in the future. The program is committed to society through business management and entrepreneurship.

IE Graduate summer schools in a class at IE Tower


Every year, the IE Graduate Summer Program welcomes an exciting group of diverse young students from different academic backgrounds and nationalities. IE´s power to attract talent from every corner of the world is an irreplaceable edge that enriches the program as a truly transformational academic experience.

IE Graduate Summer School studet during a dynamic class


As part of the program, students hear from international companies. You will have a unique first-hand opportunity to understand corporate operations and gain industry insights to merge academics with real-world practice. Last year we invited Amazon, Google and EY.

IE students cooking at IE Graduate summer program


Summer School students will have the chance to participate in social and cultural extracurricular activities gaining an immersion into life in Madrid.


Welcome to the IE Tower, our new campus that embodies cutting-edge learning innovation. Nestled in the heart of the city's financial district, this tech-based urban campus stands as the fifth tallest tower in Madrid and the seventh in Spain, soaring to a height of 180 meters. Beyond its impressive stature, the IE Tower is a beacon of sustainable architecture, offering more than 50,000 square meters of versatile, multi-use space. This campus has been meticulously designed to meet the diverse needs of our students, ensuring a dynamic and forward-thinking educational environment.

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“The international exposure during the IE Graduate Summer School as well as the practical methodology in the classrooms, and the interaction with leading global companies offered students a taste of many different industries. The amount of new friends made at IE, and the diversity among them made this experience absolutely unique.”

Fernando Martinez

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“The IE Summer School is the perfect way to get introduced to the IE community and all the exciting things it has to offer. If you’re considering coming to Madrid for your masters, it is what you should be doing next summer!”

Julie Skogheim

Image Paula Mora

“Being exposed to IE’s values and community for a summer gave me a new perspective on the meaning of higher education. After completing the Summer School, I knew that when the time came for me to pursue a master’s degree, IE would provide me with an unmatched educational experience.”

Paula Mora

Nadezhda graduate summer program student

The IE Summer School has been contributory in realising my aspirations and dreams. It allows one to feel the atmosphere of a modern business school and deep dive into the wide range of extracurricular activities. In just three weeks, IE has impacted my mindset, illuminating my potential future career paths. Moreover, the program has afforded me the opportunity to build a valuable network and connect with great individuals from around the globe.

Nadezhda Bessmertnova

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The IE Graduate Summer School was one of the best experiences I have ever had. I resonated with IE's inclusive and diverse values, made friends of different nationalities, and most importantly got to experience the great quality of education that IE provided alongside engaging extra-curricular activities. After completing this program and enjoying a great time in Madrid, I am convinced that I want to pursue my masters here in the future!

Krush Sahghvi

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