A unique learning environment

IE University cultivates a student-centered, idea-driven community within a rich, diverse and globally focused learning environment.


IE University’s unique learning environment fosters the exchange of ideas on a global level. With a student body that represents over 130 different countries, and with over 70% of our students coming from outside of Spain, the wide variety of perspectives and experiences on offer shape who we are. Committed to global achievement, we aim to develop citizens of the world, open-minded and able to adapt professionally and personally to an international demand.


IE University takes a student-centered approach to education. You will be welcomed into a supportive community, where your unique value is recognized and encouraged to flourish. Professors interact daily with students, building the educational experience around their specific needs and interests. At IE University, you will benefit from the guidance of mentors, tutors and advisors, allowing you to create your own personal career path.

Through the looking glass: An interview with IEU Rector Salvador Carmona

As Rector of IE University, Salvador Carmona expresses what makes this innovative institution stand out: top graduate employability, an international student body and a wonderful entrepreneurial spirit.

“What this university strives to do is anticipate the way the next generation is going to think. When our graduates go out into the world, they will not be thinking like their own generation, but like the one that comes after them.” – Salvador Carmona – Rector of IE University

Read the complete interview