Who we are


IE University is committed to its students, faculty and wider academic community. We offer a dynamic, transformational learning environment that shapes the people who will go on to shape the world.


IE University is a place for forward-thinking visionaries to learn in a transformative environment. Immerse yourself in a supportive community of students and faculty who interact together with new ideas and approaches to fuel the innovative learning process.

This diverse, dynamic hub consists of an average of 130 different countries represented on campus each year, with over 75% of its students coming from outside Spain.

We pride ourselves on our innovative vision and entrepreneurial spirit, fueled by academic rigor and a strong focus on the humanities. Our practice-based approach goes beyond the classroom walls, taking our students to the frontlines of their respective fields.

IE University is more than just an education. It’s a complete academic and professional experience that broadens horizons, connects the world and provides students with a personalized career path to help them achieve their goals.


IE University proudly boasts its top rankings by some of the most prestigious associations in their respected fields. Each discipline is also highly regarded amongst employers from some of the world’s largest corporations.

  • 1st
    In Spain

    Youth Incorporated, Global University Rankings 2019

  • 3rd
    Best BBA Worldwide

    Youth Incorporated, Global University Rankings 2019

  • 5th
    in Europe

    Youth Incorporated, Global University Rankings 2019

  • 7th
    in Recruiter Satisfaction Worldwide

    Youth Incorporated, Global University Rankings 2019

  • 6th
    in Student Satisfaction Worldwide

    Youth Incorporated, Global University Rankings 2019

  • 19th
    Top University Worldwide

    Youth Incorporated, Global University Rankings 2019

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Welcome from the rector

IE University’s Rector welcomes you to our institution of higher education and urges you to browse our website for more information. He invites you to take a visit to our campus where you will be able to witness our commitment to our students and their learning processes.

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Governing Body


Our dedicated Governing Body works together to ensure our students at IE University are offered an innovative academic experience that will prepare them for the professional working world, tailoring personalized career paths to each individual’s goals.

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IE Milestone

IE milestones

Since our conception, we at IE University have evolved into the dynamic, diverse, and global community we see today. Expanding departments, nationalities, and programs on offer, we have helped launched over 60,000 students’ careers in a wide range of fields.

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Latest news

Amazon and IE University launch “Despega”

Amazon and IE University launch “Despega” to help 50,000 SMEs digitize

By training and coaching businesses, SMEs will overcome existing barriers to sell online in Spain and abroad.

Amazon and IE University have announced today the launch of Despega, a program designed to boost the growth and the digitization of more than 50,000 small businesses across Spain in the wake of the pandemic, with the collaboration of ICEX España Exportación e Inversiones, CEPYME and AECOC . Spanish small businesses have been significantly impacted by the health emergency, with more than 96% of them believing that the crisis is affecting their business . Furthermore, only 19% of SMEs in Spain have digital stores with most small businesses claiming that the lack of digital knowledge and training as well as the need for an initial investment are the main blockers stopping them to start and be successful selling online.

Despega will provide online learning resources and business advice for entrepreneurs interested in designing an e-commerce business plan, and for small and medium size businesses interested in selling online.

03 Sep 2020


Scholarships, Awards & Contests
Summer Booster | IE University

IE University announces the winning entrepreneurial projects of the Summer Booster

The Entrepreneurship Track was a four week immersive experience on campus.

28 Aug 2020


On Campus
IE University, preparado para iniciar el curso académico 2020-2021

IE University, ready to begin the academic year 2020-2021

IE University has announced the institution’s main guidelines for campus activity for the start of the academic year 2020-2021.

20 Aug 2020


On Campus
Salman Khan, Rose Luckin, Nassim Taleb & Hadi Partovi, participants in the first Virtual EnlightED

Salman Khan, Rose Luckin, Nassim Taleb & Hadi Partovi, participants in the first Virtual EnlightED

Fundación Telefónica, IE University, Fundación Santillana and South Summit are organising the third event of enlightED Virtual Edition 2020, with ...

28 Jul 2020


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