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

IE University surpasses one million Coursera MOOCs learners

IE University surpasses one million learners enrolled on its Coursera MOOCs

Only five European universities have reached this historic figure on open online course platform.

More than one million learners are now enrolled on IE University’s Coursera Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). The institution, which has been working with the course platform for nine years, has developed 44 MOOCs, along with nine Specializations, among them Marketing, Branding, Globalization and Economics, Scale Up Your Startup, and Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging, the last two launched earlier this year. IE University thus becomes one of the five European universities that have surpassed the barrier of one million enrollments on Coursera.

Over the last decade, IE University has trained more than 710,000 unique learners from all over the world. By country, the top 10 is led by India, USA, Mexico, Spain, Colombia, UK, Brazil, Canada, Peru and Argentina. Of these, more than 130,000 students have obtained the program’s final certificate. Among the most popular MOOCs designed by IE University Making Architecture and Market Research and Consumer Behavior, which already have more than 100,000 students enrolled, while Brand & Product Management is reaching 85,000 users.

04 Jul 2022


LGBT+@Work, at IE University

International experts discuss the challenges of diversity management at the 16th edition of LGBT+@Work, at IE University

IE Tower has been illuminated with the colors of the LGBTIQ+ flag in an initiative organized by the IE Out & Allies Club.

01 Jul 2022


Hay Festival Segovia 2022 | IE University

At Tech4Democracy Event at IE University, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Calls for a Pluralistic and Open Internet

Tech4Democracy is a global initiative by IE University in partnership with the U.S. Department of State, with Microsoft as its main strategic ...

29 Jun 2022


Amazon and IE University receive the Merit Award 2022 for Despega

Amazon and IE University receive the Merit Award 2022 for the joint program Despega for SMEs and entrepreneurs

More than 40,000 participants in Spain and Italy have already received free training to deepen their understanding of digital transformation.

28 Jun 2022


Hay Festival Segovia 2022 | IE University

This year, Hay Festival Segovia brings together more than 100 experts from 17 countries, focusing on innovation and tradition

IE University is partnering with the Hay Festival Segovia, winner of the 2020 Princess of Asturias Award for Communication and the Humanities.

28 Jun 2022


Ban Ki-moon awarded IE University medal

Ban Ki-moon awarded IE University medal for his United Nations SDG and 2030 Agenda leadership

Following the ceremony, held at IE Tower, Ban Ki-moon discussed the challenges of global governance with Susana Malcorra.

22 Jun 2022


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