Who we are

OUR MISSION

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.

OUR VISION

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.

RECOGNITION AND RANKINGS

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

    2019
  • 3rd
    Best BBA Worldwide

    Youth Incorporated, Global University Rankings 2019

    2019
  • 5th
    in Europe

    Youth Incorporated, Global University Rankings 2019

    2019
  • 7th
    in Recruiter Satisfaction Worldwide

    Youth Incorporated, Global University Rankings 2019

    2019
  • 6th
    in Student Satisfaction Worldwide

    Youth Incorporated, Global University Rankings 2019

    2019
  • 19th
    Top University Worldwide

    Youth Incorporated, Global University Rankings 2019

    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

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

José María Álvarez-Pallete - enlightED 2021 | IE University

José María Álvarez-Pallete: “Education driven by digitalization makes it possible to democratize and universalize access to knowledge”

20,000 people from 20 countries participate in this year’s enlightED. The conference can be followed at: enlightED.education.

Today saw the inauguration of the fourth annual edition of enlightED, the global conference on education, technology and innovation, which will bring together 20,000 people from around the world for three days in the Spanish capital to reflect on the major educational gaps in innovation, skills and digitalization.

The inauguration was presided over by Spain’s King Felipe VI, accompanied by Pilar Alegría, the Spanish Minister of Education and Vocational Training,; José María Álvarez-Pallete, the Chairman of Telefónica; Rafael Nadal, the 2008 Prince of Asturias Award for Sports winner. All three highlighted the importance of reducing the digital divide in education and the need for initiatives such as enlightED to help achieve this.

19 Oct 2021

 

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The King of Spain presides over inauguration of IE Tower | IE University

The King of Spain presides over inauguration of IE Tower, IE University’s new building in Madrid

António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, describes the IE Tower as a "symbol of the importance of education, a place of learning, ...

19 Oct 2021

 

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Jaime de Aguinaga and María Eugenia Marín Join the Office of the IE University Provost

Jaime de Aguinaga and María Eugenia Marín Join the Office of the IE University Provost

The Office of the provost will drive the IE University’s international expansion and create and consolidate new strategic alliances.

15 Oct 2021

 

On Campus
EnlightED’s Most Global Edition | IE University

EnlightED’s Most Global Edition: 147 global thinkers connected from 10 countries will discuss the gaps in education

Fundación Telefónica, IE University and South Summit organize the 4th edition of enlightED Hybrid Edition 2021 on the 19th, 20th and 21st.

15 Oct 2021

 

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IE University China Center presents report | IE University

IE University China Center presents its report on entrepreneurship and innovation in China at South Summit 2021

The third edition of the report was presented at the South Summit today.

06 Oct 2021

 

On Campus
King Felipe VI at South Summit 2021 | IE University

H. M. King Felipe VI highlights Spain’s appeal for entrepreneurs and innovators at South Summit 2021

South Summit 2021 is sponsored by IE University in collaboration with the Secretary of State for Digitalization and Artificial Intelligence.

06 Oct 2021

 

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