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.

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.

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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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 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

Enlighted is back with world experts in education, innovation and edtech

The event will take place in Madrid between October 2-4 within the framework of the South Summit.

How should we prepare for the educational challenges we will face in 2030? How should schools rethink educating students in the digital age? How should universities adapt to meet the needs of companies ahead of the emergence of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence? What challenges does EdTech face in responding to the educational and business sector?

These are some of the questions to be posed during enlightED, a meeting promoted by Fundación Telefónica, IE University, South Summit and Santillana Foundation. This second edition will be held between October 2-4 in La Nave (Madrid) within the framework of South Summit 2019.

19 Jul 2019



Helen Clark, former Prime Minister of New Zealand, receives IE University Medal

Award delivered during 2019 graduation ceremony.

19 Jul 2019



IE University adds Economics degree to its curriculum

Students from 55 nationalities graduate from the campus of IE University in Segovia.

08 Jul 2019


On Campus

IE Foundation announces the winners of the 4th edition of the Humanities Awards

New category allows staff members of the education institution to submit works for first time.

05 Jul 2019


Arts & Humanities

Kike Sarasola, President of Room Mate Group, receives Lifetime Achievement Award at IE University’s LGBT@Work Conference

IE University’s LGBT@Work conference is one the longest-running LGBT+ work conferences in Europe.

05 Jul 2019



Outstanding writers, thinkers and international figures from the worlds of art and architecture to take part in Hay Festival Segovia 2019

International experts like Jeanne Gang, Fernando Aramburu and Carlota Casiraghi will share their visions and experiences in the festival.

28 Jun 2019


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