Students at any year of their university studies with an official high school diploma.
Two intake options: Fall and Spring
Fall: Recommended enrollment by June 1st . Enrollment deadline by June 30th.
Spring: Recommended enrollment by November 1st . Enrollment deadline by November 30th.
After the Enrollment deadline, there is no guarantee of available places or choice of courses.
Submit the IEU Application Form and pass through the admission process.
Confirm your associated program. This will permit you to choose a 70% of courses from your associated program and 30% from other programs.
*The IEU Admissions Test is not required. A €120 application processing fee is required at the time of submitting the application.
Students must take between a mínimum of 24 ECTS and a máximum of 30 ECTS and optionally one language included. Students have the flexibility of taking courses outside their chosen degree of study as long as the schedules are compatible. Further information and access to the subject area will be provided once the student has secured their place reservation.Non EU citizens: please check if you meet the visa requirements. It is mandatory to comply with at least 80% of attendance on each selected course.
Please see below the steps involved in the Admissions Process. Do not hesitate to contact your Admissions Advisor for any query.
The online application form is an essential part of the admission process, as you will use it to formally apply to IE University. This form provides our Admissions Department with valuable information for assessing your suitability as a potential student.
The application form contains detailed step-by-step information on how to fill it in, and guides you through the process. You can start to fill the form in at any time of the year.
Your application is subject to a non-refundable admission fee of 120 euros. Information on how to pay this fee is included at the end of the form.
Make sure that you select your associated program. This will permit you to choose 70% of courses from your associated program and 30% from other programs.
The following documents must be submitted with your application form*:
Additional documents: a portfolio of your work and any other diploma or prize that you feel will give us a better overview of you, your achievements, and your interests.
The Kira assessment, allows the admissions team to get a sense of your personality and potential before proceeding to a possible interview.
Completing the assessment is simple—you will be given 3 questions to answer in a set amount of time. One of your responses will be written, and two will be recorded via video. The whole process should only take 20 to 30 minutes to complete.
Leyre Arévalo, Junior Manager of Admissions, offers some tips on preparing for the Kira online assessment.
The Admissions Department calls to interview everybody who has been successful during the admission process. Personal interviews are held online.
During the interview, the data provided in the application will be reviewed in greater detail, you will be tested on your communication abilities and will be evaluated to ensure that your profile meets the demands of the program.
The interview is not an exam. There are no right or wrong answers, or trick questions. The idea is for you to relax and simply be yourself. Our objective is for IE University to be the best university for you, and for you to fit in with us both academically and personally. Basically, you will have about 30 minutes for you to tell us why you should be admitted to IE University.
Here are some tips for the personal interview.
Once you have completed the application form, handed in the documentation, and passed the personal interview, the University’s Admissions Committee will review your application and the report filled in by your interviewer.
The Admissions Committee is made up of university staff members who, jointly, value your suitability as a candidate. You will be informed of the Admissions Committee’s decision in writing within about two weeks.
If you are coming from a university, you can check the courses you will get convalidated. You can check here the academic offer and ask your admissions advisor for the syllabus of the courses you are interested in.
If you have been accepted, you can pay the place reservation fee, guaranteeing yourself a place on the Visiting Student Program.
Bear in mind that being accepted at IE University does not guarantee you a place on the Visiting Student Program. Places are awarded on a first come, first served basis by strict order of payment.
You can reserve your place by paying a “place reservation fee” of 2,000 euros (non-refundable). This will then be discounted from the total cost of the Visiting Student Program. instructions to make this payment in your Admission email.
The place reservation fee will also enable you to obtain a student visa in Spain, create your student email, and be prepared for your enrollment process.
Your enrollment process is divided into two important phases:
Discover our students Visiting Student Program experience.