Candidate Profile


IE University’s educational model is designed for internationally minded candidates, with and entrepreneurial spirit and a drive for innovation.

Our educational model is designed to create individually tailored, academically rigorous programs in a diverse, international environment. With a strong emphasis on entrepreneurship, innovation and the humanities, these practically focused degrees build well-rounded individuals, ready to take on modern challenges.

We look for well-rounded candidates. Academic achievements are just the beginning, our students come to us with an international outlook, already having put their exceptional potential into practice. While grades play an important part, we are interested in your academic performance in a broader framework, centering on your aspirations and abilities, personal initiative and globally minded, humanistic focus. 



Our students are passionate about many different things. Some of them are passionate about sports, others about the arts, and others about developing new business ideas. We have students who are passionate about motorcycles, horse-riding, singing, painting, and much more. If there is something that defines our students, it is their hunger for living their passions and sharing them with the world.



Driving Innovation

Bart Wauters on Comparative Law Methodology

After several years as a European Legal History and Legal Thought professor, Bart Wauters tells us his opinion on the importance of Comparative Law ...

22 / 08 / 2019

Driving Innovation

IE University student Eva Jodar attends the BCG Women’s Bootcamp Spain 2019

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) Women’s Bootcamp is a recruitment event with a deep dive into strategic consulting, organized for young ...

09 / 08 / 2019

Driving Innovation

Antonios Kouroutakis on Comparative Law Methodology

Antonios Kouroutakis is an assistant professor with a strong background in the education management industry. We sat down with him to discuss his ...

07 / 08 / 2019

Driving Innovation

Is digital multitasking good for us?

Technology is designed for multitasking. Whether via apps or browser tabs, it’s easy to be active in many different digital spheres at the same ...

06 / 08 / 2019

Driving Innovation

The beginning of a new chapter at the IE University graduation ceremony

The graduation ceremony marks the end of these students’ time at IE University, but in reality it is only the beginning. We would like to wish ...

02 / 08 / 2019

Driving Innovation

Sealing the deal as an assertive negotiator

The days of fist-banging and the loudest voice winning are over and done. Although some might still use these tactics to negotiate everything from a ...

25 / 07 / 2019


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