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

How behavioral sciences can improve company performance

When the right behaviors become ingrained in employees, companies can create a more sustainable work culture and achieve superior performance. The ...

11 / 10 / 2019

Driving Innovation

Beware the power of the influencers on social media

Will a new makeup product be Jeffree Star approved? How will a new toy fair on the Ryan ToysReview YouTube channel? The post Beware the power of the ...

30 / 09 / 2019

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Career Bootcamp: Finance & Consulting for IE University students

We have great industry experts teaching these bootcamps, which gives our students an outstanding experience and preparation for upcoming job or ...

26 / 09 / 2019

Driving Innovation

Stopping the spread of fake news with behavioral sciences

Behavioral sciences are showing great promise as the answer to such a nuanced and widespread problem. What remains to be seen is how much of an ...

20 / 09 / 2019

Driving Innovation

Sara Sánchez on Comparative Law Methodology

Sara Sánchez is a law professor with a strong background and extensive experience. Find out her approach to teaching at IE University. The ...

17 / 09 / 2019

Driving Innovation

The negotiation skills and keywords that will help you seal the deal

No-Deal Brexit, the Iran deal, the Paris Agreement—sometimes it feels as if the future of the world rests on our negotiation skills. And the ...

16 / 09 / 2019


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