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

Argyri Panezi on Comparative Law Methodology

In today’s globalized economic context, future graduates need to prepare for life as effective leaders on the world stage—and it’s ...

27 / 11 / 2019

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Data is the current and future source of competitive advantage

Data provides businesses with endless, exciting opportunities to grow and outperform their biggest, baddest enemies. The post Data is the current and ...

27 / 11 / 2019

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The MediaLab: A space for audiovisual talent

At IE University’s MediaLab, students learn to how to plan, produce, and broadcast multimedia materials. The post The MediaLab: A space for ...

22 / 11 / 2019

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Francisco de Elizalde on Comparative Law Methodology

rancisco de Elizalde, a full-time professor at IE University and founder and director of the IE Legal Clinic, tells us his opinion on Comparative Law ...

20 / 11 / 2019

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The School-Life Balance

Juggling school and life can be a challenge, but Bachelor in Data and Business Analytics student Ryan has found the right way to balance them both. ...

20 / 11 / 2019

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Meet Camila, a student who is cultivating her passion

Get to know Camila Barbagallo, a Bachelor in Data and Business Analytics student, who came to IE University with a plan of study that has slightly ...

11 / 11 / 2019


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