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.



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The benefits of pursuing a master’s degree

There are many reasons to pursue a master’s degree. Most students choose to do so to improve their career prospects, while others return to ...

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What does student-centered learning look like at IE University?

Student-centered learning: Before the classroom Before you experience our student-centered learning approach, we want to make sure you’re ...

16 / 04 / 2019

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Pioneering academic excellence: get to know IE University’s expert faculty

At IE University, we believe we have the answer. We have over 500 professors across our 5 schools and each member of our expert faculty is a highly ...

11 / 04 / 2019

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Where to take your parents in Madrid

We all know the big name tourist spots in Madrid: the Royal Palace, Sol, the Prado Museum. But when your parents come to visit, they might want to ...

09 / 04 / 2019

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5 ways to shape your future with IE University’s Bachelor in Design

It’s a great time to become a designer. So, why not start your journey now by pursuing the Bachelor in Design at IE University? At IE ...

09 / 04 / 2019

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IE University student wins the 2019 EY Challenge

Alba Dieguez, fourth-year student of the Dual Bachelor in Business Administration and International Relations, has recently won the 2019 EY ...

05 / 04 / 2019


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