Stories

At IE University, more than 75% of our student body comes from outside Spain, representing an average of 130 nationalities on campus each year. We take great pride in these numbers—and in the individuals behind them. Our students are natural go-getters with a global outlook and a dream of a better future. Regardless of their degrees or passions, they strive every day to unleash their innovative potential and reach their goals. Driving this shared vision are people from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. They are both united and entirely unique. These are our students. Discover their stories.

Zahraa, Iraq

Undergraduate student
“I am extremely happy at IE University and constantly remind myself of what a great opportunity it is.”
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Matthaeus, Italy

Undergraduate student
“I like IE University because it is an excellent university that adapts quickly to changes and uses innovation to teach students the best possible way.”
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Soňa Mária, Slovakia

Undergraduate student
“There must be balance in the universe, and when anything bad happens, something good will always come.”
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Emily, USA

Undergraduate student
“IE University has helped me put my passions into practice. I’ve been able to explore more and find sources to work in these areas.”
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Diego, Spain

Undergraduate student
“My advice to future IE University graduates is to leverage the opportunities that IE gives us to be part of a tech-related industry in the future.”
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Cyril, Lebanon and France

Undergraduate student
“You cannot create experience, you must undergo it.”
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Beyzanur, Turkey

Undergraduate student
“I really like that IE University teaches students how to make decisions in times of volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity.”
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Sebastian, Nicaragua

Undergraduate student
“Find beauty and happiness in the little things.”
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Alessandro , Italy

Undergraduate student
“What I like the most about IE University is the environment that we live in. We’re exposed to so many different cultures and lifestyles that, by the end of the program, we’ve learned so much from our friends and classmates.”
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Danielle, Canada

Undergraduate student
“The bigger the positive impact I can create throughout my career, the more likely I will be successful.”
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Hannah, Belgium

Undergraduate student
"The university has so many opportunities. You really can choose what you're interested in for your own personal development."
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Maia, Colombia

Undergraduate student
“The different experiences, backgrounds and thoughts that we build on, is the path that we are creating for ourselves, full of surprises and challenges. Let the flow begin and let yourself be impressed by where life takes you.”
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Sebastian, Austria

Undergraduate student
“What is fantastic about IE university is that it provides extensive resources for proactive students. I always tried to be as involved as possible within the student community.”
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Alen, Armenia

Undergraduate student
“From day one I felt the material and non-material support from the University and can surely call it my second family.”
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Lara, Scottish Highlands

Undergraduate student
“We should use our privilege to support those who haven’t had the same opportunities as us in life. The ancient Greeks said it best: ‘a society grows great when old men plant trees in whose shade they shall never sit.’”
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Isa M., Sweden

Undergraduate student
“What I love about this degree is that it’s interdisciplinary. When I decide to specialize in one of the fields, I will benefit from having a holistic understanding of how these three interconnected disciplines affect one another.”
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Leslie, Dominican Republic

Undergraduate student
“I absolutely love IE University because I'm certain I'll be able to acquire the perspective and knowledge to understand complex global dynamics and issues that interest me.”
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Alicia Clara , Spain

Undergraduate student
While interning at Amazon Web Services as a Commercial Sales Intern this summer, I was able to put into practice the knowledge I acquired at IE University to see just how I can use my education in the real world.
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