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.

Pedro, Dominican Republic

Undergraduate student
“There’s a close-knit community of people who have a world of experience and insight in so many different topics. Learning is fostered not only in the classroom but also in day-to-day interactions with professors, staff and students.”
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Yasmina, Lebanon

Undergraduate student
“Do not hate on anything, it might be for the better. Live life day by day and treat whatever comes your way with a smile, you never know what’s right around the corner.”
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Colin, Germany

Undergraduate student
“I have enjoyed the Visiting Student Program extremely. Though I studied from home, I met so many different people from a variety of countries and it has benefited me so much in my personal development.”
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Florian Fabian, Germany

Undergraduate student
“I was able to make friends from all over the world, which allowed me to grow my mindset and learn about cultures I hadn’t encountered before.”
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María, Spain

Undergraduate student
“IE University has made lots of effort to keep its high-quality learning standards and has managed to adapt quickly to these difficult circumstances from the beginning.”
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Valeria, Spain

Undergraduate student
“What is so beautiful about my degree is that I can combine both business and law in my future career.”
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Jakob, Norway

Undergraduate student
“The journey is truly the destination.”
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Aránzazu, Spain

Undergraduate student
“Make the most of every second of every minute of every hour of every day—because life is a treasure and it should be lived with enthusiasm. Every opportunity should be cherished.”
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Karl, Denmark

Undergraduate student
"I decided the Bachelor in Data and Business Analytics degree matched my technological interests more accurately and could empower me to make a larger impact in the world."
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Ruslan, Russia

Undergraduate student
“It was a challenging yet a very rewarding experience in all the possible spheres – personal, intellectual and professional.”
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Fiona, Taiwan

Undergraduate student
“To all newcomers, all I can say is that IE University has the resources. It’s up to you if you want to benefit from them.”
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Giulia, Italy

Undergraduate student
“I chose to do the Bachelor in Economics because I knew the degree would be rigorous, comprehensive, and would carry weight outside of Spain.”
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Arina, Hungary and Russia

Undergraduate student
“The IE University student body is so diverse. When one looks around, people are inspired to do better.”
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Carla, Spain

Undergraduate student
“I decided to study at IE University because its Bachelor in Economics is perfect for the new technological era. Plus, the university offers tons of opportunities that help you during your degree as well as after graduation.”
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Olivia, United States

Undergraduate student
“I am very focused on my professional and personal development and IE University has helped me a lot on that journey.”
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Justin, United States

Undergraduate student
“I absolutely adore the Segovia campus. Going to school on a campus that's older than the country that I'm from is just incredible.”
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Juan Ignacio, Ecuador

Undergraduate Student
“Take risks. You will never achieve great things unless you take risks and step out of your comfort zone. Discomfort is life's most significant teacher.”
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