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.

Laura, Spain

Undergraduate student
“The programs IE University has to aid us with our personal and professional careers could not be better.”
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María, Ecuador

Undergraduate student
“Opening my heart and mind to new experiences has taught me how diverse and wonderful the world I live in is.”
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Victor, France

Undergraduate student
“My experience at IE University has been tremendous.”
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Beatriz, Spain

Undergraduate student
“Never stop learning because life never stops teaching!”
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Elias, France

Undergraduate student
“I have been able to explore many topics I am passionate about that go beyond my fields of study, such as Artificial Intelligence and programming. The course I study has never limited my opportunities at IE University.”
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David, Germany

Undergraduate student
“The international environment at IE University pushes me to do better, to thrive, and to be prepared to work in a similar environment in the future.”
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María Paz, Costa Rica

Undergraduate student
“I love IE University because I have met so many different people. I also enjoy the way the University teaches, because it is all very hands on.”
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Christian, USA

Undergraduate student
“I’ve always loved trying new things. Studying at IE has not only enabled me to do so, but has also set me up for a lifetime of new experiences.”
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Ángela, Spain

Undergraduate student
“Life is a journey, not a destination.”
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Malak, Egypt

Undergraduate student
“There were a lot of factors that made me choose IE University—the most important being how international it is.”
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Sho, Japan

Undergraduate student
“Of course I love this university. Since the class is so small, I can interact with other students and professors a lot.”
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Léopold, France

Undergraduate student
“IE University has played a major role in the enhancement of my professional life.”
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Eva, France

Undergraduate student
“In the midst of winter, I discovered, within me, an invincible summer.”
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Diego, Mexico

Undergraduate student
“I definitely love the university and my career. Although the pandemic has impacted my campus experience, I’ve met wonderful people from all over the world.”
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Raphaël, France

Undergraduate student
“Acting as ambassador for the IE Finance & Capital Markets Club and completing two internships in finance have helped me enhance my professional profile.”
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Sara, Spain

Dual degree undergraduate student
“I am in love with IE University. I really enjoy going to class and everyone is so nice. I think the way of teaching is very effective, and a lot different to what I was used to.”
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Brijesh, Kuwait

Undergraduate student
“Even though I don’t know what my future is, IE University is helping me build that future, so that I become comfortable and passionate about my work.”
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Carolina, Spain

Undergraduate student
“Besides the invaluable academic support, IE University has been completely supportive of my athletic dreams and aspiration to represent Spain in the Olympic Games.”
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