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.

Paula, Spain

Undergraduate student
“While this adventure is coming to an end, I can say that I am extremely happy about the choice I made four years ago. IE University has given me the preparation I needed to immerse myself in the corporate world.”
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Adlan, Malaysia

Undergraduate student
“I am grateful for the people that I’ve met, the opportunities that I have taken, and the lessons I have learnt. I’m confident that the experience has built the foundation for my future career.”
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Maria, Spain

European Patent Academy Trainee
“You attract what you reflect. Be determined, live with motivation, and you will go far.”
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David, Lebanon

Undergraduate student
“Each student that graduates from here has a completely different profile than his peers. You get to customize your journey.”
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Laufey, Iceland

Undergraduate student
“Of course, your university is always supposed to aid you in your personal and professional growth, but IE University goes above and beyond.”
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Masa, Jordan

Undergraduate student
“I have gone through different subjects and each one left a mark on me, which made me who I am today and also helped me figure out what I would like to work in.”
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Laura, Colombia

Undergraduate student
“IE University places a lot of significance on values such as diversity, entrepreneurship and innovation.”
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Giulia, Italy

Undergraduate student
“I believe that getting to learn with people from completely different backgrounds to yours is the most gratifying academic and personal experience you can have, as well as the greatest eye opener.”
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Sara, Spain

Undergraduate student
“What I have enjoyed most about IE University is the skilled and practicing teachers who are also experts and leaders in their respective fields.”
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Yoko, Uruguay

Undergraduate student
“The diversity of this program is unique. I haven’t seen a program like it at any other university.”
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Marieta, Spain

Undergraduate student
“IE University was the only university that provided me the chance to study comparative law in a classroom full of diverse languages, cultures, and variety, which I knew would make me feel at ease.”
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María, Spain

Undergraduate student
“I have had the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of activities and volunteering, which have completed my experience, making these four years fantastic."
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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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