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.

Stories of Bachelor in Philosophy, Politics, Law and Economics (PPLE) (15)

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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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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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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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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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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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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Elena, Spain

Undergraduate student
"Push yourself, because no one else is going to do it for you. I try to be my best version in all aspects of my life, and have learned to enjoy the process!"
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Ghita, Morocco

Undergraduate student
“Being part of a team helps you become part of something bigger.”
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Anna Maria , Germany

Undergraduate student
“I particularly enjoy the various opportunities to enrich the university experience and get involved with students who have similar interests from other degrees.”
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Alicia, Spain

Undergraduate student
I really like the teaching method based on debates and reading… You learn through sharing and discussing your opinions.
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Georgy, Georgia

Undergraduate student
IE University is unique. The international environment, along with the culture of academia and state-of-the-art equipment, make IE University an institution that truly drives innovation.
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