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
“I would definitely choose IE University over and over again. During these four years, I feel I have grown professionally and personally, and met wonderful people and cultures that otherwise I would never have done.”
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Guia, Italy

Undergraduate student
“IE University is not a typical university, as its focus is not on exams and grades, but on actually making students the best versions of themselves and preparing them for their future work.”
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Laura, Portugal

Undergraduate Student
“IE University gives students the right set of tools to dive into the business world and become change-makers.”
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Paula, Spain

Undergraduate student
“I’ve really enjoyed my years at IE University. I believe the university offers you incredible opportunities on both the professional and academic levels.”
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Manuel, Spain

Undergraduate Student
“I have enjoyed the journey thus far, and I have high hopes for the marketability of the skills I am learning here.”
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Pablo, Spain

Undergraduate student
“I believe that IE University encourages students to start developing their career skills from the very start.”
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Irene, Spain

Undergraduate student
“The dual degree I am studying was not offered by other universities, and I believe it is the perfect complement for my future.”
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Manuela, Colombia

Undergraduate student
“I started my university career not so long ago, yet I‘ve had so many opportunities to grow and join different activities which encourage my personal and professional growth.”
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Ayla, Spain

Undergraduate student
“I decided to apply to IE University because it was my dream university: full of cultures and different nationalities and full of people with an open mind.”
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Lars, Germany

Undergraduate student
“My internships have helped me further my interests in my program and what I’ve learned in my classes has directly contributed to my understanding of markets.”
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Tomas, Ecuador

Undergraduate student
“The opportunity to study in Segovia for a year then move to Madrid for the next three years is really unique. It made the transition process much easier for me.”
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Cristian, Spain / Germany

Undergraduate student
“Thanks to being exposed to people from so many different backgrounds, I’ve been able to shape a very open, globally oriented way of thinking.”
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Dyanna, US

Undergraduate student
“In my opinion, IE University offers an incredible array of opportunities for students, regardless of what you want to be involved in.”
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Christopher, Mexico

Undergraduate Student
“I chose IE University because I wanted to get out of my comfort zone. I had a feeling it was the right place for me—and now I can say I definitely made the right choice by coming here.”
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Ignacio, Spain

Undergraduate student
“Thanks to IE University I’ve attended a wide variety of cultural and academic experiences that otherwise I would never have known about.”
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Amanda, Spain

Undergraduate student
“At IE University we have a great sports program, but I believe that with time we can be even better and stand out for our sports element, too.”
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Anna, Germany

Undergraduate student
“I think IE University shows students and staff that we all have some form of artistic expression; be it writing, photography, music or something else.”
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Celestine, France

Undergraduate student
“Studying at IE University is an entire experience in itself! Everyone shares their own experiences and thoughts, which makes the classes even more captivating.”
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