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Managing Your Internal Barometer During the Coronavirus Outbreak

The coronavirus outbreak is accompanied by a more insidious threat: a global flare of anxiety and worry that is wreaking havoc on our inner well-being. How can we manage our internal barometer in these trying times?

The onslaught of bad news in the media naturally arouses an acute sense of fear. This emotion is powerful and also very useful, since it protects us from immediate dangers and threats. Fear originates in the brain’s limbic system—the center of our emotional behavior—and triggers lightning-fast emotional and physical reactions. Physical manifestations—racing heartbeat, sweaty palms, tension in various parts of the body—arise almost instantaneously when a threat is detected. But fear can also push us towards negative or impulsive thoughts and actions. An effective way of calming ourselves in such situations is to implement a few techniques that will move us from reaction to response.

24 Mar 2020


Looking after your well-being & studying remotely

While some students chose from the outset to study remotely, the recent worldwide spread of the COVID-19 virus is forcing many universities and ...

16 Mar 2020


IE University extends delivery of online classes to confront the spread of COVID-19

IE University extends delivery of online classes to confront the spread of COVID-19

Online classes are extended until the 14th April, after the holidays.

12 Mar 2020


On Campus
IE University responds to coronavirus with online expertise

IE University responds to coronavirus with online expertise

Segovia campus moves all face-to-face courses online. Both centers remain open, following the recommendations of the health authorities.

04 Mar 2020


On Campus
Learning How to Learn, IE University's new online course on Coursera

Learning How to Learn, IE University’s new online course on Coursera, provides practical techniques for effective learning

IE University has designed an online course on Coursera based on “Learning How to Learn”, created by Professor Barbara Oakley and Terrence ...

25 Feb 2020


Conferences, Lectures & Seminars

IE University Broadens Kistefos Scholarships Program Offerings for Young Talent from Norway and Africa

The scholarship program enables international students to study at IE University in fields such as leadership, technology, and innovation.

Committed to developing Norwegian and African talent, IE University is now accepting applications for a total of fourteen scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic year with the IE Kistefos Young Talented Leaders Scholarships Program. Empowered by Christen Sveaas, founder and owner of the Norwegian company Kistefos, the scholarship program was launched last year by the IE Foundation. This program is aimed at high potential young leaders from Norway and Ethiopia, Liberia, and South Africa who want to pursue a masters at IE University in order to develop impact projects in their countries upon graduation.

Next 2020-2021 academic year, IE University has broadened the offer of graduate programs consistent with this scholarship. The candidates will be able to choose among seven master degrees at IE Business School, IE School of Human Science and Technologies and IE School of Global and Public Affairs.

25 Feb 2020


Scholarships, Awards & Contests

IE University launches the IE Center for C-Centricity

The IE Center for C-Centricity generates knowledge, as well as promoting and circulating examples of sustainable business growth.

17 Feb 2020



IE University presents The ‘IE Govtech 2020 List’ Showcasing the 100 most promising govtechs in Latin America

The IE Govtech 2020 List reveals that cities are key players in the solutions proposed by startups.

14 Feb 2020


Global & Public Affairs

Lack of trust in public institutions leads to higher use of cryptocurrencies

Citizens who are dissatisfied with governmental response to the financial crisis are more likely to use digital currencies.

30 Jan 2020


Global & Public Affairs

IE University lights up with a series of TBA21–Academy videos on the challenges of climate change

The artwork by artist Will Benedict have been projected onto the façade of an IE University building.

13 Dec 2019


Arts & Humanities

Francesca Thyssen-Bornemisza defends the role of art as an agent of change for sustainability at IE University

The prestigious collector takes part in a panel on art as a catalyst for social change.

04 Dec 2019


Arts & Humanities

Universities are an essential pillar for the Development of the 2030 Agenda

IE University has organized a series of conferences, round tables and events as parallel activities of the COP25.

04 Dec 2019


Conferences, Lectures & Seminars, Events, Global & Public Affairs

IE University startups attract €70 million in funding

Mamu, a startup formed by graduates of IE Business School's International MBA, was the winner of the event in the Spanish capital.

IE University’s best startups have attracted €70 million in funding over the last seven years at Venture Days, the conferences organized by the institution around the world to promote entrepreneurship. In the most recent event, held at the Rafael del Pino Foundation in Madrid, twelve finalists presented their projects before a jury and an audience made up of international investors and business people.

Mamu, a startup formed by graduates of IE Business School’s International MBA, was the winner of the event in the Spanish capital. Mamu has developed a method by which brewery waste, which is normally discarded, is reused and recycled to grow king oyster mushrooms for non-culinary uses.

02 Dec 2019


Entrepreneurship, Events, Scholarships, Awards & Contests