Ban Ki-moon awarded IE University medal

Ban Ki-moon awarded IE University medal for his United Nations SDG and 2030 Agenda leadership

Following the ceremony, held at IE Tower, Ban Ki-moon discussed the challenges of global governance with Susana Malcorra.

Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations from 2007 to 2017, has been awarded the IE University medal in recognition of his leadership in advancing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and 2030 Agenda, as well as for his contribution to global peace and security during his tenure. Following the medal ceremony, held at IE Tower, IE University’s new technological and sustainable headquarters in Madrid, Ban Ki-moon discussed the challenges of global governance with Susana Malcorra, Senior Advisor at IE University and a former Argentinean Foreign Affairs Minister. The ceremony was presided by IE University President Santiago Iñiguez, who presented the medal to the former UN Secretary in the company of IE University’s Provost and Dean of the School of Global Public Affairs, Manuel Muñiz.

“It is  my great privilege to stand before you this evening and humbly accept the IE University Medal.”

22 Jun 2022


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Amadeus and IE University expand Travel4Impact network for SMEs

Amadeus and IE University expand Travel4Impact network for SMEs across Europe

Travel4Impact is a collaborative project designed to support the tourism industry by improving the competitiveness of small and medium-sized ...

20 Jun 2022


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Nadia Calviño: “Spain is to become a major startup market”

More than 3,000 entrepreneurs and 200 global funds shine as the protagonists of South Summit Madrid 2022

South Summit 2022, powered by IE University, is being held at La Nave in Madrid and brings together key players within the innovation ecosystem.

09 Jun 2022


IE University’s commitment to immersive education methodologies

Committing to immersive education, IE University to provide virtual reality headsets to students

IE University will open campuses in several metaverses in 2023 and will design its own cases using virtual and augmented reality.

06 Jun 2022


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Global Alumni Weekend 2022 | IE University

IE University brings together over 650 graduates from 60 countries at its Global Alumni Weekend 2022 in the IE Tower

The event took place at IE Tower, IE University’s new technological and sustainable campus.

06 Jun 2022


South Summit’s ‘Ideas Night’ | IE University

South Summit’s ‘Ideas Night’ will introduce the public to innovation and invite their suggestions

A mobile unit will “hunt” ideas for five days on the streets of Madrid: shortlist of proposals will be broadcast at huge event in the capital.

31 May 2022



Al Gore and Pablo Isla, among the speakers confirmed for South Summit Madrid 2022

South Summit 2022, co-organized by IE University, will be held June 8-10 at La Nave in Madrid under the theme 'decoding complexity'.

South Summit, co-organized by IE University, the leading meeting of the innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem, will be held in Madrid between June 8-10. The inauguration of the 10th South Summit will be attended by Al Gore, former vice president of the United States and presidential candidate in 2000, along with Pablo Isla, CEO and President of INDITEX until last March.

Al Gore is also known for his role as an environmental activist and for being one of the world’s leading climate change awareness leaders, as well as being the founder of the Climate Protection Alliance and Generation Investment Management. He will be present at South Summit Madrid 2022 telematically. In this intervention he will share, among other topics, how he works in the search for intelligent and sustainable transport solutions to reduce environmental pollution, one of his main objectives in the fight against climate change.

24 May 2022



Salvador Carmona, Rector of IE University, receives Honorary Doctorate from Finland’s Aalto University

Carmona has received an honorary doctorate from Aalto University at a ceremony today in the institution’s campus in Helsinki.

13 May 2022



The value of Spain’s entrepreneurial ecosystem increases twentyfold over the last decade, reaching €83 billion this year

With 11,100 startups employing 140,000 people, Spain is fourth-placed in Europe in terms of startups.

11 May 2022



Times Higher Education Positions IE University 30th in World’s Digital Leaders in Higher Education Ranking

IE University Rises to 13th Position in the world for Digital Entrepreneurship Programs.

10 May 2022



Hay Festival Segovia 2022: From books to Artificial Intelligence

Spain’s largest festival of literature and the arts is back. Hay Festival Segovia will transform the Castilian city into the world capital of ...

09 May 2022



IE University designs a technological simulator to solve global aerospace governance challenges

This futuristic simulator helps students understand the challenges of collective action in global politics, space debris management and cyber-attacks.

28 Apr 2022


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IE University announces creation of the Guillermo and Michèle de la Dehesa Library

The collection expands its holdings thanks to the donation of 20,000 volumes, including books from the private collection of Guillermo de la Dehesa ...

26 Apr 2022


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IE University economist Rafael Pampillón presents his new book

Rafael Pampillón Olmedo, an economist at IE University, recently presented his new book Cuando los votantes pierden la paciencia at IE Tower.

22 Apr 2022



Pablo Isla Appointed Chairman of International Advisory Board at IE University

Isla, who served as Executive Chairman of the Inditex Group until March 31.

IE University has announced the appointment of Pablo Isla as Chairman of its International Advisory Board. Isla, who served as Executive Chairman of the Inditex Group until March 31 of this year, will contribute to the International Advisory Board through his experience as a globally recognized top executive and help promote the work of the Board, which is comprised of leading international figures from the institutional, academic, and business worlds, with experience in the public and private sector. Each year, IE University trains more than 8,000 students from 140 countries in undergraduate, postgraduate, doctorate and executive education programs in the areas of Business, Global & Public Affairs, Technology, Architecture and Design, and Legal Studies.

IE University’s International Advisory Board helps IE University’s senior management team fulfill the purpose of the institution and promote its main strategic initiatives and key projects. Guillermo de la Dehesa, who has served as Chairman of the International Governing Council and is a revered businessman and adviser to international companies, will continue his link to the institution as Director and Honorary President of the International Advisory Board.

19 Apr 2022


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