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IE University delivered 60k face-to-face & 25k online classes

IE University has delivered more than 60,000 face-to-face and 25,000 online classes this academic year as part of its commitment to Liquid Learning

In an effort to protect the health of its community, IE University has administered more than 55,000 Covid tests at its campus infirmaries since June 2020.

This past academic year, IE University has delivered more than 60,000 face-to-face sessions, 25,000 live online sessions, and 12,000 asynchronous online sessions, thanks in part of its liquid learning model, which allows students to physically attend class or connect simultaneously through classroom screens and enjoy the same immersive experience and academic excellence. IE University has kept its campus, in both Segovia and Madrid, open without interruption since June 2020, a feat that has enriched the learning experience of students from 140 countries who have demonstrated responsibility and complied with the institution’s health protocols.

Since June 2020, IE University has conducted more than 55,000 antigen tests, PCRs, serological tests, and rapid tests at its campus infirmaries to protect the health of students, faculty, and staff. The IE Covid Covid Support Office has also provided academic and technological assistance and individualized support to affected students, as well as individualized attention to students and their families.

27 Jul 2021

 

On Campus
7th Asian Economic Journalism Awards | IE University

IE University announces the finalists for the 7th Asian Economic Journalism Awards

Over 100 articles, interviews, reports and other news formats released in over 30 publications throughout the Asian region were submitted to IE ...

23 Jul 2021

 

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Carolina Barco | IE University

IE University celebrates the class of 2021 – 2,500 students from 140 countries – with a graduation keynote by Colombian diplomat Carolina Barco

The virtual and immersive graduation ceremony comes after a series of in-person events held on campus for the graduating students of IE ...

23 Jul 2021

 

Events
IE University startups attract €80 million in funding | IE University

IE University startups attract €80 million in funding

Rhyde, Refuge and SafetyIn, the winning startups of IE Venture Day 2021.

16 Jul 2021

 

Events
South Summit 2021 | IE University

South Summit 2021: committed to reinventing a sustainable future

South Summit 2021 -powered by IE University, in collaboration with the Secretary of State for Digitalization and Artificial Intelligence and ...

13 Jul 2021

 

Events
9th IE University Ibero-American Journalism Awards

Finalists shortlisted for the 9th IE University Ibero-American Journalism Awards

The awards are sponsored by CAF, the Latin American development bank, and supported by Iberia, Cinco Días, CNN en español and Casa de América.

13 Jul 2021

 

Events

60% of companies in Spain have devoted more resources to diversity and innovation during the pandemic, according to Innodiversity Index 2021

Strong commitment to inclusion: according to Innodiversity Index 2021, eight out of 10 companies have paid particular attention to gender diversity management during the pandemic.

The number of companies that have made progress in managing diversity and innovation has increased over the last two years, especially during the pandemic: 60% of organizations consulted say they have devoted greater resources both human, economic and organizational to managing inclusion and driving innovation during this period.

This is one of the findings of Innodiversity Index 2021, carried out by the Fundación para la Diversidad—the organization tasked with promoting diversity management in Spain—and IE University’s IE Foundation, in collaboration with HP and Pfizer.

08 Jul 2021

 

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IE University and Michael Page renew €200,000 scholarship fund to boost talent in data science

The IE University Exponential Learning - Michael Page scholarships are aimed at recently graduated juniors and experienced profiles.

08 Jul 2021

 

Events

LGBT+@Work: IE University Highlights Success in the Face of Adversity

This year's hybrid event will take place online and at Madrid's Círculo de Bellas Artes.

05 Jul 2021

 

Events

IE University and the International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds analyse the future of investment in the healthcare industry

Sovereign wealth funds had doubled the investments made in biotechnology compared to average investments during the three previous years.

01 Jul 2021

 

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IE University encourages companies to design intergenerational work environments and avoid segmenting teams by age

In 2019, the population aged between 16 and 34 fell to 6.1 million in Spain (26.5% of the Spanish workforce), while those aged 55 and over increased ...

24 Jun 2021

 

Events

IE University Announces Research Initiative on Policy & Management in the Digital Economy

The new research initiative is a two-year project financially supported by Facebook and independently run by IE University.

09 Jun 2021

 

On Campus

EIB supports IE University with a financing plan of up to €30 million to boost educational digitalisation, infrastructure and sustainability

This project is supported by the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), the main pillar of the Investment Plan for Europe.

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved a financing plan of up to €30 million for IE University, an educational institution recognised across Europe with students of 140 nationalities on its Madrid and Segovia campuses. The EIB financing, supported by a guarantee from the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), the main pillar of the Investment Plan for Europe, amounts to €15 million in an initial tranche, which could be extended by another tranche for the same amount in 2022.

Educational digitalisation and innovation

Investments financed by the EIB include upgrading state-of-the-art equipment to boost the digitalisation of the institution. IE University will expand the liquid learning methodology that enables students to attend class in-person or online with the same immersive and academic experience. The EIB financing, subscribed with Instituto de Empresa, an educational group to which IE University belongs, will facilitate the design of academic materials, data management and analysis, and the use of new technological tools applied to education.

08 Jun 2021

 

On Campus