Francesca Thyssen-Bornemisza | IE University

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.

Francesca Thyssen-Bornemisza, the internationally renowned art collector, curator and film producer, took part in a debate on Tuesday at IE University on ‘Art as an agent of change for sustainability’, together with artist John Gerrard and Markus Reymann, director of TBA21 Academy and The Ocean Project. This panel is part of ‘Education for Sustainability’, an IE University project that reflects the academic institution’s commitment to education as the driving force for change in the economy, society and the biosphere within the framework of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

Diego del Alcázar Silvela, President of IE University, opened the event, after which Catalina Tejero, Associate Director of IE Arts & Humanities Division, introduced the panel, where Francesca Thyssen-Bornemisza shared her vision of the role of art in driving social change.

04 Dec 2019


Arts & Humanities
COP25 | IE University

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 Venture Lab | IE University

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.

02 Dec 2019


Entrepreneurship, Events, Scholarships, Awards & Contests
IE University & China Federation of Industrial Economics signed a MoU

IE University & China Federation of Industrial Economics signed a MoU to promote exchange and cooperation between China and the West in various fields

The Memorandum of Understanding signed by both parties is to align and enhance the mission of the Belt & Road Initiative.

02 Dec 2019


IE 2020 Countdown Concert | IE University

IE University celebrates 2020 Countdown Concert in the Auditorium of the Reina Sofia Museum

The event featured the performance by Judith Jáuregui and Samantha Vallejo Nagera´s catering.

25 Nov 2019



IE University, best university in Spain and 23rd in the world in the Times Higher Education global employability ranking

IE University consolidates its position among the top-ranked universities.

IE University is the best Spanish university, the 7th in Europe and the 23rd in the world in the Global University Employability Ranking 2019 published today by the British magazine Times Higher Education. IE University consolidates its position among the top-ranked universities by recruiters and managers of international companies.

Times Higher Education’s Global University Employability Ranking assesses the employability of 150 universities in 33 countries and analyses the opinion of 8,000 recruiters and managers of large companies who have hired more than 300,000 young graduates in the last year. Recruiters have contributed to the ranking with their opinion on the degree of employability of graduates in different regions of the world.  The panel included the opinion of experts from 23 countries. Among the top 25 universities in the ranking are 10 from the United States, eight European, four Asian, two Canadian and one Australian.

22 Nov 2019


Scholarships, Awards & Contests

Brazilian start up Blox wins the first EdTech Venture Day in São Paulo organized by IE University, Google and FGV-EAESP

The event was atended by various experts including Daniel Cleffi, director of Google for Education Latam.

12 Nov 2019



IE University, FGV-EAESP and Google organize the first EdTech Venture Day in São Paulo

The event took place on November 6 and will be attended by more than 20 experts.

11 Nov 2019



IE University’s Green Week Focuses on the UN’s 2030 Agenda Sustainable Development Goals

The initiative is organized by IE Campus Life and will host activities in Madrid and Segovia.

23 Oct 2019


On Campus

IE University to hold its Alumni Weekend in Medellín, Colombia

The meeting will be attended by more than 10 experts, who will share their views on the main challenges of the world for greater sustainability.

17 Oct 2019



120 international companies recruit at IE University’s Talent Forum

Companies will present their development plans and job offers to more than 1,000 students at IE University

09 Oct 2019


On Campus

IE University launches IE China Center to boost economic and business research in China

Center publishes its first report, a comparison of entrepreneurial profiles in China and Europe.

03 Oct 2019



People and Technology: A New Era for Education

EnlightED –Fundación Telefónica, IE University, Fundación Santillana and South Summit, and the Commitment to the Reinvention of Higher Education.

One of the key drivers of IE University is the reinvention of higher education in the digital age. At an international level, it pursues this objective by constantly innovating its educational processes and offerings and by organizing forums and encounters related to this strategic challenge.

With this commitment in mind and building on the success of last year’s event, IE University is staging enlightED 2019 in partnership with Fundación Telefónica, Fundación Santillana and South Summit on October 2nd, 3rd and 4th, 2019. This international conference attracts experts from across the world and leading figures in education, technology and innovation for a strategic debate on education in the digital age. EnlightED will be held under the umbrella of South Summit, a major event on entrepreneurship and business opportunities which operates as a forum at which business and organization leaders can meet innovation and the entrepreneurial ecosystem face to face.

26 Sep 2019


Events, Human Sciences & Technology